• Customer Service, Import/Export Specialist

    Job Locations US-WI-Manitowoc
    Requisition ID
    2018-15163
    Division
    Kerry
    Position Type
    Full Time
    Recruiter
    JB1
    Posting Type
    LI
    Posting Type
    CB
  • Company Overview

    Want a job you can feel good about? Leading to better encompasses everything we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the world's leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building sustainable solutions for consumers or building benefits and opportunities for employees, the main thread of the Kerry fabric is #LeadingToBetter. With focus on a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

     

    Leading to better.

    Through sensory science and technology, Kerry develops and manufactures food and beverage solutions for popular brands throughout the world. In fact, you've most likely experienced Kerry in the food or beverages you've consumed in the past few days!

     

    Leading to better, together. 

    Together, we shape how the world views food and beverage.  Leading to better, together means we do this in a culture that nurtures agility, speed, quality and safety and we do this through:

    • Celebrating curiosity that leads to action
    • Empowering our people
    • Promoting diverse thinking
    • Investing in innovation
    • Acting on sustainability
    • Embracing our differences

    Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

    Description and Responsibilities

    Primary Responsibilities

     

    • Works independently with customers, sales representatives, management, and outside agencies to support the process, follow-up and complete the accurate delivery of orders globally.
    • Processes other customer and sales requests such as the shipment of product samples, ingredient statements, regulatory compliance, and labeling information as well as any other collateral sales materials requested.
    • Completes and follows up on the timely payment of invoices of product shipped and resolution of any outstanding payments due.
    • Coordiantes purchase of equipment in relation to customer and sales requests.
    • Investigates and resolves any shipping problems including possible damaged freight issues.
    • Assists with the planning and preparation of various intermittent international trade shows, marketing or sales campaigns and educational seminars.
    • Completes detail oriented documentation and communications.
    • Works regularly with intermediate to advanced computer functions, programs and software.

     

    Qualifications

    Education and Experience

    • Bachelor's degree or 2+ years eq working experience in manufacturing environment

     

    Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Qualifications

    • Bilingual, preferred
    • Proficiency with computer programs especially Microsoft Office Suite
    • ERP software experience a plus
    • Comfortable working in a fast paced, often changing environment
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Previous experience with import and/or export shipping, preferred
    • Ability to work as part of a team and collaborate across all functions
    • Ability to multi-task and respond quickly to situations.
    • Detail oriented with attention to detail and high degree of accuracy.
    • Ability to identify and catagorize equipment items to satisfy customer needs.

     

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