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Job Code:201038
Job Title:OCEAN EXPORT LEAD AGENT
Job Category:LOGISTICS/DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSING
Location:MONTREAL, QC

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POSITION TITLE:

Ocean Export Lead Agent

COMPENSATION:

Competitive salary along with bonus eligibility.

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full-Time

LOCATION:

Montreal, QC

THE COMPANY:

Our client is a full service logistics provider operating around the globe. Their corporate philosophy is to ensure the ULTIMATE customer experience and facilitate the creation of new, sustainable business through enhanced team cooperation and employee awareness.

This company is also a joy to work for as they follow a management philosophy that espouses and upholds the values of caring for and developing their employees.  Additionally they are also a benevolent global citizen, adhering to a strong commitment to social responsibility and a sustainable environment.

THE SUCCESSFUL CANDIDATE:

Our client is looking for an ocean export lead-hand with strong customer service and sociable interpersonal skills to join the relaxed environment in their congenial and professional office. Bilingualism and familiarity with airfreight would be definite assets.

The position could lead to further promotion.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Document preparation as it pertains to commercial shipments for the global movement of international freight.
  • Coordination and collaboration with carriers, vendors and overseas agents.
  • Consistent, professional and attentive interaction with internal and external customers.
  • Ensure that export traffic moves according to carefully planned scheduling and that any deviations are dealt with and reported as required.
  • Complete and close all files as outlined by company processes. 

COMPETENCIES:

  • Proficiency with Windows, MAC OS, MS Office, Adobe, & sufficient computer skills. Additional software programs used are: Cargowise One.
  • Ability to keep up w/ fast paced changes in the transportation & logistics environment
  • Strong organizational skills to ensure accurate & timely completion of responsibilities.
  • Ability to professionally communicate with customers and vendors in reference to questions and discrepancies, service failures, business opportunities, etc.
  • Friendly customer-oriented phone skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Recognition of importance of customer satisfaction and good vendor relations.
  • Ability to deal with stressful situations and rebound to keep up morale.
  • Enjoy assisting and mentoring others.

PRE-REQUISITES:

  • Minimum 2 years direct Ocean Export experience
  • English/French bilingualism preferred
  • Air export experience would be an asset
  • DG certification an asset.
  • CIFFA certification an asset.

EDUCATION:

Post-secondary education preferred

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

No

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

No

MANAGES OTHERS:

No

JOB CATEGORY:

Logistics/Distribution/Warehousing

INDUSTRY:

Freight Forwarding

DATE:

November 05, 2018

CONTACT:

Trevor Stewart, President

HOW TO APPLY:

Please click on the “APPLY” button located elsewhere on this job posting (preferred) or email your resume to: tstewart@stoakley.com 

KEYWORDS:

Freight forwarding, Ocean export, Seafreight, ocean freight, airfreight, air freight, air export, air, ocean, sea, customer service, operations

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201038

ABOUT STOAKLEY-STEWART CONSULTANTS:

Stoakley-Stewart Consultants Ltd. Is an Executive Search/Recruiting Firm with international reach. We opened our doors in 1977 and have grown to be one of the most successful employment agencies in Canada, boasting over 300 person-years of recruiting expertise.  We house a team of top-notch consultants, each acting as Subject Matter Expert in their chosen field. As a result we provide professional recruiting services to clients and candidates in a variety of industries.

This expansive breadth of experience allows us, as a firm, to satisfy all of your hiring/employment needs. In accordance with Canadian laws, it is the policy of Stoakley-Stewart Consultants to consider all qualified individuals for available positions without regard to race, colour, religion, sexual orientation, country of origin, age, disability etc.

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