Logistics Coordinator (bi-lingual)

  • Job Tracking ID: 512565-649665
  • Job Location: Vancouver, WA
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: September 17, 2018
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: September 17, 2018
  • FLSA: Yes
  • Travel Availability: 0

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Job Description:


Under the direction and supervision of upper management, the logistics coordinator is responsible for coordinating activities of air, ocean, land import and export freight shipments in US and Asia.


  • Monitor and provide necessary instruction for parties engaged in receiving and shipping freight, documentation, way billing, assessing charges, and collecting fees for shipments.
  • Negotiates with foreign shipping interests to contract for reciprocal freight handling agreements. Send air and ocean quotations to foreign countries.
  • Produce and examine all necessary paperwork for import and export shipments and customs regulations.
  • Negotiates with foreign shipping interests to contract for reciprocal freight handling agreements.
  • Arrange freights at warehouse, airline bonds or port warehouses.
  • Examines invoices and shipping manifests for conformity to tariff and customs regulations.
  • Prepare reports of transactions to facilitate billing of shippers and foreign carries. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Communicate with customs for trouble-shooting, providing rate quote and import/export plans.
  • Contact established and potential customers to introduce Nissin’s import/export services and arrange shipments.
  • Do monthly reports and billing/ payment job related import/export shipments.
  • Update import/export regulations constantly and share all necessary information with all other employees.
  • Take care of freight attendance at (air) ports for import/export and other special projects.
  • Comply with customer requirements and comply with Nissin, US Customs, HAZMAT, OSHA, CTPAT, TSA and any other authorities’ rules and regulations.
  • Performs other duties as required.

Experience and Skills:


  • Bachelor degree in business related field; and one year plus related experience and or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Fluent bilingual (English/Japanese) skills - reading, writing, speaking proficiency
  • Possess excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must be detailed orientated
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment
  • Possess customer service skills
  • Previous experience with International business.
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel) email applications
  • Able to work in a warehouse environment-work is performed in a shipping and/or warehouse environment which may be subject to noise, heat, cold, chemical smells, dust, and other similar conditions.

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.