Senior Shipping & Receiving Specialist

NDT Global Houston, 15500 International Plaza Dr., Houston, TX 77032, USA, Houston, Texas, United States Req #223
Tuesday, June 28, 2022
NDT Global is the leading provider of ultra-high-tech diagnostic inspection solutions, advanced data analysis and integrity assessment services for ensuring the safety and longevity of energy-sector infrastructure assets. Recognized as the forerunner in ultrasonic inspection technologies comprising Pulse Echo, Pitch-and-Catch and Phased Array, as well as Acoustic Resonance (ART Scan) methodologies, the company also deploys a range of non-ultrasonic technologies, such as Inertial Measurement Units, with more under development. NDT Global strategically applies its inspection technologies to detect, diagnose and model various types of threat—circumferential or axial cracks, metal loss, geometry, mapping, and more—across diverse classes of assets. By providing predictive, decision-ready insights driven by the world’s most accurate data, NDT Global enables the conditions for asset owners to optimize infrastructure health and drive operational efficiencies while reducing risk and minimizing their carbon footprint. 

NDT Global is part of Previan, a fast-growing, innovative industrial technology group focused on advanced diagnostic technologies to monitor the world’s infrastructure health. The Group serves asset owners, large engineering firms, and service companies globally in markets such as Aerospace, Civil Infrastructures, Energy, Mining, Power Generation, and Rail. Previan believes that advancing science and technology via sensors, hardware, robotics, and software makes the world more productive and safer for people, business and nature. The company employs over 1,300 people throughout 28 offices worldwide and serves clients in more than 110 countries


The goal of the Senior Specialist, Shipping and Receiving, is to independently execute, coordinate and monitor global shipments (inbound and outbound) in compliance with applicable customs regulations, global standards, and specifications for the shipment of dangerous goods. In addition, evaluates various carrier terms of cost, quality and selects the best forwarder for continuous optimization of transportation. The Senior Specialist is the first point of contact for all shipping & receiving related topics within the company.


  • Executes, coordinates and monitors shipments (inbound and outbound) in compliance with applicable customs regulations, global and local standards, customer expectations, and specifications for the shipment of dangerous goods
  • Verifies and approves shipping invoices and tax bills and forwards them to the Finance department
  • Selects transportation packaging, organizes and orders rental equipment for loading and unloading heavy goods
  • Manages all import and export customs documentation (e. g. Export Control, Carnet A.T.A, Certificate of Origin) and manages all dangerous goods transport
  • Support optimization of Shipping and Receiving processes and procedures
  • Manages claims and complaints regarding shipment delays or errors
  • Other duties as assigned


  • A vocational training, apprenticeship or similar education in Logistics / Shipping & Receiving or related field is required
  • Certification in customs and foreign trade is required
  • Certification in transportation of dangerous goods (ground, ocean, and air) is required
  • Certification to operate forklifts and overhead cranes is required
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience in shipping and receiving is required
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience handling customs clearances (e.g. customs tariff number), Carnet ATA is required
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in export control (screening, embargo, dual use) is required
  • Minimum of 2 year of experience handling claim management
  • Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Intermediate knowledge of Resource Planning Software (e.g. Planout)
  • Advanced knowledge of online courier systems (UPS, FedEx, DHL)
  • Advanced knowledge of ERP systems (e.g. Navision, SAP)
  • Advanced knowledge of online customs applications and forms (e.g. EZT)
Work Environment:
  • Works in a warehouse environment
  • Frequent work in a shop/field environment
  • Occasional work in outdoor weather conditions (hot/wet/cold)
  • Occasional work near mechanical and environmental noise
Physical Requirements:
  • Frequent requirement to lift or carry weight up to 50 lbs. (22.75 kg)
  • Frequent requirement for manual hand dexterity
  • Occasional requirement to bend or crouch
  • Occasional requirement to kneel or crawl
  • Endurance is limited to ladder/stair climbing for 30 minutes or less at a time before changing to a new activity

  • Great long-term career prospects and development opportunities 
  • Challenging tasks in innovative and diverse teams 
  • Attractive compensation system 
  • Flexible working environment

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
Location on Google Maps
  • NDT Global Houston, 15500 International Plaza Dr., Houston, TX 77032, USA, Houston, Texas, United States