Senior Air Export Coordinator

Schenker, Inc.
November 25, 2021
Philadelphia, PA
Job Type


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Position Description Summary:

Responsible for ensuring legal compliance and providing export administration and control within government rules and regulations, including appropriate licensing for shipments. Review contracts for required clauses and identify omissions. Provide customer support at the desk level to all internal and external customers, vendors, suppliers, agents and government agencies to ensure coordination and logistics of shipment. Select carrier to be used for shipment and prepare documents for carrier.

Principal Accountabilities (The following is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. It is not an exhaustive list of all expectations.):

  • Prepare price quotations on outbound air export freight
  • Rate and route air export traffic
  • Follow up with customers to resolve inquires
  • Prepare and assemble all documents as necessary for air exports
  • Prepare, route, and cut airbills and manifests
  • Correct billings and issue debit and credit memos for customers
  • Arrange for pick up and movement of freight to gateways
  • Initiate and maintain customer master profiles in order to have correct information on hand in order to offer consistent service
  • Communicate information and instructions to/from vendors
  • Help research and resolve operational problems
  • Other duties as assigned The individual in this position must be capable of performing all of the essential functions with or without a reasonable accommodation.

    Working Environment:

    Assignment Complexity - Work on assignments that are complex in nature where considerable judgment and initiative are required in resolving problems and making recommendations.

    Accountability - Use ability as a skilled specialist in accordance with corporate policies and procedures to complete complex tasks in creative and effective ways.

    Impact of Decisions - Errors detectable upon supervisory review. Identifiable impact on corporate operations and fiscal health.

    Working Relationships - Regularly interact with peers and management concerning matters of complex scope and discretion.

    Scope - Work on problems complex in scope. May determine methods and procedures on new assignments and may provide guidance to other nonexempt personnel.

    Essential Functions:

    Must be able to pass any federal/state/local government, airport, or company-required background checks, clearances, and/or drug and alcohol tests.


Knowledge and Skills (The following minimum requirements are normal guidelines and should not constrain the advancement of otherwise qualified personnel):

  • This is a senior level position
  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Generally prefer 3-6 years of experience
  • Good interpersonal skills required
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Knowledge of general freight forwarding terms and standards
  • Knowledge of U.S. Customs Regulations and Harmonized Tariff Schedule
  • Basic knowledge of accounting functions and relative information retrieval


We offer a number of plans for a variety of health care services and supplies, including preventative care, inpatient and outpatient services and prescription drugs.

The option for separate vision coverage for eye exams, frames, and contact lenses.

The option for separate dental coverage to cover preventative major and basic dental services.

The company offers a pre-tax 401(k) contribution plan with a company match.

Direct Deposit
We offer direct deposit to all employees.

On a calendar year basis, the Company pays all employees 6 major holidays, including New Year's Days, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, plus 4 floating holidays.

Our offer

At DB Schenker, you are part of a global logistics network that connects the world. A network that allows you to shape your career by encouraging you to contribute and truly make a difference. With more than 76,000 colleagues worldwide, we welcome diversity and thrive on individual backgrounds, perspectives and skills. Together as one team, we are Here to move.


Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity

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