Equipment Control/Gear Coordinator

Houston, Texas 77015

Post Date: 07/10/2018 Job ID: 35791 Industry: Legacy


Our East Houston logistics client is seeking candidates for a contract to hire Equipment Control/Gear Coordinator opportunity! The strongest candidates will have 1+ years inventory/equipment control or data entry experience in an accuracy and deadline driven environment. 


The Equipment Control/Gear Coordinator performs activities related to the tracking of containers and lifting gear. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

·         Responsible for tracking container activity on a daily basis through the use of activity reports provided by our agents and stevedores

·         Maintain the Equipment Control database and other customer specific data bases and ensure all data contained within is accurate

·         Responsible for releasing Equipment specified in the customer’ s booking to trucking companies while maintaining the on-hand inventory

·         Ability to provide assistance on container related issues to internal departments, agents, customers and truck lines as needed

·         Run and analyze various reports for the Equipment Team

·         Review invoices to insure accuracy

·         Maintain and monitor relationships with foreign agencies, stevedores and other 3rd party entities with regards to all container activity, reports and inventory related expenses

·         Responsible for tracking gear activity through the use of materials lists provided to various vessels

·         Maintain the Gear database and ensure all data contained within is accurate

·         Maintain/Update Gear calendar which schedules Materials Lists and Vessel Gear Inspections

·         Insure all required documentation is being received by the Gear Dept

This includes but not limited to

·         Materials Lists, Vessel Inventories, Proof of Delivery, and Certificates of Compliance

·         Issue Purchase Orders as needed and maintain the associated files

·         Review Vessel Inventories for accuracy on monthly basis

·         Run and analyze various reports for the Gear Team

·         Examine work for accuracy, neatness, and conformance to company policies and procedures


Essential Tasks Performed 

·         Maintain the Equipment Control and Gear databases.

·         Release containers

·         Maintaining Equipment Control and Gear files

·         Maintain Gear Department’ s Activity Calendar

·         Assist Equipment Control and Gear Teams with various reports/functions as needed



·         1-2 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience

·         Basic knowledge of the maritime/container industry

·         Working knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel and basic computer literacy

·         Proficient data entry skills and use of 10-key with accuracy being paramount

·         Highly organized

·         High School Diploma or equivalent


Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Monday -  Friday, 800am - 500pm - some weekend and holiday work may be required.


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