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Import Coordinator
Itasca, IL
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Post Date: 10/11/18 Company: OEC Group
Compensation:   Contact: Emily Lederkramer
Job Type: Full Time Phone: 718-527-7171 x8824
Education: None Fax:
Experience: Entry Level Mailing Address: 133-33 Brookville Blvd., Ste. 306
Rosedale, NY USA
Travel: Negligible

Company Profile:
To apply please follow the link: https://oecgroup.applytojob.com/apply/4tiVG9pU9u/Import-Coordinator?source=JobsInLogistics

Job Description:
What we're looking for…

OEC Group is currently looking for both entry level and experienced candidates with around 1-3 years of experience in the logistics, supply chain, import and/or transportation industry.
You will be enrolled in our unique training program, learning the basics of the Freight Forwarding industry and company procedures. After completing our training program, the Import Logistics Coordinator will be placed into either the Operations or Customer Service Department.
The Import Logistics Coordinator is primarily responsible for tracking and tracing the movement of shipments while ensuring proper and timely coordination.
What we can offer you:

At OEC Group we have created an interactive training program focused on educating and engaging our new hires. Our Operations Trainer, leads each class and tailors the curriculum based on prior experience, knowledge, and targeted position. During training you will be provided with several resources to assist you with the learning process including test modules, weekly quizzes, informational sessions, group activities, and individual review time. OEC's Freight School holds courses monthly, with each course running anywhere from 1-4 weeks.

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. OEC Group provides our customers with import and export services, as well as, door-to-door services for both international and domestic needs. We remain competitive by offering a wide range of logistics services, including: ocean and air freight, rail, trucking, warehousing and distribution, customs brokerage, cargo insurance and more.

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:

Individual Health Insurance Coverage (Medical and Dental) – Paid for by the company
Life and Accidental Insurance Coverage
Vacation, Personal and Floating Days
Bi-Annual performance review with opportunities for a salary adjustment and/or bonus (contingent upon company financials and on-the-job performances)
After 1 full year of employment: 401K 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 Duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

Tracks, traces, and updates the status of shipments in Freightstream daily by checking the carrier's website.
Creates and maintains customer profiles in FreightStream with detailed customer information.
Maintains effective communication with internal and external parties through a high volume of e-mails, phone calls and in-person interaction.
Generates and monitors reports daily.
Creates invoices to be processed for billing purposes.
Addresses internal and external inquiries and directs to the correct department if needed.
Work Schedule

Chicago Office 8:00 am – 5:00 pm CST

Job Requirements:

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 preferred.
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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