Logistics Coordinator
Agar Corporation Inc. - Houston, TX

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Summary: This position is responsible for accurate worldwide shipping and logistics operations. Will lead the Logistics department to further develop, improve and execute best practices related to domestic and international logistics. Will also initiate and maintain Shipping Compliance Manual and Program

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
(Other duties may be assigned)

§ Coordinate global shipment of small and large freight
§ Interact and develop relationships with freight and global logistics companies
§ Establish cost-effective shipping options, including ocean carriers
§ Coordinate with vendors and customers to ensure timely arrival of cargo within allotted budget
§ Compliance with state, inter-state, and international customs regulations
§ Responsible for NAFTA and EXIM documentation
§ Complete and maintain accurate shipping documentation
§ Maintain accurate usage and billing records
§ Work extensively and effectively with Sales Coordinators in negotiating shipping terms and conditions
§ Create and maintain reports
§ Maintain logistics tracking system
§ May occasionally be required to pack crates, operate forklift, load packages, and help maintain inventory.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Forklift experience is a plus.

High School Diploma a must. Two to four years international and domestic shipping and logistics experience; ocean freight experience is highly preferred. Must understand international shipping documentation and terminology (HTS, ECCN, INCOTERMS, commercial invoicing, tariff documentation, etc.)

Language Ability:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.

Reasoning Ability:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Internet Software.

Certificates and Licenses:
No certifications needed

Supervisory Responsibilities:
Supervisory responsibilities DOE.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. You must be able to lift at least 50lbs. Often requires climbing, lifting, bending, pushing, pulling, stooping, and twisting. Must be able to use tools and equipment to repair and provide maintenance while standing, crouching, stretching, extending extremities and under extreme work environments.

The above job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as assigned by their supervisor.

Salary DOE
Career Level Required Student (High School)
Experience Required 2+ to 5 Years
Education Required High School or equivalent
Job Type Employee
Job Status Full Time

Medical, Eye, Dental, 401k

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