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Ocean Export Specialist

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 facilitating the movement of products/equipment//materials out of the country via ocean freight while complying with relevant local, country and international laws and processes and providing customer service to exporting customers.

 

WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?

 Essential is your ability to:

Prepare/coordinate the necessary documentation for all ocean export activities
Coordinate cargo pick up/transfer and monitor status
Communicate with export related authorities, customer and suppliers
Manage/update carrier/vendor rates and obtain spot rates when necessary
Track shipments and update customers/agents of status
Create and maintain customer files
Properly invoice and audit files to ensure accuracy and completion

 

REQUIREMENTS:

High School diploma or GED
Three to five years experience in similar position
Geographical knowledge
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

 

PREFERRED:

Previous knowledge of O/S CargoWise
Experience in freight forwarding
Knowledge of additional languages

 

 

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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