Air Import Agent

  • Job Tracking ID: 512565-774881
  • Job Location: Elk Grove Village, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: July 01, 2021
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: July 16, 2021
  • FLSA: Yes
  • Travel Availability: 0

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Job Description:

Job Description:

The Air Import Clerk will assist the company in shipping and receiving inventories in international business transactions. They will be working closely with the company’s customs brokers, warehouse staff, shipping companies and clients assisting with shipping, receiving and record keeping for domestic and international transactions.


  • Track shipments and communicate with clients and vendors about the shipment’s progress
  • Handle claims with insurance companies if any shipment problems happen to occur
  • Receive, review and process import documentation such as air bills
  • Ensure that all contract documents are complete and conform to corporate policies and import laws
  • Create import documents and delivery order
  • Compute international fees for each shipment and keep track of shipment payments
  • Keep files of shipments
  • Issue invoices/freight releases to both international and domestic clients
  • Obtain documents from overseas agents and customer
  • Process payments in a timely manner
  • Other duties as needed

Experience and Skills:

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Min. AA degree, college degree preferred
  • No experience in logistics industry preferred
  • Accurate data entry skills
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong math skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office
  • Able to multi task in fast paced environment
  • Ability to lift 20 lbs. unassisted

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.