Shipping Coordinator

Maryland Heights, MO US

Posted: 05/31/2019 Job Number: 32777 Pay Rate: 16.00 City:
Our client, a logistics company in Maryland Heights, is looking for an Shipping Coordinator to join their busy Import/Export Logistics team! This is full-time opportunity that may require occasional overtime on an as needed basis. The pay for this position will be within the range of $14.00-$16.00 per hour during the temporary period with the potential to increase up to $18.00 per hour upon permanent placement, based upon experience and performance.  The candidate in this role will be responsible for coordinating the import/export operational activities and working with customers to provide exceptional customer service. This position works 80% in office and 20% in warehouse.    JOB DUTIES:
  • Provide excellent customer service -  providing quotes on behalf of the sales team, informing customers of updates, and resolving any complaints or issues 
  • Set up and manage customer files and profiles
  • Assist the sales team with correspondence, providing information to prospective customers, and preparing proposals
  • Assist the accounting with miscellaneous needs and collecting on customer accounts
  • Generate  bills of lading and export documentation
  • Arrange freight pickup with trucking companies
  • Receive freight in warehouse and perform necessary safety checks
  • Book export shipments (air and ocean) 
  • Work with outside Customs Brokers to coordinate the timely clearing of import freight
  • Assist in warehouse as needed during busy times
  • Additional duties as assigned 
   
REQUIREMENTS:
  • Knowledge of shipping
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Basic math skills to calculate freight, storage, duty and other charges
  • Availability to work overtime as needed
  • The ability to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Ability to complete forklift safety certification and IAC Security Certification upon permanent hire (company will pay for certification) 
  • Per the client's request, the ability to pass a pre-employment background check required
 
Please apply online. All qualified candidates will be contacted.
 
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer - M/F/D/V
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