#1654 Air Export Agent

05.03.2022

Position Title: Air Export Agent
Location: Bensenville / Illinois
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Salary: $19-24 /hour

Bond Consultants is a Dynamic Employment Firm in Chicago that provides professional employment services to many people with different backgrounds and skills. One of our clients, a Global Logistics company, is currently looking for an Air Export Agent. This position is full-time, direct hire, and pays $19-24 per hour based on experience.

 

This position is responsible for the day-to-day carrying out of air export operations by:

  • managing the shipping of cargo via air and/or ocean transport
  • receiving shipping instructions and following customer specific guidelines in the preparation and transmission of export transactions
  • processing shipments from booking through confirmation of shipping

 

Summary of Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Take booking requests, ensure bookings are made at current and accurate rates, consolidate and route shipments based on local office procedures
  • Communicate with carriers, origin and destination locations regarding shipment status, special handling and delivery processes
  • Monitor and manage shipments until completion
  • Keep customers appraised to the export details of transactions in accordance with local office export operation procedures
  • Ensure accuracy and completeness of export documentation – review and verify documentation and obtain any missing documentation from the customer
  • Build relationships with all customers, other offices, overseas agents and service providers
  • Review standard operating procedures to ensure compliance, TSA, Quality Assurance Standards, TAPA, and IMDG
  • May be responsible for special shipments involving perishables (live animals, cherries, etc.) and/or be in charge of special accounts
  • Report anomalies in operations and new customer requirements to management for decisions on additional service requirements
  • Be required to load and unload trucks, use forklift, package and palletize cargo and complete other assigned warehouse and inventory tasks, when necessary

 

Summary of Qualification:

  • High School Diploma and or GED
  • Prior work experience in logistics/freight forwarding industry NOT required
  • MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint & Word)
  • Must possess excellent customer service skills with the ability to grasp extensive knowledge while dealing with a variety of people.
  • Must have strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret verbal and written requests and directions
  • Must have the ability to compose letters, memos, emails and other written documentation clearly and concisely
  • Be able to present oneself in a highly cooperative and professional manner when meeting both internal and external customers and vendors face to face

 

Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision (effective beginning the 1stof the month following start date)
  • Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment insurance, Shirt & Long-Term Disability
  • 401k with a company matching
  • Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Tuition Assistance Program, Commuter Benefits, vacation Time

 

As an agency, we believe that every jobseeker can potentially bring something special to our clients. If you have any interest at all in our current opportunities, we encourage you to apply. It is our goal to give not only our clients but also candidates aid in their professional prosperity. We would be glad to do our best in helping all applicants make their next steps towards their career goals, whatever they may be.

Job Number/ID 1654
Job Type Direct Hire Full Time Non-Exempt
Location / State Bensenville / Illinois
Salary $19-24 /hour
Language English
Visa Sponsor No
Agent Name Sunnie (Sanae) Onoda
Inquiry sonoda@bond-consultants.com

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