Posted 3 weeks ago

Sea freight export operator
(LCL and FCL)

Germany, Hamburg or Frankfurt

Sea freight export operator
(LCL and FCL)

Maurice Ward Group is looking for an enthusiastic individual to join its sea freight operations team in Frankfurt or Hamburg, Germany.

Job responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for the day to day operational tasks
  • You will ensure that all customers‘ freight arrives on time
  • Liaising with overseas offices
  • Handling bookings
  • Monitoring shipments and keeping clients updated on progress/any delays
  • Handling export documentation 
  • Liaising with shipping companies
  • Liaising with clients/carriers on arranging collections
  • Raising invoices to clients accurately and in a timely fashion

Required qualifications

  • Language skills: excellent knowledge of German and English in writing is a must
  • Proficient with Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
  • 3+ years of experienced in ocean export freight forwarding
  • Familiar with FCL and LCL booking
  • Groupage management experience a plus
  • Able to demonstrate a strong understanding of Incoterms
  • Familiar with customs & export procedures
  • Prepared to complete the entire job, from file creation to invoicing

Soft skills

  • You are interested in learning and building a carrier in international transport
  • Capable and willing to work as part of a small friendly team
  • An excellent team player
  • Strong under pressure and a solution seeker
  • Able to prioritize and manage workloads
  • High class customer service skills
  • Ability to communicate clearly and concisely with customers and colleagues
  • A natural drive and energy


  • Negotiable, based on experience

Job Features

Job CategoryClerical/Administrative

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