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Import Coordinator

Location : Milwaukee WI
Job Type : Direct Hire
Reference Code : 000048JR
Compensation : 45000.00 USD/YEAR
Hours : Full Time

Job Description :

Import Coordinator - Direct Hire Opportunity


 


Exciting Direct Hire career opportunity to join the team of a successful logistics company in Milwaukee on their international team!! 


 


Summary:


 


• Coordination of all aspects of air import shipments worldwide.


• Coordination of all aspects of the arrival (including, but not limited to, billing, rate quotation, approval of vendor invoices, etc.)


• Scheduling of pick-ups daily


• Responsible for rating shipments correctly per the SOP


• Daily correspondence with overseas offices 


• Pre-advise handling


• Arrival confirmation and pre-alert details confirmation


• Responsible for initiating OS&D


• Issue in-hand Documentation


• Transfer files to brokerage


• Responsible for customer service internally, bookings, documentation, and execution of routing for assigned shipments


• Responsible for assisting department co-workers with problems, issues, and questions as well as working with management on progress and requirements of the department


• Verifies that shipments are processed through U.S. Customs for import cargo


• Assists the day-to-day operations of the international department to ensure that customer requirements are met


• Responsible for communicating information and instructions to/from vendors


• Close bills of lading


• Print all Necessary Documents


• Communicates with customer service group for any requirements or exceptions found in freight documents or physical cargo receipt


• Responsible for timely update of milestones


• As a contingency to Customer Service, the Import Coordinator will contact- customers with exceptions to advise shipment status or to obtain shipment information in a professional manner


• Ensure that file contains all necessary document copies in proper sequence


• Process invoices timely as well as assist with ensuring that payable and receivable documents are completed accurately and forwarded within time constraints


• Trace shipment through transit points up to final destination and advice customer service as needed


• Ensures that highest level of data quality and integrity by processing shipment accurately


• Work schedule is 8am-5pm Monday-Friday with some additional hours based on business need


• Perform other duties as assigned


 


 


 Qualifications:



  • College degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or related field preferred with interest in international logistics

  • Ability to work with demanding deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – verbal and written

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities

  • Desire to working in a transaction processing environment

  • Solid knowledge of domestic and international geography including countries, major cities

  • Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks, must be organized

  • Must be detail oriented, thorough and accurate and have the ability to efficiently solve problems

  • Good planning and organization skills and be a self-starter


 


 


SourcePoint Staffing won the 2019 and 2020 Milwaukee Journal Top Choice Employment Agency in Metro-Milwaukee.  Come see why our candidates, employees and clients voted us best to assist in their career search!

Required Qualifications :


  • College degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or related field preferred with interest in international logistics

  • Ability to work with demanding deadlines

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills – verbal and written

  • Ability to balance multiple priorities

  • Desire to working in a transaction processing environment

  • Solid knowledge of domestic and international geography including countries, major cities

  • Ability to establish priorities and accomplish multiple tasks, must be organized

  • Must be detail oriented, thorough and accurate and have the ability to efficiently solve problems

  • Good planning and organization skills and be a self-starter


 


 


SourcePoint Staffing won the 2019 and 2020 Milwaukee Journal Top Choice Employment Agency in Metro-Milwaukee.  Come see why our candidates, employees and clients voted us best to assist in their career search!


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