Customs Entry Specialist


Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

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New York City, NY - Metro - (USA) 99 Park Avenue 6th Floor NY New York , NY 10016 Phone : 212-557-9110

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Manpower is partnering with the world's premier provider of secure logistics and security solutions in more than 122 countries across 5 continents. We are currently hiring for a Customs Entry Specialist to work out of their JFK Airport location in Springfield Gardens, NY.

If you have freight forwarding experience and strong documentation skills, this is the opportunity for you!

Job Title: Customs Entry Specialist

Location: Springfield Gardens, NY 11413

Duration: 3+ months

Pay Rate: $20-23 per hour

Shift Timings: 9:00am-5:30pm Monday - Friday

Job Summary:

The Customs Entry Specialist is responsible for serving as the company's liaison for the internal import and export departments and customers and US Customs. This position administers, compiles, validates and processes documentation related to importing and exporting shipments to/from the U.S and working through the customs clearance process for BGS customers.

Key Responsibilities:

* Prepare customs entries and follow-up with the clearance process on all entries prepared

* Scan, file, copy, and assemble documents

* Calculate duties or tariffs to be paid on merchandise

* Prepare all documents including: bills of lading, dock receipts, licenses, and consulate documents

* Process post-entry work including ruling requests, CF 28's, refunds, protests, and drawbacks

* Process quota entries

* Establish and maintain client relationships

* Stay up-to-date on all customs changes


* Experience in the freight or secured transportation business.

* Minimum of 2-3 years of experience working in the freight forwarding industry performing customs clearance work or similar work supporting the customs clearance process

* Minimum of 1 year of experience working with Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel and other industry specific software.

* Experience providing customer service to external and internal customers in an import/export department is preferred

* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

* Strong multi-cultural understanding

* Ability to initiate activities independently, learn and achieve results

* Investigative and problem-solving skills; Strong analytical skills

Why Manpower?

At Manpower we are dedicated to enriching people's lives with meaningful employment and development opportunities, as we have done for more than 60 years. We care about you and the role of work in your life, and focus on enabling you to achieve your goals in work and in life.

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