R+L Global Logistics
  • - Customs Brokerage
  • Los Angeles, CA, USA
  • Base
  • Hourly
  • Full Time
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, 401k and Company Resorts

AFC International, LLC is seeking an Import Specialist to join our Customs Brokerage team

Summary of Key Responsibilities

 

Responsibilities and essential job functions include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Tracks inbound freight and prioritizes documents to ensure timely entry filing
  • Prepares and submits timely and compliant customs entries using CargoWise One
  • Makes corrections and updates to entries as necessary
  • Prepares and executes billings for entry related services
  • Determines tariffs and duty payments, tracks shipments and uses parts tables and the HTS to classify shipments
  • Ensures all government required forms and information are compliant and provided timely
  • Resolves both internal and external customer issues timely, accurately and professionally
  • Works closely with other departments, including sales, to develop and sell new business
  • Works with transportation agents, CBP and others to resolve issues as they pertain to entries
  • Stays up-to-date on all customs procedural and regulatory changes
  • Performs additional duties as assigned by management

 

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • The ability to communicate clearly and persuasively via email, verbally, and in presentations, tailoring your messaging to the appropriate level of audience
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to manage deadlines and prioritize workload, and make adjustments to meet business needs
  • Ability to work in a blended role of operations and sales in an office environment
  • Manages complex transactional or emotional customer situations promptly and professionally meeting commitments for service and assistance
  • Ability to communicate complex concepts in easy-to-understand terminology
  • Have a keen eye and display excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to read, write, and speak English fluently
  • Ability to travel to meet the demands of training, staffing, and customer expectations

 

Qualifications

Summary of Experience and Education 

  • Three (3) plus years of relevant customs brokerage experience processing varied import entry air and ocean transactions. An Associate or Bachelor's degree in a related field of study is a plus
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Excel, Outlook and Word
  • Proficiency in Cargowise One Software System is a plus
  • Customs brokerage license or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) is a plus

 

Company Benefits

  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD, LTD, Paid Time Off, Holiday Pay, 401k and Company Resorts

 

AFC International is a full service U.S. Customs Broker with over 25 years' experience assisting our customers import their goods from worldwide markets. We track and coordinate all aspects of customs clearance and have all the documents and information you need to make the process fast and easy. We are import experts with the experience you need for importing your goods into the US.

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