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Air Export Coordinator - Full Time

OEC Group - Itasca, IL

Posted on 10/14/21 (Ref: )

Air Export Coordinator - Itasca, IL - OEC Group

Air Export Coordinator

What we're looking for…
  • OEC Group is currently looking for both entry level and experienced candidates who are interested in the logistics, supply chain, import, export 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 Air Export Logistics Coordinator will join the Air Department!
  • The Export Logistics Coordinator is primarily responsible for tracking and tracing the movement of air freight 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.

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! Here at OEC we identify the following to be our 5 main Core Values:
  1. Community: OEC is a family-oriented company, and we value our employees' efforts to help grow and support one another as a unified community.
  2. Teamwork: We work together to support each other's successes, interests and goals by sharing knowledge and resources.
  3. Customer Experience: We focus on helping both our internal and external customers succeed, acting in our customer's best interests while striving to understand their needs and exceed their expectations.
  4. Work Ethic: Passion is at the heart of OEC. We hold ourselves accountable in our everyday work, and we strive to do the best we can.
  5. Innovation: We believe innovation is essential for growth. Continuous improvement will bring OEC and our people to a better future.

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, Dental and Vision) – Paid for by the company
  • Life and Accidental Insurance Coverage
  • Vacation, Personal and Floating Days
  • Biannual 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

About the Position Duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
  • Responsible for coordinating all aspects of air import shipments including; preparing documentation, data entry, tracing, billing, arranging deliveries, etc.
  • Daily communication with airlines, vendors, truckers, customer, sales representative, and overseas offices.
  • Creates and maintains customer profiles in FreightStream with detailed customer information.
  • Maintains effective coordination 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


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.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Air freight forwarding experience
  • Cargowise experience

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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