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Position: Traffic Coordinator - Houston, TX (Posting #222)
Job Category: Traffic
Job Posted: 11/3/2022
Description:


Marubeni-Itochu Steel America is part of a global team trading in a wide range of steel products. We are currently seeking a Traffic Coordinator for our Houston office to provide support to business divisions.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Arranges warehousing and transportation. May negotiate rates with freight
forwarding companies and tracks deliveries/shipments to ensure timely arrival of
goods in compliance with import/export regulations. Prepares shipping documents
for customs clearance.
• Tracks and maintains inventory levels, purchasing, shipping, or other records by
compiling data from contracts, purchase orders, invoices, and accounting records.
Prepares reports such as inventory balance, price lists, and shortages. Reports
inventory increase of shortage.
• Manages material receipts from mills, reconcile inventory held at
processor/warehouse, track purchasing, shipping, or other records by compiling data
from contracts, purchase orders, invoices and accounting reports.
• Prepares and issues documentation in accordance with Letters of Credit requirements
or contract terms.
• Coordinates settlement complaints with insurance department, processor, and mill
technical services staff.
• Contacts customers/suppliers frequently to answer questions, resolves general
problems, and provide/receive general information.
• Maintains vendor/customer accounts ensuring timely payment and receipt of invoices
via SAP/excel. Effects payment to vendors (trucking, duty, inland freight, etc.).
• Prepares/generates accounting and other related reports via SAP/excel. Processes
commission payments to other branches.
• Other duties as assigned
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS:
Customer service experience required, including the ability to recognize and satisfy
customer requirements and expectations in daily business. Demonstrated ability to learn
and adapt to using integrated accounting and material management software. Experience
working with SAP preferred. The ability to work independently and troubleshoot
problems. Excellent communication skills both verbal and written, organizational skills,
and computer skills (Microsoft Office applications).
EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE:
Bachelor’s degree and 3 years relevant experience