Airfreight Export Agent

Impulse Recruitment are currently seeking an Airfreight Export Agent for a large company based in Swords Co Dublin

This is an excellent opportunity to grow and gain a long-term career

The Role:

As an Airfreight Export Agent, you’ll be involved in the planning and execution of shipment orders from initial order placement through to the physical preparation of shipments prior to dispatch to the airport through the highest level of customer service offerings and operational capabilities.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Preparation of shipments for import/export. Ensure correct packaging, labelling, paperwork is in place
  • Preparation of documents and/or electronic submissions including calculations of taxes/duties
  • Customs clear electronically all shipments originating from and destined for countries outside of the EU. Ensure that customs procedures are adhered to in line with local customs authority
  • Select the appropriate route based on all information at hand and estimate the transit time. This is to be communicated to the customer
  • Assign drivers to make collections/ deliveries
  • Book shipments with airlines and pre-advise other offices
  • Monitor all inbound and outbound jobs during transport
  • Where there are temp control shipments, select the most appropriate and effective cold chain solution and advise client. Provide validation information to the client on the chosen solution
  • Maintain relationships with Contractors / Airlines (booking & handling) / Govt Agencies / Customs Officials / Vets and Suppliers. This list is not exhaustive

What your background should look like

What you’ll have:

  • Minimum 2 years airfreight/customs clearance experience
  • Able to follow procedures & instructions
  • Able to take on projects at the request of management
  • Able to provide relevant information on request
  • Good communication skills – verbally & written
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Must be able to multitask, self-motivated and remains calm under pressure
  • Flexible attitude – for working shifts and last-minute coverage
  • High attention to detail, uses own initiative, and be able to prioritize workload

In return

  • Competitive Salary Package
  • Annual Bonus
  • Private Health Care Insurance
  • Company Pension Plan
  • Training & Development Opportunities
  • An Unique and challenging opportunity to work in a truly Global Organisation.


Job Category: Air Freight Export Agent
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Swords

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