OCEAN IMPORT SPECIALIST
May 7, 2019
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Our client is the Canadian subsidiary of a well-established, global freight forwarding and logistics provider with offices all over the world. Expert in intercontinental air and ocean freight as well as supply chain management, our client is currently seeking a seasoned ocean import professional to join their exceptional team.
The perfect candidate will be knowledgeable in the practices pertaining to Import movement of International Freight by Ocean. Any additional education specific to the industry such as courses towards your CIFFA certification is a bonus. Possession of current TDG certification will also be an asset.
Our client seeks an Ocean Import Coordinator to work with their operations team. You will be tasked with preparing documentation as it pertains to commercial shipments for the moving of international freight the world over. This important role will see you coordinating and collaborating with CBSA, overseas agents, shipping lines and other carriers, in addition to their clients in order to keep all parties informed and apprised of shipment status, while ensuring that import traffic moves according to carefully planned scheduling.If and when required, you will be called upon to aid in the resolution of discrepancies caused by delays or other circumstances. Learning from your experience, you will contribute towards devising and putting into place processes that help to prevent recurrences. Each day will see you updating their operations system with shipment status and any other new corresponding information.
- Manage Import documentation in accordance with the company's procedures and policies
- Address and manage system updates and discrepancies.
- Watch/oversee the status of various shipments and their clearance through customs, and alerting appropriate parties of status and/or delays.
- Address issues with shipment and case escalation to management as required
- Contact customs brokers, partners, agents, steamship lines, truck drivers, and any other appropriate parties to obtain necessary/compulsory documentation along corresponding shipment junctures
- Complete administrative tasks as required (filing, faxing, copying and scanning)
Competitive and comprehensive compensation plan commensurate with experience.
Post-Secondary education is an asset
Completion or working towards CIFFA is an asset
Permanent, Full - Time
Trevor Stewart, President
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