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Ocean Import Coordinator

Company: OIA GLOBAL
Location: Union
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

OIA Global Since its founding in 1988, OIA Global has grown into a $1 billion world-class logistics and packaging company that employs over 1,200 professionals in 28 countries. Our knowledge, solution design experience, and installed infrastructure give our customers the confidence and capability to extend their supply chains from emerging production areas to key commercial markets.
Summary:The Ocean Import Coordinator will review, and process import transactions, including all related activities, for one or more major accounts, and to provide excellent, proactive and timely customer service. Duties will include preparation of freight quotes, tracking of freight and invoice processing. The Import Agent performs all duties correctly and in compliance with all government regulations.
Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • None
    Duties and Responsibilities:
    • Promote a positive relationship with the client by ensuring excellent, timely and proactive customer service at all times and in conjunction with other departments and third parties
    • Track and review shipping status to ensure timely departure/arrival/delivery of freight; enter milestone data
    • Process data through the Company's system, and obtain bank releases and other government agency releases as appropriate
    • Process arrival notices for incoming shipments
    • Work and communicate with customs brokers and logistics providers to resolve any potential issues/delays
    • Create quotations for individual shipments, including estimating prices for the shipper, and selecting transportation companies to use
    • Minimum of two to five years of handling air and ocean imports from arranging collection overseas to delivering to consignee and all the functions in between
      Required Skills and Abilities:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
      • A high level of energy and a "can-do" positive attitude
      • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word and Outlook
      • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
      • Strong attention to detail
        Education and Experience:
        • Minimum 2 years relevant work experience handling full-cycle import transactions in the freight forwarding industry
        • Familiarity with CargoWise's Enterprise system a plus.
          Physical Requirements:
          • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
          • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds
          • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
            What We Offer:
            • Comprehensive Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance 1st of the month following start date
            • BC/BS Anthem Members receive exclusive member benefits/discounts on products and services to promote better health and well being
            • Company paid Life Insurance
            • 401k Employer match - 50% on the $1, up to 6% of the employee's earnings
            • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) for qualified Medical, Dependent Care
            • Health Care Spending Accounts (HSA) for high deductible plans; OIA contributes $1000 per calendar year (pro-rated) to HSA upon eligibility.
            • Paid time off (PTO) policy, up to 15 days during first year of employment
            • Work/Life Balance and Hybrid Work Model
            • Quarterly company-wide "Town Hall" meetings
            • Tuition Assistance which includes college credit courses, continuing education unit courses, seminars and certification tests.
            • Employee discounts throughout the year from OIA customers
            • Exclusive savings from Verizon Wireless and other various products such as travel, car rentals, home, auto, insurance, food & grocery.
            • Windows laptop and option for extra screen
            • Casual dress in a fun, friendly and collaborative work environment

              OIA Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability. We offer an exciting and growth-oriented work environment, and OIA employees enjoy competitive salaries and excellent benefits.

Keywords: OIA GLOBAL, Union , Ocean Import Coordinator, Professions , Union, New Jersey

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