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Import / Export Specialist

Houston, TX 77051

Posted: 03/10/2023 Employment Type: Direct Hire Function: Supply Chain/Operations, Transportation/Logistics Job Number: 22531 Pay Rate: $55,000-$75,000

Job Description

A leading distributor of carbon and stainless pipe, fittings, and flanges is looking for an Import/Export Specialist to be responsible for the day-to-day oversight of the import and export compliance processes.  The ideal candidate will be knowledgeable in US Customs Regulations and EAR.

Pay: $55,000-$75,000 DOE
Location: Houston, TX 77051
Type: Direct Hire – In Office

  • Analyze import and export documentation for both outgoing and incoming shipments to ensure accuracy as well as overall compliance.
  • Provide Customs with necessary documentation as required.
  • Provide shipment notifications and pre-alerts as requested to assure timely clearance and receipts for all international shipments.
  • Prepare necessary export documentation (SED, CI, P/L, Carnets etc.) ensuring compliance with US Government regulations as well as corporate policies.
  • Track and report status of all exports to ensure smooth transactions and information back to the business. Provide Customs necessary documentation as required.
  • Track and maintain records and reports of equipment shipping in support of contractual deliveries, customer demonstrations, trade shows, servicing, and repair.
  • Support functional groups such as Customer Service, Business Development, Operations, Sales Administration, and Shipping regarding export and import of materials and products.
  • Provide freight forwarders all documentation necessary to negotiate and ship in accordance with the terms of the customer’s Purchase Order/Contracts.
  • Assure all company international shipping activities are done in the most efficient manner possible to minimize costs. Analyze customs duty exemptions and free trade agreements to reduce costs of shipments.
  • Draft and monitor 232 Exclusions.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in business or related discipline or equivalent combination of experience and education
  • Experience with the EAR, US Customs, HTS, Schedule B, etc. (5+ years preferred)
  • Customs Broker license preferred.
  • Experience in draft and monitoring 232 Exclusions.
  • U.S. Citizenship required and ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense security clearance.
  • Occasionally required to travel within and outside the Continental U.S.
  • Ability to pass a background check and drug screen.
  • Demonstrates understanding of US Commerce’s Export Administration Regulations (EAR), HTS, 232/301 Tariffs, and applicable exemptions/exceptions.
  • Demonstrates strong computer skills and proficiency using MS Office Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, AES filing and AES reporting.

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