Ocean Import Coordinator

By 20th August 2018 Job Opportunities No Comments

Company: Savino del Bene (www.savinodelbene.com)

Job Title: Ocean Import Coordinator

Reports To: Ocean Import Manager

Job Purpose:

To provide our clients with a high level of customer service and be responsible for facilitating inbound cargo via ocean shipments.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Receive, review, and process import documentation for accounts.
  • Ensure documentation is accurately processed, distributed and released to carrier, customers and agents in a timely manner.
  • Obtain and create quotes for shipments and source best method of transportation.
  • Work with Brokerage or CFS to coordinate and monitor the release of goods from the carrier, Customs, or other governmental agency examinations that may be required.
  • Communicate with overseas agents to ensure proper pre-alerts and documentation.
  • Continue to explore different options to reduce cost, and increase revenues.
  • Track and trace shipment and provide updates to clients and sales.
  • Uphold a strong and professional relationship with airlines, transportation agencies and sales.
  • Demonstrate an emphasis on customer satisfaction per company policy.
  • Maintain shipment files and ensure billing is completed within a timely fashion.
  • Assist as backup for alternate accounts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Expected to maintain conformance to ISO 9001 / ISO 14001 integrated management systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 1 year experience with freight forwarder or import agency.
  • Knowledge on incoterms.
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills; along with math skills for dimension conversions.
  • Intermediate to Advanced PC skills – MS Office.
  • Highly organized.
  • Professional and courteous demeanor.
  • Displays a flexible and open minded willingness to adapt to new environments and be a team player.
  • Must have good ethical standards.

To apply:

Please send your CV to Nicola Nigro – Operations Manager, nicola.nigro@savinodelbene.com