Import Coordinator

  • location: Lake Forest, IL
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $20 per hour
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job description

A leading client located in Lake Forest, IL is seeking candidates to fill an immediate, direct hire, Import Coordinator position.

SUMMARY:
Our client is an import distributor of plumbing and HVAC products that sells to retailers and wholesalers that is looking for an entry-level supply chain professional to coordinate the import logistics operations of their suppliers, freight forwarders, operations, and U.S. Customs to ensure effective, timely, and compliant movement and delivery of inbound shipments.

Responsibilities:
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Ensure that suppliers are preparing shipments according to prior commitments and process routing requests from suppliers to ensure completeness
- Coordinate with Freight Forwarders to determine the best booking of each shipment and confirm the Shipping Schedule booking instructions back to the suppliers
- Ensure the accuracy of US Customs 7501 entries that are made by Freight Forwarders and coordinate with the company's warehouse on future deliveries
- Coordinate with the management, suppliers, freight forwarders, and U.S, Customs to proper item HTSUS classifications and provide item database updates for effective Customs entry

Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM

Skills:
SKILLS & QUALIFICATIONS:
- Bachelor's Degree required; Supply Chain Management major highly desired
- At least 0-1 years of Import Coordinator or related experience required
- Highly organized individual with a great ability to prioritize multiple projects
- Must be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Salary/Benefits:
-$20 per hour
-Direct Hire - 33-40 hours/week
-Great Benefits Available

Qualifications and 'call to action':
ADDITIONAL PERKS & BENEFITS:
- Brand new office with modern and up-to-date furniture and technology
- A work hard, play hard, fast-paced environment that thrives from individuals with an energetic attitude

After submitting your resume, please feel free to follow up with Eric Kaszuba via email at eric.kaszuba@randstadusa.com

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