Customs Trade Specialist

6-12 years
5 days ago
Job Description

Responsible for coordination of the documentation required by US Customs/Government Agencies for entry of goods into the US on behalf of importers.

Salary Increases - Salary increase based on individual performance
Tuition Assistance - Subsidy for continuous learning and education
Paid Time Off - Vacation, holiday, sick leave
Health Care Program - Medical coverage and dental coverage
Additional Benefits - Life, Disability (short/long term)
401(k) Program - Financial security in retirement
Reduced Shipping Rate - Exclusive discounts for personal shipping
LifeCare and LifeMart Benefits - Discount programs (e.g., car, restaurants, movies, daycare, pet care and more)

Job Responsibilities:
. Provide impeccable customer service
. May process commodities that have been identified and isolated as requiring specialized processing to reduce the risk of liquidated ages and penalties through classification and the applications of proper duty preference.
. Obtain correct classification of goods for customs release from database, SOP's, tariff book, internet or customs.
. Data entry and processing of various import related documentation for submission to US Customs and may handle all PGA's (participating Government Agencies)
. Maintain and keep current all shipment documentation in compliance with all record keeping requirements.
. Adhere to all international importing and exporting regulations.
. Work closely with other internal staff, departments, other FedEx opcos, customers and government agencies to deliver high level of service to customers.
. Process agency brokerage shipments.
. May handle remote filings
. Performs entry reconciliations as needed
. Ensure all government and organizational policies are followed.
. Follow up on Customs matters and resolve problems.
. Performs entry reviews as needed

HS Diploma or GED required. Minimum of 12 months of industry experience preferred. Minimum of 6 months work experience required. Data entry/keyboard experience required. CCS and/or Brokers license preferred. Required - MS Office, Outlook, Office equipment (phone, fax, photocopier, printer, scanner). Excellent communication skills, verbal and written. Organizational Skills. Inter-personal skills. Problem solving Skills. Handle high volume of work. Handle time sensitive work. Ability to work independently with minimum supervision. Ability to use multiple systems and reference material. Interact with customers, carriers, brokers, government agencies, internal staff, management of all levels, internal departments. Knowledge of customs regs, harmonized tariff schedules preferred. Performs other or additional duties as assigned. Paid Training Provided.

Additional Information
Posting Date: 2023-09-18

  • This job is located in Springfield, Missouri.
  • This role will be hybrid, with some work from home opportunity and some in the office work, dependent on company policy.
  • Weekly Pay.
  • No waiting period for benefits eligibility.
  • Paid holidays, paid vacation time, and paid sick time.
  • Tuition reimbursement and other continued education and professional development opportunities.

FedEx Logistics provides freight forwarding, as well as import and export services that allow companies to reach markets throughout the world. They help customers of all sizes solve the intricacies of shipping goods globally by providing comprehensive international ocean and air freight forwarding, surface transportation and distribution, customs brokerage, trade and customs advisory services, and advanced e-commerce and trade facilitation solutions. We're glad you stopped by and hope your job search experience with FedEx Logistics, Inc. will be rewarding. We look forward to hearing from you!

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keyboard experience
customs regs
harmonized tariff schedules
Inter-personal skills
Job Source:

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