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Job Ref.: 4160

Job Title: Air Export Agent

Role: Accounting / Finance / Billing / Collections

Relocation Available: No

Industry: Transportation

Location: New York

Town / City: Jamaica

Job Type: Permanent full-time

Job description:

Under the direction and supervision of the Air Export Department Supervisor, the Export Clerk is responsible for all aspects of assigned accounts by processing import and export shipments and all related activities for an assigned base of accounts. Assist with duties related to document preparation and traffic coordination required to correctly process goods through customs and affect timely delivery.
 
Responsibilities/Essential Functions:
 
Primarily works in the warehouse handling various freight to be exported
Responsible for the loading and unloading of containers
Responsible for the repacking of the freight
Tracking/tracing of shipments
Receive, review, and process import-export documentation such as B/L and AWB
Prepares reports of transactions to facilitate billing of shippers and foreign carriers. Other duties may be assigned.
Ensure to book vessel or flight arrangement that will meet customer's requested ETA.
Coordinate any necessary surface transportation to airports or pier to make sure that delivery has been completed.
Review all entries, client invoice packages and file record keeping prior to submitting to supervisor for payment and final review.
Works with other departments in meeting Customer and international deadlines,
Data Entry using export system and Oracle financials
Ensures cargo delivery is on schedule
Ensures that all documents are in proper order Scan, fax and file documents
Handles Pick-up instructions and sends arrival notices
Provides excellent Customer Service to local and international customers, primarily Japanese companies
 
Experience and Skills:
 
Qualifications:
 
High School Diploma, some college coursework preferred
1-2 years of industry experience preferred.
Some warehouse experience preferred
Forklift Certification preferred
Proficient in MS Office and knowledge of export computer systems
Accurate Data entry skills
Proficient in MS Office applications
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
Detail oriented and able to work in a fast paced environment.
Must have strong math skills
Lifting 30 lbs

Bottom Line Requirements:

1.  High School Diploma required.  Some college coursework preferred.
2.  1-2 years of export industry experience preferred.
3.  Some warehouse experience preferred.
4.  Forklift Certification preferred.
5.  Proficient in MS Office and knowledge of export computer systems.
6.  Must have strong math skills.
7.  Salary expectations.

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