Import/Export Administrator in Austin, TX at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 7/19/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Austin, TX
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

Job Title
Import/Export Administrator

Job ID(Requisition ID):

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

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
    Job Location
    Austin, TX, USA

    Pay Type
    Travel Requirement
    Job Type

    Send this job to a friend

    Send this job description to a friend by email. All the relevant details will be included in the message.

    Attention Search Agencies

    Please note that we are not accepting agency phone calls or referrals regarding position vacancies. Third parties should not submit resumes on this site or to Benchmark employees directly. If the decision is made to engage the services of a search agency, we only work with organizations on our preferred vendor list with whom we have a written agreement. If you would like to be considered for this list in the future please contact the local Human Resource office.


    1. Operations Manager Jobs
    2. Warehouse Manager Jobs

    Not Ready To Apply?

    Joining our Talent Network will enhance your job search and application process. Whether you choose to apply or just leave your information, we look forward to staying connected with you.