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Logistics Coordinator
Summary
Title:Logistics Coordinator
ID:1907
Department:Operations
Location:Buffalo, NY
Description
The Logistics Coordinator will coordinate the activities related to the logistics operation and customs compliance program.  This will include the following areas of activity:  Ensure the accuracy and completeness of all domestic and international shipping requirements and documentation, monitor the inbound international receiving processes, as well as monitor and maintain the customs compliance program in compliance with various regulatory requirements governing all aspects of our  import and export activity.  Performs related distribution and warehouse activities, along with outlying warehouse related activity.

Esstential Job Functions include:
1.    Assist in monitoring and maintaining the customs compliance program, in compliance with various regulatory requirements governing all aspects of our import and export activity.  
2.    Assess and update compliance and internal control procedures, provide internal regulatory compliance guidance, training, and auditing for our program elements.
3.    Research, monitor, update and provide assistance in interpretation and upkeep of pertinent customs data, including product markings, harmonized tariff codes and descriptions, country of origin, USMCA agreements and certificates of origin,  and resolution of any import/export compliance issues as they arise or as needed.
4.    Liaison with the necessary customs brokerage firms, regulatory agencies, domestic and international trade organizations, local, national and international carrier representatives, in keeping current with all necessary transportation information and activities relevant to our needs.
5.    Process the Canadian Cross-border shipments.  This includes all related processing, customs invoicing, PARS, PAPS and documentation.
6.    Determine shipping methods for domestic and international shipments, prepare shipping papers, bill of ladings, waybills, barcode labels, and any other shipment processing related documentation.  
7.    Secure rate quotations, track shipments, acquire proof of deliveries and claims processing, as needed.  Also maintain current references for these logistics departmental needs.
8.    Monitor any 3rd party logistics activity from a shipment processing and inventory control aspect to ensure proper systems processing of all related matter.
9.    Assist in the scheduling for incoming and outbound shipment appointment.
10.    Assist in any necessary processing functions for finished goods and raw material activity
11.    Maintain adequate, orderly filing and storage of Logistics documentation and records, in accordance with our record retention specifications.
12.    Assist in the processing of departmental metrics, publish weekly/monthly reports as required.
13.    Process incoming mail, supply requisitioning, and payment approvals.
14.    Target industry best practices and common approaches in all areas of your responsibilities.
15.    Stay current with global logistics trends through self-directed research, review, relative seminars, and continuous improvement initiatives. 
16.    Other duties as assigned.

Requirements include:
•    Associate degree, Transportation related field a plus or equivalent experience in Logistics, both domestic and international a must
•    Minimum 5-years’ experience “hands on” in direct transportation applications, with emphasis on international compliance and shipping
•    Working knowledge of customs compliance programs
•    A current working knowledge of international trade regulations in areas noted in the job functions (customs regs, procedures and best practices, tariffs, duty preferences, E/I controls, FTA’s, etc.)
•    Previous hands on experience using various transportation related WEB based applications

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities preferred:
•    Highly proficient with MS office (Word, Excel, Access, others)
•    Excellent math and communication skills required
•    Above average knowledge of traffic processing with Domestic and International document systems, web based related technology as well
•    Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment
•    Ability to work in a rapidly changing multi-task environment

 
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