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Job opportunity
Dare to grow Job reference 109597
24/11/2021

Import Export Specialist IV

Location Houston, Texas, United States
Team Air Freight
Working Hours Variable

At CEVA, we believe that logistics is a people business, that’s why we create an environment of trust and team spirit - we encourage initiative and we empower our talent to grow in their careers.  We are supply chain experts and live and breathe it every day. We offer a broad range of services in Contract Logistics, Air, Ocean and Ground management thanks to our 78,000 employees, operating in more than 160 countries. At CEVA, we are passionate about our work and the value we deliver to our customers and as a company, we are growing at a fast pace - do you Dare to Grow with us?  

 

YOUR ROLE
Are you known for your attention to detail and excellent customer service? Are you passionate about overseeing and developing efficient shipment logistics for a wide range of varying accounts? If so, we have an opportunity that would allow you to provide a vital service for managing the coordination of Inbound or Outbound shipments, ensuring compliance with various government regulations.

 

 

WHAT ARE YOU GOING TO DO?

  • Oversee accounts - receive, review, and process complex or sensitive transactions for assigned base of accounts for all entry types, including the classification and valuation of goods. Process documents through the established system, obtaining release and other governmental agency releases as appropriate.
  • Create and distribute written exception procedures for handling each account served by the team, including classifications, valuation rules, schedule of fees, correspondence, post entry process, and any other related information.
  • Assists with overseeing the entry processing performance and existing customer service commitments to reflect established company databases and pre-load templates to reflect these procedures.
  • Obtain certification for completing customer classification, as well as, other compliance specific classification as defined by company product standards.
  • Assist and review work stream development of new and existing accounts, including reviewing all documentation and forms, maintaining communications with clients, reviewing their process on a regular basis, and maintaining client profiles and databases.
  • Review and monitor all rejections, requests for information and other correspondence. Respond and assist with complex customer inquiries, including research and assistance with escalation on priority issues.
  • Monitor shipments as they approach non-compliance based on customer control, event control, and transactional data count or control.
  • Stay current of U.S. Customs regulations (Customs Brokers and the Customs clearance process); and classification and validation rules through self-study, approved related courses and seminars, and regular review of trade publications.

 

 

 

WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

 

  • Education and Experience: High School Diploma or GED, Bachelor’s Degree in Transportation, Logistics or Supply Chain Management preferred; Greater than six years related experience.
  • Credentials: Professional certification may be required in some areas.
  • Skills: Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications; Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide using units of U.S. currency, weights and volume and distance measurements.
  • Characteristics: Responds promptly and professionally to customer needs; Ability to apply and assist with communicating laws, rules, and regulations in areas of assignment; Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals and gather and analyze documents skillfully.  Capable of monitoring overall processes, information and operations. 

 

 

 

WHAT DO WE HAVE TO OFFER?

With a genuine culture of recognition, we want our employees to grow, develop and be part of our journey. We offer a benefits package with a focus on your wellbeing. This includes competitive Paid Time Off, 401(k), health insurance and an employee benefits platform that offers discounts on gym memberships and a diverse range of retail, travel, car and hospitality brands, including important offerings like pet insurance.

 

We are a team in every sense, and we support each other and work collaboratively to achieve our goals together.

 

It is our goal that you will be compensated for your hard work and commitment, so if you’d like to work for one of the top Logistics providers in the world then let’s work together to help you find your new role.

 

ABOUT TOMORROW

We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. This role can be the first step on your career path with us.  You can stay in the same job family, find a new family to grow in (how about sales or supply chain?) or find your own path. Join CEVA for a challenging and rewarding career.

 

 

 

CEVA operates in a multicultural, global environment and is a richly diverse organization operating seamlessly as one company. We aim to attract, motivate and retain the best people in our industry, whatever their background.  We share the same passion to deliver world-class solutions to our customers. We have the best supply chain professionals in the industry and develop this talent in an inspiring work environment.

CEVA Logistics is proud to be an equal opportunity work place and an affirmative action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status or any other characteristic.  We are an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individual with Disabilities.

Please note:  Legitimate CEVA Logistics recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn or via an official company email address: firstname.lastname@cevalogistics.com. We recommend that you do not respond to unsolicited business propositions and/or offers from people with whom you are unfamiliar.