|Job Category||Office Admin & Legal|
|Position Type||Full Time|
|Application Deadline||December 31, 2021|
|Experience Required||2 years|
|Education Required||High School|
Ocean Freight Import Specialist
Our client, a Freight Forwarding organization who is the expert in global air, ocean and ground Freight Forwarding is urgently seeking a Bilingual Ocean Freight Import Specialist, to start immediately.
: Develops relationship with allocated customers.
Accepts all orders (from customer or overseas office) and processes them to Operations
Proactively informs customer on shipment status, exceptions and provides intermediate updates on
Creates and confirms transport order to ensure pickup of the shipment at origin
Performs booking and booking optimization according to internal guidelines as defined by Product
Prepares, controls and distributes all required Import documents to counterparts (carrier, consignee, supplier, etc.) complying with regulations and internal procedures
Checks responses from counterparts and finalizes validation of required documents
Follows-up shipment status in the Import area, identifies incidents and ensures resolution of incidents
Keeps the Customer Service team updated, so the CS team can update the customer
Supports Customer Service in the incident and exception management resolution
Maintains excellent relationships with suppliers
Is responsible for identifying performance issues of suppliers and proposes solutions to
improve/correct performance, as well as issue an Operational Irregularities
Manages shipments profitability and bill customers and/offices accordingly
Interacts with Customer Service, Product, and Global Service Centers, if required
Minimum Requirements (Education, experience and skills):
Min 2 years experience in Freight Forwarding with a concentration in Ocean Import
Proficient knowledge of export documentation & Incoterms
Good communication and interpersonal skills
Good self-initiative and proactive
Monday Friday 8.30 am to 4.30 pm
Able to work effectively under pressure
Professional & courteous phone manners
Ability to solve logistical problems as necessary
Proficient verbal,written & organizational skills
This role provides an attractive compensation package which comprises of full benefits after 3 months (health, dental and vision care), and offers a salary of between $47K – $54K, depending on experience.
Applicants must be legally authorized to work in Canada. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role. Our client is an equal opportunity employer, and believe they will gain through the recruitment and development of staff who represent the broad diversity of the Canadian workforce.
Should you meet the above requirements, and are interested in this exciting and challenging role, please contact me as soon as possible, either via email (email current/updated resume) or telephone.
Thank you and I look forward to speaking with you.
MaxSys Staffing & Consulting
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