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Import Coordinator at Murata Americas

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Rockmart, Georgia

Job Description:

For over 70 years, Murata Electronics has been a tireless innovator, committed to developing technologies that profoundly change the world around us. Our innovation is inside more state-of-the-art equipment than you may imagine.

Murata solutions enable global product companies to turn their visions into reality - from mobile communications to computers and networking, medical devices to power solutions, smart home technologies to automotive electronics.

Our past innovations drive today's technology, and our present innovations are shaping tomorrow's. Whatever the future holds, you can be sure it will contain Murata.


Rockmart, GA

General Summary

Position is responsible for the management of all import shipments from all suppliers for the Georgia Warehouse, the West Coast Warehouse, or directly from supplier to customer.

Essential Job Responsibilities

  • Coordinate the movement and documentation of inbound air and boat shipments and direct shipments from suppliers to customers.
  • Arrange customs clearance, exchange/review necessary documents with our brokers, and ensure regulatory compliance.
  • Communicate with Sales, CS, warehouses, brokers, freight forwarders, etc. to provide shipment visibility and maintain smooth movement of shipments.
  • Work in various freight forwarder visibility systems and Murata ERP and document management systems to track, monitor status, and upload/download various shipment and billing documents.
  • Freight data maintenance and freight reporting.
  • Accounts payable - audit the accuracy of shipping and billing documents provided by shippers, brokers, and forwarders; approve invoices for payment; and resolve freight/customs/billing errors.
  • Freight bidding or spot freight quotes and freight forwarder selection.
  • Cultivate relationship with freight forwarders, including onboarding and day-to-day communication.

Miscellaneous Job Responsibilities

  • Continuous evaluation and improvement of job processes.
  • Perform other job-related responsibilities and duties as may be assigned from time to time.



Customer Orientation

Results Orientation

Quality of Work

Continuous Improvement

Functional/Technical Knowledge

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Three+ years work experience related to imports.
  • Excellent communication and analytical skills.
  • Ability to work with little supervision and be able to handle stressful situations well.
  • Strong sense of urgency and proactive approach.
  • Data entry skills utilizing accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Effective verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong time management and task prioritization skills.
  • Experience using a personal computer, widely-used software packages, e.g., spreadsheets (Excel), word processing (MS Word) and e-mail (Lotus Notes or Outlook).
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Access and/or other query software.


No travel requirements.

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