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Apply Now Job ID R-335683 Date posted 04/18/2019

Job Description Summary

The Traffic Coordinator will work with various departments and individuals within BD to ensure Ocean Shipments are processed in a timely manner. Will confirm that ocean shipments are progressing on schedule. Coordinator will monitor communications that may impact any shipments and inform BD associates impacted.

Coordinator must communicate with individuals at different levels in the organization. He/She must provide ongoing progress reports when needed. Traffic coordinators work with outside carriers, brokers, International BD Affiliates and internal departments to maintain and adjust a schedule for consistent process flow for documentation. This is needful and essential in order to ensure on time delivery and processing for all customers domestically and globally.

Job Description

 Job duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Transport Processing of Export Ocean Shipments.
  • Proactive in coordinating carrier service and necessary bookings.
  • Maintain a weekly schedule of daily shipments.
  • Customer service for all customers via email and phone calls.
  • Coordinating of shipments according to cut off dates for Steamship Lines and Forwarders.
  • Maintaining daily reports and communications concerning the status of export shipments with International BD Regions.
  • Preparation of Export documentation and Customs functionalities.
  • Support Air and Domestic Operation
  • Support Delivery Creation for Ocean Shipments


  • A high school diploma or GED is required.  Associates or Bachelor’s Degree is preferred. 
  • 2+ years of International Logistics and Transportation Coordination work experience is preferred.
  • Problem Solving and Troubleshooting skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with ERP-based applications.
  • Thorough knowledge of all International modes of Transportation (Ocean, Air/Express).
  • Preferred: Hazardous Materials Certification (DOT, IATA and IMDG).
  • Working knowledge/understanding of Distribution Receiving, Warehousing, and Shipping functions; Enterprise Resource Planning Systems and Warehouse/Transportation Management tools (WMS/TMS). SAP preferred.


  • Excellent planning skills.
  • Ability to anticipate and troubleshoot problems and develop a plan of action to prevent delays in the organization's workflow.
  • Strong PC Skills (i.e. Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Ability to multi task.  
  • Able to work independently as well with others.  
  • Communicate effectively with all levels of the organization.  
  • Basic understanding of SAP 6.0 knowledge is preferred.  
  • Must be able to follow and interpret established internal and regulatory guidelines provided.
  • Must demonstrate BD Values, Customer focus, action/results orientation, strong communication skills, and ability to seek input and feedback from others.
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills, including the capability to work across multiple functional areas to influence change or to achieve desired results.

Primary Work Location

USA MD - Baltimore

Additional Locations

Work Shift

NA (United States of America)
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