Senior Ocean Import Specialist / Supervisor | Boston, MA

Job Type:
Permanent
Industry:
Freight Forwarding
Job Role:
Operations
Region:
USA
Area:
Massachusetts
County:
Any
Location:
Boston, MA
Salary:
60,000 to 70,000 per annum
Currency:
US Dollar
Posted:
06-Nov-17
Recruiter:
Headford Strategic Growth
Job Ref:

My client based in Boston, MA have a new opportunity in their ocean freight department.

The Senior Ocean Import Specialist will be primarily specializing in ocean freight but may also be required to handle air freight shipments as & when required. Being a senior position, there is a natural route to progression into more of a supervisory position as the size of the team grows - something that is happening rapidly.

The company are a top 25 forwarder with over 1000 employees in 35 offices in the US. Their global network reaches 80 different countries and they currently have over 1000 owned offices worldwide.

Responsibilities:

• Responsible for day to day development and implementation of the company’s import seafreight
• First point of contact for all advice, assistance and guidance of import ocean freight matters
• Provide customer quotes
• Liaise with regulatory bodies
• Take care of import documentations, liaison with various government and non government department like excise, shipping company etc
• Expedite import arrangements and maintain current information
• Generate all required import documentation
• Be able to carry out functions across the various levels of the organization

Requirements:
• 2+ years' experience in ocean imports for a freight forwarding company
• Excellent communication skills both written & verbally
• Experience in air freight or ocean exports would be beneficial
• Ability to work well within a team but also use own initiative

For more information on this opportunity, get in touch on 404-592-6315 or send an up-to-date resume to danny@headfordgroup.com

Contact Details:
Headford Strategic Growth
Contact: Danny Barnes

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