Ocean Import/Export Clerk

Employee Type: Temp
Experience: 1 Year
Location: El Paso area
Job Reference #: 70-86813-15EG
Salary: 14.00
Company Industry: Logistics
Job Title: Ocean Import/Export Clerk

Position Summary

Great freight forwarding company on the East side of El Paso is looking for an experienced Ocean Imports/Exports Agent to add to their team.  Enjoy working in a great environment.  Business casual environment.

Responsibilities for Ocean Import/Export Clerk

*Receive and validate customer order 
*Issue shipment handling instructions to Document Processing staff
*Reserve file number
*File tariff rate if applicable
*Arrange for pick-up/transfer of cargo
*Answer all customer inquiries in accordance with the Customer Service Policy standards
*Further increase customer satisfaction and business share through proactive and regular contact
*Establish customer communication preference, i.e., phone, e-mail, fax, visit
*Handle and manage all customer contact at file level regarding exceptions
*Serve as a liaison between Document Processing and customer regarding all shipment details
*Provide accurate job costing forecast
*Assist Sales in compiling quotes by providing rates, tariffs, etc.
*Work with Sales on account implementation, ensuring a smooth transition from Sales to Operations
*Other duties as requested

Qualifications for Ocean Import/Export Clerk

*Excellent knowledge of freight forwarding and regulatory requirements with proven track record of two years in industry
*Knowledge of all company products
*Thorough and comprehensive knowledge of the company's strategy, structure, and pricing
*Proficient in company forwarding and MS Office applications
*College degree preferred 

*Excellent communication skills
*Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with internal and external customers
*Good judgment skills and ability to make decisions
*Team player 

Languages: Bilingual / Multilingual a plus 

Specifics for Job / Environment: 
*Willing to work a flexible schedule, including overtime, weekends, and holidays 
Pay - 14.00 per hour
Long term position

Compensation & Benefits for Ocean Import/Export Clerk

As a Burnett/Choice temporary or contract employee, you can benefit from Weekly Pay, Direct Pay Deposit, Global Card Paycard, Medical Indemnity Plan, Free Online Training, and Credit Union Membership (Houston, El Paso, Dallas, San Antonio). Plus, the ability to earn Service Bonuses, Holiday Pay, Referral Bonuses, and company ownership in our Employee Stock Option Plan.

Position Type for Ocean Import/Export Clerk


If you have questions concerning this position, please contact  Ernie Garcia.
Thank you for choosing Burnett Specialists.    Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

Meet your Recruiter

Ernie Garcia
Specializing in matching talent with Administrative, Human Resources, Sales, Marketing, Accounting, Finance, Manufacturing and Customer Service roles
Company Name:   Burnett Specialists