Trainee Freight Co-Ordinator

Energy Logistics

We are looking for someone with drive and passion to join our freight forwarding team as a Trainee Freight Co-ordinator.  No direct experience is necessary, this role would be open to Graduates/someone with little work experience who are looking to start in a rewarding career, with an environment that builds a good foundation for employees to progress within the company.

You will be working closely with the Operations Manager and Forwarding team in all operational, administrative, and commercial aspects of international and domestic requirements.  External and on the job, training will be provided to the suitable candidate.

Roles & responsibilities

  • Co-ordinate all international and/or domestic air, ocean and road freight imports/exports in accordance with company processes and in compliance with all HMRC regulations.
  • Customs clearance and consultancy.
  • Preparing multi-modal freight quotations.
  • Liaising with overseas clients and agents, completion of all required shipping documentation such as airwaybills, bills of lading and CMR notes.
  • GRN and coding of all departmental purchase invoices.
  • Preparation of sales invoices, e-filing and other administrative tasks as required.
  • To provide support during supplier negotiations ensuring that we are obtaining value for money whilst retaining excellent customer service for the client and Petersons.
  • Assisting with the preparation of month-end financial close out.
  • Follow the principles of the integrated safety management within Petersons and its clients and to take personal responsibility for Health & Safety.

Qualifications and experience:

  • Minimum Maths & English Standard Grade (or equivalent)
  • Competent in Microsoft Office packages
  • Commercially Aware

Our Company

From our roots in agricultural inspections, Peterson and Control Union have been operating for nearly 100 years in the field of logistics, quality, certifications, and risk management. Our in-depth knowledge and experience covers all aspects of the supply chain in many industries including agriculture, energy, forestry, sustainability and textiles.

How to Apply

Please click at 'Apply for this job' to upload your resume. For further information please contact:

Craig Lawie | 01224 288142 |
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