Land Freight Operator – Basildon
Due to increased global growth in the business, we are looking for three individuals to join our Euro Operations team as a Land Freight Operator within the Basildon Office of ALPI UK Ltd.
The role is dealing with the processing of consignments arriving to the U.K. by road from Europe. The role of a Land Freight Operator would suit someone who is keen to challenge themselves.
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Office Hours: Monday Friday 08.30 hours 17.30 hours [one-hour unpaid lunch]
Saturday rota 1 in 4 approximately Paid Overtime
The ALPI Group is a recognized player in the Freight Forwarding and Transportation Industry who also specializes in the Supply Chain and Logistics Solutions. Albini & Pitigliani, that is where the acronym ALPI comes from.
With 70 years of history, our company has established best-practice standards in ground transportation, air and ocean shipments, customs clearance, and supply chain management.
Still a family run company where people are treated as people, not numbers and considered for their value. With unchanged passion we strive to balance a growing company in a highly competitive industry, with family ethics and social responsibility .
Duties and Responsibilities:
Prepare import documents in accordance with established procedures and guidelines.
Liaise with other offices in the UK, reporting any discrepancies or specific requirements
Check shipping invoices & packing lists for accuracy.
Communicate efficiently and effectively with internal and external customers, suppliers, and
other offices, as required by operational procedures.
Contact delivery UK destinations to book in deliveries
Ensure that the company operates within all agreed operational procedures, and within statutory
requirements including the provision and maintenance of a safe working environment.
Perform and correctly implement General Administration, e.g., invoicing, filing, queries, claims,
Skills & Competency:
Previous experience as a Land Freight Operator or in a similar role preferable (experience in freight over one year)
Quality organisational skills and ability to manage many tasks or projects at the same time.
Ability to prioritise own workload but also be able to work as part of a team
Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
Conversant in IT skills e.g., Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel) and CRM systems.
Demonstrate working administrative background
Must have an analytical skill, with a high level of attention to detail.
Along with 20 days annual leave + Public holidays and yearly pension review we offer the following benefits:
Confidential EAP platform for you and your immediate family members as spouse/partners and children aged 16 to 24 in full-time education, living in the same household
Access to our Employee Discounts and Perks, which includes Grocery Shopping, Holidays, Movies, Sports, Wellness and many more.
After completing six months service, ALPI UK Death in Service equal to three times your annual salary.
After one years service employees are eligible to join the Private Medical Scheme (application process required).
After one years service company contributions increase 9% for the Group personal Pension Plan.
Holiday loyalty days up to a maximum of 5 days (1 per each full year of employment completed)
Ease of Commute
The company has its own free carpark with allocated company spaces (first come basis) and an adjacent public highway with limited parking restrictions.
ALPI UK Ltd, Miles Gray Road, is adjacent to the A127 (separated sufficiently, yet in close enough proximity for ease of access).
We are approximately a brisk thirty-minute walk from the Basildon main line railway station, C2C line Southend Fenchurch Street.
The First Group 100 bus amongst others stop on the Pipps Hill Retail Park (ASDA B&Q, TK Maxx etc.) Route: Lakeside Chelmsford.
Alpi UK is part of the Albini & Pitigliani Group www.alpiworld.com #Alpiness.
We actively encourage and promote diversity and are committed to equal opportunities for all.
If you feel this is the role for you, please contact us or email us your CV at firstname.lastname@example.org.