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Import Specialist (Customs Entry Writer)

Company: Deringer
Location: Valley Stream
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

ResponsibilitiesServes as the customer service liaison between the company and the customer(s)Resolves problems (i.e. billing, tracing shipments) and handles customer concerns. Builds relationships with customers.Processes Custom and PGA (Participating Government Agency) entries for clearance of goods into the United StatesHas experience specific to client submission requirements and clearance of specific commoditiesOpens files, enters notes, information and document requests in corporate systemsReviews commercial invoice for proper informationReviews documentation or issues documents to meet government regulations and carrier regulationsConvert and verify shipment weight, volume and foreign currencySends information/document requests to company's employees, suppliers, service providers and/or U.S. government agencies as neededCommunicates with specific offices, departments, and teams on all issues affecting customs brokerageEnsures compliance with regards to U.S. Government regulatory agencies such as FDA, EPA, USFWS, etc.Coordinates shipping details with U.S. forwarders, steamship lines, airlines, agents, etc.Maintains communication with customers, carriers and vendorsCoordinates shipments from airline, ocean piers and CFS (container freight station) to customer/consignee destinationCoordinates pick-ups and invoices filesStays up-to-date on regulations, laws, guidelines and Deringer requirements. Acts as a resource to internal and external clients.Handles accounting processes accurately and in a timely mannerEnsures email and telephone calls are promptly and professionally answeredHandles confidential information. May give instruction to colleagues and is expected to make recommendations to improve processes and the functioning of the department and/or companyOther duties as required and assignedAll Deringer employees should be fully committed to the Core Values:Passion, Respect, Integrity, Expertise, Innovative Solutions, Relationships, Support, Determination, Value and a High Level of AccountabilityIn addition, the following competencies are specific to this position:Analytical - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; demonstrates ability to multi-task and establish priorities.Customer Oriented - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; responds promptly to customer needs; solicits customer feedback to improve service; demonstrates ability to speak clearly and persuasively in positive and negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions.Interpersonal Skills - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; maintains confidentiality; listens to others without interrupting; keeps emotions under control; remains open to others' ideas and tries new things; takes responsibility for own actions; contributes to building a positive team spirit; supports everyone's efforts to succeed.Motivation - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.Work Standards - Sets high standards and well-defined realistic goals for one's self; displays a high level of effort and commitment towards completing tasks in a timely manner; demonstrates ability to work independently; meets deadlines and handles large volumes of work.The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Predominately sedentary light office position with high frequency of keyboarding/computer work required (67% - 100% of the workday).The employee is required to regularly use hands and fingers; talk and hear.The employee is occasionally required to walk.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and the ability to focus.The employee usually works in a quiet environment.The employee may lift and/or move up to 60 poundsDisclaimer:The above job description is intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this role and is not an exhaustive list of all duties and responsibilities. Deringer reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet business and organizational needs as necessary.

Keywords: Deringer, New York , Import Specialist (Customs Entry Writer), Advertising , Valley Stream, New York

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