Air Export Coordinator

Agility Logistics - Boston, MA (30+ days ago)3.8


JOB DESCRIPTION
Position: Air Export Coordinator

Location: Boston, MA (BOS)

Reporting To: Export Supervisor

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

SUMMARY

The Air Export Coordinator is responsible for processing export shipments while coordinating with the internal customer service group and providing timely updates to external customer. He/she will be responsible for achieving high accuracy through our forwarding systems to ensure high productivity and operational excellence.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Close Air waybills timely to meet gateway and airline cutoffs
Proper Handling of Expedited, Out of Gauge and Hazardous freight
Print all Necessary Export Documents
Provide Warehouse with loading docs
Perform Export Clearance
Send Pre-advises/ J2J to destination offices / agents
Communicates with customer service group for any requirements or exceptions found in freight documents or physical cargo receipt, report any discrepancies to avoid mis-handling of goods.
Responsible for timely update of milestones in AS400 operating system.
As a contingency to Customer Service, the Operations Coordinator will contact customers with exceptions to advise shipment status or to obtain shipment information in a professional manner
Assists the day-to-day operations of the export department to ensure that customer requirements are met
Ensure that file contains all necessary document copies in proper sequence and are uploaded properly to document management system.
Assists with ensuring that payable and receivable documents are completed accurately and forwarded within time constraints
Trace shipment through transit points up to final destination and advice customer service as needed with timely updates.
Ensures that highest level of data quality and integrity by processing shipment accurately
Other duties as assigned by management
Set up reporting to monitor key accounts activity/shipments on a daily basis and liaison with both overseas offices and our own
Assist with additional lane set up as required by customer
Oversee special projects.as needed
Coordinate communication between all parties to ensure customer requirements are met
First point of customer contact for day to day issues/problems
First point of contact for destination offices and will resolve any issues/problems timely to avoid delays to customer. Also answering destination timely for any corrections required.
Identify problems and proactively resolve any issues to minimize impact to client and Agility.
Must possess high level of organization and time management of workload and self
JOB REQUIREMENTS
QUALIFICATIONS

3+ years of experience as export coordinator preferred
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
General knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
Experience in a transaction processing role
*** Qualified applicants (internal and external) must currently possess legal authorization to work in the United States

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to operate in global environment
Self managing and pro-active
Detail oriented
Ability to balance multiple priorities
Desire to work in a transaction processing environment
Ability to work in a team environment
Strong written and verbal communication skills
LANGUAGE SKILLS

English is the principal language for this position. This position requires good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a diverse multicultural environment.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and other technical software is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk and use hand and eye coordination. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK HOURS AND ENVIRONMENT

The current work schedule requires nights and weekends; overtime may be required based on the needs of the business. With an appropriate notice period work schedules may change based on the needs of the business. This position is located in a professional office environment.

STATEMENT OF NON-INCLUSIVITY

This job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities that may be given to any employee. The duties and responsibilities outlined in this position may be added to or changed when deemed appropriate and necessary by the person who is managerially responsible for this position.