Import/Export Coordinator – Dawn Foods


  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Company: Dawn Foods

Position: Import/Export Coordinator

Location: Denver, CO

Description: Under general supervision from Director of Export/Import Services, the Import/Export Coordinator conducts multiple tasks related to the exportation/importation of food products including order processing, creating Export/Import documentation, following US Export/Import compliance, working with various departments and coordinating shipments with freight forwarders, brokers and steamship lines.

They also work closely with customers to provide Dawn products on a timely manner and offering the highest level of customer service. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Export/Import order entry into JBA/SAP systems.
  • Confirms orders to customers and places production orders into plants.
  • Requests transportation bookings and works closely with freight forwarder and shipping locations to ensure loading of orders.
  • Supplies/coordinates required export documentation (Invoice, Certificate of Origin, Certificate of Free Sale, Health Certificates, etc.) and works with letters of credit.
  • Responsible for orders from the point of entry into order system until Foreign/US Customs Clearance occurs.
  • Works closely with Regulatory, Finance, Corporate Quality Assurance, etc. to ensure US Export/Import Regulations are followed.
  • Maintains accurate customer profiles.
  • Interfaces with production facilities, distribution centers, transportation on behalf of the Export/Import Department as needed.
  • Interacts with government agencies as needed: US Customs, Export Assistance Center, etc. Assists in processing incoming invoices for payment by approving invoices and assigning proper general ledger codes.
  • Reviews customer price lists with Business Development Managers to ensure that lists remain current and all active customer prices are kept up to date.
  • Contributes to the development of work instructions and guidelines for the position to ensure that all required duties are accurately documented for future reference and training purposes.
  • Assists in developing and maintaining a Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) Manual for the Department.
  • Identifies sales that may not meet departmental minimum profitability requirements and reports findings to Manager for necessary action and follow-up.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned or requested.
  • Demonstrates the “Dawn Values” of Team Dawn and supports the Circle of Excellence .

Skills and Qualifications:

  • BS in Business or related area
  • Bilingual: Spanish/Portuguese preferred
  • Five or more years of Export/Import progressive experience
  • US Export/Import Regulations experience
  • Schedule B/Harmonized Tariff Schedule Experience/Certification
  • Knowledge of letters of credit and sight drafts
  • JBA and/or SAP experience
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Tools

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