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Trainee Import Administrator, Telford

Circa £20,000 per annum | Ref: DE24489

Contract: Permanent

First advertised: Wednesday, 24 Nov, 2021


Darren Evans

Area: Telford

Job type: Permanent

Salary: Circa £20,000 per annum

Hours: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5pm

Reference: DE24489

Date added to website: Wednesday, 24 Nov, 2021


This is fantastic opportunity to join a well-established company based in Telford. This is a warm and friendly team to join and due to continued growth they need additional support with coordinating imports and transportation of goods to sites across the UK.

In this role you will be responsible for;

  • Understanding what goods need to be shipped, and the locations of origins and destinations
  • Understanding any special requirements and any set deadlines they need to be delivered by
  • Giving regular updates on progress, especially if there are any delays
  • Liaising with shipping partners around the world, making bookings and negotiating on fees
  • Dealing with any customs and excise requirements
  • Mainly working with Sea Freight as main method of import
  • Dealing with a volume of calls and emails


Skills and Experience

To be considered for this fantastic opportunity, you must be well organised and able to operate effectively under pressure whilst maintaining a high attention to detail. Possess excellent communication skills and must have previous office based experience. We are ideally looking for a candidate who has experience of working within either Import or Export in the past, or potentially from a transport or logistics background however our client will consider a good administrator that they can train.

The application process:

We will carefully consider your details and advise you if we're able to progress with your application within 72 working hours. If you do not hear from us within this time your details won't be retained. So, if you're not successful on this occasion, do continue to respond to future roles we advertise. In the meantime, all good wishes and continued success with your search for employment.