Import Coordinator

OCEANAIR, Inc. – Revere, MA

 

Position Summary:

Responsible for the movement of goods from another country, ensuring the transit and delivery is made on time. This means liaising regularly with overseas offices, partners or agents and involves all modes of transportation.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all necessary paperwork is complete and acceptable for entry to Customs
  • Obtain charges and cargo release details from freight forwarding agents, shipping lines and airlines.
  • Responsible for ensuring any payments due are made in advance of any shipment as required; processing all payments and necessary paperwork for accounting purposes according to company requirements
  • Responsible for ensuring maximum profitability on a shipment
  • May be required to check goods in as they arrive against paperwork to ensure shipments are in good order and accounted for
  • Able to manage deadlines and sometimes difficult situations, therefore an element of negotiation is required in order to meet commitments timely
  • Check manifests, invoices and orders to ensure they are recorded accurately for incoming shipments
  • Work closely with customers and vendors to ensure any problems, damages or anomalies are corrected
  • May be required to arrange the release and transportation of goods received to importer or deliver to party
  • Position may require a weekend schedule on a department rotation basis and not limited to working a holiday schedule based on the needs of the operation and requirements of the account

Experience:

Freight Forwarding: 2 years

Education:

High school or equivalent

 

Job Type: Full-time

Apply at:  rkaye@oceanair.net