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Job Code:201516
Job Title:OCEAN FREIGHT OPERATIONS COORDINATOR
Job Category:LOGISTICS/DISTRIBUTION/WAREHOUSING
Location:MISSISSAUGA, ON

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OCEAN FREIGHT OPERATIONS COORDINATOR

THE COMPANY:

Through in-depth collaboration with their clients, this Canadian leading-edge freight forwarder builds smart and efficient end-to-end logistics solutions utilizing their global partnerships and expertise in air, ground and ocean freight. Their team of Customer-centric logistics experts provides peace of mind to any supply chain so their customers can focus on other important aspects of business and life.

COMPENSATION:

Competitive salary and a strong benefits package.

THE OPPORTUNITY:

The coordinator will process all facets of each file in the daily operations of ocean import & export and will meet the Manager’s and the customers’ requirements. Duties will include customer, vendor and overseas office interaction, the preparation of documentation and data entry as well as compliance with training in Health & Safety, Security, ISO, Quality Control and SOP’s.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

  • Process inbound shipments up to ad including final mile delivery.
  • Plan the most appropriate method for shipping export freight.
  • Negotiate with carriers for rates and other handling costs.
  • Obtain, check and prepare documentation to meet customers, insurance and compliance with other countries’ regulations and fiscal regimes.
  • Maintain communication and control through all phases of shipment transit.
  • Communicate with clients, vendors and their representatives.
  • Properly use the operating system to ensure proper completion of each file.
  • Any other task, as required by direct Manager.

EXPERIENCE:

  • Especially strong understanding of the ocean import process.
  • Strong teamwork, tact and interpersonal skills.
  • Problem solving ability. 
  • Accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Numeracy and computer literacy.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Ability to listen to and determine customer’s needs.

LOCATION:

Mississauga, ON

POSITION TITLE:

Ocean Freight Operations Coordinator

EMPLOYMENT TYPE:

Permanent, Full-Time

EDUCATION:

High School graduate.

CIFFA or CITT completion would be an asset.

REQUIRED TRAVEL:

No

RELOCATION ASSISTANCE:

No

MANAGES OTHERS:

No

CONTACT:

Don Duff, Senior Recruitment Consultant

HOW TO APPLY:

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

LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RECRUITER:

Don Duff: http://stoakley.com/meet-don-duff/

JOB CATEGORY:

Logistics/Distribution/Warehousing

INDUSTRY:

Freight Forwarding

DATE:

August 23, 2019

JOB ORDER NUMBER:

201516

KEYWORDS:

Ocean import, Ocean Export, Ocean freight, coordinator, agent, ocean, freight, and sea freight.

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.

See ALL of our open jobs at: http://data.stoakley.com/alljobs.asp

WHAT ARE WE KNOWN FOR AND HOW DO WE HELP?

  • Helping talented professionals secure new, exciting and rewarding career opportunities.
  • Treating each unique individual with professionalism, respect and integrity.
  • Meeting your distinct needs by matching you with the right corporate culture.

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