Export Agent in Queens, NY at Volt

Date Posted: 11/17/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Contingent
  • Location:
    Queens, NY
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
    11/17/2018
  • Job ID:
    143832
  • Pay Rate
    $19.0 - $22.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone
    973-541-2270

Job Description

Our client, with a combination of global logistics, packaging and materials sourcing solutions is in need of an experienced Export Agent for a contract to hire opportunity in Springfield Gardens, NY

Primary duty is to review and process export transactions, including all related activities, for one or more major accounts, and to provide excellent, proactive and timely customer service. This position will work with both ocean and air exports.

Duties will include:

  • Preparation of freight quotes, tracking of freight and invoice processing.
  • Performs all duties correctly and in compliance with all government export/transportation regulations.
  • Promote a positive relationship with the client by ensuring excellent, timely and proactive customer service at all times and in conjunction with other departments and third parties
  • Receive, review, and process high-volume and/or complex export transactions for client(s), including booking, documentation and billing
  • Process data through the Company’s system, and submit shipment information to various government agencies as required
  • Check the shipments in the warehouse as needed to ensure that the shipping documents correspond to the actual shipments
  • Process bills of lading for outgoing shipments
  • Track and review shipping status to ensure timely departure/delivery of freight; enter milestone data
  • Ensure shipments of hazardous materials are checked and processed in accordance with all applicable regulations under the International Air Transport Association and, Code of Federal Regulations
  • Create quotations for individual shipments, including estimating prices for the shipper, and selecting transportation companies to use

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2-5 years relevant work experience in the freight forwarding industry or logistics field
  •  A high level of energy and a "can-do" positive attitude
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel, Word and Outlook
  • Excellent verbal/written communication skills
  • Familiarity with CargoWise’s Enterprise system a plus.
     

Pay Rate:
$19.00 -$22.00

Please send your resume for immediate consideration and our Senior Recruiter , Jennifer Cremonesi, will contact you for an initial prescreen. 

Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a friendly staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.  

Volt is a global leader in the staffing industry and has earned its reputation as a staffing industry leader by making sure our clients make the right hire, every time. We provide proven, flexible recruiting and workforce management solutions to companies of all size, from innovative startups to Fortune 500 clients.

To see all of our job postings, visit http://jobs.volt.com.
To learn more about Volt visit http://www.volt.com.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer