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Title:  Import Logistics Coordinator


The Woodlands, TX, US, 77380

Company:  Univar Solutions USA Inc
Requisition ID:  24913

What We Do

We’re more than a distribution company – we’re a leading, global partner dedicated to improving quality of life for our customers through the products, expertise, and relationships that serve the world’s most essential industries.


Creating great chemistry is not just about the innovative products and services we safely deliver to customers around the world. It also takes people – people like you – and today, our worldwide team of more than 10,000 employees is helping build a company where the best people want to work. We’re thrilled that you are exploring opportunities where your action will make a positive difference every day. We look forward to building a strong future together.



What You’ll Do

As an Import Logistics Coordinator, you will be responsible for the day-to-day management of Univar Solutions’ import trade activities. This includes the customer service, order entry, billing and logistical coordination associated with our companies import activities to North America.

Sales & Purchase Orders

  • Handle Sales orders - confirm price, develop quotes, product availability and lead time
  • Manager Purchase Orders - prepare purchase orders, place orders promptly and liaise with vendors to ensure on time shipping and delivery; coordinate with forwarder, steamship lines, Customs broker and other logistic service providers Logistics Management
  • Verify and track freight to ensure timely shipping, communicate status and potential delays to internal stakeholders; arrange local delivery and additional services as required; review and create certificates of analysis as appropriate
  • Resolve shipment issues and nonconformances performing root cause analysis and collaborating with key team members for best outcome

Custom Brokerage & Clearance

  • Obtain, file and provide required documentation for entry, monitor agency clearance(s) Supplier & Vendor Management
  • Build and sustain long-terms vendor, service provider and internal team member partnerships Operational Controls


  • Receive invoices, approve payments, create and code invoices
  • Collaborate with colleagues and field personnel to ensure compliance with all government agencies on import products


What You’ll Need

  • Bachelor’s degree, with preference for concentration in supply chain/logistics, international trade or economics and/or Min. 5+ years in global / international trade operations, including responsibility for import and/or export for North America locations. Experience in customer, freight forwarding, customs brokerage and export trading.
  • General understanding of purchasing & payment activities with ability to learn Univar Solutions industry, products, policies and procedures
  • Demonstrated indirect leadership skills
  • Strong analytical skills & organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Strong problem solving and time management skills
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills in English
  • Experienced in use of computer, MS office applications & SAP or equivalent ERP system, e-learning development a plus


What We Offer

This position has Hybrid work schedule - Mon, Tues, Wed in office and Thurs, Fri are remote!


Comprehensive benefits to employees including medical, dental, STD, LTD and life insurance, 401k, generous PTO and much more.


Univar Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected classification.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

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