Job Vacancy Transportation/ Logistics Specialist Motoman

Job title: Transportation/ Logistics Specialist

Company: Motoman

Job description: Description :


Responsible for ensuring legal compliance and providing import/export administration and control within government rules and regulations. Interfaces with internal and external customers, freight forwarders, customs officials and other entities to ensure proper coordination and delivery of domestic, import & export shipments.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

Ensure the utmost in service at low cost from import brokers and freight forwarders.

Monitor rates to ensure that the lowest total cost is achieved. Obtain freight quotes.

Monitor the performance of brokers and freight forwarders to ensure timely delivery to Yaskawa Motoman and our customers.

Manage electronic record retention.

Review and approve domestic and international freight invoices to ensure that proper rates are invoiced.

Facilitate required export documentation to ensure that all customs requirements are fulfilled and that all documentation is prepared properly (i.e., monitor/audit the routine export documents prepared by Shipping and obtain, prepare, or assist with any unusual non-routine export documents).

Execute requirements for classification initiatives to ensure that Yaskawa Motoman is obtaining appropriate refunds and to ensure that the lowest possible duty is assessed. Communicate with US Customs and Yaskawa Motoman Inc.’s customs attorneys.

Oversee and negotiate competitive rates for domestic and international freight services. Ensure high quality transportation of Yaskawa Motoman’s freight.

Define, document, and implement all export/import policies and procedures including Quality System procedures to ensure that internal employees are adhering to any international/export requirements.


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.


Bachelor degree in a related topic from an accredited college or university and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Customs brokers license is a plus.


Must be detail-oriented, handle multiple priorities, and work well under pressure. Must have excellent negotiation skills, including excellent verbal and written communication skills. Must have excellent computer skills. Prior experience using the applicable modules of a robust Business System highly desired. Expert knowledge of INCOTERMS 2020 preferred


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand and reach with hands and arms. The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

The noise level in the work environment is usually quiet.

Motoman is an EEO employer of minorities/females/disabled/veterans

Expected salary:

Location: Miamisburg, OH

Job date: Fri, 03 Jun 2022 04:55:15 GMT

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