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Air & Ocean Export Coordinator

What we’re looking for…

  • OEC Group is currently looking for candidates interested in the logistics/ supply chain industry. We offer a full training program to all new hires in the Operations Department. (You do not need to have prior experience within the industry.)
  • During your training program you will work 1:1 with the Air & Ocean Export Manager, learning the basics of the Freight Forwarding Industry.
  • The Air & Ocean Export Coordinator is mainly responsible for providing an operations service to meet the customer’s needs in a cost effective manner. This person will be a floater within the Air & Ocean Export Department, handling both air import/export and ocean export.

About OEC Group

Established in 1981, OEC Group is one of the leading NVOCC freight forwarding companies. With headquarters located in Taipei, Taiwan, as well as regional headquarters in New York and branches throughout Asia, North America, and Europe; OEC Group enjoys a strong position in a rapidly growing market.

Perks & Benefits of OEC Group

After successfully completing and passing a standard 90-day introductory period the employee is provided with the following benefits package. This includes:

  • Full Health Insurance Coverage (Medical and Dental) – Paid for by the company
  • Life and Accidental Insurance Coverage
  • Vacation/ Personal/ Floating Days
  • Annual Performance review and opportunity for salary adjustment and bonus (contingent upon company financials and on-the-job performances)
  • After 1 full year of employment: 401K Retirement Plan with up to 3% company match

Company Culture

OEC Group provides a fun, family-oriented work culture. We are a well-established company that is continually growing and looking for strong team players. We often host company outings such as team dinners, holiday parties, company picnics, and team building activities!

About the Position

  • Liaising with customers to obtain information to ensure correct measures are in place and customers needs are met.

  • Issue correct documentation as set out in the instructions obtained.
    Negotiate the service contract with Ocean Carriers.

  • Arrange the shipment pick up.

  • Maintain all files ensuring they are billed correctly in accordance with procedures provided by management.

  • Liaise with overseas offices.

  • Ensure procedures and standards as set are maintained.To assist other team members as and when required and instructed by the manager.

  • Daily tracking of shipments.

  • Negotiating rates with airlines and trucking companies.

  • Creating shipping documents such as Airway bills and pick-up orders.

  • Communication with overseas offices to follow up on delivery statuses.

Work Schedule

Chicago Office 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CST

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Looking for candidates with good follow up abilities, strong organizational skills, and email communication skills.

Education & Experience

  • Associate's degree and six months to one year of related experience.
  • Experience dealing with a high volume of data entry.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office. 

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, and requires the ability to speak and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data entry.

 

OEC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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