• Full Time
  • Humble, Texas
  • £50000 - £67000 per annum + PTO, 401K, Sick Days, Medical USD / Year

Midas Recruitment

Air & Ocean Import Specialist – Houston, TX

Posted on: November 8, 2022

Location:

Humble, Texas

Salary:

Humble, Texas

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Midas Recruitment – America’s Leading Freight Recruiters

Air & Ocean Import Specialist

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Enter transportation information for administrative and tracking purposes.
  • Ensure that regulatory requirements are met and that precise documentation, such as transit documents and customs clearances, is available for shipments.
  • Ensure that documentation is precisely processed, distributed, and discharged in a timely manner to carriers, forwarders, customers, and agents.
  • Prepare all significant data entry and confirmation of critical milestones (departure, arrival, customs clearance, PODs, etc.) in accordance with Customer Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Maintain polite, prompt, and efficient customer service.
  • Oversee and complete accurate billing to clients based on established pricing, while maintaining accurate costs and profits.
  • Oversee the pick-up and transfer of shipments with appropriate partners.
  • Establish an understanding of Incoterms and commercial invoice requirements.
  • Develop methods and procedures for transporting commodities from local or offshore locations to warehouses, other storage offices, or final consignee locations for designated shippers.
  • Prepare management information and reports as specified and requested by the Branch Manager in a timely manner.
  • To remain competitive, negotiate shipping rates and submit them to the Branch Manager for approval.
  • Customs entries and bonds must be prepared.
  • Develop and manage successful relationships with local vendors (such as airline representatives, freight forwarders, customs brokers, local pickup and delivery companies, regional trucking companies, and line-haul providers) and other co-load carriers.
  • Establish and manage all necessary procedures to ensure that all personnel work in a clean, well-organized, safe, and healthy environment.

Requirements:

  • 2+ Years of Experience in Import Operations in the Freight Forwarding Industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of knowledge and teaching Proficient in using Freight Forwarding software (Cargowise 1, SAP, AS400)
  • Understanding and application of Microsoft Excel and database functions
  • Mindset that is outgoing and forward-thinking, with the ability to decode problems quickly.
  • Knowledge of applicable state, federal, and international laws and regulations as they pertain to primary services provided (i.e., customs, security, other import and Import government agencies)

This is a direct-hire, full-time, permanent position.

Salary: $50,000 – $67,000

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Apply Now
Contact Us

Midas Recruitment – America’s Leading Freight Recruiters

Air & Ocean Import Specialist

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Enter transportation information for administrative and tracking purposes.
  • Ensure that regulatory requirements are met and that precise documentation, such as transit documents and customs clearances, is available for shipments.
  • Ensure that documentation is precisely processed, distributed, and discharged in a timely manner to carriers, forwarders, customers, and agents.
  • Prepare all significant data entry and confirmation of critical milestones (departure, arrival, customs clearance, PODs, etc.) in accordance with Customer Standard Operating Procedures.
  • Maintain polite, prompt, and efficient customer service.
  • Oversee and complete accurate billing to clients based on established pricing, while maintaining accurate costs and profits.
  • Oversee the pick-up and transfer of shipments with appropriate partners.
  • Establish an understanding of Incoterms and commercial invoice requirements.
  • Develop methods and procedures for transporting commodities from local or offshore locations to warehouses, other storage offices, or final consignee locations for designated shippers.
  • Prepare management information and reports as specified and requested by the Branch Manager in a timely manner.
  • To remain competitive, negotiate shipping rates and submit them to the Branch Manager for approval.
  • Customs entries and bonds must be prepared.
  • Develop and manage successful relationships with local vendors (such as airline representatives, freight forwarders, customs brokers, local pickup and delivery companies, regional trucking companies, and line-haul providers) and other co-load carriers.
  • Establish and manage all necessary procedures to ensure that all personnel work in a clean, well-organized, safe, and healthy environment.

Requirements:

  • 2+ Years of Experience in Import Operations in the Freight Forwarding Industry
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, or a related field, or an equivalent combination of knowledge and teaching Proficient in using Freight Forwarding software (Cargowise 1, SAP, AS400)
  • Understanding and application of Microsoft Excel and database functions
  • Mindset that is outgoing and forward-thinking, with the ability to decode problems quickly.
  • Knowledge of applicable state, federal, and international laws and regulations as they pertain to primary services provided (i.e., customs, security, other import and Import government agencies)

This is a direct-hire, full-time, permanent position.

Salary: $50,000 – $67,000

Tagged as: US