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Cargo Handling Administrator in Felixstowe at Pentalver

Date Posted: 12/27/2018

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Cargo Handling Administrator

Location: Felixstowe

Salary: Competitive

Pentalver Transport is an award winning container logistics company with over 30 years’ experience.  We are currently recruiting for a permanent Cargo Handling Administrator to join our Cargo Handling team in Felixstowe depot. As a Cargo Handling Administrator you will be responsible for planning the loading and unloading of cargo and freight shipments whilst maintaining customer relationships ensuring requirements and service levels are met from customer enquiries through to job completion.

Responsibilities of the Cargo Handling Administrator:

  • Ensure all containers and cargo movements are correctly arranged and booked into and out of both internal and external systems ensuring costs are kept to a minimum.
  • Raise accurate quotes for loading and unloading of cargo to customers in a timely fashion
  • Co-ordinate the activities of Cargo Handlers team in respect of loading and unloading cargo.
  • Be the first point of contact for any cargo related enquiries.
  • Obtain and secure the best possible price for any purchases or service required.
  • Maintain and update any work in PDS. 
  • Raise invoices to customers.
  • Ensure the effective and efficient use of all equipment and employees.

Requirements of the Cargo Handling Administrator:

  • Previous cargo handling administration experience – essential.
  • Previous experience of shipping lines, port operations, haulage and container operations - preferred.
  • Financial awareness.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.
  • Ability to prioritise and work well under pressure.
  • Proactive, innovative and creative approach to problem solving.
  • A working knowledge of PC applications; Microsoft and Outlook.
  • A strong team player.

Benefits of becoming the Cargo Handling Administrator:

  • Competitive salary
  • 25 days of annual leave (plus Bank Holidays)
  • Life Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Pension scheme
  • Regular training

If you feel like you meet the above criteria for the Cargo Handling Administrator then please apply now!

CVs from agencies will not be accepted.


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