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Sea Freight Operations Executive

Location -Cork  ,Ireland (IE) 

Job ID -5212

Role Overview

Join our team at Aramex Limited as a Seafreight Operations Executive located in our Cork Depot. This is an exciting role well suited to an ambitious professional looking for a new challenge and being part of a hardworking and collaborate team. Aramex can offer career development and progression with many of our team members excelling in their roles and enjoying the fast-paced world of logistics and supply chain.


Normal Hours of work are Monday to Friday 9am - 5:30pm. 

Main Responsibilities

Export Duties will include:

  • Oversee bookings from clients and arrange export to global destinations
  • Check rates/costs at time of booking receipt to ensure accuracy and place booking with the shipping partner
  • Organise transport for Sea freight shipments as required
  • Create quotation/booking and convert to shipment on Aramex Ops system for each export LCL/FCL
  • Send booking confirmation to customer to confirm all ETD/ETA details on the booking
  • Arrange customs export SAD and maintain files and adhere to quality systems as set out internally for Revenue regulations and AEO compliance
  • Issue MBL/HBL for sea shipments and confirm SOB with carrier
  • Arrange to scan documents and pre-alert destination agents on shipment arrivals from Ireland
  • Finalise invoicing & costs with billing team
  • Solve accounts queries in a timely manner by email or phone, fast turnaround is required
  • Address all customer queries / communications within a good time frame 


Import Duties will include:

  • Oversee FCL/LCL import consignments due into Ireland
  • Confirm customs clearance handling requirements and set up customs entry for clearance, ensure client has a direct representation form on file with Aramex Dublin office before arranging any such clearance
  • Calculate taxes and send the client the import entry to ensure payment is received in advance of clearance for duty/Vat costs outlay upon arrival
  • Create quotation/booking and convert to shipment on Aramex system for each import LCL/FCL
  • Verify free time period with the carriers to ensure pick up within the free time allowed
  • Book haulier to collect & deliver finalise POD
  • Finalise invoicing & costs with billing team 
  • Solve Accounts Queries in a timely manner by email or phone, fast turnaround is required
  • Address all customer queries / communications within a good time frame 



Required skills and experience

  • Candidate must have minimum 3 years experience in Sea Freight Operations
  • Self-motivated with good communication skills with the ability to work as part of a team and on own initiative.
  • Ability to work to deadlines and handle a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working with Microsoft Office applications.
  • Time management and communication skills.


What can we offer you?

  • Career Development
  • Five weeks of Annual leave
  • Pension
  • Service Awards and Benefits
  • Competitive Salary
  • Bonus Scheme

Company Overview:

Since our founding in 1982 we have grown to become a world leader in comprehensive transport and delivery solutions for business and consumers. Headquartered in Dubai, at the heart of the world’s most dynamic commercial hub and on the site of historic trade routes linking east and west, commerce and transport are deeply embedded in Aramex’s DNA. We are dedicated to transforming the face of trade, expanding our operations rapidly to better connect businesses and consumers worldwide.