Job Description

About Albion Staffing Solutions:
Albion has been offering Temp; Contract and Direct Hire Staffing Services for 20-years from offices located throughout South Florida. Offering General Admin/Clerical and Light Industrial staffing services, Albion also specializes in the Logistics, Allied Healthcare and Banking industries.

About this Position:
Albion is seeking a Ocean Import Coordinator to provide clients with a high level of customer service and be responsible for facilitating inbound cargo via ocean shipments.

Job Requirements:

  • Receive, review, and process import documentation for accounts.
  • Ensure documentation is accurately processed, distributed and released to carrier, customers and agents in a timely manner.
  • Obtain and create quotes for shipments and source best method of transportation.
  • Work with Brokerage or CFS to coordinate and monitor the release of goods from the carrier, Customs, or other governmental agency examinations that may be required.
  • Communicate with overseas agents to ensure proper pre-alerts and documentation.
  • Continue to explore different options to reduce cost, and increase revenues.
  • Track and trace shipment and provide updates to clients and sales.
  • Uphold a strong and professional relationship with airlines, transportation agencies and sales.
  • Demonstrate an emphasis on customer satisfaction per company policy.
  • Maintain shipment files and ensure billing is completed within a timely fashion.
  • Assist as backup for alternate accounts.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Expected to maintain conformance to ISO 9001 / ISO 14001 integrated management systems.

Required Knowledge, skills and abilities:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 1 year experience with freight forwarder or import agency
  • 2 or 3 years of experience in that position is required.
  • Knowledge on incoterms
  • Demonstrates excellent written and verbal communication skills; along with math skills for dimension conversions
  • Intermediate to Advanced PC skills - MS Office
  • Highly organized
  • Professional and courteous demeanor
  • Displays a flexible and open minded willingness to adapt to new environments and be a team player
  • Must have good ethical standards

Workplace Location:
Applicants will work in the Miami area

Candidate Advice:
* Pre-Employment and random Drug and Background testing may be applicable.
* Only Local Candidates will be considered; no relocation provided