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Import Coordinator  

EOE StatementWe 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.
About the Organization Norbert Dentressangle is a leading global provider of supply chain management solutions, including value-added warehousing, packaging, contract manufacturing, and transportation. In the United States, Norbert Dentressangle employs more than 6,000 people, manages more than 40 million square feet of warehouse space across 160 sites, and serves more than 1,000 customers.  
Open Date 5/22/2013  
Location Kent - WA - 18209 80th Ave. S., Suite A  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift Days  
Position Import Coordinator  


• Facilitate the accurate and timely movement of customer’s ocean freight import shipments from origin to destination in compliance with company standards and government agencies, such as Customs and Border Protection.
• For select accounts: Communicate directly with customers or, if order originated from customer via overseas agent, communicate to and through overseas agents.
• Provide authorization to ship to overseas vendor via agent when advised to do so by customer.
• Confirm ocean freight rates have been filed. 
• Verify accuracy of buy/sell rates and agent profit splits.
• Careful attention to customer procedures to handle each shipment as per customer wishes.
• Confirm various shipping details against documents.
• Maintain accuracy of data and shipment status as changes occur, and correctly and completely enter in the global system.
• Follow company policies and procedures.
• Other duties as assigned.

Position Requirements

The ideal candidate is strongly preferred to possess a minimum 2 years experience in international import freight forwarding.  Additional qualities include an understanding of the functions and obligations of a freight forwarder, strong communication skills - written and oral, ability to convert metric to US and vice versa, ability to convert conversions of currency, and  basic knowledge of Microsoft Office programs.

Jacobson Companies offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, 401(k), paid time off and a business casual environment.

Drug screen, background check required.  Jacobson participates in E-verify and is an equal opportunity employer. 


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