Cargo Surveyor - Grimsby - DN1 - DN41

£30,000 - £45,000
Ref: 419 Date Posted: Tuesday 19 Jul 2022
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A large and successful maritime services company is seeking an experienced Cargo Surveyor to survey aspects of marine type cargo for their customers. The Cargo Surveyor will look into the cause, nature and extent of damage, loss prevention, theft investigations, contaminations and much more. The Cargo Surveyor will have proven experience in the maritime or logistics sector with a good understanding of cargo handling and how transit chains work. It is essential to have a driver’s licence and be happy to travel across the UK with occasional overseas travel on short notice.

Applications from ex-military personnel are strongly encouraged


Key Responsibilities:

  • Learn, develop, and be involved in all aspects of cargo surveying
  • Undertaking physical surveys
  • Theft investigations, site/warehouse inspections
  • Overseeing and handling UK subcontracted cases
  • Co-ordinating and overseeing overseas project cargo/pre-shipment surveys
  • Aiding in the mentoring and training of younger staff members (dependant on experience)


Knowledge, skills and qualifications:

  • Understanding of the transit chain and how goods are handled / move
  • Any experience with:
    • Claims
    • Heavy haulage / project cargo
    • Time at sea
    • Cargo securing
    • Port operations
  • Good communication skills, particularly written and report writing
  • Computer literate/comfortable with all the usual software packages
  • Full, clean driving licence


Salary: £30,000 to £45,000 DOE

Benefits: training (including MBACS membership), company car, company pension (5%-5%), income protection, life assurance, healthcare scheme, holidays 20+8