Export Agent - ORD

Employer Name Cavalier Logistics   Address 1350 N. Michael Drive, Suite A
Job Type Full-time, Permanent   Address 2
Experience 0 - 2 Years   City Wood Dale
Education High School / GED   State Illinois
  Zip Code 60191

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Job Description

Cavalier Logistics, a premier provider of global transportation, logistics and warehousing services for 30+ years, is seeking an Export Agent to join our team in Wood Dale, IL. Cavalier provides exceptional service in the areas of General cargo, Government services, and Biopharma services. If you would like to join a dedicated team and contribute to a sterling reputation, this might be the position for you.

The successful candidate will be primarily responsible for managing outgoing international shipments from pickup through delivery, using their good working knowledge of air freight, sea freight, truck services, completing waybills for all modes of transportation, and employing strong customer service skills. Industry experience is a must and compensation will depend upon that experience. Cavalier is an equal opportunity employer offering a competitive salary and full benefits package.

Job Duties include, but are not limited to:

Processing shipments for export, air and ocean.
Knowledge of international rules
Strong customer service skills
Booking shipments with airlines
Working knowledge of airline routes
Negotiation of spot rates
Preparing and/or proofreading all associated export documents
Submitting shipment pre-advices and export documents to overseas agents
Monitoring departures, shipments in transit, arrivals, clearance and delivery
Verifying documentation with US and foreign government regulations, export declarations, certificates of origin and related documents
Providing Proof of Delivery to customers
Other duties that will be assigned

Requirements:

Strong customer service skills a must
Willing and able to learn new tasks with training provided
Must be able to pass a background check
Good verbal and written communication skills
Bi-Lingual a plus
Microsoft Office Suite and strong PC skills
Ability to work with demanding deadlines
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Must be detail oriented, thorough, accurate, and solve problems efficiently
Experience is a must, minimum one year of experience required but three years of experience is preferred
Must be able to take directive and accomplish task.
Must be prompt and have capability to make it to work.

Education:

Minimum High School/GED

Industry Experience:

One-year minimum experience, but three years is preferred.

Benefits & Compensation:

Competitive Salary based on experience
Health Insurance
Dental & Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
401(k)
Employee Assistance Program


If you enjoy a fast-paced environment, are a self-starter, have great organizational skills and are a team player - apply for this great position today! We are an equal employment opportunity employer.

Please email resume to personnel@cavlog.com or attach when responding to this ad or fax to 703-935-2583. No phone calls, please.

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

Required Skills

Strong customer service skills a must
Willing and able to learn new tasks with training provided
Must be able to pass a background check
Good verbal and written communication skills
Bi-Lingual a plus
Microsoft Office Suite and strong PC skills
Ability to work with demanding deadlines
Ability to work independently as well as part of a team
Must be detail oriented, thorough, accurate, and solve problems efficiently
Experience is a must, minimum one year of experience required but three years of experience is preferred
Must be able to take directive and accomplish task.
Must be prompt and have capability to make it to work.

Description of Benefits: Salary / Commissions / Bonuses / Other

Competitive Salary based on experience
Health Insurance
Dental & Vision Insurance
Life Insurance
401(k)
Employee Assistance Program