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Job ID2369
Job TitleImport or Export Agent
LocationChicago NW Suburbs
Job TypeFull Time
Salary$40K to $44K
HoursM-F, 8:30am to 5:30pm (Can start 8am or 9am)
Visa SupportNo
Relocation Covered 
Required Education• High School diploma or GED. Associates’ Degree preferred
Require TravelNo
Language Requirements 
DescriptionAn international Freight Forwarder is looking for Import or Export Agent. • Prepare Import or Export shipments for assigned customers. This may include customs clearance, shipping, labeling, and distribution of cargo. Generate delivery orders and shipping labels as needed. • Prepare Import or Export documents for distribution to brokerage department and/or Customers’ Broker • Coordinate pickup and delivery orders with trucking companies, airlines, steamship line and/or bonded facilities in order to obtain necessary information in order to process shipments in the best way. • Provide customer service through direct contact with the customer. • Communicate with other branches and departments such as customs brokerage and warehouse. • Filing and data entry.
Requirements• 2 years’ experience in the Freight Forwarder or Airlines, strongly preferred. • Demonstrate ability to provide great customer service. • Strong ability to learn new technologies quickly enough to make intelligent decisions. • Outstanding problem solving and leadership skills • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize and work around deadlines. • Must be able to work effectively and contribute value with limited direction. • Demonstrate ability in problem solving and negotiation with special emphasis on corporate goals • Ability to communicate in a cooperative and professional manner with all levels of internal staff and entry level customer contacts. • Proficient in Microsoft -- Word, Excel and Power Point.

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Pacific Advisory Service
1701 E. Woodfield Road, Suite 305
Schaumburg, IL 60173
Phone: 847-995-1705 / Fax: 847-995-1710
E-mail: pasinc@paschgo.com