Customer Service Specialist

  • London Heathrow, United Kingdom
  • Entry date: immediately
  • Schenker Ltd.
  • Air Freight
  • Full Time (Duration: Permanent)
  • Job-No.: 211846
  • Job-Ref.: 183584

Job description

Shifts 4 on 4 off  07:00am - 19:00pm 
Location: London Heathrow

What you will be doing

  • Responsible for the planning and organizing of the unloading of all Aero's import from the UK and Europe to Ireland. 
  • Maximize load capacity and schedule and organize drivers and vehicles efficiently to maintain and develop current profit margins. 
  • Create, maintain and forward where necessary all administrative records for cargo importing to Ireland using our in-house computer system. 
  • Fulfil customer demands which can be very testing and changeable 
  • Communicate directly with customers, suppliers and work collaboratively all other internal departments 
  • Flexibility required due to the ever-changing demands of the transport industry and ensure customer expectations are met or exceeded. 
  • Good geographical knowledge of Ireland, the UK and Europe 
  • A patient and considered approach to work in order to manage a dynamic, variable and changing workload 
  • Be able to manage and prioritize workloads in periods of heavy demand

About You
  • Previous  airfreight import experience desirable.
  • Customer focus, Willingness to learn, Effective communicator, Ability to multi – task , Committed to quality
  • Good written and verbal communication skills 
  • Minimum GCSE standard in English and Maths (or equivalent) essential. 
  • Basic level of word and Excel

What we offer
  • Full training and continued professional development for all compliance an regulatory requirements 
  • 19.5 days holiday + day off for your birthday
  • Pension scheme with up to 6% matched employer contributions
  • Career Paths and development opportunities

Next Steps

Please apply by following the links and attaching your CV. We may not always wait until the job advert expires before reviewing applications so, please submit your application as soon as possible!

At DB Schenker we are proud of our diverse workforce, and we are committed in enhancing it further. Therefore, we welcome all applicants, regardless of gender, age, disability, nationality, religion or sexual orientation.

Please note that candidates will be subject to the necessary right to work checks for the UK and Ireland, 5 years referencing and a criminal records check. To be considered for this position you must have valid rights to work and live in the UK.

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Our offer

Professional Development

We’re strong believers in continual training and development for our people. After all, your success is our success.

Work-life Balance

Our vacation and leave policies reflect our belief in proper work-life balance.

Working Internationally

See the world with DB Schenker! If you’re searching for an international challenge, we offer plenty of opportunities.

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 72,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.We are recruiting for a Import Operator to work as an integral part of the team processing shipments. This is a start to finish process in a very busy environment, this is a great opportunity to join a highly experienced team and develop your skills and provide an efficient and proactive service to all customers and related service providers.   

To be considered for this position you must have valid rights to work and live in the UK.