Airfreight Export Coordinator

The Airfreight Export Coordinator manages the transportation and compliance of an outbound shipment from pick up to customer billing, ensuring service commitments are achieved and company objectives met.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Analyzes service failures across multiple departments and actions or escalates findings to ensure their timely resolution and preventative measures are being taken (i.e. billing discrepancies, claims, delays…etc)
  • Archives all shipment related documents
  • Assigns tasks as required to internal departments based on the nature of the request
  • Confirms shipment-level profitability and escalates any loss-making or low margin shipments to supervisor
  • Controls commercial documentation required for export or import declaration and other regulatory agencies or requirements (AES, DPS, Hazmat, AMS)
  • Actions the resolution of any accounts payable issues within area of responsibility.
  • Prepares house airway bill pouch and labels
  • Processes external billing based on quotations, established contract rates and standard tariffs and verifies if additional charges were incurred such as trucker waiting time
  • Responsible for the export compliance including Denied Party Screening and AES filing
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position does not supervise any direct reports.

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.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Associate’s Degree (A.A.) from a two-year college or equivalent combination of education and work experience will be considered in lieu of educational requirement
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • One to three years of previous experience in freight forwarding industry preferred
  • Completion of any industry related course is an asset

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ATTRIBUTES
  • Organizational skills
  • Time management and prioritization
  • Customer-focused
  • Adaptable / flexible to high-pressured environment
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), Email, and Internet
  • Proficient in world geography, shipping documentation, and Incoterms preferred
  • Proficient written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as freight rates, discounts, and other percentages


PHYSICAL DEMANDS
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is:
  • Frequently required to stand, and walk
  • Regularly required to sit for extended periods
  • Regularly uses arms to reach, hands and fingers for computer and phone use
  • Speaking clearly and listening for heavy phone contact
  • Requires close-up and computer screen distance vision ability

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics are similar to those of an office setting with various office equipment.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

This description is intended to indicate the kinds of tasks and levels of work difficulty required of the position given this title and shall not be construed as declaring what the specific duties and responsibilities of any particular position shall be. It is not intended to limit or in any way modify the right of management to assign, direct and control the work of employees under supervision. The listing of duties and responsibilities shall not be held to exclude other duties not mentioned that are of similar kind or level of difficulty.

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