Ocean / Air Export Coordinator

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POST DATE 8/26/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

LPC Personnel, Inc. Houston, TX

Company
LPC Personnel, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
29312901
Location
Houston, TX
Job Type
Regular
AJE Ref #
575988713

JOB DESCRIPTION

REQUIREMENTS:

* Able to work in a fast paced environment
* Previous experience with Import and Export logistics is required
* Knowledge of import trade regulations, Customs Broker practices, international shipping practices, document and regulatory awareness
* A strong attention to detail and organization skills
* Strong verbal and written communication skills
* Demonstrated analytical, process, and problem solving skills
* Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office
* Must have advanced knowledge working with excel spreadsheets

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Receive import documentation and prepare for Customs Brokers entry for both air and ocean shipments
* Check import documents (commercial invoice, packing list etc.) for accuracy and ensure compliance with US government regulations
* Order entry inputting shipment information into computer system
* Maintain Excel spreadsheets with commodity and shipment details
* Track shipments daily and update department on arrival status
* Confirm carrier/Custom releases, free time and cargo availability
* Work closely to ensure cargo is delivered before cancel date
* Contribute to the technical development of the Import team
* Work within deadlines that are competing and unpredictable
* Handle frequent interruptions and inquiries from internal customers, client and vendors, while addressing problems within fixed customer service and response standards
* Ensure efficient planning, direction and coordination of the activities of all employees engaged in the movement of international ocean freight into or out of the area of responsibility of the branch
* Ensure continuous improvement in customer service through clearly communicating customer expectations and managing the implementation of necessary operational and customer service practices
* Coordinate and liaise between sales and operations departments
* Prepare periodic productivity and performance reports and analysis
* Interact with peers, subordinates, colleagues and managers from various divisions and offices as well as with clients and prospects

JOB TYPE: Full Time

SALARY:$18.00-20.00/hour

LOCAL CANDIDATES ONLY:

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Houston, TX

REQUIRED EDUCATION:

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Prefer Associates Degree

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:

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Customer, Ocean Freight, Export, Cargo: 1 year

REQUIRED LANGUAGE:

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English