Lynden Logistics (formerly Lynden International), a member of the Lynden family of companies, has roots in transportation going back more than 100 years. We are a freight forwarder who offers full service solutions of logistical services that support the entire supply chain.
Are you an enthusiastic, self-motivated person who takes pride in finding solutions to problems that meet the expectations of your customers? Do you thrive where each day is not like the last? If so, Lynden is the place for you. This position handles all aspects of international export, import, and foreign-to-foreign shipments, via air and ocean, including rate quoting and customer service, with moderate supervision for high-visibility and key accounts.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
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.
Minimum requirement is high school diploma plus 4 years of international freight experience, or 4-year college degree and 2 year international freight forwarding experience. Degree in logistics field preferred.
Good written and verbal skills to effectively present information verbally, in writing and in person.
Ability to read and comprehend detailed instructions, procedure manuals, tariffs, and other technical and professional material. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Ability to calculate freight rates, including the effect of dimensionalized weight, and amounts such as percentages, volume, and discounts.
Experience in effective problem solving with minimum supervision.
Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Word, Excel and Outlook)
Good organizational skills
Foreign language skills a plus
IATA CEIV Pharma certification is a plus
IATA DG and/or IMDG certified is a plus
Lynden Logistics is a federal contractor so all employees, including employees working from home/distant, are required to be fully vacinated against COVID-19.
Must pass pre-employment drug test and undergo background investigation.
Ability to possess and maintain a TSA Security Threat Assessment (STA) with a status of Passed, or a
TSA recognized equivalent.
Compensation – Competitive pay
Healthcare – Medical, dental and vision plans
Paid Time Off – 17 days paid time off, PTO days increase with years of service
Holidays – 8 paid holidays
Retirement Plan – 401k with up to 6% employer match
Extras – Life Insurance, Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Long Term Disability Coverage and Employee Assistance Program at no cost to you!
Free parking and subsidized transit program
Tuition Reimbursement program