Trade Compliance & Shipping Coordinator

Topcon Positioning Systems

Fort Atkinson, WI, USA

Full time

Trade Compliance


Nov 20

Full Job Description

Topcon Positioning Group is headquartered in Livermore, California, USA ( Topcon Positioning Group designs, manufactures and distributes precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, BIM, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets.

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Why is this a great opportunity?

  • Growth, we are looking for someone with shipping experience. We are eager to train the right person on the rest. This role will give you two opportunities to grow!
  • Monday-Friday day shift (start time is flexible, it can be between 530-8 am). No evenings or weekends!
  • Climate-controlled clean electronics manufacturing facility.
  • Excellent company benefits starting the first day of hire.

Job Purpose: Coordinate duties related to domestic and international shipping activities by picking and packing products, preparing shipment documentation, and processing deliveries in SAP in support of customer orders.

Core Job Duties

  • Process shipments in UPS, FedEx, or other relevant shipping software or customer portals.
  • Schedule and coordinate high volume of standard & critical shipments for Customer Orders.
  • Update shipping information in the transportation management system.
  • Interact with Order Management, Shipping Team, Carriers & Forwarding Agents to support shipment activities.
  • Compile shipment data to meet reporting requirements.
  • Conduct research on shipment issues to support the resolution.
  • Accurately and efficiently pick and pack finished goods or service components using customer order delivery documentation.
  • Prepare skids, assemble crates, and bulk pack products as required in support of shipping requirements.
  • Operate a forklift or other material-handling equipment.
  • Assist in administrative activities related to transportation shipping and logistics.
  • Facilitate continuous improvement efforts.
  • Support assignments for special projects and tasks as needed.
  • Prepare export shipment documentation (Commercial Invoice, SLI & other applicable).
  • Screen Export Sched B, ECCN classifications, and Country of Origin data in SAP for products as needed.
  • File AES/ACE (ITN) with Census Bureau to meet export requirements.

Minimum Requirements:

Education and Experience:

  • H.S. graduate or equivalent required.
  • Shipping experience in a manufacturing setting or freight forwarder preferred.
  • Two or more years of administrative experience

Knowledge, Skills, and Attributes:

  • Experience with Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel.
  • SAP experience preferred
  • Ability to use material handling equipment such as forklifts, pallet trucks, etc.
  • Strong customer service/communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Team player able to work effectively with internal teams, & external vendors.
  • Willingness to learn new processes and adapt to a changing environment.
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines with minimal supervision.

Physical Requirements:

  • This position requires being able to lift at least 70 pounds and may require sitting/standing for extended periods

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