Export Air Freight Operator

  • Company: Adecco
  • Posted: January 07, 2017
  • Reference ID: 254874085
Title: Export Air Freight Operator

Adecco is assisting a local client recruiting for a current Export Air Freight operator job in Torrance,CA. This is a temp to hire opportunity. As an Export Air Freight operator you will be responsible for assisting with processing of air shipments. Assist with duties related to document preparation and traffic coordination required to correctly process export shipments in a cost-efficient manner within Company standards.
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Responsibilities for this Export Air Freight Operator include:

¿ Receive, review, and process export documentation for an assigned base of accounts. Process and follow Shipper¿s Letter if Instructions accurately.
¿ Prepare and process Airway Bills, Insurance Certificates, Certificates of Origin, Consular Documents, Shipper¿s Export Declarations, and Customs Invoices.
¿ Process documents through the system.
¿ Meet all Company and government deadlines for processing these documents.
¿ Prepare and/or send advance notification of shipments and documents to banks, shippers, and consignees, destination offices, as required and within Company standards.
¿ Arrange, book, and confirm cargo space on aircraft.
¿ Coordinate the ordering of cargo to the airport/gateway.
¿ Calculate air freight rates and cargo insurance accurately.
¿ Close files and distribute documents in accordance with pertinent requirements and in compliance with export standards.
¿ Advise supervisor of any problems or irregularities discovered within assigned transactions.
¿ Provide excellent and timely customer service by informing clients of the status of their shipments under the direct supervision and advice of the Air Export Specialist or Supervisor, Air Export.
¿ Actively pursue a better understanding of export logistics process through self-study, as well as courses and seminars presented by the Company and other approved sources.
¿ Improve understanding and knowledge of the Company¿s Air Export System, both its basic and advanced features.
¿ Perform other duties as assigned.


¿ Written communication skill to compose routine letters and to edit and proof business correspondence and reports.
¿ Use the Company-standard software for word processing and spreadsheets, etc., as applicable, to generate more elaborate reports, charts, and graphs.
¿ Experience in all activities related to logistics and freight forwarding services, including arranging transport and delivery of shipments, and other related functions.
¿ The ability to analyze necessary moderately complex administrative details. These would include organizing and preparing documents, and assembling documents or reports containing data from several sources.
¿ Effective verbal communication skills and past customer service experience is required, since work requires extensive phone contact with carriers and other parties concerning the ocean export process.

General Qualities

¿ Basic creative problem solving and analytical skills
¿ Good judgment and initiative
¿ Good verbal and written communication skills
¿ Good listener
¿ A team player
¿ Must work well under pressure as a self-starter, handling multiple tasks
¿ Internally motivated, self-starter with ability to plan, organize and establish priorities to meet goals and achieve results.
¿ High Integrity

We have openings on 1st shift.

Pay for this position is DOE plus overtime as needed. This is a temp to hire opportunity.

Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits package in the industry to contract workers. Benefits are available to you as a contractor after one week of employment.

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