Import Specialist (JN -112021-4630)

A wholesale importer is searching for an experienced Import Specialist to handle all the aspects of importing all of our overseas containers into the United States. A licensed customs broker is a helpful tool for this position but not required. A person well versed in inventory management is also a big plus.

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Responsibilities

Duties will include:

  • Communicating with overseas suppliers on a constant basis ensuring all shipments are dispatched on time
  • Shopping Freight Rates and securing the best rate for each shipment
  • Filing ISF Forms in a timely manner
  • Clearing the containers with CBP
  • Dealing with customs holds and exams in a timely manner
  • Checking to make sure the items that shipped were on the purchase order
  • Ensure all shipments comply with the weight requirements of the incoming port
  • Securing Drayage contracts to transport the containers to their destination
  • Receiving items into inventory
  • Working with Accounting to ensure all items received are paid for
  • Working with the warehouses to resolve and discrepancies
  • Working along with sales to communicate the ETA of items
  • Assisting in performing inventory audits