Ocean Export Agent

  • Job Tracking ID: 512565-852539
  • Job Location: Elk Grove Village, IL
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: April 19, 2023
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: May 17, 2023
  • 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 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 export documentation such as B/L
  • Ensure to book vessel will meet customer's requested ETA
  • Coordinate any necessary surface transportation 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 to complete the jobs
  • Data entry in Nissin system
  • Ensure cargo pick-up and delivery on schedule
  • Ensure that all documents are in proper order, scan, fax, and file documents
  • File documents properly
  • Monitor warehouse loading and unloading
  • Provide excellent customer service to customers
  • Follow the instructions from Supervisor/Manager
  • Other duties as provided

Experience and Skills:


  • 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
  • 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.