Ocean Export Coordinator

Agility Logistics Franklin Park, IL
Job Description

Position: Ocean Export Coordinator

Location: Bensenville, IL (ORD)

Reporting To: Ocean Export Manager

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

SUMMARY

The Ocean Export Coordinator is responsible for processing export shipments while coordinating with the internal customer service group. He/she will be responsible for achieving high accuracy through our forwarding systems to ensure high productivity and operational excellence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

* Close bills of lading

* Print all Necessary Documents

* Provide Warehouse with loading docs

* Perform Export Clearance

* Send Pre-advises/ J2J

* 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 Operations Coordinator will contact customers with exceptions to advise shipment status or to obtain shipment information in a professional manner

* Assists the day-to-day operations of the export department to ensure that customer requirements are met

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

* Assists 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

* Other duties as assigned by management

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

* 3+ years of experience as export coordinator preferred

* Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience preferred

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* General knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

* Experience in a transaction processing role

* Qualified applicants (internal and external) must currently possess legal authorization to work in the United States

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

* Ability to operate in global environment

* Self managing and

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