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Ocean Import Houston Texas

Kelly Services
Houston, TX 77007
Are you looking for your next career as an **_IMPORT SPECIALIST_** ?

Kelly Services is hiring for one of the leading logistics companies in the IAH area (77032). This opportunity is a possible **DIRECT HIRE** and offering a starting pay of $22 hourly (up to $27 for more experienced candidates). Standard office schedule, Monday thru Friday from 8 AM to 5 PM.

Please see the full job description and requirements below.

**Duties and Responsibilities:**

+ Enter transportation data from a regulatory and tracking perspective.

+ Ensure regulatory requirements are met, and proper documentation, including transit documents and customs clearances, exists for shipments.

+ Ensure documentation is accurately processed, distributed, and released to carrier, forwarders, customers and agents in a timely manner.

+ Prepare all necessary data entry and confirmation of key milestones (departure, arrival, customs clearance, PODs, etc.) as specified by Customer Standard Operating Procedures.

+ Maintain courteous, prompt, and efficient customer relations.

+ Oversee and complete accurate billing to clients based on established pricing, while ensuring accurate costs and profits are maintained.

+ Oversee the pick-up and transfer of shipments with appropriate partners.

+ Establish knowledge of Incoterms and commercial invoice requirements.

+ Develop methods and procedures for transportation of commodities for designated shippers from local or offshore locations to warehouses, other storage facilities or final consignee locations.

+ Prepare timely management information and reports as specified and requested by Branch Manager.

+ Negotiate shipping rates and submit to Branch Manager for approval when necessary to be competitive.

+ Prepare customs entries and customs bonds.

+ Develop and maintain successful relationships with local vendors (e.g. airline representatives, freight forwarders, custom brokers, local pickup and delivery companies, regional trucking companies, line haul providers) as well as other co-load carriers.

+ Establish and maintain all necessary procedures to assure a clean, properly organized, safe, and healthy environment for all personnel.

**Minimum Requirements**

+ Ocean Import process and regulations experience

+ Knowledge of applicable state, federal and international laws and regulations as they relate to primary services provided (i.e. customs, security, air, ocean, domestic trucking, intermodal) and other import and export government agencies that regulate international trade)

+ Effective verbal, written and interpersonal skills

+ Knowledge and experience with reporting, spreadsheets (Excel) and database applications

**Qualifications Needed**

+ CargoWise Operating System experience a plus

+ Ocean Import

+ Freight Forwarding knowledge

**Why Kelly** **** **?**

Youre looking to keep your career moving onward and upward, and were here to help you do just that. Our financial staffing experts will connect you with premier companies for opportunities where you can learn, grow, and thrive. Jobs that fit your skills and experience, and most importantly, fit right on your path of where you want to go in in your career. It all adds up.

**About Kelly** ****

At Kelly, were always thinking about whats next and advising job seekers on new ways of working to reach their full potential. In fact, were a leading advocate for temporary/nontraditional workstyles, because we believe they allow flexibility and tremendous growth opportunities that enable a better way to work and live (plus, did we mention we provide a ton of benefits ?). Connecting great people with great companies is what we do best, and our employment opportunities span a wide variety of workstyles, skill levels, and industries around the world.

Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce and providing accommodations for people with disabilities in all parts of the hiring process as required under its Employment Accommodation Policy. Kelly will work with applicants to meet accommodation needs that are made known to Kelly in advance.
Posted: 2022-05-11 Expires: 2022-06-11

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