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Freight Forwarding Recruitment Specialists

Export Manager – Freight Forwarding

Location: Colnbrook

Full time – Mon to Fri 9am to 5.30pm

Salary: £38k to 43k basic doe

Profit Share

Company car for client’s visits

We are working on behalf of a Freight Forwarder who require an Export manager on a full time based at Colnbrook/Slough.

Job Description

The focus of the job entails that objectives are established for the storage and/or distribution of products to maintain product safety, quality and legality in accordance with the quality policy of the BRC Standard.

To manage the export department and staff

To arrange the Export of cargo by air, and ocean

Liaise with Airlines

Liaise with HMRC, Port & Plant Health and other government bodies

Organise export clearances, and correct documentation relating to the movement of cargo

Create export documentation required for the shipping of cargo

Provide a high level of customer service

Liaise with overseas offices, partners and agents

Strong Administration skills

To sort, filter and distribute documentation, and create and maintain job files in an accurate and timely manner.

Arrange the X ray screening of cargo in line with CAA/DFT regulations

Arrange bookings with airlines, shipping lines and transporters


Management of export operations

Administration of warehouse systems (WIRES)

Management of internal controls

Forward planning of resources to ensure effective delivery of products and services

Assisting with BRC Documentation

Ensuring Compliance with relevant EU legislation

Member of Food Safety/ HACCP Team


Control and Maintenance of Quality Management System and procedures

Management of Internal Audit Program

Undertake warehouse hygiene inspections

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