Operations Clerk - Ocean & Air

  • Job Reference: BH1375
  • Date Posted: 22 September 2021
  • Recruiter: Manpower UK
  • Location: Bristol
  • Salary: £24,000 to £27,000
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Full Time Flex
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

I have a superb opportunity for an Operations Clerk -Ocean & Air to work for a global logistics company based in Bristol. The company provides road, sea, air & rail freight services to its clients around the world. The role is office based.


Dealing with aspects for logistics within Ocean & Air. Good attentions to detail & knowledge of customs procedures. Liaising with customers, internal parties, and external suppliers. Good understanding of Good distribution practice AS400 Job Booking.

  • Receive jobs from Customer
  • Review Job for data accuracy and correct documentation Job allocation to appropriate logistics service provider Document production and reconciliation
  • Monitor customs declarations
  • Validate shipment routing against SOP and GDP guidelines (exports) Confirm departure (exports)
  • Handovers and re-nominations (imports)
  • Arrange collection from carriers and onward delivery to customer (imports) Monitor POD (imports)
  • Handover to Job Administration
  • Ensure timely and accurate updates of SECT events Comply with Company policies and procedures Proactive support of Customer Service
  • Liaise with external suppliers to monitor job progress
  • Irregularity handling and escalation as appropriate to Operations Team Leader and/or Branch Manager

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Dangerous Goods Qualification
  • Security Qualification, Good Distribution Practice
  • Ideally some Air or Ocean experience

Skills and knowledge in:

  • Document production,
  • Knowledge of Customs procedures and software
  • 4PL / LLP would be advantageous but not essential


Up to £27,000

Monday to Friday

9am - 5pm

Office Based