• Air Canada Careers | Cargo Agent Job, Paris

    Location Paris, France

    Job Description

    Under the direct supervision of the Cargo Coordinator and in collaboration with other cargo agents, the Cargo Agent will perform import and export tasks, in accordance with the company’s service standards and procedures and in compliance with safety and security regulations. .

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Handle administrative tasks related to the cargo activity (documentation, research, filing and archiving various files, cargo manuals, preparing manifests, answering phone calls)

    • Issue transport documents (transshipment manifests)

    • Issue customs documents (manifests, central customs office, warehouse, transit, etc.)

    • Draft and send teletypes (SITA) and telexes

    • Prepare loading order slips according to the company’s rules

    • Prepare, for the cargo warehouse employees, the list of loads to be grouped on pallets or in containers

    • Communicate and cooperate with load control offices (local and regional) and possibly with cargo movement control in Toronto

    • Follow up on and verify the information transmitted to customs (ACI and ICS)

    • Oversee relations with customers, service providers and subcontractors, as part of the daily cargo activity

    • Control and follow up on the smooth running of cargo activities by the handling company and the various participants

    • Verify and control shipments sent by agents, consolidators, other companies, etc. Indicate irregularities on documents to protect the company’s interests

    • Report to coordinators on the progress of the day’s cargo activities to ensure follow-up on the files in progress

    Job Requirements

    • Marketing savvy

    • Good interpersonal skills

    • Strong team player – Cooperative attitude

    • Punctuality, rigour, sense of organization, seriousness and precision in the performance of the various tasks

    • Good learning skills and ability to adapt to constantly changing procedures

    • Ability to work calmly and quickly and to multitask under pressure

    • Versatility and ability to perform various tasks

    • At least a bachelor’s degree in logistics/transportation

    • Significant cargo experience, preferably with an airline

    • Hold the “Hazardous Material Specialist” designation

    • Good oral, reading, writing French and English skills

    • Wearing of the uniform according to the company’s rules

    • Class 3 driver’s licence without restriction

    • Proficient in Word and Excel and conducting web searches

    • Knowledge of Roissy Charles de Gaulle airport is preferred

    • Obtaining an access card from the police for the restricted area is imperative

    Job Details

    Company: Air Canada

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Paris, France

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