Job title: Freight Forwarder - Ocean
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Freight Forwarding
Expertise: Freight Forwarding
Skills: Ocean Import export
Salary type: Annual
Salary: €45,000.00 EUR
Location: Shannon
Job published: 22-09-2022
Job ID: 32060

Job Description



Position: Ocean Operation Specialist

Salary: up to €45k D.O.E, Healthcare and Pension

Deos Staffing Ltd


Operation Specialist Shannon or Dublin

An exciting opportunity is now available for experienced Multi Modal Operators to join a new Irish Freight & Logistics start-up of a long-established US logistics brand. The company has over 200 employees across its office network and offers multi-modal global third-party logistics services.

Candidate will require 3 + years in Transport Industry (Air or Sea) in an import and export capacity.

The position involves organising customer shipments by Air, Road, Sea out of Ireland to destinations Globally. The job will entail dealing with all aspects of the service – cutting airway bills, bill of ladings, invoicing, dealing with airlines, Ocean carriers, hauliers, dealing directly and organising customer shipments and customs clearance.

Major Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Teamwork
  • Assist other operational departments in daily tasks
  • Dealing with customers via phone and email
  • Co-ordinate movement of shipments from collection point to international destinations via third party transport providers
  • Liaise with relevant partners for booking shipments
  • Familiar with carrier rates & support negotiating of freight rates
  • Invoice to customers in timely and efficient manner
  • Plan & route LTL & Groupage trailers throughout the UK & Ireland. Domestic & Europe, inbound and outbound.
  • Place bookings with shipping lines and monitor sailings
  • Place bookings with Airlines and monitor flights
  • Track and Trace
  • Liaise with subcontractors to ensure speedy & accurate information flow.
  • Ability to maintain priorities and meet deadlines
  • Knowledge of customs documentation& procedures is essential. Ensuring compliance with Revenue & Customs regulations


  • 3+ years Air or Sea freight experience
  • LTL & Groupage
  • Proficient in the use for Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, Outlook)
  • An excellent multi-modal freight and logistics understanding would be advantageous.
  • Good organisation skills and ability to work under pressure
  • Excellent communication skills & fluent English in both written & verbal
  • Dangerous Goods Certified
  • Experience in CargoWise & BH IFMS will be an advantage


If you have the relevant experience and wish to discuss further, please apply with your current CV outlining your relevant experience. Please note we can only accept candidates with relevant experience and based in Ireland.


DEOS Staffing are acting as a recruitment business operating in the US, Europe and UK finding the best talent in the Freight Forwarding, Logistics and Manufacturing sector