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Import Coordinator (Footwear)

Job title: Import Coordinator (Footwear)
Contract type: Full-time
Location: New York
Industry: Fashion
Remote: No
Salary: 60,000/year-70,000/year
Reference: 448968
Contact name: Alissa Nussbaum

Job description

 Our client is a leading global footwear manufacturer.
We are looking for an Import Coordinator to work as a liaison between the client and service partners. 

-Must have expertise in understanding the full lifespan of the container lifecycle to provide the client with an uninterrupted flow of container movement and any associated delays or accessorial charges.
-Specialize in PO/Vendor compliance, vendor coordination, and vendor /client training. 
-Onboard new origin and destination accounts based on the client's specific business processes to successfully 'go live' with standard operating procedures in place with minimal bandwidth.

-   Work directly with Ocean Carriers, Customs Brokers, and Truckers and Transload facilities to receive correct EDI milestones, based on standardized and extensive specs.

-  Great understanding of the documentation process when importing goods.

Qualifications Experience: 
•    Minimum of 2 years of Ocean Import/Export Logistics
•    Terminal Operations and Domestic transportation experience.
•    Blue Cherry ERP Experience 
•    Work with freight Forwarders and carriers to facilitate export and import shipments.
•    Track and Trace containers (Landed/POE)
•    Oversee order placement activities and contract renewal 
•    Prepare monthly shipping plan through analysis of volumes, freight rates, credit releases, and country specific export requirements.
•    Interacts with various functional areas of the organization to ensure customer satisfaction in order fulfillment.
•    Verifies Import documentation and records to ensure compliance with US Customs regulations.
•    Coordinate with factories and third-party service providers as primary point of contact to ensure compliance during the process and clearance of imports and exports.
•    Maintain communication with all customers ensuring all needs are covered. Apply for this job