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Customs Import Manager in Kent, WA at Staffing Now

Date Posted: 6/7/2022

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    Kent, WA
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Job Description

An International Air and Ocean Freight Transportation firm is in need of a Logistics Supervisor on the Import side with high energy, able to multi-task in a fast paced extremely high volume environment and have excellent technical skills with Excel and Outlook.

The position of Import Manager will have the primary responsibility for management, organization and development of a strong Customs Brokerage department.

Coordinate and oversee customer service requirements/procedures, and day-to-day clearing of inbound cargo. Principal Duties and Responsibilities: (Management may amend or assign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time)

Responsibilities include evaluating employees, following established performance and wage increase guidelines. • The importance of providing leadership and organization to the group is essential. Structure is needed in order to coordinate training and even distribution of the workload.

Other Responsibilities: • Organization of the department. • Provide support to staff in order for them to be able to complete their responsibilities successfully. Ensure that the Customs Brokerage Department is living up to our responsibility as part of the “big” picture of the logistics process as a whole. • Ensure completion of accurate billing practices. Monitor the “paid not billed” report to ensure that files are being billed in a timely fashion. • Communicate with staff and internal departments to ensure that the information flow is happening in timely and accurate manner. •

Provide organization to the department. Show leadership abilities and initiative to make adjustment to systems to make the team more effective and efficient as a whole. • Outline responsibilities of staff. • Train, follow-up, and support in proper training of department staff. • Communicate with VP of Operations, Branch Manager, and all staff. Ensure that they understand their responsibilities, address questions, or need for additional training. • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Key Skills: (The following are representative of the education, experience, knowledge, skills or ability required for this position) Key Competencies • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel. • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. • Ability to meet deadlines. • Ability to provide leadership, support, and guidance to team members.

***Must pass National Criminal and Federal background check***


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