Ocean Export Agent

  • Job Tracking ID: 512565-645273
  • Job Location: Elk Grove Village, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: High School/GED
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: August 17, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: August 17, 2018
  • FLSA: Yes
  • Travel Availability: 0



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Job Description:

Position Description: Under the direction and supervision of the Ocean Department Supervisor, the Ocean Export Agent is responsible for all aspects of assigned accounts by processing import and export shipments and all related activities for an assigned base of accounts. Assist with duties related to document preparation and traffic coordination required to correctly process goods through customs and affect timely delivery.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Ensure that all contract documents are complete and conform to corporate policies and export regulations
  • Tracking/tracing of shipments
  • Receive, review, and process import-export documentation such as B/L
  • Prepare reports of transactions to facilitate billing of shippers and foreign carriers
  • Ensure to book vessel or flight arrangement that will meet customer's requested ETA
  • Coordinate any necessary surface transportation to pier to make sure that delivery has been completed
  • Review all entries, client invoice packages and file record keeping prior to submitting to supervisor for payment and final review
  • Work with other Nissin departments in meeting customer and international deadlines
  • Data entry and maintain using Nissin export & import system, Oracle financials System
  • Ensure cargo pick-up and delivery on schedule
  • Ensure that all documents are in proper order, scan, fax, and file documents
  • Handle pick-up instructions and sends arrival notices
  • Handle file preparation
  • Monitor warehouse loading and unloading
  • Provide excellent customer service to customers
  • Other duties as provided

Experience and Skills:

Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma, some college coursework preferred
  • Ability to work independently
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Accurate Data entry skills
  • Proficient in MS Office applications
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Detail oriented and able to work in a fast paced environment

Job Benefits:

Nissin Benefits

Nissin offers a robust benefits package for our employees.  It includes health, dental, life and AD&D, short term and long term disability, along with 2 types of voluntary vision plans, additional voluntary life and AD&D, FSA (medical and dependent care), 401k, vacation, sick days and pet insurance.