Customs Entry Writer
Hotfoot Recruiters

Wood Dale, Illinois

Posted in Recruitment Consultancy


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Job Info


HotFoot Recruiters would like to announce the following opportunity available for immediate consideration:

Company: Confidential

Position : Customs Entry Writer

Location : Wood Dale, IL (temporarily work from home)

Type : Direct Hire, Full Time

Summary :

You'll be responsible for the accurate and timely submission of customs entries for clearance through U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Partner Government Agencies (PGA). You'll serve as a knowledgeable customer advocate, committed to providing excellent levels of customer service through subject matter expertise and strong sense of accountability and urgency.

The client's main priority continues to be the health and safety of their employees. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this position will be remote until further notice. The client will continue monitoring the circumstances and when comfortable, this position will return to the office in Wood Dale where you will have an opportunity to collaborate face-to-face with a talented and diverse group of peers.

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as the primary customs representative for your customer account base, ensuring prompt response to customer inquiries and follow through on issues until resolution to customer satisfaction.
  • Demonstrate mastery with respect to the customs brokerage products' standard operating procedures (SOP) and best practices.
  • Direct ownership of Customer Standard Operating Procedures and Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) databases for customer account base to ensure full compliance of CBP and customer requirements.
  • Begin to develop the skill to serve as a custom's trusted advisor, transitioning from the day-to-day data entry fundamentals to true customs brokerage account management of your clients.
  • Analyze and validate import documentation and data to ensure they are in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations prior to entry submission to U.S Customs and Partner Government Agencies (PGA).
  • Adhere to a high level of operational excellence internally and externally, with respect to on-time performance, accuracy, and customer service.


Requirements & Qualifications:
  • High school degree or GED equivalent
  • Minimum of 1 year of customs entry-writing experience


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Values a diverse and inclusive work environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of programs
  • Excellent communication, prioritization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Proven track record of strong customer service skills, interacting with customers and being client focused
  • Excellent follow up with customers and the network
  • Critical-thinking, flexibility, and problem-solving skills to adapt to ever-changing tasks and customer needs
  • High level of attention to detail
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and deadline-driven office environment
  • Bachelor's degree


Compensation
  • $18-27.00/hr, depending on experience
  • Medical, dental, vision, life and disability insurance, prescription drug coverage, paid parental leave, paid holidays and paid time off (PTO), 401K, employee stock purchase plan.
  • Temporarily remote work - company will provide 5 weeks' notice before returning to office.
  • Casual work environment
  • Advancement Opportunities- Many of successful Customs Entry Writers go on to expand their careers in Global Compliance, Sales or Account Management.


About HotFoot Recruiters

Founded in 2009, HotFoot Recruiters was born out of a passion for helping others succeed while providing superior staffing solutions and unrivaled client service. We place people first. Our clients, our candidates and our employees are at the forefront of our company's mission above all else. We build partnerships rooted in trust, accountability and results. We take initiative to make a difference because we are the difference.



The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.


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