VISigma Apparel Group

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Last Updated :09.06.2012

VISigma Apparel Group

Position: Import Coordinator

Job summary:

VI Sigma Apparel Group is an apparel import company. We are a leading retail supplier and have strong relationships with top apparel companies and we have recently relocated our main headquarters from NYC to Dubai.  We import for Zara, Pull and Bear, Bershka, Urban Outfitters, Cotton On, as well as many more. The Dubai office houses our logistics and accounting departments. 

The candidate would be key in coordinating a sector of our import division and ensuring on time delivery to our customer.

Major responsibilities

Responsible for ensuring that all ocean and air freight is delivered in a timely and cost effective manner, foreseeing possible delays, such as customs exams, port/rail congestion, & connection delays
Closely communicated with customs brokers and freight forwarders to expedite customs submissions 
Follow up with our freight forwarders, steam ship lines, customs brokers, warehouses and truckers
Update customers on delays, in transit status and delivery to warehouse, manage problems, including delivery extensions.
Provide shipping documentation and relevant freight details to customers for in transit 
Update shipping reports, payment reports, delivery schedules in excel
Bill customers and strong follow up with their banks and accounting depts. for payment status 
Negotiate trucking, warehousing and storage rates

Competencies for success (skills)

  • Spoken & written English essential (Plus French or Spanish)
  • Confidence, well presented & articulate
  • Highly organized & able to manage your own workload
  • Knowledge of import terminology and documentation, Letter of Credit
  • B.S in relevant field of study
  • Strong Excel and spreadsheet abilities
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Navision experience a plus

Minimum requirements:

  • 5 year experience in import/export
  • B.S in relevant field of study
  • Ability to work independently
  • Strong Excel and spreadsheet abilities

Abilities required:

  • Good written and oral communication
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Strong analytical skills

Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to: valerie@6ixsigma-apparel.com

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.



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