No vacancies at this time. However we are always looking for the best talent within the industry.

Email: hr@westboundglobal.com


Trainee Deep Sea Operations Clerk

Location: Basildon  / Office Hours: 8:30am-5:30pm / Salary: £TBC at Interview

Job Summary.

We are looking for someone to join our busy and successful Full Load Container Import team who specialise in all major markets, including the Far East, USA and India as our top three busiest routes.

The successful candidate will be given in-house training on the job, learning start-to-finish operations for importing container loads from overseas.

Whilst working to assist the whole team with tasks including:

  • Building Jobs into our Freight System
  • Inputting cost data against those jobs
  • Invoicing clients against those jobs
  • Producing Delivery note papers
  • Filing; although minimal as we are almost fully digital.
  • Digital scanning & automation software handling

This trainee role will be an immediate, integral part of the team and not just a ‘shadowing’ learning role. External online training will be provided (to complete within working hours).

Our previous trainees have flourished into fully qualified Freight Forwarders, who remain with the company today boasting awards such as ‘Young Freight Forwarder of the Year’ by BIFA (British International Freight Association).

If you would like to join an ever-expanding, opportunity supporting business within the logistics sector, please get in touch – we would love to hear from you.

  • Company Contributed Pension Scheme (Subject to age criteria)
  • Health Benefits: NHS Top-up scheme
  • In-house training
  • External training support
  • Opportunity to join a young, experienced and successful business that is very different to most competitors in this sector.
  • 20 Days holiday per annum. (Increasing by 1 each full year completed, up to 25)


Import LCL Seafreight Operator

Location: Basildon / Office Hours: 8:30-5:30 / Salary: £TBC at Interview

Job Summary. 

Looking after all aspects of the job, start to finish. From consignment booking, pre-alerts, handing documentation, handling customs clearance, warehousing & final delivery.

Handling your own trade lanes (after provided training) China, USA & India to the UK.

The successful candidate will become part of our flagship LCL service, as an important and integral team member. The role will involve the following:

  • Liaising with both UK partners and overseas partners.
  • Liaising with our own offices in China & Hong Kong
  • Liaising with our warehouse(s)
  • Liaising with customers directly
  • Preparing customs details ready for clearance.

We import for direct importers as well as fellow freight forwarders.

We import for Amazons/e-comm importers.

Training is given on all aspects including in-house systems, some of which are well known to the industry and some are bespoke (design and built by Westbound).

Please get in touch using the Apply button below if this position sounds of interest.

  • Company Contributed Pension Scheme (Subject to age criteria)
  • Health Benefits: NHS Top-up scheme
  • In-house training
  • External training support if/where required.
  • Opportunity to join a young, experienced and successful business that is very different to most competitors in this sector.
  • 20 Days holiday per annum. (Increasing by 1 each full year completed, up to 25)


Business Development Trainee

Location: Basildon / Office Hours: 8:30-5:30 / Salary: £TBC at Interview

Job Summary.

We are looking for someone to join our busy and successful team who specialise in all major markets, including the Far East, USA and India as our top three busiest routes.

The successful candidate will be given training on and have a small understanding of how to;

Responsibilities for Sales Representative

  • Prospect and qualify new sales leads
  • Schedule meetings and presentations with prospects
  • Create, plan, and deliver presentations on company products
  • Track all sales activities in the company CRM system and keep current by updating account information regularly
  • Communicate customer and prospect product pain points to appropriate departments
  • Maintain a well-developed pipeline of prospects
  • Develop strong, ongoing relationships with prospects and customers
  • Meet and/or exceed targets
  • Coordinate with other team members and departments to optimize the sales effort

This trainee/development role will be an immediate, integral part of the team and not just a ‘shadowing’ learning role. Training will be offered.

Our previous trainees have flourished into fully qualified Freight Forwarders, who remain with the company today boasting awards such as ‘Young Freight Forwarder of the Year’ by BIFA (British International Freight Association).

  • 20 Days Holiday (Increasing by 1 day for every full year completed, capped at 25)
  • Forming part of the overall sales teams’ targeted commission scheme.
  • Company Contributed Pension Scheme (Subject to age criteria)
  • Health Benefits: NHS Top-up scheme
  • In-house training
  • External training support if/where required.
  • Being part of an Industry award-winning team, in a fun but hard-working office environment.