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Customs House Broker - Full Time

NNR Global Logistics USA Inc. - Carson, CA


Posted on 10/07/20 (Ref: )

Customs House Broker - Carson, CA - NNR Global Logistics USA Inc.

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Customs House Broker



JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for overseeing all customs operations within District, including establishing and supervising operating and record keeping procedures and training and supervising subordinate staff and customs brokers; prepare, compile and manage all documentation and records required to clear goods through the United States Customs Service (USCS), including negotiating with, retaining and service as an intermediary between airlines, shipping companies, trucking companies, shippers, consignees, bonded and other warehouses and the USCS.

Duties & Functions

Essential:

  • Oversee all customs business of NNR (USA) within the district including maintaining the company's district permit from the USCS and filing with the district office of USCS all required reports regarding NNR (USA)'s customs employees.
  • Establish and supervise all operating and record keeping procedures required by the USCS and the local USCS district.
  • Assign, train, supervise and advise all other Customs House Brokers, customs assistants and import personnel within the branch office in the entry, importation, storage and transportation of goods into the U.S.
  • Supervise the performance of all Customs House Brokers and customs assistants within the district, including assisting and advising Branch and Regional Managers and other management of NNR (USA) in making decisions regarding the hiring, termination and other personnel decisions involving Customs House Brokers and customs assistants.
  • Utilize experience and knowledge of USCS rules and regulations to classify goods and determine applicable duty and rates.
  • Prepare and file with the USCS all documentation required for goods to clear customs and enter the U.S., including entry papers and paperless entry by computer, withdrawals and bills of lading.
  • Negotiate and contract with airlines, shipping companies, trucking companies and bonded warehouses for the transportation and storage of goods.
  • Prepare and maintain a record of transactions according to USCS requirements.
  • Advise and assist customs clients regarding the entry of goods, payment of duties, bonding requirements and procedures for appealing duty charges imposed by the USCS.
  • Maintain individual customs broker license and NNR (USA) district permit issued by USCS.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge, including any needed continuing education, of the regulations and procedures of the USCS for the classification and entry of goods.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of all regulations and procedures of the Food and Drug Administration, Department of Transportation and other state and federal agencies regarding the importation and transportation of goods, including hazardous materials, food and live animals.
  • Perform other duties as requested by management.

QUALIFICATION STANDARDS

Education & Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum 2 years college course work completed preferred.
  • Minimum 2 years managing or directing the work of others preferred.
  • Currently licensed by the USCS as a customs broker, with no pending penalties or restrictions on operating as a broker.
  • Knowledge of Duty Drawback a plus.
  • Must have a current Driver's License.
  • Minimum of three (3) years experience as a licensed customs broker.
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience in importing or freight forwarding business.
  • Solid math skills to calculate duties and freight, storage and other charges.
  • Proficient in Microsoft applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Physical requirements:
  • Flexible and long hours sometimes required.
  • Light work - Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, frequently and/or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or otherwise move objects.
  • Drive to and from local ports, warehouses and consignees to transact customs business and effect the transportation and storage of goods.
  • Enough near vision to read and write information accurately.

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