Customs Import Specialist Job Description Sample
Import Entry Clerk - Customs Brokerage
We are World Courier, an AmerisourceBergen Company; World Courier is a provider of premium logistics services and the leading global specialty supplier of transportation, storage and distribution services for multinational biopharmaceutical clinical trials. With more than 2,500 employees in more than 50 countries, we combine our global reach with a local presence.
The Import Entry Clerk is responsible for preparing all paperwork necessary for customs clearance by:
Preparing customs entries for US Customs, DEA, FDA, USDA, CDC, Fish and Wildlife, RLF, and Inbond etc. (hard copy and electronically)
Printing Import documents to be utilized in customs entries
Rating shipments (using the US Harmonized Tariff code book) for Customs clearance.
Assisting brokers with paperwork
Billing and entry of charges into World Star
Sending require A1A documents to importers and preparing required WCB record keeping copies of entry documents
To keep current and understand all SOP
Must enter clear detailed notes in World Star job file
Working knowledge of the ABI system and entry process
Ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and other WC offices (team player)
Communicate professionally via phone and e-mail with clients regarding the status of their shipments.
Pleasant personality, and professional demeanor Flexibility with schedule, as WC is a 24 hour operation
Overtime may be required
Clerks with a valid Certified Customs Specialist certification (CCS) must obtain the require 20 point for renewal
Import Traffic Specialist
Organization: Trans-Overseas Corporation
Location: Romulus, Michigan
We offer our employees a fast paced, cutting edge, stable work environment with room for growth. If you are a results driven individual with the right skills, this could be the company for you.
Coordinates services for import shipments in a timely manner, as well as customs release and delivery of import shipments.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Trace and arrange shipping, if needed, from basic information received.
- Secure shipping documents and determines services needed.
- Determine charges due and who is responsible.
- Refer to and update customer master file as needed.
- Process shipment and arrange pickup as needed.
- Keep customer informed of shipment status.
- Prepares and processes import documents (ABI and non-ABI functions)
- Processes TOC billing and forward entry summary documents; close out files.
- To include Commercial Account Coordinator Small/Mid-Sized) in advance of the time off.
- Bachelor’s degree OR 1 – 2 years related experience and / or training OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
- Strong writing skills required to write routine reports and correspondence.
- Excellent oral communication skills required; specifically, before groups of customers or employees of organization.
- Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.
- Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.
- Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
- Health and dental insurance available.
- Life insurance, short term and long term disability insurance is 100% paid for by the company.
- Paid vacation after one year of service
- Personal time off
- Paid holidays
Customs Compliance Specialist (Import/Export) (20190790)
Support Toro's business operations by developing and executing the company's import and export processes in areas such as classification, valuation, country of origin determination, broker relationship management, sanctioned party list screening and export license determination.
Work cross-functionally with Toro team members around the globe to ensure compliance with U.S. and international import and export regulatory requirements.
DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Analyze, research, assign and update SAP with the appropriate Harmonized Tariff Schedule or Schedule B Number, ECCN and Country of Origin for all Toro materials.
Maintain, test and complete the transport process used to update Harmonized Tariff Schedule table in SAP.
Request binding rulings from U.S., Mexican, Canadian, European Union and other country authorities when necessary.
Conduct Sanctioned Party List Screening.
Determine need for an export license based on applicable U.S. and international regulatory requirements; prepare and submit license applications when appropriate.
Administer and develop relationships with customs brokers, including research and response to broker inquiries while ensuring timely clearance of shipments.
Audit, process, log and assign appropriate Toro account numbers to customs broker invoices upon receipt for payment.
Liaison between order services and customs brokers on Return Goods Authorization, ensuring that required documentation is provided, allowing the return to be processed through customs.
Train sourcing and engineering on the topic of assists. Liaison between Toro and customs brokers to ensure that assists are properly declared.
Track liquidation dates and amounts of all U.S. entries.
Ensure that EPA procedures are followed for import of qualified and non-qualified engines; communicate to all involved parties when importing non-compliant engines.
Answer questions and resolve issues related to documentation/data requirements of OGAs (other government agencies) for importing and exporting.
Research and prepare duty drawback claims.
Authorize and close out Temporary Import Bond entries within timeframe allowed by customs.
Create and maintain documented procedures in support of Toro's import and export processes.
Perform internal compliance audits, resolve identified issues and perform corrective actions.
Educate and train internal customers on importing and exporting requirements.
Prepare, research and distribute monthly import cost reports.
Maintain required records according to regulatory requirements and company policy.
All other special projects and duties as assigned.
Position requires a high degree of communication and interaction with other areas of the company as well as customs brokers with ability to ensure detailed compliance with applicable U.S. and international regulations and Toro's processes.
This position can have a long learning curve of twelve months plus.
Ability to regularly follow detailed processes and analysis is required.
Bachelor's degree preferred, comparable years of experience in international trade compliance will be considered.
Knowledge of U.S. and other government regulatory agency requirements preferred.
Licensed Customs Broker or interest in becoming licensed in the future.
Ability and skill with multitasking in a fast paced and constantly changing regulatory environment.
Proven ability to analyze situations and take effective and accurate actions.
Exceptional attention to detail.
Ability to manage large workload and excel at prioritizing and organizing tasks.
Excellent follow-up and follow-through skills.
Excellent computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel, SAP experience preferred.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Experience working within ACE (Automated Customs Environment) desired.
Experience working with mechanical and electrical products desired.
The Toro Company (NYSE: TTC) is a leading worldwide provider of innovative solutions for the outdoor environment including turf maintenance, snow and ice management, landscape, rental and specialty construction equipment, and irrigation and outdoor lighting solutions. With sales of $2.5 billion in fiscal 2017, Toro's global presence extends to more than 125 countries. Through constant innovation and caring relationships built on trust and integrity, Toro and its family of brands have built a legacy of excellence by helping customers care for golf courses, sports fields, public green spaces, commercial and residential properties and agricultural operations. For more information, visit www.toro.com.
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Customs & Classification Specialist - Atlanta, GA
Customs & Classification Specialist - Atlanta, GA
NCLocalSupply Chain/Logistics OperationsRef.: DC-198559We are looking for a Customs & Classification Specialist to join our North America Customs House Brokerage team. This position will be based in Atlanta, GA.
We OfferWe offer you an exciting global career at the forefront of world trade.
Working with the best people in a global team culture with future growth opportunities in an industry that has a significant impact on the world economy…
We're proud of our people who define our company's industry leadership, global team culture and customer-centric focus every day.
When you join our team you join a truly diverse, global organization in a fast-moving, values-based, work environment where you can grow on the job, create and shape our digital solutions, tap into industry-leading talent development initiatives, enjoy working with your colleagues and broaden your world view through our international job postings. We offer competitive compensation and benefits for full-time employees including health, dental and vision insurance, a 401k savings plan with an employer match and paid time-off – and our parental leave policy is recognized world-wide as one of the best in the industry.
Every company, every country wants access to a competitive shipping, logistics and port system – and our people have created one company that offers one, easy-to-use solution to all their shipping needs.
Maersk is unique
Maersk is uniquely positioned to play a significant role in global trade, creating opportunities that help countries, companies and people succeed. Our vision is simple: Maersk is the global integrator of container logistics, connecting and simplifying our customers' global supply chains. We do this through the global scale of Maersk, the world's largest shipping line; our Logistics and Services expertise that help customers manage their global supply chains; and through our port operator, APM Terminals, one of the largest container terminal operators in the world with the most strategic locations to serve global supply chains.
Join us and play an important role on our team lifting global trade every day!
Key Responsibilities• Maintains client product libraries
- Develops methods to ensure quality control in product classification and timely
- Works closely with Program Managers to give a broad, responsive service to
- Researches duty rates on goods to be imported, by using the HTS and Ruling
Researches special issues on behalf of clients.
Provides back-up support for other team members.
Ensure compliance with applicable federal, state and local laws and
regulations; adherence to company procedures and policies.
- Supports company commitment to ISO 9001, 14001, OHSAS 18001
- Performs other position related duties as specified by management
Who we are looking for
Education and Experience:
- Associate's degree or a bachelor's degree and one to three years related
experience and/or training; or a minimum of three years working within the
industry with specific focus on classification.
- Company and group goals promoted - consistent cooperation with the "team"
Technical Skills and Competencies Required:
- Strong and current knowledge of technology platforms, MS Office products and
ability to quickly adapt to new software
- A strong execution minded employee with strong financial technical skills,
analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus including an
understanding of systems.
Strong understanding of transportation industry
An understanding of CFR Title 19; with special emphasis on Part 10, 102, 54,
- Strong working knowledge of the Harmonized Tariff Schedules of the United
States, the General Headnotes, and the Explanatory Notes to the Tariff.
- An understanding of compliance requirements of other government agencies
as they relate to imported product –Participating Government Agencies (PGA's)
- Knowledgeable in import compliance rules and regulations specific to the
General Rules of Interpretation (GRI's).
- A strong execution minded employee with strong financial technical skills,
analytical ability, good judgment and strong operational focus including an
understanding of systems.
- Excellent communication skills can relate to people at all levels of an
Excellent conflict resolution and problem solving skills
A well organized and self-directed individual who is a team player
Ability to be resourceful, creative and maintain flexibility, manage resources effectively and efficiently
Relocation assistance is not available. This position does require candidates have authorization to work in the United States.
Last application date: 31 March 2019.
For further information, please contact: Karla Hagen - firstname.lastname@example.orgYou must be authorized to work for any employer in the US. Local candidates only; no relocation assistance is provided.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law.
Damco is one of the world's leading third party logistics providers specialising in customised freightforwarding and supply chain solutions. The company has about 11,000 employees working in more than 300 offices around the world and a global presence in about 100 countries. Damco is part of the Maersk Group. More information about Damco can be found on www.damco.com.
Data Analytics - Customs Operations Specialist
- Customs Operations Specialist
GE Global Operations
Posted 1/15/2019 9:56:54 AM
Job Function: Logistics
Business Segment: Global Operations Supply Chain
Location(s): United States; Ohio; Cincinnati
Lead Customs Operations Specialist
- Classification you will be responsible for the oversight of the Classification process as it relates to North American Import Operations. You will establish regular detailed reporting to identify and implement operational improvements with various parties as it relates to the Classification regional processes.
Work with various cross-functional teams within the region to identify, assess and develop action plans with respect to classification cycle time and other classification related improvements
Serve as central point of contact in the region for classification related process improvements
Provide analysis, planning, advice, training and problem solving strategies to support proactive and timely classification of goods
Prepare and present monthly metrics on regional classification volume, cycle time, classification questions, classification request to broker exception request status, etc.
Quantify and execute cost savings opportunities related to the classification process
Implement strategic initiatives to improve efficiency, compliance and cost reduction
Coordination with the Global Classification team and/or Global Vendor manager as needed to implement Classification supplier management process improvements for North America
Support other key priorities for the North America Customs Operations & Governance team as needed
Minimum of a Bachelor Degree from an accredited university or a High School Diploma or equivalent with at least 6 years relevant experience.
Minimum of 3 years experience with program/process management.
Data Analytics experience with advanced Excel skills
Customs experience preferred but not required
Strong data analytics skills utilizing multiple sources of data
Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, demanding environment
Ability to build relationships with internal and external parties
Ability to communicate complex information efficiently based on audience needs
Ability to quickly get up to speed and work with a sense of urgency
Ability to independently critically assess a process and challenge the status quo
Risk mitigation mindset, knowing when to pull in the experts or raise red flags
Strong project management / program management skills
Demonstrated ability to implement simple, fast and non-bureaucratic process improvements
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Self starter/flexible & team player
Ability to influence others based on data to achieve desired outcomes
GE (NYSE:GE) drives the world forward by tackling its biggest challenges. By combining world-class engineering with software and analytics, GE helps the world work more efficiently, reliably, and safely. GE people are global, diverse and dedicated, operating with the highest integrity and passion to fulfill GE's mission and deliver for our customers. www.ge.com
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristics protected by law.
Locations: United States; Ohio; Cincinnati
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.
Import Transportation Specialist
Grainger is a broad line, business-to-business distributor of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supplies and other related products and services. More than 3.2 million businesses and institutions worldwide rely on Grainger for products such as safety gloves, ladders, motors and janitorial supplies, along with services like inventory management and technical support. These customers represent a broad collection of industries including commercial, government, healthcare and manufacturing. They place orders online, on mobile devices, through sales representatives, over the phone and at local branches. Approximately 5,000 suppliers provide Grainger with more than 1.6 million products stocked in Grainger's distribution centers and branches worldwide.
The import transportation specialist is responsible for facilitating the day to day movement of cargo into the United States via air, ocean, and truck. The role matches estimated to actual landed cost, tracks shipments, resolves issues as necessary and facilitates freight payment.
Work with ocean carriers, truckers and freight forwarders to facilitate a smooth and predictable flow of cargo
Communicate with team members at origins to resolve issues and answer questions
Communicate with the receiving DCs and inventory teams as needed
Partner with import compliance to ensure timely flow of cargo
Monitor KPIs with service providers; participate in carrier reviews and support service improvements when necessary
Manage and update landed cost within the import system
Facilitate required import document retention
Facilitate the payment of import freight and duties
Document and maintain process flows and SOPs
Direct the daily flow of inbound products, ensuring timely and cost efficient delivery.
Education - Bachelor's degree required, preferably in business or logistics, or equivalent related experience
Experience – similar operational role at another large international shipper, ocean carrier or freight forwarder.
Strong industry knowledge
Interpersonal skills and relationship building
Communication and cross-functional collaboration
Analytical approach to problem solving and general business acumen
Initiative and the ability to identify opportunities, prioritize, build plans and get things done
Continuous Improvement Focus
Ability to articulate a problem and identify the root cause
Exceptional organizational skills
Ability to prioritize tasks
Strong Microsoft Excel, Access, and Powerpoint skills
Grainger is an Equal Opportunity Workplace and an Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.
Job Segment: Shipping and Receiving, Supply, Logistics, Technical Support, Supply Chain, Operations, Technology
Customs Support Specialist
ArcBest is a logistics company with creative problem solvers who deliver integrated solutions for complex supply chain challenges.
Wanting to join the ArcBest family? In our search for top talent, we are looking for those that will further enable us to deliver on our vision and fully support our values-driven culture.
Currently, we are looking for a Customs Support Specialist to join the ArcBest team. As a member, you will Click here to enter text. The primary responsibilities of this position is to embrace and then instill the Corporate Values and Strategies within the Customer Solutions work stream. This position also functions as an essential point of contact for customs support for both internal and external customers. In general, this position will be responsible for the daily support of solutions that fulfill customer specific demands that are considered strategic in nature.
Prioritizing these resposibilities requires vision, ambition and a strong desire to succeed. This position requires the ability to effectively communicate internally across the organization, as well as externally with our customers. Intermittent travel may be required to support the departments goals and objectives.
Your contribution may include:
Facilitate the movement and compliance of international shipments
Instruct office personnel and drivers on proper customs reporting procedures
Effectively distribute and prioritize workflow to maximize efficiency
Clarify any questions or uncertainties involving customs support
Develop customer relationships for business retention and growth
Work in a team setting to accomplish department goals
Focus on providing excellent service to both internal and external customers
Other duties, as assigned
As a Customs Support Specialist, you will be a member of the ArcBest Customer Solutions Team. Your hours will be Monday through Friday, 2:00pm - 10:00pm.
Ready to apply? Before doing so, please make sure you meet the minimum requirements:
Must have excellent verbal, written and organizational skills.
Creative – Ability to use thinking and reasoning to solve a problem.
Collaborative – Ability to work with others to find solutions.
Integrity – Must be honest and have strong moral principles.
Innovative – Ability to look beyond the standard solutions.
Knowledge of customs compliance, regulations pertaining to international freight movements
Knowledge of various departments, and terminal office policies, procedures, and systems
Must be detail oriented and enjoy a fast paced, multi-tasking, customer oriented environment
Must display sense of urgency, ability to work under pressure, with attention to detail
A working knowledge of all ArcBest organization, business units, resources, systems, and a broad perspective in supply chain and the transportation industry.
Ability to work independently, offer direct and factually based recommendations, conform easily based on shifting priorities, and take an unbiased approach to work.
If you require accommodation in the application process, please contact email@example.com or call us at (479) 785-8963. An Equal Opportunity Employer including Vet/Disability.
Import Entry - Research Specialist
Hobby Lobby Stores is a privately held corporation that is looking for a bright, talented, and motivated individual to work as a Full-Time Import Entry Research Specialist. The duties and responsibilities of this position may vary according to the needs of the department.
We are looking for candidates who enjoy a fast-paced environment and have a desire to grow within the company.
Please provide a resume with cover letter when applying for this position.
Conducts research and review of quantity and valuation claims. Using analysis to determine the type of claim and how to move forward.
Performs research and obtains information for incomplete and/or missing documents and/or files.
Keeps record of information obtained during research. May include a database of information, Excel spreadsheets, internal software programs, etc.
Compile, verify accuracy of data. Reviewing data for deficiencies or errors, correcting any incompatibilities.
Detailed and Organized with the ability to stay focused on assigned tasks.
Communicate professionally with multiple departments.
Works independently and as part of a team.
As needed, performs various duties as needed to successfully fulfill the function of the position.
Who we are:
Grocery Outlet (www.groceryoutlet.com) is the leading extreme value retailer in the United States, serving bargain minded customers since 1946. The Grocery Outlet Bargain Market brand currently includes over 300 independently operated stores in California, Nevada, Oregon, Idaho, Washington and Pennsylvania. Privately held, Grocery Outlet generates annual revenue of $2 billion. Headquartered in Emeryville, California, Grocery Outlet has been family-operated for 70 years and has a rich history of putting customers and employees first.
About the team:
The members of our Distribution/Warehouse team strive to provide top notch service levels in the complex organization of a retail supply chain. Our team links the various function from the initial procurement of product to the hands of the customer. We provide above-and-beyond support to our owner-operator network of stores as well as servicing the entire corporate team such as our world class buying team. The team shares the vision to be the first choice for bargain minded grocery customers in the US while touching lives for the better.
About the role:
The Import Specialist is responsible for processing/coordinating the shipments & all related activities from the initial procurement of product to the timely delivery to our stores. This role is highly involved in the entire process including documentation and proper communication every step of the way
More specifically, you will be actively involved in the following areas:
Document shipments to ensure they are in compliance with customs rules and regulations according with the terms of sales (Incoterms).
Responsible for reviewing, maintain and assigning HTS codes
Communicate, coordinate and follow up with vendor's, freight forwarders and domestic 3pl partners to ensure shipments are routed, shipped and received on time
Verify all document collection and accuracy along with timely document release to freight forwarders, carriers and vendor's
Process domestic orders as needed and work with team members to complete departments workload using our Transportation Management System to bid, dispatch, track and monitor load performance.
Accountable for any applicable invoice discrepancies related to loads tendered.
Support, handle (and redirect if necessary) store, vendor and buyer inquiries (via phone and/or e-mail) related to logistics functions
Support and assist the Director of Logistics in any necessary functions.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Relevant experience at an importer/exporter, international freight forwarding or customs brokerage company
Licensed and Approved Customs Broker preferred but not required
2+ years experience with International Trade and Logistics
Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills with commitment to detail and accuracy.
Ability to work collaboratively across all departments and up and down all levels
Creative, Problem Solver and an Innovative thinker
Self-starter who can manage their work and possess a strong sense of urgency with the ability to prioritize
Proficient in Excel
An exciting future ahead!
Grocery Outlet is on an aggressive expansion strategy in all six states we operate with an overall growth goal of 350 stores by the end of 2019. We are actively pursuing various other new markets with a vision of a potentially nationwide scope in the near future. Our growth is powered in part by Hellman & Friedman, a private equity firm that acquired Grocery Outlet in September 2014. With the powerful synergy between them and our corporate team, we provide above-and-beyond support to our owner-operator network of stores while maintaining an unparalleled reputation in the supplier community as a company that can move inventories and deliver prompt, on time payment. We are the first call for many suppliers who know that if they have overstocked items, they can quickly turn them into cash with us.
Customs Entry Specialist
Brink's Global Services is a division of Brink's Inc, the world's premier provider of secure logistics and security solutions in more than 122 countries across 5 continents. Brink's Global Services specializes in the secure transportation and handling of valuable goods throughout the logistic value chain, from raw materials and components to finished products within the mining, banknote, precious metals, jewelry, security, art and pharmaceutical industries The company has a proud history of providing growth and advancement opportunities for its employees. We have a challenging opportunity for a challenging opportunity for a BBC Customs Entry Specialist to work out of our JFK Airport location in Springfield Gardens NY.
The BBC Customs Entry Specialist is responsible for serving as the company's liaison for the internal Brinks Brokerage Company, the internal import and export departments and customers and US Customs. This position administers, compiles, validates and processes documentation related to importing and exporting shipments to/from the U.S and working through the customs clearance process for BGS customers.
Prepare customs entries and follow-up with the clearance process on all entries prepared
Scan, file, copy, and assemble documents
Calculate duties or tariffs to be paid on merchandise
Communicate and follow up with documentation discrepancies to client and supervisor
Review rates, trace product movement, file entries with Customs; provide clarification and valuation of merchandise
Prepare all documents including: bills of lading, dock receipts, licenses, and consulate documents
Process post-entry work including ruling requests, CF 28's, refunds, protests, and drawbacks
Process quota entries
Review and assess accuracy, verify country of origin/export, IOR, terms of sale and value to ensure that federal regulation requirements are achieved
Establish and maintain client relationships
Stay up-to-date on all customs changes
Perform other duties as assigned or necessary
Minimum of 2-3 years of experience working in the freight forwarding industry performing customs clearance work or similar work supporting the customs clearance process
Minimum of 1 year experience working with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and other industry specific software.
Experience in the freight or secured transportation business.
Experience providing customer service to external and internal customers in an
- Experience troubleshooting unexpected issues
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Strong multi-cultural understanding
Ability to initiate activities independently, learn and achieve results
Investigative and problem solving skills
Strong analytical skills
If you have the background and integrity we require and are looking for a challenging opportunity, we hope you will consider employment with Brink's Global Services. Brink's provides an outstanding total compensation package for this position. In addition to a competitive salary, we offer to eligible employee's medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans. We also offer a 401(k) Plan with company match. If you are interested and meet the requirements for this position, please apply.
Brink's, Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, and is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
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