Job Detail
Position: Ocean Export Agent Category: Professionals
City: College Park State : GA
Branch Name: Douglasville, GA Dress Code:
Branch Phone: (770) 819-0393 Job ID: 26810
Pay Information: Order Type: DH
Description
JOB POSTING ANNOUNCEMENT
Position: Sr. Ocean Export Agent
Location: Atlanta, GA
Branch: IOC / Atlanta Branch
FLSA : Non Exempt
Experience: 5 or more years experience required
Posting Description:
The IOC has an excellent opportunity for a Sr. Ocean Export Agent. We are
looking for a team player with 5+ years experience in the freight forwarding
industry. The ideal candidate will possess excellent communication and
customer service skills. Very good interpersonal skills, attention to details
and a positive, professional demeanor are essential for success. The position
will report to the Assistant Manager of the IOC. Duties include but are not
limited to the following:
Primary Duties:
? Identify, organize and coordinate customer shipping requirements
? Accurately, timely and efficiently prepare documents for ocean export
shipments; and import documents for distribution to Brokerage
Operations and/or customers’ Brokers
? Accurately and timely prepare invoices; and all required AS-400
database entries
? Effectively coordinate pickup and delivery orders with steamship,
trucking, rail and warehouse companies
? Provide professional, high quality customer service by direct
customer contact
? Communicate effectively with internal departments, other regional
branches and offices, and all external contacts
? Effectively interface and consult with the Branch Licensed Broker and
Customs Brokerage Operations staff to obtain technical guidance for
regulatory compliance purposes as required by agencies including the
FMC, EAR and U.S. Customs
? Provide rates to internal and external customers, direct contact with
customer
? Timely and professional daily communications with customer via
phone, fax and email
? Interact professionally with co-workers and others at all times
? Perform specific and assigned operations and administrative tasks in
order to provide high quality customer service while meeting the
Company’s goals
Required Skills and Experience:
? High School Graduate, GED or equivalency certificate, or significant,
relevant or appropriate working experience
? 5+ years’ freight-forwarding industry experience in ocean export
? Experience in FCL / LCL Ocean Cargo logistics and documentation
? Experience with steamship lines' Bill of Lading and INCO terms
? Experience with Ocean accounting
? Basic to Intermediate PC skills – MS Word, Excel, Lotus Notes, AS400
knowledge
? Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills, professional and
positive demeanor
? Commitment to the appropriate sense of urgency to complete
assignments with accuracy and efficiency
? Strong organizational skills with superior attention to details and
follow-up
? Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communications, customer
service and teamwork skills, with professional, positive, and motivated
demeanor
? Able to multitask and effectively handle changing priorities under
pressure
? Ability to understand, develop and maintain multi-cultural
relationships.
? Patience – able to deal with complex processes that may involve
multiple levels of approval
Must be available to work flexible scheduled hours and days depending
upon customer demands including early or later starts, overtime, weekends
and occasional holidays.
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