Import/Export Administrator in Austin, TX at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
    Logistics
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    7/19/2018

Job Description


Job Title
Import/Export Administrator

Job ID(Requisition ID):
3676

Job Summary

At Benchmark (NYSE: BHE), our mission is to be the solutions provider of choice for high technology OEM customers, anticipating their needs and rapidly delivering comprehensive value-creation solutions during the entire product life cycle by providing:

  • Innovative Design Engineering Services
  • Optimized Global Supply Chain & Logistics Solutions
  • World-Class Manufacturing and After-Market Support

Our mission is based on a foundation of financial strength, managerial integrity and a culture of operational excellence and continuous improvement. As a top 10 global leader in the electronics manufacturing industry, we attribute our success to the success of our customers.

For more information, please visit www.bench.com

Location: Round Rock, TX

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

  • Evaluate customer support and field service commitments to ensure customer requirements are met
  • Serve as liaison between customer and operations teams to develop concepts and coordinate product knowledge
  • Provide complex data analysis for logistics planning and volume studies and participate in process/rating improvement efforts
  • Periodic review and update of related Import/Export procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and requirements
  • Report on budgets and cost trends; Identify opportunities for cost reduction
  • Interact with vendors and peers in Operations, Supply Chain, Account Management, Finance and Product
  • Development to optimize systems and procedures
  • Audit freight bills (both domestic and international) utilizing copies of carrier contracts
  • Site level training as it relates to Import/Export requirements
  • Audit shipping documents to include Import/Export documentation for accuracy and maintain for record keeping compliance
  • Develop, implement and maintain ERP system parts master with ECCN, HTSUS and COO classifications
  • Identify and update teams regarding changes and revisions in the HTSUS and customs regulations
  • Maintain and enforce BEI routing guide
  • Periodically review carrier performance
  • Work with carriers to obtain specific shipping rate quotes on new or quoted customer programs
  • Identify best freight paths based on cost, efficiency and effectiveness, and provide communication to customer teams
  • All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.

Qualifications / Education / Experience
  • Ability to work in an ever-changing, dynamic and fast-paced environment
  • Effective analytical, planning and organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills with co-workers and customers
  • Exercise discretion and independent judgment when representing the company in supply chain/logistics related decisions
  • Strong leadership skills and effective oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to independently drive solutions to complex logistics issues with limited supervision
  • 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
  • Understanding of and ability to use continuous improvement tools


  • 4 year degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management


    • Must have 5 or more years of domestic and international transportation experience
    • Customs Broker license preferred
    • Intermediate computer knowledge, including word processing and spreadsheet programs
    • Understanding of intricacies of international shipping laws and requirements; Demonstrate ability to drive initiatives that add value

    Job Category
    Logistics
    Job Location
    Austin, TX, USA

    Schedule
    Day
    Pay Type
    Salary
    Travel Requirement
    Yes
    Job Type
    Full-Time

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