Heizwerthy Customs & Freight Solutions LLC ENTRY WRITER Decatur, GA · Remote · Full time

The Entry Writer is responsible for the accurate and timely submission of entries for clearance of inbound cargo through US Customs. In this position, you will be acting as a customer advocate and must possess professional customer service skills.

Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential functions include, but are not limited to the following:

 

§ Receive & Review documentation to input and transmit data for CBP release of shipments

§ Follow SOPs for each customer as well as update and maintain current and new SOPs for clients to ensure correct process and data requirements are met for each account

§ Classify products for entries

§ Identify products that are subject to PGA's

§ Ensure statuses of entries are kept up-to-date and communicated accordingly

§ Manage ISF filings

§ Report discrepancies in processes and filings to management for intervention

§ Manage communication with customers regarding CBP and PGA

§ Monitor and resolve all issues to obtain customs clearance

§ Comply with 19 CFR

§ Maintain up-to-date customer records and customs compliance documentation

§ Review and monitor all Customs rejections, requests for information, and other correspondence

§ Adhere to all domestic and international shipping regulations

§ Respond to internal and external customer inquiries and follow-up to ensure issue resolution and customer satisfaction

§ Collaborate with coworkers and other departments to ensure data integrity and compliance procedures are met

 

Minimum Qualifications  

§ High School Diploma or equivalent

§ Two to three years of work experience in related brokerage or logistics operation

§ Computer savvy with proficiency in MS Office including Excel, Access, Word

§ Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

§ Strong organizational and time management skills to prioritize multiple demands

§ Strong analytical skills with attention to detail

§ Strong verbal and written communication skills

§ Knowledge of import operations, Customs brokerage, and entry writing procedures

§ Knowledge of domestic and international geography including countries, major cities, airports, and ocean ports

§ Exceptional work ethic, energy, and drive

§ Demonstrates alignment with the company's code of ethics

 

Preferred Qualifications

§ Bachelor’s Degree preferred

§ Certified Customs Specialist Designation

§ Licensed Customs Broker

§ Current Entry Writing Experience

§ NAFTA & HTS classification experience

§ Post Entry experience

§ Experience working with all Government Agencies in Trade Compliance

§ Working knowledge of PGA’s – FDA, FCC, USDA, FWS, etc.

 

Physical Demands and Work Environment

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, and the ability to adjust focus. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to commercial moving vehicles, large machinery, moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and the risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

 

Note

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee(s) incumbent in this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by any person authorized to give instructions or assignments. All duties and responsibilities are essential functions and requirements and are subject to possible modification to reasonably accommodate individuals with disabilities. To perform this job successfully, the incumbents will possess the skills, aptitudes, and abilities to perform each duty proficiently. Some requirements may exclude individuals who pose a direct threat or significant risk to the health or safety of themselves or others. The requirements listed in this document are the minimum levels of knowledge, skills, or abilities. This document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an “at-will” relationship.


 

 

 

Heizwerthy is an Equal Opportunity Employer, drug-free workplace, and complies with ADA regulations as applicable.

Salary

$15 - $20 per hour