Inventory Claims Coordinator Jobs in Paramus, NJ at Gellert Global Group

Title: Inventory Claims Coordinator

Company: Gellert Global Group

Location: Paramus, NJ

Originally established in 1916, Camerican International is a leading US food importer to the retail, foodservice, chain restaurant, and manufacturing industries. Camerican imports food products such as frozen and canned fruits, vegetables, seafood, and select specialty items from over 40 countries around the world. Camerican is headquartered in Paramus, NJ, with sales offices across the US.
Camerican is seeking a self motivated and results oriented Inventory Claims Coordinator to handle all aspects of transportation, warehouse, and supplier claims. In this role, the successful candidate will interact and communicate with all internal departments, external vendors, and customers to mitigate, remedy, and minimize potential losses.
Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Communication with external vendors as follows:Steamship liners – for issues that may occur during ocean travelsTruck carriers – for discrepancies and issues during deliveries to customers and other warehouses
– Warehouses – ensure accuracy of stored inventory by reconciling monthly inventory reportsSuppliers – for issues regarding manufacturing/production processEnter and track claims in internal systemResearch and analyze incidents in order to determine validity of claim and potential lossEvaluate and recommend timely settlement and claim resolution to managementIdentify and gather all relevant information including documentation and applicable invoices to submit for a formal claim statementProvide guidance and instruction to vendors on corrective action measuresGenerate reports and conduct trend analysis to identify repetitive patterns with external clientsWork cross-functionally to mitigate loss of old, surplus, and out of date inventory with salvaging effortsProcess Certificate of Liability Insurance requests and maintain databaseAssist AR with customer deductions related to shortages, damages, overages, returns, and rejectionsCoordinate with Logistics to assist in the movement of (damaged) productProvide updates on progress regarding incidents to all parties involved
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent combination of education and claims processing experienceOne to three years of experience handling cargo claims preferredExcellent written and oral communication skillsProficient with Microsoft Office; advanced Excel a mustAbility to manage multiple priorities as well as flexibility to adapt to change with new systems and methods while working in a team environmentMust be detail-oriented and organized and possess good time management skillsCreative problem-solving skillsExposure to Accounts Receivable is a plus
In addition to offering a competitive base salary and a performance-based bonus program, we are committed to providing our employees with comprehensive benefits that include a choice of benefit plans and levels of coverage to meet the needs of the employees and their families.
Medical, Dental, and Vision benefit options (Company contribution towards medical)
Company paid Life Insurance and Long-Term Disability Insurance
Tax Savings Flexible Spending Accounts – Health and Dependent Care
Generous company match with immediate vesting upon enrollment in our 401(k)
Progressive PTO policy in addition to Company paid holidays
Paid Parental Leave
Educational Assistance program for both employees and their children
Employee engagement and recognition programs
Employee Referral Bonus program
Employee Wellness and Community Giving Initiatives
Company-sponsored celebrations and team building events
Camerican International, Inc. (a Gellert Global Group company) is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to an inclusive and diverse workforce through application of its nondiscrimination policy. All employment decisions are conducted without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, physical and mental disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, and any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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