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Ocean Export Forwarder

C.H. Robinson

C.H. Robinson

Madrid, Spain
Posted on Tuesday, June 4, 2024
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Ocean Export Forwarder

Job ID
R39137
Address
C/Trespademe 29, Edificio Barajas 1, Madrid, Madrid, Spain, 28042
Job TypeFull time

We’re C.H. Robinson, one of the world’s largest logistics platforms and we're looking for our next Ocean Export Forwarder. Is that you?

As a Ocean Export Forwarder, you will be your customers’ primary contact responsible for managing and operating the shipment lifecycle of their global freight.

A successful Ocean Export Forwarder thrives in a lightning-fast environment, finding swift resolutions to transportation and documentation problems. You’ll be very hands-on with your customers, working closely with them from the start of the shipment process. We offer a dynamic, industry-leading training program that jumpstarts your knowledge of C.H. Robinson and our systems and processes. You will come out of this experience ready to be part of a high-performing team. Our successful Ocean Export Forwardersgo on to expand their careers with C.H. Robinson in Operations, Sales, or Account Management.

If this all sounds good, let’s talk more about what you’ll be working on.

On Your Next Adventure, You’ll:

  • Understand the processes, documentation, and terminology involved in international shipping from time of purchase order issuance through the delivery of the cargo.

  • Apply industry knowledge and critical thinking to adapt processes and to create solutions in response to challenges both internally and externally.

  • Coordinate tasks on the shipments to meet all customer SOP requirements: booking approvals, processing pre-alerts, governmental filings, executing delivery, ensuring proper invoicing, etc.

  • Collaborate with our international team members and third-party agents to ensure efficiency, excellent customer service and creative problem resolution.

  • Build great relationships with customers, responding timely and following up on issue resolution

  • Provide reporting and documentation support to internal and external customers.

  • Apply industry knowledge and critical thinking to adapt processes and to create solutions in response to challenges both internally and externally.

You’re a Great Fit if You Have:

  • High school degree or GED equivalent

  • Minimum of 1 year of Global Forwarding experience specifically in OCEAN freight

  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment

  • Excellent communication, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills

  • Critical-thinking, flexibility, and problem-solving skills to adapt to ever-changing tasks and customer needs

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven environment

What do we offer?

  • Real career possibilities and the opportunity to develop your talent in a fast moving, global organization

  • A fun, positive and open environment which encourages thinking outside the box

  • Use and develop your language skills in our international work environment.

  • Our offices speak over 26 European languages each day.

  • Compensation includes a monthly salary and bonus based on personal, team performance and business growth.

  • Benefits package which includes: commuter allowance, life insurance, WFH 2 days/week, healthcare plan, ICAS and ESPP, unlimited access to training platform Percipio and GoFluent,

  • Employee Assistance Program ICAS

If this sounds like the job for you, let's talk! We can't wait to hear from you!

Questioning if you meet the mark? Studies have shown that women, people of color, and individuals with disabilities may be less likely to apply unless they match the job description exactly. Here at C.H. Robinson, we’re building a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees feel they belong. If this position excites you, we welcome you to apply whether you check all the preferred qualifications or just a few. You may just be our next great fit!

Why Do You Belong at C.H. Robinson?


C.H. Robinson solves logistics problems for companies across the globe and across industries, from the simple to the most complex. With $22 billion in freight under management and 19 million shipments annually, we are one of the world’s largest logistics platforms and rank in the FORTUNE 200. We’ve been an innovator in logistics for over 100 years. Our global suite of services accelerates trade to seamlessly deliver the products and goods that drive the world’s economy. With the combination of our multimodal transportation management system and expertise, we use our information advantage to deliver smarter solutions for more than 90,000 customers and 450,000 contract carriers on our platform. Our technology is built by and for supply chain experts to bring faster, more meaningful improvements to our customers’ businesses.

As a responsible global citizen, we contribute millions of dollars to support causes that matter to us and our people. FORTUNE has named C.H. Robinson one of the World’s Most Admired Companies 2024, showcasing our position as a leader in our industry. Our commitment to excellence is further affirmed by being named a Great Place to Work 2023-24 by the Great Place to Work Institute, one of Forbes’ Best Employers for Diversity and one of America’s Greatest Workplaces in 2023 by Newsweek. Join us as we collaborate, innovate, and work as one global team to make life better and more sustainable for our customers, communities, and world. For more information, visit us at www.chrobinson.com.


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