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Specialist A, International GC  

Description

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. Communicates with customers and corporate accounts by phone, email, and fax;
  2. Participates in meetings with corporate accounts locally and internationally;
  3. Schedules pack/delivery dates with domestic and international agents;
  4. Provides Client & Corporate Accounts with Customer Service Support;
  5. Issues export documents;
  6. Tracks shipments;
  7. Runs reports, including, but not limited to, Status Reports;
  8. Uses freight software, a.k.a., Traxx®;
  9. Tracks shipments by phone and internet;
  10. Data entry;
  11. Contracts with agents, truckers, airlines, steamship lines, customs brokers, insurance agents, and third party service providers;
  12. Provides job cost summary for all services;
  13. Uses freight software a.k.a. Cargo Traxx®;
  14. Coordinates warehouse activities with GC client vendors;
  15. Follows up on client orders to ensure goods are supplied by client vendors;
  16. Oversees loading of containers domestically;
  17. Travels Locally and Internationally in performance of positional responsibilities;
  18. Constructs transportation plans;
  19. Audits carrier invoices;
  20. Writes corporate shipping/transportation policy;
  21. Administers quality control;
  22. Negotiates pricing with sea carriers, air carriers, truckers and custom brokers;
  23. Prepare rates for responses to RFP's for clients;
  24. Establishes and maintains relationship with corporate accounts;
  25. Manages moves to/from all regions;
  26. Oversees loading of containers internationally;
  27. Leads meetings with corporate accounts, both locally and internationally;
  28. Performs Carrier Rate negotiations and Contracting at an advanced level;
  29. Analyzes reports complex;
  30. Problem solving complex/advanced;
  31. Constructs client quotations complex/advanced;
  32. Enforces corporate shipping policies complex/advanced;
  33. Coordinates collections with COD clients;
  34. Negotiate pricing with insurance carriers;
  35. Writes, edits, and formats RFP's for vendors;
  36. Writes responses to RFP's for clients;
  37. Resolves complaints complex/advanced;
  38. Write status reports;
  39. Manages door to door international shipments - advanced;
  40. Writes reports simple;
  41. Counsels corporate accounts on transportation / logistics supply chain management;
  42. Filing;
  43. Other duties as assigned.

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Position Requirements

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES: This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS: 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.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Four year degree from an accredited university; or five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Must possess the ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY: Must have the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists; ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS: Must have a valid Driver’s License and a U.S. Passport for International Travel.

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; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Req Number CUS-17-00002  
About the Organization The Paxton Companies offers a wide variety of positions for qualified candidates based upon their strengths, skills and talents. Whether this is your first job or if you're a seasoned employee, Paxton affords the opportunity for growth and development.



A family based organization; we are proud of our legacy and continue to strive for the family atmosphere that we were founded upon.



If you are interested in a career with Paxton, our industry is growing and Paxton along with it. We take pride in our employees and are always looking for people who care about our customers and our community.



Full-time Benefits

Major Medical and Dental Insurance, Prescription Drug Plan, Employee Life Insurance, PTO & Holidays, 401k Savings Plan, Employee Assistance Plan, Direct Deposit, Uniform, Training; opportunity for advancement.


*Equal Opportunity Employer - EOE/M/F/D/V



For more information about the Paxton companies, please go to www.paxton.com



 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. EOE/M/F/D/V  

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