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Import/Export Administrator

Benchmark Electronics, Inc. • Huntsville, AL

Posted 1 month ago

Job Snapshot

Degree - 4 Year Degree
Other Great Industries
Distribution - Shipping, Supply Chain, Management

Job Description

Job Title
Import/Export Administrator

Job ID(Requisition ID):

Job Summary
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

• 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
• 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
• See job analysis forms for specific physical stresses of the job

Qualifications / Education / Experience

• 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
• Periodic review and update of related Import/Export procedures to ensure compliance with applicable laws and requirements
• Interact with vendors and peers in Operations, Supply Chain, Account Management, Finance and Product Development to optimize systems and procedures
• Site level training as it relates to Import/Export requirements
• Audit shipping documents to include Customs 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
• Work with Finance to ensure payment for all duties/taxes invoices is made within the specified time frame
• All employees are responsible for the Quality of their work to ensure BEI meets, or exceeds Customer Satisfaction.

• Must have 5 or more years of domestic and international transportation experience
• Customs Broker license preferred

• 4 year degree preferred or equivalent combination of education and experience as approved by executive management
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Job Location
Huntsville, AL, USA

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