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Customs Entry Agent (A3) - Mid/PM

Erlanger - Kentucky (KY), 41018

DHL

Job Description:

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We have an immediate career opportunity for a qualified Customs Entry Agents in our Customs Brokerage Department at our Erlanger, KY location. As a Customs Entry Agent, you will ensure compliance with federal and foreign regulations governing the shipment, receipt, and documentation of imported products while processing separate entries to Custom Border Patrol (US CUSTOMS). You will also compute tariffs (taxes), and price conversions of merchandise imported from foreign destinations. In addition you will also be asked to examine various documents including invoices, bills of lading, and shipping statements to obtain release of incoming freight and resolve delays.

Key Accountabilities:
  • Participates in planning and directing the flow of traffic to/from foreign destinations
  • Effectively classifies dutiable import/export shipments to ensure compliance with all government agency rules and regulations
  • Processes all requests for extensions, expiration, cancellation and all government entries
  • Communicates with origin and
destination locations regarding shipment status and special handling and delivery processes
  • Applies for Import/Export Permits and Certificates of Eligibility
  • Maintains open line of communication with department of foreign affairs
  • May receive and distribute all incoming and outgoing mail and correspondence
  • Examine online commercial invoices and other documents, to determine the correct Harmonized Tariff Code for each commodity to ensure correct classification.
  • Knowledge of US Customs Regulations regarding Foreign Trade Agreements, and other duty exemptions.
  • Must be detail oriented, organized, and possess time management skills.
  • Process shipments through various online portals for submission to FDA and US Customs to obtain proper clearance

  • Position Requirements:
    • High School Diploma or Equivalent (Associate degree preferred)
    • OVERTIME IS REQUIRED
    • 1 year experience in transportation or customs preferred
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook), database and web-based applications
    • Good oral and written communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills; courteous and clear telephone voice
    • Proficiency on a 10 key calculator

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