Salary: $16.00-19.00 p/ hour
Date Posted: February 7, 2018
Job ID: 278910
Logistics Import/Export Coordinator
The Logistics Import/Export Coordinator is responsible for processing ocean import/export shipments while coordinating with internal and external groups through communication. He/She will be responsible for achieving high accuracy through our systems to ensure high productivity and operational excellence.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Handle and keep organized necessary import/export documents that flow internally and externally. Plan and schedule all necessary import deliveries/ export pickups through purchase transportation and supplier/ consignee location details. Communicate with all parties involved including; customer service groups; preferred carriers, ocean carriers, 3PLs, Freight forwarders and or not limited to other parties involved. Responsible for timely updating milestones within external and internal systems. Communicate any delays or issues to all parties regarding shipment status. Offer contingency plans for missed deliveries or pickups and communicate/control all resolutions. Assist the day-to-day operations of the import/export department to ensure that customer requirements are met and clearly communicated. Assist with ensuring that accounts payable and receivable documents are completed accurately and forwarded within certain time constraints. Track and trace shipments through transit milestones to final destination and advise customer service as needed. And other duties as assigned by management
1+ years of experience as import/export coordinator. Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. General knowledge of Microsoft Office applications and proficient in Magaya Software.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to operate in team driven fast pace environment. Self-managing and pro-active. Detail oriented. Ability to balance multiple priorities.
English, Spanish and Portuguese are the principal language desired for this position. This position requires good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a diverse multicultural environment.
Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office and Magaya Software.
WORK HOURS AND ENVIRONMENT
The current work schedule for the position is Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM. With an appropriate notice period work schedules may change based on the needs of the business. This position is located in a professional office environment.