Full Job Description
Join the thousands of innovators, advocates and forces who are making an impact every day at one of the biggest footwear brands in the world. Whether you love to connect with consumers on the retail floor or want to drive our award-winning powerhouse in new directions, the SKECHERS team is the place to be. Learn more about our brand at skx.com.
The International Shipping Coordinator will be responsible for the control and administration of shipments, documents, communications, and payment presentations under letters of credit, documentary collections, wire transfers, etc. and/or any financial transaction for all product produced by Skechers' authorized manufacturers from all origins / warehouses: Factories, USA DC, Belgium DC, Japan DC, Chile DC, Vendors and any alternate international sources.
Essential Job Results-
Invoicing, logistics and shipping control of all International Orders to ensure Skechers International Goal Sales are met and successfully processed within the time frame required.
Receives, print, review and check all shipping documents for all Factory Direct Shipments from our Skechers China Offices.
Check data on invoices for accuracy between Compass and Garpac, such as style, color, total pairs, etc. including prices
Resolve any prices discrepancies with our Finance Team prior invoicing in Compass.
Resolve any documents discrepancy or clarifications with the Factories through our associates in China and/or any Skechers colleagues Internationally.
Ensure Cargo Receipt is properly sign and dated and within the time frame required.
Proceed with Compass Invoicing for Factory Direct shipments and ensure each individual line for each Factory Commercial Invoice is processed.
Factory invoice Copies are given to the Supervisor for Pending Documents Reports and placed on the TT Folders that will be given to our Export and Import Finance Teams so that factories receive their payments.
Process or issues manually (if needed) all necessary paperwork including the preparation of instructions for transportation documents, certificates of origin, other certificates, commercial invoices, packing lists and any other shipping documentation associated with each shipment originated from our Distributions Centers in the USA, Belgium, Factories or any Skechers locations, vendors or suppliers.
Processing all USA and Belgium Shipments creating Releases in Compass.
Process Compass Order and Pickticket Downloads for goods shipping from our USA DC and Belgium EDC and generate Goods Packed Report for all International Accounts.
Interact with Customer Service, Allocations, Customs Team, Finance Team, Retail Team, DC, EDC and/or any party involved to resolve any Compass download issue or discrepancy.
Communicate with all International Customers, Forwarders, Carriers, Truckers, etc. to process and push for shipments from the USA, Belgium, Factories or any other sources.
Ensure all sample shipments are sent without delays.
Updates complete shipment information into Compass systems for proper tracking and balancing.
Reviews documentation for completion.
Monitors all shipment activity for timely arrival at destination.
Creates appropriate reporting tools necessary to account for activity.
Communicates any discrepancies to proper supervisor/manager.
Interacts with appropriate personnel both within and outside the company in processing logistics and/or credit and payment activity.
Ensures all documents and finance presentations are sent to finance institutions and/or customers to demand and secure payment for all shipments.
Assumes primary responsibility of all filing associated with all International Shipments processed by the Export Logistics Team.
Performs any other related duties as assigned by management with respect to all International Exports and alternate operations as assigned/needed.
Excellent communicator (email, phone, zoom, etc.)
Team player and able to work independently.
Attention to Detail.
Ability to focus, multi-task, prioritize projects and handle pressure of deadlines and goals.
Ability to handle high volume of shipments, communications, documentation and filing.
Education and Experience-
B.A. degree or one to two years’ experience within a trade environment with general exposure to export operations.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
Knowledge of shipping procedures, freight forwarding and export terminology.
Knowledge of general inventory operating systems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The skills, abilities and physical demands described are representative of those duties that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities, who are otherwise qualified for the job position, to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel, and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; sit, reach with hands and arms, and stoop, kneel. The employee is occasionally required to sit for long period of times. The employee is regularly required to lift a 35 - 40lb dress form for garment evaluations.