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Trainee Forwarder / Warehouse Person

Trainee Forwarder / Warehouse Person

Job ID:  2185
Department:  Forwarding
Category:  Port / Agency Operations

Great Yarmouth, GB

Employment Type:  Apprentice

Company Overview

Clarksons is the world’s leading provider of integrated shipping and offshore services, bringing our connections and experience to an international client base. Our intelligence adds value by enabling clients to make more efficient and informed decisions. Our global reach, local knowledge and expertise is what makes us unique.


To understand more about day-to-day life at Clarksons, and what you can expect from us as an employer, visit us at www.clarksons.com



Role Summary
We are seeking an Apprentice to join our busy Freight Forwarding team in Great Yarmouth. Full training will be given.

What you will be doing

• Collections and deliveries, ensuring customers receive the correct goods on time and in excellent condition.

• Taking deliveries and ensuring stock is sorted and processed.

• Warehouse / yard duties and keeping the warehouse and service area clean and tidy.
• Learning all aspects of Import, Export procedures.
• Domestic & International Freight Forwarding.

• Maintaining all necessary administration and records in accordance with Company guidelines.

• Reporting any concerns, problems, incidents or accidents to the Warehouse Manager in accordance with Company policy.

• Ensuring warehousing goals are met.

• Delivering products, driving responsibly, and upholding the Company’s brand.

• Communicating effectively with clients and working closely with colleagues in the team and in the office.

• Adhere to all Company Health & Safety, Quality, and Security compliance standards.

• Additional / ad hoc duties as required to meet the needs of the business.


What we are looking for

Skills & Experience

• Full clean UK driving license

• Good communication skills, with a courteous manner

• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

• Excellent organisational and prioritising skills

• Strong attention to detail and high focus on accuracy
• Proactive and a self-starter who is able to multi-task

• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team

• Reliable, punctual and trustworthy with a good work ethic

• Good IT skills

Special Job Requirements

• Occasional out of hours and weekend work when necessary