Shipping Agent/Clerk

JOB DESCRIPTION

As an integral member of the Swiftships team, you will be tasked as Shipping Specialist (export).

Some of the key responsibilities for this position are listed below, but not limited:

  1. Create shipping (export) documentation per shipping rules and regulations. (Air and sea freight)
  2. Material Segregation by subcategory
  3. Physical Inspection of material for FMS and DCS Freight/Logistics, national and International
  4. Track shipments with shipping carriers
  5. Shipping documents tracking and maintaining records on share Point
  6. Review/Follow industry trends from a roll-out perspective
  7. Communicating effectively, Management, Warehouse and Accounting, as needed

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE

  1. Education: High School Diploma
  2. Minimum 2 years’ experience in shipping, export and import
  3. Understanding large-scale organization systems
  4. Knowing export shipping, costumes clearance, Domestic and International shipping processes.
  5. Managing multiple projects simultaneously

SOFT SKILL

  • Partner closely with all levels of Leadership and Staff to support the business and ensure adherence to the industry-standard and best practices
  • Be a self-starter, based on directions given by Supervisor and work as part of the team of PHS&T (Packaging, Handling, Storage & Transport) Material Handlers to meet contract requirements
  • Understand and adhere to schedule constraints based on contractual requirements
  • Understand and comprehend priority levels of contracts as pertains to PHS&T load outs and shipments

Hard Skills:

  • Meeting physical requirements, such as lifting, bending and standing for long periods
  • Knowing Microsoft Office programs, such as Word and Excel Dashboards

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Heavy Work Disclaimer. Heavy Work involves exerting 50 to 100 pounds of force occasionally, or 25 to 50 pounds of force frequently, or 10 to 20 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Physical demand requirements are in excess of those for medium work

Presence and/or frequency of other physical demands:

Reaching:

Forward flexion and/or abduction of the hand(s) and arm(s); generally, within a 0– 90◦ range of motion from the shoulder; or extension within a 0 – 50 range of motion from the shoulder

Reaching above the shoulder:

Forward flexion and/or abduction of the hand(s) and arm(s). Generally, at greater than 90◦ from the shoulder

Twisting:

Turning, twisting, contorting, or flexing the torso in any direction towards the right or left

Repetitive movement of elbows (handling):

Seizing, holding, grasping, turning, or otherwise working with hand or hands using the whole arm

Repetitive movements of wrists (fingering):

Picking, pinching, or otherwise working primarily with fingers and wrists rather than the whole arm as in handling

Squatting (crouching):

Bending body downward and forward by bending legs and spine

Kneeling

Bending legs at knees to come to rest on knee or knees

Climbing

Ascending or descending ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps, poles, and the like, using feet and legs or hands and arms. Body agility is emphasized

WORK ENVIRONMENT

Office Environment

SAFETY

N/A

Liaises with

  • N/A

Additional requirement

  • N/A

What we Offer

We offer you competitive salary and benefit packages with good career development opportunities. At Swiftships, we recognize the value of every employee. Your ideas can take root among a talented team of successful leaders and high achievers – dedicated to excellence, passionate about results, and committed to impact and growth. You will find great opportunities to grow, advance your knowledge, and acquire and cultivate your skills for a bright and successful future. We are committed to creating a safe work environment where everyone is respected and valued.

Swiftships Brief

Swiftships is trusted to provide high-end solutions critical to multi-domain distributed maritime operations, well aligned with future U.S. Navy and Department of Defense modernization and readiness priorities. With experience in all aspects of engineering, shipbuilding and with the ability to provide maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for different vessel types, Swiftships stands as a complete solution provider to the client.

Since our establishment in 1942, Swiftships was known in the market for bringing innovative and effective solutions to offer end-to-end shipbuilding, testing and delivery services for new vessels, complemented by hands-on training and vessel’s lifecycle sustainment support. Our clients book includes Navies and Maritime customers from 53 countries. Our current geographical focus is North America and AMEA, and we predominantly serve Department of Defense, Navies and Army operations, as a prime or sub.

JOB TYPE

Fast

WORKING HOURS

Full Time

WORKING DAYS

Full Time

LOCATION

Morgan City, LA, USA

OFFICE ADDRESS

1105 Levee Road, Morgan City, LA 70380

CONTACT PERSON

Jessica Carrasco
Sam Hasan