Customs Inspector Job Description Sample
Experienced U.S. Customs House Brokerage Entry Writer
YES, we’re growing!! Our ability to deliver an exceptional customer experience has been keeping our clients downright happy. Yup, people like to be treated well – and Eastern Shipping Worldwide is ready to keep more customers smiling. So, we’re expanding our Operations Team with the addition of an Experienced U.S. Customs House Brokerage Entry Writer to make it all happen.
What’s the Position?
U.S. Customs House Brokerage Entry Writer sounds important, right? That’s because it is! You would be a key contributor with your ability to bring the following attributes to the position:
- At least one-year of related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
- Thorough understanding of ocean/air shipment documentation process
- Effective interpersonal skills with ability to relate to customers and internal employees at all levels
- Solid knowledge of the operations process
- Attention to detail and high quality standards
- Ability to learn new ideas quickly
- Excellent customer service skills
- Ambition and passion for the work
Here’s how you would contribute to the team—
- Clear shipments through Customs
- Facilitate accurate and timely entry processing
- Adherence to procedures and productivity standards
- Ongoing self-development
What we offer—
- Competitive salary
- Full benefits package
- Medical, dental and vision coverage
- 401k, profit sharing
- Paid time off
- Free parking
- Espresso bar
- Collaborative team environment
- Business casual attire
- Excellent work/life balance
We have a very user-friendly software system and an operations process that pushes tailor-made tracking information to customers. Our in-house customs brokerage team provides excellent support and communicates up-to-the minute status on customs entries. Billing responsibilities are handled by an extremely organized accounting team, leaving you time to focus on managing shipments.
Eastern Shipping Worldwide is a great place to work!
We’re a mid-sized international freight-forwarder and customs house broker (CHB) with offices on 3 continents. That means while you get to work locally, you have all the benefits of using your talents globally.
Plus, our success is largely attributable to delivering unbeatable customer service, our use of leading technology tools, user-friendly software system, an extremely organized operations process, and a culture that fosters the autonomy of everyone on our team.
In other words, we not only treat our customers well, we also follow those same best practices with our own team!
If you’re a qualified candidate who is ready to explore the opportunity,
please apply with your resume and qualifications.
Customs Broker (2) - FL - (166295)
166295, Specialist, Customs-Traffic (2) - FL -
Rate: $27 to $30.00 DOE
Duration: 12 Months
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Specialist, Customs-Traffic (2) for an opening in St Petersburg, FL.
Under general direction, develops and maintains Customs-Traffic related transportation and distribution procedures to maximize delivery efficiency and customer satisfaction. Responsible for the Customs and Global Transportation services including the rating and routing of inbound and outbound international shipments. The Customs-Traffic Specialist is the responsible and knowledgeable individual through which the global logistics activity is managed to meet on-time deliveries. Must be able to perform the essential duties and responsibilities with or without reasonable accommodation. The duties and responsibilities may change from time to time without notice and include but is not limited to the duties described below.
• Coordinates shipments to customers and maintains on time delivery performance. Oversees outgoing finished product shipments.
• Reviews and approves all proposed international shipments and receipt of goods; ensures compliance with Foreign Trade and Export/Import requirements and assures that the Company is in compliance with US Customs/ITAR/EAR regulations.
• Prepares documentation for export/import approval with supporting documentation to include the analysis of shipping quotes, method of shipping, the necessary bonds, permits, import licensing, tariffs, Dangerous Goods, ECCN, equipment classification, Carnets, foreign agent and custom clearances as required.
• Maintains recordkeeping/shipping databases to be utilized for weights, dimensions, agent information, and international customs and duties regulations.
• Negotiates favorable company rates for both outbound and inbound freight.
• Coordinates with and supports Contracts, Procurement, Marketing, Programs, Production, Global Logistics, Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders, Customer Service, Shipping and other departments necessary to ensure appropriate import/export logistics and global customs-trade compliance
• Reviews contracts, purchase orders and letters of credit regarding proper shipping documentation required for shipment and payment.
• Provides ongoing oversight of the Company import/export activities, including self-audits, as appropriate to assess compliance. Provides advice and guidance as required to assure Company’s conformance with regulations.
• Licensed Customs Broker / Certified Customs Specialist preferred
• HAZAMT/DG Certified
• Work experience should encompass solid understanding of product technologies and regulatory requirements.
• Minimum of three (5) years experience in shipping and international transactions of import/export and Customs regulations.
• Familiar with Global Trade-Customs, import/export and Foreign Trade concepts, practices, and regulatory requirements
• Fully knowledgeable of the licensing process including specific requirements of the US. Departments of State, Commerce and Treasury and regulations and laws applicable to international trade.
• Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal and negotiation skills are required for effective interface with all internal and external contacts.
• Knowledge and proficient implementation skills in software tools such as Microsoft Office and other database applications.
ITAR experience preferred
• Relevant college degree or some college with significant work experience in related field
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.
Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.
Visit our web site @ http://www.chiptonross.com/ to get details on over 2500 job openings in 28 states.
Customs Data Operations Associate
Since 2013, we've raised $204M from investors that include Peter Thiel's Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, & more.
With revenue growing at breakneck speed, Flexport is looking for for Associates to join our Customs Data Operations Associate. This is a great opportunity for a recent college graduate looking to launch their career. You'll be working alongside and learning from some of the smartest people in the logistics industry as we challenge the status quo and reduce the friction in global trade.
What you'll do
* Make US Customs entries under US Customs law for high profile clients
* Digitally prepare and file all documentation required for goods to clear US customs
* Maintain up to date knowledge of all regulations and procedures of the US Customs, FDA, USDA and Other Government Agencies (OGA)
* Review and organize incoming documents to ensure compliance with US Customs and OGA reporting requirements
* Provide necessary documents to other government agencies, including but not limited to FDA, FCC and USDA
What you'll need:
* BA/BS Degree. Brownie points for majors relating to Supply Chain, International Trade, International Business, or Maritime law.
* Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
* Next-level logistical problem-solving skills
* An obsession with client happiness. You succeed when they succeed.
* Courage to challenge the status quo when logic and reason require it. See something broken? Fix it.
* A mastery of email communication. You keep the inbox at zero.
* High level of computer literacy. No paper. All digital.
Join us to solve real world problems while shaping the future of global trade.
IMPORT, customs broker seeks entry writer. Experience with HTS, customer service, freight logistics a plus. Valley Stream, NY location. Scan resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Senior Customs Manager, Global Customs – Seattle, WA
Summary of Experience and Qualifications + 10+ years - customs compliance in industry, customs brokerage or customs agency + 3-5 years - developing, interpreting and implementing customs policies and processes in a growth environment, preferably for a multi-national company + 5-7 years - managing the performance and results of others and coaching for development
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience required
US Customs Broker License strongly preferred
Experience preferred includes managing Importer Self-Assessment program, Free Trade Agreements and other Preferential Duty Programs, Food and Drug issues, CTPAT, customs broker management and customs audits
Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Ability to apply knowledge of multidisciplinary business principles and practices to achieve successful outcomes in cross-functional projects and activities.
Ability to effectively negotiate and influence decisions of peers and leaders across the finance and business organization.
Ability to represent the Company in dealings with Government Agencies
Ability to research, understand and articulate specific country requirements for customs clearance, release and other processes and apply to business planning.
Ability to use ERP/accounting system and reporting tools to obtain required information for customs purposes
Ability to work independently and skillfully balance deadlines and multiple priorities.
Advanced skills in using business intelligence and reporting tools, and Microsoft office applications including Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access, SharePoint and Power Pivot.
Displays initiative and ability to identify and implement process improvements and efficiency and customs duty and tax planning opportunities.
Excellent skills in leading a team including planning, organizing, coaching and managing performance and development.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills including the ability to effectively communicate regulatory impacts or requirements within functional team and to business customers.
Expert knowledge and understanding of customs laws, application, procedures and practices to support trade agreements, customs compliance and an efficient global supply chain.
Highly collaborative with cross functional teams and delivers excellent customer service.
Skilled at managing and working with outside advisors and service providers including consultants, customs brokers, and freight forwarders.
Strong cross-functional problem solving and analytical skills.
Understands job requirements and performs internal controls, including providing evidence of internal control performance to management as well as internal and external auditors. Starbucks and its brands are an equal opportunity employer of all qualified individuals, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. Starbucks will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all federal, state, and local ordinances.
Manager, Customs Operations
Technicolor, a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, is at the forefront of digital innovation. Our world class research and innovation laboratories enable us to lead the market in delivering advanced video services to content creators and distributors. We also benefit from an extensive intellectual property portfolio focused on imaging technologies. Our commitment: supporting the delivery of exciting new experiences for consumers in theaters, homes and on-the-go. MANAGE IMPORTS TO US AND CANADA FOR CONNECT BUSINESS
Manage US and Canadian brokers to include.
Periodic RFP process in conjunction with Sourcing.
Contract negotiation in conjunction with Sourcing/Legal.
Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures.
Reviews to ensure brokers are meeting Technicolor standards.
Issue and revoke POAs as needed.
Classification of new imported products, including verification of Other Government Agency requirements (FCC, NRCAN, etc.).
Maintain classification database.
Provide updates to brokers for uploading in brokers’ systems.
Provide Prealert to brokers of pending shipments.
Manage exceptions in the import process. For example, answering brokers’ queries or requests for clarification of procedures, discrepancies in documents (including missing documents), issues with forwarders, compliance issues such as determination of anti-dumping duties, etc.
Monitor “hot” shipments to ensure timely clearance and delivery.
Prepare import invoices when SAP invoices do not meet Customs-related or timing requirements, to include
Canada Customs Invoices for shipments to Canada from the Lebec, El Paso and CTDI warehouses, as well as direct shipments from overseas vendors to the Canadian warehouse.
Invoices for shipments from Canada to the US.
100% audit of customs entries for accuracy and compliance issues.
Process payments to Canada Customs and US Customs for monthly payment of Canadian import GST and US duties/customs fees by verifying amounts due, processing payment requests and providing account coding for posting in Technicolor’s G/L.
Process payments to customs brokers for their service fees by verifying amounts due, assigning account coding and processing the payment request through A/P.
File US Customs-required Importer Security Filings for all ocean shipments to the US via a web-based program, including validating information received from shippers, tracking for timely filing and auditing
Verify eligibility for preferential duty programs (e.g. NAFTA, GSP, etc.) and issue related certificates.
Ensure that Technicolor holds the required Custom bonds in an appropriate amount in conjunction with Technicolor’s Risk Manager
File annual value reconciliation entries with Customs to account for royalties, tooling, R&D, OPC, transfer price adjustments, etc.
Educate foreign vendors in customs-related requirements for shipping to the US.
Respond to Customs-issued Request for Information and Notices of Action.
Manage Technicolor’s response to Customs audits or investigations in conjunction with internal or external legal.
File Post entry corrections or voluntary tenders with Customs as needed. CUSTOMS SUPPORT FOR LATIN AMERICA CONNECT BUSINESS
Manage Mexican Maquila operations that are currently outsourced.
Periodic RFP process in conjunction with Legal/Sourcing/Operations.
Contract negotiation in conjunction with Legal/Sourcing/Operations, etc.
Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures.
Reviews to ensure maquila provider is meeting Technicolor standards.
Process payments by verifying amounts due, assigning account coding and processing the payment request through A/P.
Advise business on Latin American duty rates, free trade agreements, marking requirements, country-specific import requirements, etc.
Provide a monthly breakout of all Customs-related charges for LATAM. US EXPORTS FOR CONNECT BUSINESS
Determine classification, export classification (ECCN) and any licensing or other export restrictions for product exporting from the US or US product that is being reexported.
Monitor “hot” shipments to ensure timely clearance and delivery.
Screen new “ship to” parties to ensure the party is not listed on a “Denied Party” list.
Assist Indianapolis and Lawrenceville shipping departments with international shipments by:
Reviewing shipping invoices to confirm classification/license information and screen for potential compliance issues.
Assisting with the preparation of non-standard paperwork required for shipments to certain countries (primarily Argentina, Brazil and India).
Coordinating the pre-approval needed for shipments to certain countries (primarily Brazil and India).
Assisting with questions on INCO terms, forwarder selection, issues with the couriers, issues with customs clearance/delivery, etc.
Prepare Export invoices for shipments from the Lebec and El Paso warehouses to destinations other than Canada.
Prepare Shippers Letter of Instructions for forwarders. These forms include the necessary information (including classification/ECCN/licensing) needed for the US export filing that is required for all shipments valued more than $2,500.
Issue Export POAs as needed. C-TPAT (CUSTOMS-TRADE PARTNERSHIP AGAINST TERRORISM) PROGRAM MANAGEMENT
Work with various business groups (i.e. Operations, Sourcing, IT, HR, Facilities, etc.) to ensure that Connected Home is meeting C-TPAT minimum security criteria to remain in the program.
Primary liaison between Connected Home and Customs for the C-TPAT program.
Manage Connected Home’s response to periodic Validations (audits) which are currently held every 4 years
Maintain up-to-date company and security profiles in our on-line C-TPAT account Portal, including the required annual update and certification due October 31st.
Develop and send security surveys to business partners (e.g. foreign vendors).
Track C-TPAT eligibility of business partners.
Perform an annual risk assessment as required by the program. OTHER
Recordkeeping to meet company and government requirements.
Maintain procedures manuals.
Keep up to date on latest Customs laws and issues.
Educate the business on import/export requirements and compliance issues.
Participate in new product planning to address customs issues.
Advise business on any potential for Customs savings or costs related to sourcing or manufacturing decisions.
Assist Legal or tax departments with any issues related to import/export activity.
Provide import/export related statistics or reports to other departments as requested.
Provide monthly import pricing information to the U.S. Department of Labor.
Manage any customs requirements related to corporate entity changes (e.g. name changes, purchases, sales, mergers, etc.).
Experience in a high-volume role including customs compliance for US, Canada and Mexico.
Licensed Customs Broker (LCB) is a requirement.
Experience with contract negotiations.
Able to manage exceptions related to the import process.
Extensive experience with SAP, warehouse invoicing and payments.
Able to work in a fast-paced environment and solve shipping issues timely.
Experience with U.S. Custom Importer Security Filings for ocean shipments. Technicolor is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, medical condition (including genetic characteristics), mental and/or physical disability or handicap, marital status, sex, age, veteran status, citizenship status, sexual orientation, gender identity, political party preference, political belief, socioeconomic status, familial status, registered domestic partner status, military service, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions and any other characteristic or activity protected by federal, state or local law. ID: 1117-4758 External Company Name: Technicolor USA, Inc. External Company URL: http://www.technicolor.com/
Customs Clerk In Seffner, FL At Rooms To Go
Customs Clerk in Seffner, FL at Rooms To Go Date Posted:6/6/2017 INTERESTED?Not ready to Apply? Share With: Job Snapshot
Employee Type: Full-Time
Location: Seffner, FL
Job Type: merchandising
Experience: Not Specified
Date Posted: 6/6/2017
Posting ID: 650549 Job Description Rooms To Go 'Customs Brokerage Team' in Tampa, Florida is seeking self-motivated, independent employees that are able to manage in a fast-paced environment. Detail oriented a MUST. Job duties include: - Documents processing, entering & transmitting information for imported shipments to US Customs and Border Protection on Editrade Program (ABI system) - Classifying furniture
Ensuring release of shipments timely and accurately
Tracking containers on several steamship lines, receiving and logging in documents in system.
Assists to resolve known problems/issues Job Requirements Experience with entry processing and U.S. Customs regulations and procedures preferred.
Customs Compliance Operations Manager (318548)
Customs Compliance Operations Manager (318548) Legal Support, Regular Full-Time # Samsung Electronics America ,Coppell Texas Sep 7, 2017 # General Description Main responsibilities are to ensure that our import shipments comply with the rules and regulations of the United States government. This covers all facets of import regulatory compliance; working closely with our factories, customs brokers and transportation carriers.
Develops, implements, manages custom related projects. Develops and coordinates internal compliance training; monitors ISF filings, import entries; conducts regulatory compliance audits. Manages daily operational issues related to Customs compliance.
Support all customs compliance initiatives and competencies, which include the areas of customs entry operations, broker management, classification, valuation, trade programs and agreements, and internal auditing. Perform internal customs audits and compliance reviews for operations globally, and provides continuous reports to upper management on current and all pending Customs related issues. Create/update Standard of Operating Procedures for Customs operations.
Remains current on laws, regulation and practices effecting Customs compliance. Provides direction to Customs compliance staff and administrative support. Manage departmental operating budget.
Create KPI to accurately measure and report on Customs compliance-related activities. Manage KPI analysis for various activities such for ISF and brokerage clearance. Prepare trade-related data reports and metrics.
Works with Legal Department and outside counsel regarding compliance matters. Oversees work of third parties hired to provide Customs compliance related work such as -
Monitor EDI interface with customs brokers
Maintain and update HTS classification table
Clear STMI/ACH errors between GMP and GFP
Responds to CBP and/or CBSA inquires # Necessary Skills / Attributes
Bachelor or equivalent degree with 5+ year experience with U.S. Customs related work
Licensed Customs Broker preferred, but not required + 1 or more years of supervisory/management experience
Extensive knowledge of U.S. and International Customs laws and regulations
Must be proficient in MS Excel and Power Point
Must possess good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and be detailed oriented SAP and specialize 3PL software (Flex Global, ASSIST) experience a plus
Assist with the development and implementation of a global trade compliance business model and management process
Experienced in conducting internal customs audits
Manage FDA-related U.S. customs entry requirements
Support the export controls function and restricted party screening activities
Support the development of standard operating procedures and the refinement and implementation of trade compliance-related processes and best practices # Company Information
SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS AMERICA BIG THINGS HAPPEN HERE. The amazing products for which Samsung is known world-wide are the results of the amazing people who work here.
Their talent, creativity, dedication, and commitment to innovation are what make us who we are. To continue to be a world leader in technology, we focus on attracting the best talent available and offer a corporate culture in which every individual can challenge themselves to discover how good they are, and how great they can become. Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, and with offices in Richardson, TX and Palo Alto, CA, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co.
Ltd. and a world leader in technology. We market a broad range of award-winning consumer electronics, smartphones, information systems, and home appliances. Samsung's philosophy is based on our strong determination for growth, perpetual innovation and responsibility to corporate citizenship.
As a result of our commitment to innovation and unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry. Our company is currently ranked #7 in Interbrand’s "100 Best Global Brands," and named #3 on the Boston Consulting Group list as one of the world's most innovative companies in 2014. At Samsung we work hard every day.
It is a fast-paced and challenging work environment, and we are a nimble team that constantly pushes ourselves to be the best. If you have energy, passion, dedication and drive, and you thrive in a fast-paced workplace, the rewards at Samsung are many. Imagine working for a global company that is a world leader in innovation, in an environment where exciting things happen every day.
Imagine working with an amazing group of visionaries/ individuals who make products that bring joy to millions of people across the globe every single day.
Imagine where you want to be, and who you want to be. At Samsung...the possibilities are limitless.
Apply today and find out why LinkedIn ranked us as one of North America’s Most InDemand Employers in 2014. To this end, we follow various protocols during the recruitment process, including but not limited to, avoiding the inadvertent disclosure of confidential information of the applicant’s former employer. Samsung Electronics America provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
Customs Compliance Specialist
The qualified candidate will be responsible for assisting Topcon (including its legal and compliance group) in all aspects of Topcon’s customs operations. Experience with customs/import matters is required.
This position will assist all divisions of the company, in particular operations, sales and shipping with assistance in the following areas: • Customs (tariff classifications, ,management of day to day process, preparation and filing of documentation) • the export control process and classification of products for export control • General corporate compliance • Excellent communication skills, written and oral • Must be highly organized • Proficient at Managing multiple tasks • Proficient at prioritizing projects • Strong attention to detail • Self motivated, self propelled and goal oriented
5+ years experience in a related function Strong verbal and written communication skills are mandatory Must be customer service oriented and believe in team work Education: BS Degree Requisition ID: 2017-2311 Experience Level: Specialist Industry:
Agriculture & Construction External Company Name: TopCon America External Company URL: www.topconpositioning.com
Import Freight Forwarding And Customs Brokerage Coordinator
Sorry, Visa / sponsorship not available. Import Freight Forwarding and Customs Brokerage Coordinator Mid-America Overseas (MAO) was founded in Chicago in 1976 by Burkard M.
From our origins as an ocean freight forwarder, MAO has evolved and expanded into a global transportation and logistics provider, supported by loyal and hard-working employees. MAO is privately owned and now employs some 400 employees in offices throughout North America and abroad. Our employees contribute directly to the success of our organization as well as to the success of our customers.
We are committed to the growth and professional development of our employees at all levels. If you have a customer-centric focus, industry experience and are looking to join one of the best privately-held global logistics companies please review the opening we have for an Import Freight Forwarding and Customs Brokerage in the Detroit, MI area. .
The import specialist is responsible for import freight forwarding and customs brokerage , including all related activities for the Detroit branch.
Position duties and responsibilities: Provide excellent Customer Service to ensure customer issues are resolved Coordinates air and ocean freight forwarding of international shipments. Processing of US Customs entries in accordance with US Customs and all other government agency guidelines.
Maintains complete regulatory compliance with any related government agencies such as local, US domestic and applicable foreign agencies, and verify that all government and agency compliance and regulatory requirements are properly addressed. Must maintain account information according to client requirements, change in contact, special instructions and any other additional or revised specific requirements. Negotiate rates with carriers; prepare and submit quotations to prospective accounts on a daily basis.
Punctual follow up to all inquiries, including RFI's, RFQ's and all other customer, agent and MAO partner office inquiries Daily interactions and departmental performance reporting to local management. Position requires working directly with customs, other government agencies, carriers, customers, vendors and all related parties concerning the export process.
Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Freight Forwarding industry experience minimum 5 years Experience in Air and Ocean freight forwarding Experience in customs brokerage. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills (both verbal and written) Highly organized and detail-oriented Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Benefits package includes:
Health, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability insurance, 401k, vacation and personal time-off days, etc. Apply Online Below
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