Are you currently working within Pricing for a Freight Forwarder? Perhaps you have had an introduction to Freight Forwarding and are looking for a "career" opportunity?
A long-established privately-owned family run logistics business are looking to recruit a Pricing Clerk to be based in Feltham. This role will be ideal for someone looking for their first career job in the industry! This role is specifically working within an Air Freight pricing team, so you must have Air Freight industry experience to be considered for this role.
Formed more than 70 years ago, this Freight Forwarder really do believe in looking after and rewarding their staff - which has led to a great track record of retaining and developing staff. They have more than one member of staff who has been working for the company more than 30 years! (Indeed, they are still doing business with their first company that they started working with 70yrs+ ago!)
This role is for a Pricing Clerk to work within an expanding commercial team. The focus for this role is to produce pricing sales quotes for current and potentially new customers. This is a role where you will be carrying out repetitive duties daily - you must be comfortable in doing this. Long term career progression is of course possible, but certainly for the first year this role will have a big element of repetitiveness to it.
You must have had some understanding & exposure to the Freight Forwarding industry to be considered for this role!
Qualities that you possess (and will be able to demonstrate) include:
- Experience in data entry
- High level of data entry accuracy
- Good level of IT systems and comfortable working with CRM systems
- Remain focused whilst carrying out repetitive tasks (eg data entry)
Your main duties include:
- Providing quotes for customers
- Ensuring you deliver a high level of customer service
- Data entry on internal CRM system
- Identify customer needs and respond accordingly
- Following up on quotations
The company have clients around the world (including the US & China).
Salary & Package:
£22 -24K basic (may be negotiable)
Bonus + Commission scheme
Pension Scheme (5% - 14% contributions)
23 days + Bank Holidays (increases with longevity of service)
Discretionary extra day off over the Christmas period
Contracted working hours 9am - 5.30pm (with a degree of flexibility)