Careers

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Development options

Great Place to Work

We want happy and fulfilled employees, because they are motivated and that is why we empower our people to have their voices heard. Their opinions are valued and we use their feedback to guide actions that match our words. Everyone, regardless of their position or service has the same opportunities to realise their ambitions and reach their potential at Metro. Join us and realise your potential.

Current vacancies

Airfreight Export Coordinator

On-site Full-time
London Heathrow

We are on the lookout for a proactive and highly motivated self-starter, with excellent written and verbal skills, to join our dynamic airfreight team. You will have industry knowledge and develop strong client, airline and supplier relationships to ensure the highest level of service is delivered.

Airfreight Import Coordinator

On-site Full-time
Birmingham Business Park

We are seeking an enthusiastic and proactive individual who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic environment to join our Airfreight team. You will have industry knowledge and develop strong client, airline and supplier relationships to ensure the highest level of service is delivered.

European Roadfreight Trainee

On-site Full-time
Earl Shilton

We have an exciting opportunity for a young professional looking to start their career off in freight forwarding. Join our European Roadfreight team and gain invaluable hands-on experience and industry knowledge while you learn how to build strong relationships with overseas agents, generate orders and facilitate the smooth transport of goods all over the continent.

Inside Sales Representative

Full time - Office based but hybrid possible
Birmingham

Metro is seeking an ambitious and driven individual to make this new and exciting role their own. Prospecting, lead generation and setting up meetings will be your primary focus, however this role has great progression opportunities, so you will also be exposed to the sales process from start to finish.

Key Account Manager – Automotive

On-site Full-time
Birmingham

We have an exciting opportunity for an individual with strong commercial acumen and a sales background to join Metro and take ownership of the relationships and continued development of existing and new key automotive customers across all modes, focusing on retention of existing business in addition to identifying opportunities to grow share of wallet.

Ocean Export Operative

On-site Full-time
Birmingham

If you thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment then we want to hear from you. You will be at the forefront of our mission to provide exceptional support to our clients. You will play a pivotal role in orchestrating the movement of goods across international waters, ensuring they reach their destinations safely, efficiently, and on time. Your attention to detail, strong communication skills, and ability to adapt to ever-changing situations will make you an essential part of our team.

Ocean Trade Assistant

On-site Full-time
Birmingham

We’re looking for an enthusiastic individual with a strong background in ocean freight to join our team. In this role, be working closely with our pricing team and trade managers to support with short-term rate negotiation and rate guidelines as well as coordinating with operations teams on booking escalation and resolution. If you have experience in ocean freight, excellent communication skills, and a knack for problem-solving, we’d love to hear from you.

Pricing Specialist – Air

On-site Full-time
Birmingham

We are actively seeking a driven and proactive individual who excels in fast-paced, dynamic environments. If you have experience in airfreight and possess the ability to build strong relationships with customers, carriers, and suppliers to effectively negotiate and confirm rates, we invite you to apply and become a valuable member of our team.

Pricing Specialist – Ocean

On-site Full-time
Birmingham

We are actively seeking a highly motivated and proactive individual with expertise in ocean freight. You will be responsible for building and maintaining strong relationships with customers, carriers, and suppliers to negotiate and confirm rates effectively. If you have the required experience and skills, we invite you to apply and become an integral part of our team.

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Fast forward your career

If you want to develop your talent and build your skills, we are always looking for hard-working and ambitious individuals, who enjoy a challenge.

In the first instance, please send us your CV, together with a covering letter to cv@metroshipping.co.uk.

 

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Apprenticeships

Our commitment to nurturing talent and fostering career growth is exemplified through our longstanding tradition of apprenticeship programs, for aspiring individuals to develop and excel within our company.

We offer three diverse apprenticeship tracks designed to equip participants with the necessary skills and knowledge to thrive in their chosen fields; Freight Forwarding & Logistics, Procurement & Supply Chain and IT Infrastructure/Front Line Service. Below are our current apprenticeship vacancies.

Level 3 - Birmingham

Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship

Metro are currently recruiting for an aspiring Finance professional to join our existing Finance function. The successful candidate will complete their Level 3 Assistant Accountant Apprenticeship, gaining invaluable knowledge both through distance learning and on the job training. The role will involve reconciliation of statements, maintaining purchase ledgers and cash books, transferring of funds and internal invoicing and much more.

Level 3 - Birmingham

Freight Forwarding Apprentice

Start your career in freight forwarding with the International Freight Forwarding Specialist apprenticeship at Metro. Over the period of 18 months you will gain hands on experience within our operational departments where you will hone your skills and learn what it takes to move cargo all over the world.

Level 3 - Earl Shilton

Freight Forwarding Apprenticeship

Working with Metro’s European Roadfreight team in Earl Shilton, you will gain hands on experience while completing your Level 3 International Freight Forwarding Specialist apprenticeship. You will build relationships with overseas agents, generate orders and facilitate the smooth transport of goods all over the continent. A great opportunity for anyone looking to start their career in freight forwarding!

 

Level 3 - Birmingham

HR Support Apprenticeship

Working within the existing HR team, we are looking for someone with a passion for supporting others and furthering themselves. The role will involve assisting with the day-to-day administration of the HR department and supporting our workforce with employee relations and general policy and benefit queries while developing your own skills as a HR Professional and working towards your Level 3 HR Support qualification.

Level 3 - Birmingham

Procurement & Supply Assistant Apprenticeship

Start your career in procurement with our Procurement & Supply Assistant Apprenticeship, where you’ll study for your CIPS Level 3 qualification. As an apprentice, you’ll support our procurement team with tasks such as supplier negotiations, quoting and contract referrals. Gain valuable hands-on experience and industry knowledge while working alongside experienced professionals. Apply today and take the first step towards a successful career in procurement and supply chain management!