The Hottest Job Roles In Shipping Right Now

10th Mar

At A&S Recruitment we specialise in jobs and recruitment services in shipping, port logistics, transport and warehousing. On our website you’re able to browse all our current roles which are updated daily. We have selected a few of our current top roles below.

1. Import Forwarding Clerk

Work for one of the world’s leading logistics and freight forwarding organisations. Specialists in sea, air and road freight and worldwide supply chain logistics. With 18 international offices and an affiliate network in over 100 countries, this is a global 24 hours, 7 day a week operation.

This is a fantastic opportunity to work for an ever-expanding company that are looking to recruit an experienced Import Forwarding Clerk. The position will be based in Felixstowe as part of the import team.

Our client is looking for a candidate with a minimum of 2 years experience in import forwarding/customs clearance.

As Import Forwarding Clerk you will be expected to manage the import of goods into the country. It will be your responsibility to arrange and cost the movement of these goods and ensure all paperwork and customs clearances are obtained so goods delivery can be expedited.

2. HGV 1 Driver

We are looking for experienced class 1 HGV drivers for ad hoc and container day road jobs. Drive for an international logistics provider with haulage operations in Felixstowe. Our client offers a range of solutions from shipping and road haulage to air freight and customs clearance, you can be part of their team.

The role will be to deliver containers to customers and ports throughout the UK. You will need to be eager and have a clear understanding of timely and efficient delivery schedules. Minimum requirements are:

  • 2 years UK road experience
  • Access to Port of Felixstowe
  • Rhides card

This is a fantastic opportunity for on-going work with the company that has continued high demand for drivers in Felixstowe, Ipswich and Suffolk.

3. Forklift Driver

Do you want to work for one of Felixstowe’s busiest and most successful warehousing solutions operation? Look no further!

We are looking for an experienced counter balance forklift driver. Location is off the A14 where they provide storage, handballing, re-working and logistics solutions. Ever expanding they provide constant opportunities for hardworking employees to progress and train.

Requirements for this role are:

  • Fully qualified with up to date counter balance forklift licence
  • Work as part of a team (of 3)
  • Assist loading and unloading containers
  • Warehouse experience preferred but not essential

Please note you will not be required to carry out any manual handballing, this is a forklift based role only.

A&S Recruitment are based in Felixstowe and we specialise in 360 recruitment in port services. We continue to work closely with our candidates and clients alike to ensure the right people are placed in the most suitable roles. Many of our clients have worked with us for many years and we pride ourselves on the great relationships we have formed. If you’re looking for a new role contact us today.

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A&S Recruitment specialises in assisting candidates to secure positions in the transport, warehousing, commercial and shipping sectors. We connect applicants to jobs in Ipswich, Felixstowe and surrounding areas. With superior industry experience and a reputation for unwavering excellence, we’re confident we can find the right people for the right job, and vice versa.

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