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Coordinator, Customs Compliance

Country : USA USA

State : South Carolina

County : Spartanburg County

Town : Spartanburg

Category : Consulting - Audit

Contract type : Permanent

Availability : Full time

Job description

This position is responsible for providing support to ensure all import and/or export activities adhere to U.S. government import/export laws and regulations. This position will handle day to day import and/or export related operational activities and issues involving both internal and external stakeholders.
Key Responsibilities:
- Supports and resolves daily import/export compliance and clearance issues with CBP, Census, Customs brokers, and 3rd party logistics providers
- Processes orders for export from internal requests and generates appropriate documentation within internal export software systems
- Communicates and coordinates necessary shipping arrangements/instructions with logistics providers to ensure goods deliver to customers as expected
- Files electronic export information (EEI) when required to comply with U.S. Census Bureau's Foreign Trade Regulations
- Responsible for daily audit of broker filed entries prior to duty payment for accuracy
- Communicates with various internal stakeholders on duty payment activities
- Implements compliance measures for monitoring of Customs broker entry errors
- Maintains import/export files and records in accordance with U.S. government regulations and company policies
- Utilizes the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) portal for import/export compliance activity reporting
- Creates, updates and/or maintains SOP's for import/export processes and activities
- Assists with creating, updating, and maintaining import/export processes and procedures
- Supports the collection of data for daily, monthly, and quarterly reporting and KPI's
- Supports global and regional Customs initiatives and projects related to import/export activities
- Supports the company's participation in government programs such as Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) and the Importer Self-Assessment (ISA) risk assessment
- Participates in and attend import/export compliance training seminars and meetings as needed and/or required
Key Relationships:
- Internally: Transportation, Finance, Legal, Tax, DC Ops, Retail, Liaison Offices
- Externally: CBP and PGA's, Custom brokers, factories, 3rd party logistics providers


- Knowledge of the imports, exports, Customs brokerage, HTS classification, inventory control systems, warehousing and logistics activities
- A strong internal and external customer service attitude
- Detail oriented with strong organization skills, ability to prioritize and multi-task
- Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet daily deadlines
- Ability to define problems, collect data, establishes facts and draw valid conclusions
- Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
- Self-motivated and capable of working as part of a team or alone with little supervision
- PC Literate - strong Excel and Access skills.
Requisite Education and Experience / Minimum Qualifications:
- College degree or equivalent relevant experience
- 2 - 4 years of relevant experience
- Certified Customs Specialist or Certified Export Specialist is a plus
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