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Ocean Export Manager

JAS is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company. Our services include air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services, including consulting, the coordination of purchase orders and customized management services.

 

In this role you will be responsible for managing and overseeing the export department to ensure the movement of freight via ocean out of the country, in accordance with organizational policy and procedure, and to comply with relevant local, country and international law and processes. Position requires an energetic, customer service driven candidate with continuous emphasis on bottom line results.

 

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

 Essential is your ability to:

Manage and further develop efficient and effective flow of work to attain optimum efficiency and productivity of department.
Identify the existence and cause of problems and solutions to correct them.
Utilize reports to quantify and prioritize workload.
Manage communication with export related authorities, customers and suppliers in all relevant countries as necessary to ensure efficient, positive and lawful relations, support and activities.
Work with other departments in order to establish and maintain effective and relevant export activities and support in relation to the organizations operating functions.
Initiate, promote, support and implement change in order to increase organizational effectiveness.
Oversee the usage of vendors.
Responsible for TSA compliance and maintenance for the branch.
Provides quotes for internal and external clients.
Takes part in outside sales activities with sales or management staff.

 

REQUIREMENTS:

High School diploma or GED
Minimum 7 years relevant Export (Air or Ocean) and freight forwarding experience
Minimum 3 – 5 years supervisory experience
Knowledge of procedures for international and domestic freight, trucking and warehouse services
TSA compliant
Dangerous Good awareness
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Must be self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently
Must be detail oriented, have the ability to multitask and meet deadlines
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite & AS400 based programs

 

PREFERRED:

College Diploma

 

WHAT ELSE WOULD I NEED TO KNOW?

 

The ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.

 

JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

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