Import/Export Administrator in Winona, MN at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 9/21/2018

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    Winona, MN
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Job Description

Job Title
Import/Export Administrator

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Job Summary
The Import-Export Administrator is responsible for developing and implementing logistics plan and budget for division through analysis of customer requirements, freight costs, and international freight laws.

Essential Functions and Competencies

  • Understands and demonstrates intricacies of international shipping laws and requirements and drive initiatives that add value.
  • Demonstrates an ability to work in an ever-changing, dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrates effective analytical, planning, and organizational skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills with co-workers and customers.
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgment when representing the company in supply chain/logistics related decisions.
  • Demonstrates strong leadership skills and effective oral and written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates the ability to independently drive solutions to complex logistics issues with limited supervision.
  • Demonstrates regular, consistent attendance and flexibility to adjust hours as needed to meet customer needs.
  • Demonstrates effective negotiation and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrates teamwork and the ability to operate on diverse project teams with minimal direction.
  • Demonstrates confidentiality and the ability to represent the company in a professional manner.
  • Demonstrates the ability to understand and use continuous improvement tools.

Qualifications / Education / Experience
  • Evaluates customer support and field service commitments to ensure customer requirements are met.
  • Serves as liaison between customer and operations teams to develop concepts and coordinate product knowledge; provides complex data analysis for logistics planning and volume studies; and participates in process/rating improvement efforts.
  • Periodic review and update of related Import/Export procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and requirements.
  • Reports on budgets, and cost trends. Identify opportunities for cost reduction.
  • Interacts with vendors and peers in Operations, Supply Chain, Account Management, Finance and Product Development to optimize systems and procedures.
  • Audits freight bills (both domestic and international) utilizing copies of carrier contracts.
  • Site level training as it relates to Import/Export requirements.
  • Audits shipping documents to include import/export documentation for accuracy and maintains for record keeping compliance.
  • Develops, implements and maintains ERP system parts master with ECCN, HTSUS and COO classifications.
  • Identifies and updates teams regarding changes and revisions in the HTSUS and customs regulations.
  • Maintains and enforces BEI routing guide.
  • Periodically reviews carrier performance.
  • Works with carriers to obtain specific shipping rate quotes on new or quoted customer programs.
  • Identifies best freight paths based on cost, efficiency and effectiveness, and provide communication to customer teams.

-Must have 5 or more years of domestic and international transportation experience. -Customs Broker license is preferred.

4 year (business-related) degree

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Winona, MN, USA

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