Seafreight Import Operator


Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

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USD55000.00-60000.00 per year

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Silicon Valley, CA - (USA) 2880 Zanker Road Suite 101 CA San Jose , CA 95134

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Job Description

Ocean Import Coordinator

Your Role

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the coordination of Sea Export shipments such as, opening import files, production of internal documentation, updating import statuses, arranging deliveries, processing invoices (including price conversions and verifying shipment weight and volume), dealing with e-mail queries from Overseas offices as well as ensuring that excellent standard of data accuracy

Your Responsibilities

- Adhere policy and procedures and ensure that all work is carried out to pre-set service levels - Disciplined and professional attitude must be displayed at all times - All communications via telephone, e mail, Facsimile etc. are to handled in a professional manner, as this reflects our company - Ensure all areas of Finance (Vendor Invoices, Clearing Invoices, FSL) are handled/maintained to a 1st class standard and all queries are addressed and resolved as soon as possible - Maximize profitability on all files handled as well as to be cost conscious at all times - Credit check all files according to policy and escalate irregularities where appropriate - Ensure all filing, both physical and electronic, is done regularly, tidily and accurately - Clear desk policy must be adhered to at all times, without exception - All correspondence, relevant to a specific job file, must be kept in the job file at all times - All actions must be recorded on the job files

Your Skills and Experiences

- Candidates should have 3 years freight forwarding experience, ideally in Sea Imports - Knowledge of in-house systems (CIEL, ACON, KNLogin) an advantage - Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team - To be prepared to learn all aspects of the team's work with desire and ability to provide cover and assistance on a regular basis - Ability to work efficiently and accurately - Excellent communication skills - Customer focus with proactive attitude - Candidate should process a desire to progress within the team demonstrating the ability to take on more responsibility in time.

Good Reasons to Join

We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.

Experienced in the freight forwarding industry with 3+ years of experience.

- Seafreight Import experience preferred.

- Quick learner with basic computer skills.

- Microsoft Excel knowledge a plus.

- Problem solver and a positive energetic person to fit the fast paced industry.

- Customer service driven.

- Fluent English speaker with a 2nd language a plus.

- Entrepreneurial (business) driven and an achiever / go-getter.

- Role will also include a portion of invoicing and accounts payables.