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Ocean Import/Export Specialist

Charlotte, NC

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Description

TYPE: Contract to Hire; first shift

WHY THIS COMPANY: Our client is one of the world's largest transportation companies.  Associates will have the chance to work with a tenured team and the ability to grow into other levels of the business.  With employees all over the world, our client prides themselves on diversity and a dynamic international culture.  

YOUR DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:

  • Manage end to end supply chains for major accounts
  • Work to minimize detention and demurrage by utilizing vessel reconciliation
  • Review invoices for correct contract rates
  • Resolve EDI issues
  • Create reports for customers on special projects
  • Update internal reports regarding container location and cost accruals
  • Ensure compliance with customs regulations
  • Track and trace ocean shipments and update clients on any delays or changes
  • Work with other team members to ensure smooth delivery of shipments
  • Complete export booking requests including all relevant paperwork

Job Requirements

HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required; Bachelor’s Degree is preferred
  • 2 or more years of experience in ocean import or ocean export is required
  • Proficient in MS Excel; must be able to use V-lookups, Pivot Tables, Macros and Formulas efficiently
  • Excellent communication skills, the ability to work under pressure, and to work independently 
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