Salary Range:$60,000.00 - $65,000.00

Position Id:

Position Responsibilities:
Reporting to the Branch Manager of an international shipping and freight forwarding company specializing in the handling of projects and oversized & heavy cargo with 31 offices in over 22 countries. Our client offers a portfolio of services to include door-to-door delivery worldwide (i.e. sea, truck, air, rail, barge), project management, turnkey projects & operations, cargo handling & warehousing, crane & rigging, stevedoring, engineering, and supply chain management.
The Ocean Operations-Import and Export oversees inbound and outbound ocean freight operations to ensure accuracy and customer satisfaction. Enters bookings into Cargowise, coordinates import & export shipments, and prepares necessary documentation (i.e. MBL, HBL, shipper export declaration, certificate of origins). Negotiates and arranges trucking, quoting, billing, and invoicing. Fields incoming calls, delivers superior customer service, handles track and trace, negotiates quotes from partnering offices and agents, and performs general office and operational support functions. Conducts business in a manner consistent with company policy.

Background Required:
  • International freight forwarding operations
  • Ocean import and export documentation & requirements (i.e. bills of lading, certificate of origin)
  • Rate quotation and negotiation
  • Knowledge of basic principles of accounting and finance
  • Customer service (i.e. phone, email, in person)
  • Business acumen
  • Computer literate: Microsoft Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, & Outlook
  • Residence: Union County & Surrounding Counties – NJ
Background Preferred (but not required):
  • Project and Oversized / Heavy Cargo
  • Cargowise
  • Multimodal (i.e. truck, air, ocean, barge, rail)
  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree
Other Essential Abilities and Skills:
  • Problem solver
  • Adaptable & Flexible
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Team player (operates through consensus)

If you are interested in this opportunity but you’re not ready to apply, please email the Practice Leader provided below with your questions.

Practice Leader: Gustavo Stille
Freight Forwarding Transportation

330.664.9400, ext.130

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