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Air & Sea Export Specialist

Company: Gebr--der Weiss
Location: Lakeland
Posted on: May 14, 2022

Job Description:

Are you looking to join a company with growth opportunities and a fast paced environment? Join the GW air & sea export team to start your journey working for us remotely!


Process air & sea export documentation in a timely and efficient manner and in accordance to Gebruder Weiss procedures and country requirements exercising personal judgement and discretion
Primary duty will consist of non-manual work and utilizing discretion and judgement to engage vendors to increase branch and company margins on each shipment
Always utilize discretion and personal judgement to ship goods using the most efficient and cost-effective route to increase margin on each shipment
Manage engaging vendors and suppliers
Authority to negotiate rates and make decisions pertaining to shipping vendors
Held accountable and responsible for managing own profit and loss (P&L)
Ensure product compliance, operating efficiency, with a specific focus on productivity, quality and profitability
Monitor workflows and management of resources to ensure and verify timely and accurate accomplishment of operational processes
Enforce and ensure compliance with all USA customs and other governing bodies
Serve as the main point of contact for air & sea export consignments
Make certain that all support documentation is available and completed correctly
Oversee pick up on behalf of the client/ agent as required
Register and confirm all shipments are in the system in a timely and efficient manner
Responsible for accurate completion of airway bills/ house BOL
Ensure AES/FMC filings are completed correctly and in a timely manner, meeting all deadlines
Manage invoicing and collection of freight, agency and disbursements from clients
Resolve accounting issues related to forwarding costs/ payments, overseas invoicing, free domicile etc.
Must exercise discretion and independent judgement when approving invoices/credit notes, monitor cartage/ waiting time costs, if incorrect, invoices must be disputed and must be compared to original quotes, failure to do so can result in significant financial loss for business operations
Process air/sea freight debtors and creditors in a quick, but adequate manner by verifying 100% correctness prior to sending to accounts
Trace orders and ensure that information affecting arrival and dispatch is communicated to customers (internally & externally) or their agents
React in a quick and administratively feasible manner when reviewing discrepancies for customers
Stay informed with competitor activities and industry trends and attend industry related functions when required


Competitive Benefits Package (Health/Dental/Vision/Pet Insurance/ 401(K))
Employee Assistance Program
Company paid life insurance, STD/LTD
Tuition/ Education reimbursement
International working environment
Personal and professional career growth opportunities
Great culture and fun working environment


Minimum 4 years of air & sea export experience
Minimum 4 years of freight forwarding experience
Working knowledge of Cargowise1/SAP/Microsoft Suite Programs
Excellent communication & customer service skills
Accurate and detail oriented
Work well under pressure and ability to multitask
Able to work in a team environment and independently

Keywords: Gebr--der Weiss, Lakeland , Air & Sea Export Specialist, Other , Lakeland, Florida

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