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Forwarding Assistant

Three Point Solutions Wichita, KS

  • Posted: 23 days ago
  • Contractor
Job Description

Job title: Forwarding Assistant 9630

Duration: 3-6 months with the possibility of extension
Hours: M-F 7am - 5pm with some Saturdays 2-4 hours
Work address: 825 East Douglas Avenue 2nd floor North. - will train onsite for a brief period then remotely working
Dress code: business casual
Prescreens: HireRight background check

***Need someone with Ocean carrier booking experience.
**Will take someone with an accounting or Finance background

Position Purpose:

The primary purpose of this position is to acquire all necessary information from Business Unit (BU) customers in order to prepare and submit all export documentation, related to the ocean carriage, on all export shipments of client businesses. You will utilize outlined carrier processes and ensure loads are scheduled according to the order plan. This includes preparation and filing of paperwork to meet the export requirements that are set forth by regulatory agencies such as U.S. Customs and the U.S. Bureau of Census.

Principal Accountabilities:
55% Export Documentation Instruction and Completion: Create, compile, execute, and ensure accuracy of bill of lading instructions for client BUs. This will include review of sales reports, new order forms, SAP information, EEI filing, Import ISF filing, coordination with import brokers, as well as meet and comply with necessary Letter of Credit requirements, to ensure that commodity loads are booked correctly. This also requires collaborating with other stakeholders and third party facilities to provide information required to complete the work.

15% Import Coordination: Ensure all regulatory regulations are met and that the broker is engaged for the clearance of the import cargo. Activities can include: Import ISF filing, coordination of import broker, communication with overseas business clients, facilitation of import delivery and communication with global tax and customs if the FDA is involved.

15% Customer Service/Problem Resolution: Management of Remedy Force and SAP data elements, problem resolution as well as internal and external customer service.

10% Stakeholder Management: Communicating shipment details to necessary key stakeholders (i.e. Business Unit client load facility, end customers).

5% Other: Any other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
Ocean carrier booking experience
High School Diploma or GED equivalent GED with 2 years' experience in Business, Logistics, Transportation and Supply Chain Management.
+ 1 year of experience working in an office environment.
Ability to work under pressure.
Willingness to work overtime as needed.
Microsoft Office Suite experience including proficient in Excel.

Preferred Qualifications:
Associate's Degree
Experience in freight forwarding and/or customs clearance.
Knowledge of Incoterms.
Knowledge of SAP, AS 400 and GT Nexus.
Understanding of insurance and claims.

Success Factors / Abilities:
Flexibility and resiliency many of the tools used are unstable and will require multiple attempts to complete.
Adaptable to large open work environment.
Good organizational skills.
Very good understanding of United States and world geographies.
Ability to adapt and learn in a changing work environment and work with diverse teams globally.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet multiple deadlines.
Strong attention to detail.
Ability to work independently.
Ability to work in a team environment.
Demonstrated strong problem-solving.
Excellent communication and presentation skills both verbal and written.
Analytic skills.

Company Description
As a leading contract, contract-to-hire and professional placement firm, Three Point Solution understands the importance of aligning our client with the right resource at the right time. We are committed to the highest caliber of service that will benefit our clients, candidates and employees. Unlike large, corporate style recruiting firms, we commit to individualized attention that uniquely positions us to bridge the communication gap between recruiter, employer and candidate. Our goal is to cultivate and maintain true partnerships with our clients and candidates.

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