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Gateway Specialist

JAS Worldwide

JAS Worldwide

Los Angeles, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

JAS is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company. Our services include air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services, including consulting, the coordination of purchase orders and customized management services.

The Air Gateway Manual outlines the expectations, requirements and standards of each Gateway Operation. The Air Gateway Agent is responsible to ensure that these policies are adhered to at all times.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • The Air Gateway agent will process and close MAWB for consolidations and back to back AWB’s.
  • Ensure that file contains all necessary documents and copies are in proper sequence.
  • To do what it takes to meet and exceed Internal and External customers’ defined needs and expectations.
  • Book space with carriers.
  • Ensure all MAWBs are rated correctly.
  • Obtain spot codes on all special negotiated rates with carriers
  • Enter spot rates and codes in C1.
  • Track AWB and provide COB information to the respective branches.
  • Research on all CCA, weight and rate discrepancies sent by carriers.
  • Filing of files.
  • Perform other duties as needed or requested.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

The incumbent will not directly and/or indirectly supervise one or more employees.

QUALIFICATIONS:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Detail oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • Self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently.
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Able to perform the essential duties of this position without posing a “direct threat” to the health or safety of self or others.
  • Able to interact positively and effectively with co-workers, subordinates and supervisors.

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Knowledge of international and domestic geography.
  • Knowledge of freight / cargo industry, routing and transportation procedures.
  • Knowledge of negotiation strategies and practices.
  • Good understanding of accounting principles.
  • 1-3 years experience required working in a Air Gateway.
  • PC skills, MS-Office.

ENVIRONMENT:

100% performed in climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions. Travel will be (up to__ %) required in support of the position’s responsibilities.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands and fingers to feel and handle, reach with arms and hands, talk and hear. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to stop, kneel and crouch, lift weight or exert a force up to a maximum of 25 pounds. This position requires employee to frequently work in a fluid, fast paced environment.

ADDITIONAL:

The responsibilities associated with this job will change from time to time in accordance with the Company’s business needs. More specifically, the incumbent may be required to perform additional and/or different responsibilities from those set forth above.

The above declarations are not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job described, nor are they intended to be such a listing of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Rather, they are intended only to describe the general nature of the job.

As an equal opportunity employer, we comply with the California pay transparency law. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or any other applicable legally protected basis. The pay rate for this position is $24-28 hourly, in accordance with the California pay transparency law.

DEFINITIONS: (if any abbreviation, the meaning needs to be inserted)

Management retains discretion to add or change duties of this position at any time.

JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.

NOTICE TO APPLICANTS

JAS USA IS A CUSTOMS BROKER, GOVERNED BY FEDERAL REGULATION. FEDERAL REGULATIONS PROVIDE THAT JAS MAY HAVE IT BROKERAGE LICENSE SUSPENDED OR REVOKED IF IT “KNOWINGLY EMPLOYED, OR CONTINUES TO EMPLOY, ANY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY, WITHOUT WRITTEN APPROVAL OF THAT EMPLOYMENT FROM THE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER.” JAS WILL PERFORM A BACKGROUND CHECK TO DETERMINE IF YOU HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY AND IF SO, ABSENT SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES, YOU WILL NOT BE HIRED OR WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY.