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Senior Import Export Specialist with SAP

Itasca, IL

Order: 142008
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A well-established company in the food industry, with global reach is in search of a Import/ Export Specialist based out of their Itasca office.


The company offers extraordinary benefits including gym membership or fitness equipment reimbursement, and with vacation + holidays- you will have 26 paid days off within your first YEAR!


In this role, you will be a resource, responsible to coordinate import and export functions, data entry, and document distribution duties associated with customer import and export shipments.


Key responsibilities:


  • Participate and help lead forecasting function of imported and exported products with the opportunity to expand into domestically produced items.

  • Order Processing: Receive documents and initiate logging process, confirm data received is in compliance with all US Custom requirements, process all documents in accordance with requirements, coordinate cargo availability and arrange pickup and delivery, and finalize billing and distribute documents as required.

  • Shipment Status reporting: Review daily monitoring reports, ensure all measurements standards are met, and proactively report anomalies

  • Maintenance: Ensure all tables complete and current, assist in accounting issues, perform RFI/RFQ as required, and ensure all communications are prompt and content is accurate.

  • Prepare export declarations and related Bills of Lading in Ocean Exports.

  • Coordinate inbound and outbound movement of international freight shipments via placing po’s and tracking.

  • Establish rates and services with third party carriers.

  • Manage relationship with customs broker(s)

  • Lead our C-TPAT audit compliance and annual renewal requirements

  • Assist in managing and monitoring inventory levels in both domestic and international warehouses

  • Key liaison between manufacturer and customer working daily with product managers to communicate updates to customers


A qualified candidate will have:


  • Associates degree required, with a focus around Supply Chain, Operations, or Logistics is preferred

  • 3-5 years’ experience of in import export required. Ocean export experience is a huge plus

  • Prefer 1-3 years of experience in a customer service or sales type environment.

  • SAP experience required

  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Good communication and organization skills and a strong attention to detail are required.

  • The ability to work on a team and leadership experience is a necessity

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook required, salesforce (a plus)



Interested? Email your resume to Ashley at aparrilli@bannerpersonnel.com


Apply Today!!!