International Logistics Coordinator

The La Jolla Group

Irvine California

3 year(s)
Job Description
Company Introduction

The La Jolla Group is a worldwide leader in the action sports apparel business segment with a fast paced, high energy environment that is continually on the move. With prominent brands such as O’Neill, Spiritual Gangster, PSD Underwear and Hang Ten, La Jolla Group has proved to be a builder of great brands, a creator of innovative products, and a master of operational excellence.

Here at La Jolla Group, we offer flexibility with the opportunity to work from home. Our hybrid schedule allows us to connect with each other virtually and in office. We offer awesome discounts on our clothing brands, an on-site gym, early release Fridays (2:00pm), occasional employer provided lunches, year-round fun events as well as a full benefits package! We believe our employees are our strongest asset and invest in their growth by focusing on developing their strengths.

General Summary

Analyze the rapidly changing importing environment and monitor events that would impact the ability to deliver product from overseas to the company’s DC.

Essential Job Functions

•Maintain open communication and develop relationships with manufacturing vendor network. Make daily/weekly contact with both FOB/LDP/DDP vendors to make accurate updates.
•Communicate to the Production Department with vessel delays, port closures, US Customs exam, or natural disasters. Ensure the system is updated to reflect accurate information.
•Evaluate and process the forensics data is collected for shipment details vessel details via steamship lines, CFS, Freight forwarders.
•Manage the Daily Logistics Report to ensure data provided to Production and Sales is accurate.
Manage all relationship with Custom Broker, Freight forwarders and inbound domestic truckers.
•Update booking details and broker clearance date into Full Circle.
•For Import Ocean shipments (only), ensure Importer Security Filing is filed by cutoff date at origin, to avoid penalty from US Customs.
•Assist the US Customs Broker with the necessary shipping documents with proper MID (Manufacturer ID), COO, Water Resistance Certificate, IFI, etc.
•Review drayage to decrease time, reduce demurrage and cost.

Job Requirements
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Knowledge of the product life cycle including and production timelines.
• Ability to effectively identify and resolve problems.
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions.
• Strong organizational skills with attention to accuracy and detail.
• Ability to prioritize tasks appropriately to ensure deadlines are met.
• Ability to work independently and as a team player.
• Ability to juggle multiple projects at one time.
• Must be able to work effectively across multiple functions with business colleagues domestically and internationally

Required Education and Experience

•Must have 3- 5 years of transportation/procurement experience.
•Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and respond quickly to problems.
•Must be organized and be able to work under pressure in order to meet deadlines and be able to perform self-initiated and planned activities.
•Full Circle knowledge a plus
•PLM software experience also a plus

Physical Requirements

Seeing: Must be able to see well enough to read reports.
Hearing: Must be able to hear well enough to communicate with customers, vendors and employees.
Standing/Walking: Must be able to move about company building.
Climbing/Stooping/Kneeling: Must be able to stoop or kneel to pick up products.
Lifting/Pulling/Pushing: Must be able to lift up to 10 pounds.
Fingering/Grasping/Feeling: Must be able to type and use technical sources.

LJG is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information and any other characteristics protected by law.