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Trainee Operations Controller

Trainee Operations Controller (BBBH13300) Horsham, England

Salary: GBP19000 - GBP23000 per annum

My client has an exciting opportunity for a Trainee Operations Controller to join their team in Horsham, West Sussex. They are looking for a dynamic Operational member to serve as a strong member of the team, overseeing day to day operations, customer service and overall progression of the company.
They are seeking a relationship led individual to perform the role – who will be unafraid to roll their sleeves up and will thrive when engaging in operations and with customers.

Role: Trainee Operations Controller
Location: Horsham, West Sussex
Salary: Up to £22k/£23k 
Hours: Monday to Friday on site
Additional Information: Must be happy with being On-Call out of hours to help in the roster


  • Assist the operations team with shared on call rota. (paid)
  • Engage with existing clients over the phone, via team and face to face
  • Coordinate Air, Road and Sea shipments to/from the UK and Cross Trade moments from start to finish
  • Warehouse duties
  • Support the operations team in fulfilling all customer requirements daily
  • Monitor and action the department emails throughout the day and proactively react to new and live requests as they happen.
  • Ensure good communication and working relationships are maintained with clients/overseas agents/suppliers.
  • Maintaining fruitful relationships with existing customers and ensure they stay satisfied.
  • Identify further opportunities with existing customers and looking after key accounts
  • Accurately complete job files & book jobs onto the internal system.
  • Maintain accurate, real-time updates
  • Maintain strong commercial judgement
  • Prepare and present quotations for projects, ad-hoc and regular movements.
  • Accurate data entry into Excel & internal systems
  • Plan and organise own workload and work well independently and within a team
  • Be professional, self-motivated, and conscientious with good initiative and good attention to detail
  • Have a strong desire to work hard and always exceed customer expectations

Skills/Experience Required:

  • Key competencies: accuracy, attention to details, helpfulness and politeness, dutifulness, multi – tasking, patience, stress tolerance, ability to meet deadlines.
  • Very good verbal and written knowledge of English is a must
  • Prioritizing, time management and organizational skills
  • Ability to work with IT systems
  • Friendly and engaging personality
  • Graduate (desirable)
  • Polite, flexibility, honesty, communication skills, strong work ethic, ‘extra mile’ mentality determination and persistence, ability to work in harmony with co-workers, technical competency
  • Strong organisational skills
  • Approachable
  • Excellent time management


  • Phone/Laptop provided
  • Onsite parking
  • Gym onsite
  • Shower onsite
  • Pool table & Kitchen Facilities onsite

If you are interested in applying for this position and you meet the requirements, please send your updated CV to: Hollie Binstead at Line Up Aviation
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