Ocean Import Specialist

Full Time
Westbury, NY
$45,000 - $70,000 a year
Posted 3 days ago
Job description

Midas Global Executive Search - The leading Freight Forwarding Recruiters in America

Ocean Import Specialist

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate Ocean Import shipments from origin, shipper, truckers, and steamship lines
  • Arrange pickup and delivery for inland transportation
  • Track the shipment to ensure it has reached the final destination
  • Verifies shipment weight and volumes
  • Calculates rates with the ability to convert pricing and rates
  • Responsible for audit compliance with FMC regulations
  • Obtain and create quotes for shipments and source best method of transportation
  • Supports local sales efforts with timely responses to emails and rate requests
  • Maintain communications with the customers, carries and vendors
  • Responsible for filling Pre alerts and ISF's
  • Handles the full process from A-Z
  • Handling and resolving Ocean Import troubleshooting
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • 2+ Years in Freight Forwarding industry
  • Ability to communicate and provide great customer service
  • Being able to work independently and part of a team
  • Knowledge of local and international carriers and routes
  • Able to cope under pressure and meet deadlines
  • Great organizational skills
  • Outgoing and forward-thinking mindset
  • Ability to navigate and work efficiently using IT software

Desired Qualifications:

  • DG or Hazmat Certification
  • CargoWise 1
  • Ability to commute to work
  • Flexible attitude towards work
  • High School Diploma or Bachelor's
  • Experience handling FCL & LCL

This is a direct hire, full-time, permanent position.

Salary: $45,000 - $70,000

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