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Seafreight Import – Rotterdam – NL

Job Overview

  • Salary offer ▵ €42,000 - €46,000 (DOE)

In the position of Import Employee you will work at the Import Sea Freight department in Alblasserdam where you are responsible for the entire import process from A to Z for FCL as well as LCL shipments.
In this position you and your colleagues will be responsible for the perfect handling of the occurring import
sea ​​freight shipments.

Within this function, the relationship between the customer and the company is central. That means contact with all parties involved is very important and resolving any issues that arise will be high on your list of priorities have to stand.

Your daily activities consist of

  • You handle Import sea freight shipments perfectly and you also provide all associated documentation;
  • Solve any problems that may arise, whereby serving the customer is number one;
  • Of course you have contact with the parties involved during this entire process, such as customers, agents, carriers, domestic carriers and other departments;
  • You are responsible for preparing the files for invoicing and customs clearance;
  • You maintain commercial contacts with our existing and new relations;
  • You optimize the operational process and customer satisfaction;
  • The correct handling of questions and/or complaints from our customers.

Job requirements

To be eligible for the position of Import Employee Sea Freight, you must meet the following requirements

  • You have at least 3 years of experience in a similar position;
  • You have at least completed MBO level 4 training towards (Port) Logistics;
  • Preferably you have a completed HBO course in Logistics and Economics or demonstrable HBO work / thinking level;
  • You have an excellent command of both the Dutch and English language;
  • You have excellent communicative and contactual properties;
  • You have a flexible attitude and are stress-resistant, independent, enthusiastic and proactive.
  • Knowledge of customs handling is an advantage

Our offer

We offer you a fun and challenging position within a dynamic organization. There are many possibilities in terms of development. The team in which you will work will receive and guide you well at all times. Eventually it will be yours expect to familiarize yourself with the position with your own initiatives and proactive attitude.

What can you expect?

  • Excellent primary and secondary employment conditions
  • A dynamic function with career opportunities
  • Working in a fun and informal team
  • View of a permanent contract


€‎42,000 – €‎46,000 (DOE)

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