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Sr. Ocean Export Coordinator - Full Time

OEC Group - Itasca, IL

Posted on 06/29/22 (Ref: ILYQeIMvAU)

Sr. Ocean Export Coordinator - Itasca, IL - OEC Group

OEC Group offers hybrid work, competitive salary, a full benefits package, opportunities for professional growth and so much more!

What we're looking for...
  • 5+ years experience handling ocean export shipments.
  • Proficient in MS Excel, strong organization, follow up and communication skills.
  • Cargowise experience is a plus!

About OEC Group

Established in 1981, OEC Group is one of the leading NVOCC freight forwarding companies. We provide 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.

About the Position Duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):
  • Manage communication with carriers regarding contract term maintenance, rate negotiation, space protection and any type of equipment dispute in general.
  • Update the internal system with any new/updated rates.
  • Collaborate with Sales Representatives for RFQs.
  • Gather shipment information, create new bookings, handle documentation and data entry.
  • Negotiate rates with carriers and truckers.
  • Issue rate quotes to customers and overseas offices.
  • Liaising with customers to obtain information to ensure correct measures are in place and customers' needs are met.
  • Issue correct documentation as set out in the instructions obtained.
  • Arrange on time pick up and deliveries for cargo.
  • Maintain all files ensuring they are billed correctly in accordance with procedures provided by management.
  • Coordinate with overseas offices, customers, vendors, etc.
  • Follow up on daily report for tracking and tracing of shipments, ensure bills of lading and pre-alerts, are issued in a timely manner.

Work Schedule

Chicago Office 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CST

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Education & Experience
  • Associates degree preferred
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience handling the A-Z process for ocean export shipments.


$55,000-$65,000 annually based on education and experience level.

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:
  • Hybrid/flexible work schedule
  • 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 mid-year salary adjustment and year-end bonus (contingent upon company financials and on-the job performances)
  • 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!

COVID-19 Policy

OEC Group has implemented a COVID-19 vaccine mandate for all employees and new hires. After receiving a conditional offer, OEC Group will request proof of vaccination or an upcoming scheduled appointment.

OEC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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