Export Agent (TEMP) - Edison, NJ
Location:Edison, NJ
Visa Sponsor:No
Language:English: Business Level, Japanese: Native Level
Japanese logistics company seeks an Export agent.

Start date: ASAP
Work hours: Mon- Friday 9:00 - 5:30PM

Responsible for assisting in the preparation and distribution of export documents according to instructions from the direct supervisor (Team Leader or above). Ensure accuracy and compliance to instructions.

Essential Duties:
• 75% Preparation of Export (Import) shipments and distribution of Export(Import ) Documents ** Main Export
• 25% General business support function as assigned
• Prepare Export shipments for assigned customers. This include booking to Ocean Liner, arranging pick up, preparing export documents such as Bill of Lading etc.
• Update customer on shipping status.
• Prepare import documents for distribution to brokerage department and/or Customers’ Broker
• Coordinate pick up and delivery orders with trucking companies, steamship line and/or bonded facilities in order to obtain necessary information in order to process shipments in the best way.
• Filing and data entry.
• Issue freight bills and invoices to brokers and responsible for collecting unpaid invoices within credit term.

Minimum Requirements, Education, and Experience:
• High school diploma or equivalency certificate or significant or relevant or appropriate working experience.
• Some computer skills including data entry and maintenance and working
• Some knowledge of general and Export Computer application technology desirable
• Some knowledge of international commerce (Incoterms, method, customs regulations etc.) desirable
• Good verbal and written communication Skill
• Must be able to accommodate a flexible work schedule including weekends and holidays as necessary
Behavioral Descriptors
• Good teamwork skills and inclination
• Good basic communications skill
• Patience – ability to deal with complex processes that may involve multiple levels of approval