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International Documentation Specialist in Overland Park, KS at Lansing Trade Group

Date Posted: 8/7/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The International Documentation Specialist provides oversight and support to the Merchandisers and Merchandising Assistants to ensure completeness of all international shipping documents. The position is responsible for documentation oversight including timeliness and presentation while maintaining a computer database of information. Individual must have a good understanding of all international documentation requirements and provide customer service as necessary to both buyers and sellers to ensure customs clearance

Primary Duties & Responsibilities
  • Manage the documentation and collection process from initiation of trade through final settlement. 
  • Generate all international documents, maintain database of export shipments daily, and assist in management of receivable risk on all export shipments.
  • Provide logistic support on export shipments to both customers and traders.
  • Aid export customers in resolving commodity, freight, accounting, financing, and other issues.
  • Utilize computer programs to assist in maintaining purchases, sales, futures, transportation, and freight variance.

Education / Experience
  • Four-year college degree highly preferred
  • Extensive knowledge of the export documentation, reporting and accounting processes. Ability to reconcile information and solve complex issues.
  • Strong work ethic; team oriented, goal orientated, focused on team and individual performance under pressure
  • Possess the ability to communicate clearly and concisely as well as maintain a professional manner.
  • Attention to detail and understanding of need for maintaining high quality documentation
  • Strong technical ability with an aptitude to learn new software systems quickly
  • Willingness to take on additional duties and responsibilities as needed.


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