Logistics & Supply Chain

Import / Export Specialist (Sea Freight)

Posted on:

Thursday 10th June 2021

Overview of role:



A vacancy has arisen for an Import / Export Specialist based on our clients site in County Cavan.

You will be required to deliver within budgetary and time sensitive deadlines while achieving business targets on a continual basis. You will demonstrate a positive “can do” attitude.

You will be a key player in an exciting, fast paced and well organised logistics environment ensuring that all orders are delivered in the most cost-effective manner, on time every time.

You will be responsible for customer service performance, utilising direct negotiation skills daily. You will seek to produce impeccable customer service levels, with the ability to react to any changing situation that develops on a daily basis.

Reporting to the Logistics Director, you will be the primary liaison with our client on all related logistics matters


Skills & Requirements:

Customer facing experience with a strong attention to OTD performance

Liaison between client production, warehousing and transportation to ensure transportation and shipping deadlines are strictly adhered to.

Short sea and trailer freight experience essential as product shipped worldwide

Co-ordinating and monitoring supply chain ops from overseas

Proactive and forward-thinking approach

Continually deliver towards KPI targets

Provide recommendations for continuous improvement

Actively look to reduce running costs

CPC Transport Management qualification an advantage

Strong communication skills in English both written & verbal

IT Skills – competent user of Excel

Experience in integrated systems e.g. SAP an advantage, but full training will be given on in-house systems

A background in data analysis would be helpful

Previous experience working in a team lead / manager role required (3 years min)

Strong Attention to detail

Monday to Friday 8.30am to 5pm

Salary Guide will range at €40K to €45K depending on experience

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