Customs Compliance Specialist

  • Sunnyvale, CA
  • Full-time

Company Description

As a Fortune 500 company, Expeditors employs more than 15,000 trained professionals in a worldwide network of over 300 locations across six continents. Expeditors satisfies the increasingly sophisticated needs of international trade through customized solutions and seamless, integrated information systems. Our services include the consolidation and forwarding of air or ocean freight, customs brokerage, vendor consolidation, cargo insurance, time-definite transportation, order management, warehousing, distribution and customized logistics solutions. Expeditors is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.         

Job Description

The Customs Compliance Specialist will be part of a Global Onsite Team supporting High Tech customers within their import/export operation.

The Customs Compliance Specialist will be accountable for meeting all major duties and responsibilities outlined below in a timely and responsive manner, as directed by the Local Onsite Customs Manager.

Qualifications

Experience and Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from a four year college or university
  • 1-3 years related experience in import or export operations preferred
  • Experiences in LATAM import and export
  • Proficient reading and writing in Spanish
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, email and various PC/MAC based software

Additional Information

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manages customs compliance requests via customer's proprietary ticketing system
  • Commercial Invoice review and approval
  • Maintain and further regional matter expertise
  • Actively engaged in advanced planning deployments
  • Responsible for daily tracking of personal operational metrics
  • Clear and concise communication with internal and external partners/customers
  • Expected to maintain a sense of humor and positive attitude with integrity
  • Attention to detail and elevates matters with sense of urgency for timely resolution
  • Requires good communication skills in a collaborative environment
  • Provides ongoing status updates to the local management
  • Identifies gaps and improvement opportunities for process enhancements
  • Provides information and recommendations to improve operational processes
  • Responds to customer’s requests timely 

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