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Import/Export Administrator in Winona, MN at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 11/13/2018

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    Winona, MN
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Job Description

Job Title
Import/Export Administrator

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
The Import-Export Administrator supports import and export activities and procedures that ensure compliance with local and international laws and regulatory regimes as applicable to the movement of goods internationally.

Essential Functions and Competencies

• Manage/coordinate daily import and compliance activity.
• Review/audit of Customs import entry submissions with request for any corrections with Benchmark’s brokers.
• Request and follow through on any post summary corrections of entries.
• Provide clearance instructions to brokers.
• Classify commodities for an HTS classification.
• Knowledge and understanding of all GRI’s, Explanatory Notes, Chapter and Section Notes to support HTS classification.
• Provide valuation assistance/ guidance to supply chain, when required.
• Understanding of country of origin rules and ability to issue Certificates of Origin when necessary.
• File all ISF information when required.
• Participate in Corporate quarterly audits of Customs entries.
• Maintain documentation to meet government record keeping requirements.
• Understanding of other government agency requirements upon importation (FDA, FCC, TSCA, CVD/ADD).
• Knowledge of the NAFTA (GN12) with ability to perform complex analysis and research of rules of applicability.
• Proper issuance of NAFTA Certificates of Origin.
• Knowledge and ability to apply rules of Origin for Free Trade Agreements.
• Provide monthly cost report of duties paid and duties avoided to senior management.
• Work with supply chain to resolve import matters.
• Manage import documentation via Image Quest.
• Maintain and update classifications (HTS, ECCN, Origin, OGA info) in local part database and/or ERP system for import and export activity.
• Keep brokers updated with the current part database.
• Knowledge of compliance to both the EAR and ITAR.
• Work with Corporate Trade Compliance Management on any potential import and/or export matters.
• Performs denied parties checks on business partners.
• Manage and coordinate daily export activity.
• Review and/or maintain site export documentation.
• Participate in Corporate quarterly export audits.
• Other compliance duties as assigned.
Qualifications / Education / Experience

• Strong leadership skills and effective oral and written communication skills
• Ability to support a 24/7 global business operation as required
• Effective negotiation and problem solving skills
• Demonstrate teamwork and the ability to operate on diverse project teams with minimal direction
• Demonstrate confidentiality and the ability to represent the company in a professional manner
• Ability to work in an ever-changing, dynamic, fast-paced environment
• Effective analytical, planning and organizational skills
• Effective interpersonal skills with co-workers and customers
• Intermediate computer knowledge, including word processing and spreadsheet programs
• Knowledge/Familiarity with “maquiladora/IMEX” operations a plus
• Knowledge or experience working in an MRP system a plus

-3 or more years of export/import experience. -Customs Broker license is preferred.

Bachelor's degree (business-related)
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Job Location
Winona, MN, USA

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