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Import/Export Specialist in Winona, MN at Benchmark Electronics

Date Posted: 2/20/2019

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    Winona, MN
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Job Description

Job Title
Import/Export Specialist

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
Import/Export Specialist with our Logistics team.

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.
• Ability to effectively communicate with U.S. Customs in response to CF28/CF29 requests.
• Perform and file both Value and NAFTA Reconciliation with U.S. Customs.
• Provide monthly cost report of duties paid and duties avoided to senior management.
• Participate in training to employees on both import and export matters.
• Work with supply chain on any 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.
• Responsibility for writing site import procedures and maintaining the site import manual.
• Work with Corporate Trade Compliance Management on any potential export and/or import matters.
• Prepares complex U.S. Department of Commerce licenses and/or export authorizations.
• Conducts export classification (ECCN/USML) of documentation and/or products.
• Performs denied parties checks on business partners.
• Responsibility for writing site export procedures and maintaining the site export manual.
• Manage and coordinate daily export activity.
• Review and/or maintain site export documentation.
• Participate in Corporate quarterly export audits.
• Participate in Corporate annual Risk Assessments for Import Program.
• Participate in Corporate annual Risk Assessments for Export Program.
• Participates in site export or import disclosures with Corporate Trade Compliance team.
• Assists Corporate Trade Compliance Manager on ruling requests and/or CCATs.
• Other compliance related 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/Familiarity working in an MRP system a plus Customs Broker license plus 5 or more years of export /import experienceBachelor's degree
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Job Location
Winona, MN, USA

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