Job opportunity
Dare to grow Job reference 504821

Import/Export Supervisor I (Gateway) - Miami, FL

Location Miami, United States of America
Team Air Freight
Working Hours Day Job

CEVA Logistics provides global supply chain solutions to connect people, products and providers all around the world. We are supply chain experts. We live and breathe logistics every day. Above all, we believe that this is a people business. That’s why we are building a global culture of teamwork and respect. We encourage initiative, and we engage and empower our diverse workforce to grow their careers within CEVA.

CEVA Logistics offers a broad range of end-to-end, customized solutions in both Contract Logistics and Freight Management thanks to our approximately 98,000 employees at more than 1,000 facilities in 160 countries worldwide. With the recent acquisition of the former Ingram Micro Commerce & Lifecycle Services business, we are building one of the world’s leading end-to-end eCommerce service offerings through the dedication and passion of our people—the heartbeat of our organization. As we continue growing at a fast pace, will you “Dare to Grow” with us?



Summary: Supervises and coordinates activities in either the clearing of imports shipments through U.S. customs, or the customs clearance activities in the customs house brokerage or gateway environment, in accordance with Federal or foreign regulations governing the shipment, receipt, and documentation of imported / exported products. Oversees daily operations of the department, to ensure profitability and compliance with company policies, ISO Guidelines, and applicable regulatory requirements; providing excellent customer service through timely and accurate processing and compliance with government regulations and / or company policies. Models and acts in accordance with our guiding principles and core values.





  • Review profitability and growth of department regularly with operations.
  • Review and reconcile all management and financial reports for department. 
  • Work with operations to establish business plan and goals for department.
  • Develop and maintain excellent service to internal and external customers.
  • Ensure independent service commitments of CEVA import clients are met and that compliant declarations are made to U.S. Customs and related regulatory groups.
  • Serve as interface with Customs and other Federal Agencies to ensure compliance with all pertinent laws and regulations.
  • Oversee or compute duties, tariffs, price conversions, weight, and volume of merchandise exported/imported to and from foreign destinations.
  • Supervise the preparation of U.S. Customs Documentation prepared on in-house systems of all assigned services staff; communicate with customs officials as appropriate to obtain release of incoming freight and resolve delays.
  • Oversee pre-alerts daily to determine whether freight is arriving as expected, and documents are received within the time standards specified. Confirm arrival time with carrier and the arrival of documents within one business day of freight arrival. 
  • Ensure files and records are set up relevant to the consolidation, contact origin office for incomplete information.
  • Provide written quotations as requested by customers, and provide copy of quotation to manager, and document customer profile information. 
  • Coordinate timely clearance and delivery of imported cargo based on company and customer service commitment standards; communicate with customers to ensure proper handling of goods, and keep customers advised of changes in import regulations, tariff and bonding requirements. 
  • Examine documents including invoices, bills of lading, and shipping statements to ensure compliance with federal and foreign regulations governing the shipment, receipt, and documentation of imported/exported products.
  • Establish, monitor, and revise policies, procedures, and service standards for customs clearance operations, and write procedures for the handling of each account. Includes classifications, schedule of service, shipment entry, and booking process, Consularization Regulations, and export services.
  • Provides consultation to customers on the importation of goods thru U.S. Customs, governmental regulations/inspections, changes in import regulations, transportation, bonding/insurance requirements and general industry expertise.
  • Oversee and monitor team performance – both quantity or quality -audit shipment documents and conduct periodic client reviews to identify areas of concern in the clients’ export processes.  Communicate / escalate transaction problems or irregularities to manager and assist in identifying solutions.
  • Train new staff in assigned duties; Assess progress of trainees and assign additional duties as appropriate.
  • Conduct training courses and seminars for staff and clients in areas of shipping and export regulations and procedures. Provide guidance and advice as necessary.
  • Conduct annual performance reviews for direct reports and address employee performance problems promptly and directly in accordance with personnel policies.
  • Maintain a high level of expertise in all areas of breakbulk, import, or export areas, through self-study, as well as courses and seminars presented by the company and other approved sources, regular review of trade publications and attendance of all appropriate seminars in assigned area.




  • High School Degree or GED required.
  • Preferred: Bachelor's Degree in Transportation, Logistics or Supply Chain Management preferred; or an equivalent combination of work experience and completion of the LDP Program.
  • Supervisor I:  Minimum four years related work experience required for a Supervisor I, supervisory experience preferred.
  • Supervisor II:  Minimum of at least five years of experience, including two years of supervisory experience.
  • Knowledge of the company’s or related products, services, and operations.
  • Knowledgeable in Export Administration, Department of Commerce, and Consularization Regulations, Uniform Custom Practice 500 (UCP 500), and recordkeeping.
  • Knowledge of NATA, Free Trade Agreements, CTPAT, additional tariff requirements, OGA’s, ACH, and all other related trade legislation, rules, and regulations.
  • Basic understanding of business financial principles including P & L's, budgets, payroll, financial reporting, and expense control.
  • Basic understanding of sales and business development practices. 
  • Basic understanding of health, safety and environmental principles and practices.
  • Applying related laws, rules, and regulations. 
  • Ability to communicate and interact effectively with people from multi-functional and diverse backgrounds. 
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, employees and customers.
  • Must be able to read, write and speak English fluently.
  • Ability to allocate work assignments and/or tasks responsibilities to others to maximize the organization's and the individual's effectiveness.
  • Makes customers and their needs a primary focus of one's actions, developing and sustaining productive relationships.
  • Takes action that is consistent with available facts, constraints, and probable consequences.
  • Analyse complex problems and develops alternative solutions.
  • Ability to model the organization's vision and values and lead others.
  • Ability to plan work for self and others to ensure that work is completed efficiently.
  • Effectively participates in and /or supervises department projects related to assigned area of responsibility.
  • Ability to develop and use collaborative relationships to accomplish work goals; develop individual relationships by listening, sharing ideas, and appreciating others' efforts.
  • Able to maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition; handling stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and the organization.
  • Uses appropriate methods and a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team and facilitate the completion of team goals.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office, internet, web-based and job specific software applications.






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.




We value your professional and personal growth. That’s why we share plenty of career opportunities for you to thrive within CEVA. Join CEVA for a challenging 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.

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