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Material Receipt/ Packing Coordinator - Expeditor Logistics


Material Receipt/ Packing Coordinator - Expeditor Logistics

Material Receipt/ Packing Coordinator - Expeditor Logistics

Pentagon Freight Services
Houston, TX 77073

Job details

Job Type

Full-time
When joining Pentagon Freight Services, you will enjoy an inclusive workplace community, a culture of flexibility, and extensive learning opportunities that are tailored to support your career development. We are committed to supporting a culture of equality and inclusion. You will be part of a culturally diverse workplace that works as “One Pentagon” to provide best in class customer services to our clients and customers.


The Company’s mission, vision and values are what connects the Pentagon team members around the globe and what sets us apart from the competition. Come be part of something great! Join the Pentagon team!


Position Summary

The Expeditor sits within the Operations Department onsite at the clients location and reports to the account supervisor. This position will be responsible for coordinating various tasks within the freight forwarding scope of work and will interface daily with the client.


Position Responsibilities

The Expeditor is responsible and accountable for (but not limited to) the following:

  • Work closely with vendors -with the goal of reducing and managing dwell time between purchase and cargo readiness.
  • Help to ensure proper documentation is provided by Vendor for respective country
  • Coordinate collection of cargo.
  • Liaise with suppliers and customers on an ongoing basis.
  • Create job file for operational movement of cargo.
  • Resolve cargo/order discrepancies, OS&D (Overages, Shortage & Damage).
  • Collection of SDS (Safety Data Sheet) pertaining to dangerous goods.
  • Issue material receipts against warehouse receipt.
  • Release cargo to export pack and provide validated packed cargo documentation to Export Agent along with issuing release of deliver.
  • Provide best-in-class freight forwarding and logistics services at all times.
  • Liaises with PFS offices, agents, contractors, third parties and clients in USA and overseas.
  • Notify clients on statues of shipment and maintain proactive communication with clients.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships with export carriers, transportation agencies and sales.
  • Provide best-in-class freight forwarding and logistics services at all times.
  • Demonstrate confidence and knowledge when interacting with the client


Selection Criteria – Essential

  • Minimum 2 years’ previous experience as Packing Coordinator
  • Positive and professional attitude
  • Proficient in Cargowise highly preferred but not required
  • High attention to detail and strong planning and organizing skills
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to work autonomously and within a team environment
  • A high level of industry knowledge
  • High School Diploma required


Working Conditions/ Physical Demands

  • Tolerant of working in an office environment and sitting for an extended period of time.
  • Frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel and bend at the waist for extended periods of time.
  • Vision abilities required include close-up vision, distance vision, peripheral vision and depth perception.
  • Frequently (8 hours) uses fingers and hands for type and writing.
  • Travel between PFS office and client office 4x per week

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