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Permanent - Junior Freight Forwarder - Johannesburg - South Africa

Job Number: 72577


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72577
Permanent
Junior Freight Forwarder
MS Excel,MS Word,SAP,Inco Terms
Engineering
Johannesburg
Gauteng

Main Purpose of the Job:

Execution of operational activities related to Exports, Port Operations and Imports, liaising with services providers, ensuring that all shipments are executed efficiently and cost effectively.

Key Responsibilities:

Operations:

  • Execute the logistics processes, to ensure client needs are met in a timeous manner.
  • Check compliance with the countries customs, shipping regulations, quality requirements and safety procedures, and confirm with Logistics Controller or Coordinator if in order.
  • Prepare shipping documentation for custom purposes.
  • Execute all activities related to the logistics for customers.
  • Communicate with the Freight Forwarders in respect of specific transport movements.
  • Check that client requirements are met to the service level agreed and proactively communicate any potential issues, to the Logistics Controller or Coordinator.
  • Provide quick and responsive service.
  • Build relationships with the upstream and downstream supply chain, external service providers and clients.
  • Check that all quality, safety and environment system controls are complied with, and confirm with the Logistics Controller or Coordinator if in order.
  • Update weekly/ monthly reports as required for internal and external reporting.
  • Compile the shipment file and consolidate invoices. Hand shipment file to Logistics Controller to finalise

Import and Port Operations:

Imports

  • Execute imports processes efficiently
  • Check shipment documentation for correctness for imports and confirm with Logistics Controller or Coordinator (INCO terms; values; Tariff codes etc.)
  • Clearance and delivery of shipment in compliance with the countries customs, shipping regulations, quality requirements and safety procedures.
  • Update weekly/ monthly reports as required for internal and external reporting.

Supplier Relationships and Maintenance:

  • Build relationships with suppliers and Freight Forwarders.
  • Site visits, accompanied by Supervisor/ Manager to Service Providers especially new and local service providers

Query Resolution:

  • Ensure assigned queries are resolved within KPI.
  • Effective query resolution, to avoid reoccurrence

General Admin:

  • Adhere to all company policies and procedures
  • Perform any other tasks related to the overall objective of the position.
  • Maintain an auditable document trail as per procedures

 


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Qualification, skills & attributes:

  • Matric and Relevant diploma or degree would be advantageous.
  • 2 - 4 years working experience in a relative role - Position is mostly export focused
  • Focus on customer satisfaction
  • Good interpersonal skills to be able to deal with both service providers and customers
  • Problem solving skills
  • Experience in freight forwarding industry
  • Experience gained from supply chain, logistics, transportation and forwarding.
  • Planning, organising and controlling skills
  • Ability to manage time, operationally driven and results focused
  • Attention to detail
  • Experience with Word & Excel
  • Working knowledge of SAP
  • Meticulous, with exceptional attention to detail.
Matric
Matric
Available

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