Freight operator

Dublin 9, Full Time

Executive Talent are delighted to be moving forward with our well established client based in Dublin 9 to help expand their Road freight imports team. This is an excellent opportunity for the right candidate to join a forward thinking company and excel their career and knowledge.


Main duties and responsibilities:


  • Planning and arranging multiple daily import groupage and full load shipments ex

Europe and/or Great Britain to Ireland.

  • Arranging multiple shipments with overseas agents.
  • Scheduling collections and deliveries with international hauliers, ensuring best possible rates and service levels.
  • Timely advice of shipping and arrival details to Customs clearance team (where required), to ensure shipments are cleared in a timely manner.
  • Inputting shipment bookings for both groupage and full load operations on Freight

Management System (Cargowise), including processing EDI’s.

  • Arranging Irish collections and deliveries with relevant domestic hauliers in a timely manner, via email and EDI.
  • Work closely with warehouse personnel to process road freight shipments efficiently.
  • Updating customers and agents on service and delivery metrics, on a per shipment basis, as required.
  • Respond to all queries in a timely manner with accurate information.
  • Inputting shipment cost and sell pricing on the freight system.
  • Issuing sales invoices to customers.
  • Processing supplier invoices on receipt.
  • Updating KPI’s as required on a weekly basis.
  • Assisting with holiday cover within the operations office.
  • Additional operational duties, which may be assigned by the Road Freight Manager.



Minimum Requirements:


  • Recent experience in road freight operations, handling European and GB groupage and full load import shipments.
  • Must have excellent oral and written English.
  • Must possess a high level of attention to detail, with the ability to recognise and prioritise key tasks as they arise.
  • Focus on quality and excellent customer service.
  • Strong level of IT literacy in MS Outlook and Excel.
  • Clear communication skills, for interaction with Customers, Colleagues and


  • Ability to multi-task with minimal supervision.
  • Strong Customer Service Orientation.
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