Freight and export team leader

GBP27000 - GBP30000 per annum +
27 Feb 2018
21 Mar 2018
Aimee Rushe
Specialist Area
Contract Type
Full Time

My client is a global exporter, who due to growth are looking to on board an experienced freight forwarder. You will have a strong knowledge and understanding of export, air, sea and road freight and all customs documentation. As a team leader you will be an escalation point and a take a senior role on the team but will not have direct management responsibilities.

Client Details

Global Export Distribution


  • Work accurately and efficiently to departmental processes, to ensure that system shipping exactly corresponds to physical shipments made each day.

  • Some management of large data sets.

  • Work with other teams to coordinate data requirements and timely execution of exports.

  • Process air freight and sea freight shipping requests.

  • Highlight opportunities for optimising and improving our offering.

  • Have an awareness of how export IT systems work and know how to respond in the event of system failure.

  • Execute daily departmental records maintenance and filing tasks as supporting evidence for auditors.

  • Carry out ad hoc requests as required.


  • Understanding of Logistics and EXPORT processes.

  • Some international trade experience, preferably within import, export or customs compliance.

  • Ability to learn quickly.

  • Capable of effective prioritisation.

  • Good Microsoft Office skills (Excel/ Word), as well as a basic knowledge of SAP or similar.

  • Able to be responsible for your own targets.

  • Work effectively in a team to ensure departmental targets are achieved.

  • Able to be flexible and respond positively to change.

Job Offer

A salary between £27,000 and £30,000