Our branch in Memphis is in search for a new customer service professional to join the Sea Import team.
The Sea Import Coordinator is responsible for the coordination of Sea Import shipments such as opening import files, production of internal documentation, updating import status, assisting and advising customers of arrival, arranging deliveries, processing invoices (including price conversions and verifying shipment weight and volume) and handling e-mail queries from Kuehne + Nagel overseas offices.
Adhere to Kuehne + Nagel policy and procedures and ensure that all work is carried out to pre-set service levels
Disciplined and professional attitude must be displayed at all times
All communications via telephone, e mail, Facsimile etc. are to handled in a professional manner, as this reflects our company
Ensure all areas of Finance (Vendor Invoices, Clearing Invoices, FSL) are handled/maintained to a 1st class standard and all queries are addressed and resolved as soon as possible
Maximize profitability on all files handled as well as to be cost conscious at all times
Credit check all files according to Kuehne + Nagel policy and escalate irregularities where appropriate
Ensure all filing, both physical and electronic, is done regularly, tidily and accurately
Clear desk policy must be adhered to at all times, without exception
All correspondence, relevant to a specific job file, must be kept in the job file at all times
All actions must be recorded on the job files
All accreditations i.e.: ISO9001(Quality), have to be adhered to at all times
To build close, strong relationships with all our Customers, Kuehne + Nagel offices, Overseas agents and Service providers
To identify areas of our business which require improvements i.e.: operational processes, cost control, customer service, attention to detail and work with your colleagues to resolve accordingly
Provide 1st class customer service as well as pay attention to detail at all times
Any other ad-hoc duties as required by your supervisor/manager
Your Skills and Experiences
Candidates should have 3 years freight forwarding experience, ideally in Sea Imports
Knowledge of Kuehne + Nagel in-house systems (CIEL, ACON, KNLogin) an advantage
Ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team
To be prepared to learn all aspects of the team's work with desire and ability to provide cover and assistance on a regular basis
Ability to work efficiently and accurately
Excellent communication skills
Customer focus with proactive attitude
Candidate should process a desire to progress within the team demonstrating the ability to take on more responsibility in time.
Good Reasons to Join
We offer competitive compensation, a comprehensive benefits package, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement, excellent training programs and a highly dynamic global work environment.
Kuehne & Nagel Logistics, Inc.