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Customs Brokerage

Tonawanda, NY

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Description

Entry Specialist

Our growing company is seeking a qualified individual with a minimum of 2 years working experience in a customs brokerage environment processing clearances for all modes of transport. This individual would be responsible for coordinating the importation process to ensure compliance with all rules and regulations of the US Customs Service as well as the company’s internal policies and procedures.

 

Duties & responsibilities

  • Carefully review import documentation for completeness;
  • Follow up with clients to ensure timely delivery of all requisite documents;
  • Process customs entries in a timely manner for shipments arriving for all modes of transportation;
  • Maintain strong knowledge of current US Customs and other government agencies requirements;
  • Coordinate with carriers, customs officers, PGA officials and clients to ensure goods arrive on time;
  • Enter data in computer system timely, efficiently, and accurately. Knowledge of SmartBorder a plus;
  • Provide first class service to all internal and external customers;
  • Assign correct tariff classifications;
  • Handle phone inquiries.

Qualifications

  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft office products; experience with SmartBorder a plus;
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines;
  • Capable of communicating clearly, both orally and in writing;
  • Strong organizational abilities, flexible, and reliable;
  • High energy level, cooperative and takes initiative;
  • Professional and positive attitude;
  • Ability to collaborate and be a team player;
  • Detail oriented, eager to learn, and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment;
  • Knowledge of Customs and OGA regulations and processes, a plus;
  • CCS designation an asset and a plus, but not required
  • Spanish speaking is a plus but not a requirement

 

Benefits upon hire:

Company pays 75% healthcare premium, 70% dental, 3% match on Simple IRA

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