Export Accounts Coordinator

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American Trading International, Inc. (ATI) is seeking an experienced Export Accounts Coordinator to join our team in Los Angeles, CA.

ATI has recently expanded our beautiful Westside office and is looking for sharp, smart, like-minded individuals to help take us to the next level!

ATI is a 20 year old Los Angeles, CA based export trading company specialized in USA food & beverage products, both branded and private label. We are currently seeking to fill a new position in our fast growing, dynamic work environment. ATI is a 45 employee / $50 million operation exporting to over 80 markets worldwide. We take pride in our state-of-the-art facilities, resources, friendly atmosphere, with a multi-cultural / multi-lingual staff speaking more than 20 languages. We now also operate on SAP.


Job Description:

The Export Accounts Coordinator will be working hands-on with manufacturers, customers, graphic artists and printers from around the globe. Responsible for managing, controlling and tracking private label brand packaging throughout the product formulation process, artwork development, pre-press process and print execution. Presenting the customer with mock up products and finished products as needed.

Job Responsibilities:

• Coordinate artwork creation and revision with graphic designers, private label brand customers, pre-press, printers and product manufacturers
• Performs artwork proof-reading and press checks
• Coordinates artwork review and approval with customers, graphic designers, and product manufacturers
• Ensure and confirm artwork compliance with international regulations and product formulation specifications
• Work with product manufacturers on formulation options and specifications
• Maintain and archive electronic and printed artwork files
• Produce and assemble mockups
• Manage label and packaging inventory for multiple private labels
• Assist in forecasting and procuring printed labels and packaging
• Assist in the negotiation of printing quotes and contracts
• Analyze market trends, as well as customer needs to identify strategic new development opportunities
• Coordinate with sales, purchasing and logistics departments

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s Degree
• Interest in International Trade and Global Affairs
• 3 – 5 years relevant experience

Preferred Requirements:

• Working knowledge of different types of printing: flexo, rotogravure and litho
• Strong knowledge of pre-press, proofing systems and packaging substrates
• Strong Project Management skills
• Proficiency in Adobe Acrobat, Illustrator, Photoshop & MS Office
• Strong problem solving and troubleshooting skills
• Ability to multi-task and adapt to changes as they occur
• Experience with SAP Software

An Ideal Candidate Must:

• Be able to self-motivate
• Be a mature individual with confidence and focus
• Be able to take, as well as give direction to best manage projects and others, and be able to identify when to step in during critical moments.
• Be forward thinking and able to issue spot the needs of the overall department and senior management. “Gets the Big Picture”
• Have a positive and personable demeanor while multi-tasking and working with time sensitive processes
• Have excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Be detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy
• Able to follow-up / follow through without having to be reminded
• Be fluent in English both verbal and written
• Looking for long-term growth / a career-minded individual


Competitive and Comprehensive Benefits Program:

• Health Insurance (HMO & PPO Options Available)
• Dental Insurance (HMO & PPO Options Available)
• Vision Insurance
• Optional Life Insurance
• Business Travel Insurance
• 401K
• Flexible Spending Account
• Generous Holiday
• Sick and PTO policy


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