Ocean Import Agent


Top Job

Located in Elk Grove Village, IL

Salary: $20-$25

Ocean Import Agent needed for a busy company !

Ocean Import Agent responsibilities:

  • Obtain Shipment docs from either offices/handling agents or clients and compare them w imported shipments.
  • Confirm all shipment information with origin to initiate shipment- knowledge of Inco term required.
  • Track and trace shipments according to specified protocols and ensure that any missing shipments are flagged with high alerts.
  • Prepare and process documentation such as house and master/ house bills of lading, commercial docs, and regulatory paperwork
  • perform data entry in an accurate and timely manner, to ensure that the import database is kept updated.
  • Review/update; verify fees, customer profile, SOP, and rates per quote or customer or customer SOP/ Work instructions
  • Communicate with customers, vendors and company offices to ensure that they send appropriate import documents
  • Validate information on carrier websites and manage carriers for arrival notices
  • Assist in the processing of cargo to ensure timely delivery  and ensure that the tracking system is properly updated.


Ocean Import Agent requirements: 

  • Need to speak an additional language English-Spanish, English-Mandarin, English-Cantonese ,English-Taiwanese.
  • Willing to train but would prefer someone with some export/import experience
  • Preferred College Degree but will consider candidate with related experience
  • Able to travel when need it to attend meeting in LA

There are a few ways you can apply :

  • Submit your online application
  • Send your resume to edith.hernandez@expresspros.com
  • Call 847-301-9500 and ask to speak to a recruiter about this position.

Express Office: Elk Grove Village
1506 Elmhurst Road
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007
Apply Now