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Import/Export Coordinator

Newport News, VA




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Work Experience

Import/Export Coordinator / Huntington Ingalls Incorporated - Newport News Shipbuilding (NNS)
March 2017 - Current

  • Managed daily import/export operations including ISF filing, and Post Summary Correction Project
  • Scheduled international including domestic transport to/from airports and ocean carrier facilities
  • Log and track all inbound and outbound shipments
  • Managed NNS custom brokers and freight forwarders by reviewing all correspondence prior to submission to customs
  • Approved all NNS international brokerage invoices for payment: review, research and organize
  • Researched shipments in Ace to verify records match and all deadlines are met

Account Manager / E-Z-GO, A Textron Company
July 2014 - December 2014

  • Managed entry of more than 100 domestic and international purchase orders per day sent via e-mail, fax, web, EDI or phone and processed them from order to cash through SAP
  • Detailed communication with domestic and international customers via phone and email concerning order status and resolved any administrative issues: shipment correction, damaged part or billing error
  • Specialized in communication with Latin American customers in Spanish via phone and email
  • Maintained physical and electronic file for all International shipments for auditing purposes
  • Liaised with warehouse personnel to ensure customer packing requests are met and shipped in a timely manner
  • Created process via SAP and Excel to provide the largest International customer with a detailed daily shipping report which improved the third-party satisfaction and minimize the manual labor by myself
  • Created Excel order file to improve the daily order scheduling process for the warehouse using v-lookup
  • Performed detailed research and communication with multiple warehouses and billing clerks to accurately report monthly sales to Parts VP - annual sales totaled > $1 million

International Shipping and Logistics Manager / E-Z-GO, A Textron Company
November 2009 - July 2014

  • Logistics manager for 25 distributors or dealers including the following larger accounts: Ransomes-Jacobsen (England), Augusta Golf (Australia), Technogolf (Mexico) and Boundless Trade (South Africa)
  • Averaged 20 daily shipments: containers (FTL and LTL), Air (FedEx/DHL or third-party) and truck direct to distributor/dealer or third-party direct shipment
  • Provided personal freight quote process to save customers $100 or more on freight for each LTL air shipment
  • Arranged full containers monthly at 40,000 kilos some hazardous due to paint or batteries
  • Third-party shipment arrangements to include parts from customer’s vendor to ship on monthly scheduled container
  • Trained warehouse on documentation requirements for all types of shipments with a focus on export compliance
  • Assisted Freight Forwarder Concordia to arrange shipments for England, Japan and South Africa LTL Air shipments
  • Expertise or working knowledge of the following shipping requirements: SLI, Material Safety Data Sheet, Dangerous Goods Declaration, packing list, bill of lading and placard
  • Experienced with specific paperwork and packing to Brazil and China including freight forwarder requirements

Finance Specialist I / ConAgra Foods
January 2009 - June 2009

  • Researched and resolved discrepancies on accounts for refunds or adjustments
  • Handled multiple bank account receipt processing from ACH wires, checks and lock box
  • Resolved accounts receivable accounting issues such as payment reconciliations
  • Collaborated with deduction/collection specialist for account maintenance

Accounts Receivable / ConAgra Foods
March 2006 - December 2008

  • Managed daily invoice delivery for domestic and international customers
  • Meticulously identified and rectified inconsistencies, deficiencies, and discrepancies in documentation
  • Supervised daily correction billing process for flour customers and mills; researched and resolved special customer service billing requests
  • Communicated with nation-wide mills and sales team to maintain flour inventory accuracy
  • Processed journal commissions for uploading into general ledger with Excel macro


Bellevue University
2018 - 2020 (expected)

Master's of Science in Some Management Thing

Some Rando Place

APICS Certification: Transportation and Logistics

Bellevue University
2005 - 2007

Bachelor's of Science in Business Administration, 4.0 GPA