Kuehne+Nagel

Air Logistics Operational Care Specialist Apprentice (International Freight Forwarding) - Advanced (Level 3)

Kuehne+Nagel (Employer)

Sr Apprenticeships Limited (Training Provider)

Annual wage £15,500.00
37.5 hours per week Monday - Friday, 09:00 - 17.00
24 months (duration)
1 October 2022(start date)
25 September 2022 (application closing date)
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Job Description

We are currently recruiting for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our hugely successful international Operational Care teams in Heathrow as Air Logistics International Freight Forwarding Apprentices. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the world’s leading logistics and freight forwarding companies.

Responsibilities

What will the apprentice be doing?

We are currently recruiting for motivated and enthusiastic individuals to join our hugely successful International Freight Forwarding teams in Heathrow as Air Logistics International Freight Forwarding Apprentices. This is an exciting opportunity to join one of the world’s leading logistics and freight forwarding companies and will help you to gain an insight into the industry and help you to forge a career in a global organisation.

YOUR ROLE


The International Freight Forwarding will be part of a team within the Operational Care Centre (OCC), responsible for coordinating transport activities by: executing the necessary bookings with our partners and gateways, executing the requisite data entry associated with transport document generation, generating the required documentation, and liaising with our customer care specialists to ensure specific requirements are met (Transit Times, Carrier selection, Routings etc.). The role will involve dealing with a wide range of products to all reaches of the Globe! Operational Care is responsible for managing the coordination of customer shipments by securing buy rates (when required) as well as capacity with qualified carriers/partners and or via the KN gateways. All of these activities are to be performed in compliance with rules and regulations governing air transport.

YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
Our Apprenticeship is a 24 month programme, combining practical on-the-job training with study towards the International Freight Forwarding Level 3 apprenticeship. You will work within a successful team while learning everything you need to know whilst supported by your peers, your managers, and the apprenticeship team within Kuehne+Nagel.

  • Aligning with our Customer Care Teams and other Operational Care Teams to meet and exceed our Customer’s requirements 
  • Manage and complete operational tasks, including issuing International Transport Documentation and arranging domestic collections and deliveries
  • Monitor operational performance
  • Service Exception Recovery
  • Document management
  • Communicating with our internal Team, overseas offices and suppliers

 

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

Level 3 International Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship with SR Apprenticeships.
Functional Skills maths and English (if required)

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

There is a very high possibility to be able to develop a career within the company with unlimited progression

Skills Required

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Initiative, Patience, Manage conflicting priorities, Interpersonal skills, Cope with Change, Embrace new technologies, Time management skills, Ability to set priorities, Fulfil critical tasks in time, Keep to deadlines, Perseverance, Resistant to challenge, Approachable nature

Qualifications Required

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 5 GCSEs at grades 9-3 / A*-D) Desired
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