Smithfield Foods

  • International Documentations Coordinator

    Job Locations
    US-MO-Kansas City
    FLSA Status
    Corporate - Day Shift
  • Overview

    The position summary states the general nature and purpose of the job. Overall accountabilities are defined in this section.


    The International Documentation Coordinator is responsible for the execution of export documentations that are required for the company’s export shipments. Ensures that the documents meet export regulations and maintains compliance with the importing countries rules and customer requirements. Arranges the shipment of documents to the final customer and supports customers' inquiries when necessary.


    Responsibilities and tasks are written as follows:


    Export Documentation

    • Prepares defined export commercial and shipping documentation efficiently and accurately as set forth by the company and ensures that the documentation complies with the U.S. export requirements and the importing country and customer's requirements.
    • Ensures documents are legible for easy review and confirms that the information has clarity.
    • Reviews loading facilities information and extracts the pre-defined data to complete the export documents.
    • Provides documents to the customer for review and approval.
    • Revises documents as required.
    • Ships and tracks documents until they reach the final customer.

    Shipping Instructions

    • Communicates shipping instructions to the various loading locations and the freight forwarder.

    Departmental Support

    • Assists the international CSR Specialists and the International Logistics group with various duties and functions as time permits.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

    • Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited four-year college or university.
    • 2+ years of International Documentation experience, preferred.
    • Strong data entry, reading and interpreting skills.
    • Ability to read and interpret shipping documents.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Capable of communicating and expressing ideas clearly and concisely.

    Supervisory Responsibilities

    This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those an employee should possess to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Specific vision includes close vision and ability to adjust focus.
    • Frequently required to sit, use hands to handle, or feel, and talk or hear.

    Work Environment

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Corporate working environment.
    • Noise level in the work environment is moderate.

    EEO/AA Information

    Smithfield is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action (EEO/AA) Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with disability, or any other protected group status or non-job related characteristic as directed by law.


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