Customs Specialist Resume Samples

A Customs Specialist works in an airport or at ports and ensures that the passengers entering or exiting the country have legal permission to move in or out. The major duties commonly mentioned on the Customs Specialist Resume are – checking paperwork, and goods that are brought in and taken out of the country; looking out for violations in tax issues, immigration, and smuggled goods; inspecting cargo, and processing various documents, examining and appraising merchandise and accompanying documentation; determining duty and taxes on imported merchandise, interviewing importers and cross-checking their backgrounds, issuing to deny permission while releasing imported merchandise, and appraising unclaimed merchandise.

Summary of skills that highlight a resume are – experience in handling customs duties and responsibilities, outstanding understanding of customs regulations; familiarity with the import and export process and customs brokerage; skillful in assessing the value of imported merchandise, and expertise in working with computers. Those looking for such a job role should possess a degree in international trade and business and have no contraband and criminal background.

 

Customs Specialist Resume example

Customs Specialist Resume

Headline : Maintaining Customs Specialist professional and technical knowledge by attending educational workshops, formal training, reviewing professional publications, establishing and expanding professional networks, and participating in professional societies.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Leadership Training.

Description :

    1. Transmitted ocean entries to the customs broker in the U.S.
    2. Implemented a new process for Canada shipments to increase visibility and improve efficiency.
    3. Volunteered as a backup for IMS.
    4. Maintained and investigated daily e-focus reports from the broker (mostly files with early ETA's that had not yet been transmitted to the broker).
    5. Involved with several projects including an E-filing committee to incorporate a paperless routine.
    6. Worked closely with Cynthia Carter on Compliance system updates.
    7. Worked with Carlos Rodriguez (Systems Support) on testing of new SDL to broker.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
B.S. In Psychology


Customs Specialist Resume

Summary : Over 17 years of office experience that includes customer service. I have the ability to prioritize and manage time wisely and efficiently. I have used numerous types of office equipment and am willing to learn anything new.

Skills : EZ-Claims Tran-Solution, Inc, TMS-Transportation Management System, Microsoft Excel, Lakota-Direct Link, Mainframe, Czarlite-RateWare Professional Tariff, Microsoft Word, E-Counsel, Tandem, Customer Service, Data Entry, FedEx Passkey, Fax, Scanner, Copier.

Description :

    1. Filed the necessary paperwork required by US Customs and Border Patrol.
    2. Prepared ACE (Automated Commercial Environment) manifests - Electronic filling of the truck and rail carriers account information.
    3. Addressed customer concerns by phone and email - Solved issues for trucks stuck at the border due to incorrect paperwork.
    4. Deal with concerns of Customs and Border protection officers - Updated information on FDA for all the products coming into the United States.
    5. Used Multilingual and accustomed to working in fast paced environments.
    6. Detail-oriented, efficient and organized professional.
    7. Worked well with others, in both supervisory and support staff roles.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
BS In Economics


Customs Specialist Resume

Headline : To obtain a challenging Customs Specialist position in the field of engineering where my experience and skills will add value to an organization that encourages innovative thinking, recognition, and career development.

Skills : Excel, Access, PeopleSoft, Schematics, BOM, AutoCAD, Blueprint, Integration Point, EDITRADE, & ISF Filing.

Description :

    1. Assigned Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes to all parts within 24hrs of the request using engineering drawings, part number logic, & information from engineers/supplier.
    2. Managed, classified, tracked, & recorded all prototype vehicles imported into the U.S.
    3. by following CBP & FMVSS importing regulations.
    4. Established IDP, preform entry audit checks, lead JKK project, Kaizen current OP, and implement procedures for vehicle imports.
    5. Worked as a team to manage Border shipments with Brokers, and identify root cause of shipment delays.
    6. Performed daily countermeasure to meet Customs Border Protection (CBP) standards/Regulations.
    7. Worked with several groups/departments to remove the communication gaps & gain an understanding of each group responsibilities.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science

Customs Specialist Resume

Headline : Highly qualified Customs Specialist with experience in the industry. Enjoy creative problem solving and getting exposure on multiple projects, and I would excel in the collaborative environment on which your company prides itself.

Skills : Bilingual, Keyboarding, 10-Key By Touch.

Description :

    1. Tracked monthly KPI for all work completed and issues that may have arrived, along with managing small projects.
    2. Classified machinery & equipment imported from Japan, along with working with a broker to assure CBP regulations are met.
    3. Worked with Compliance and broker to bring QDR up-to-date.
    4. Worked with tariff classifications and maintain and update HTS product code databases.
    5. Participated in team efforts to obtain proper tariff classification of products as well as guidance on the use of materials regulated by OGAs.
    6. Proactively monitored all daily activities with brokerage companies
    7. Managed Customs record-keeping requirements.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    BS In Economics

                    Customs Specialist Resume

                    Summary : Obtain a responsible and challenging position in the work environment where my artistic skill, support, and customer service experience would have valuable application in dealing with the public. Seeking a position at a Customer Service, and/or Sales level to labor in an environment where I can express and voice my artistic talents with emphasis placed on teamwork.

                    Skills : Microsoft Office Suite, Accounting.

                    Description :

                      1. Responsible for processing Air and Ocean shipments coming into the United States.
                      2. Started in the truck department and then got promoted to the Air Ocean department.
                      3. Used Working with Microsoft office, keying into Questaweb, the customs website we correspond through, answering phone calls, and problem shooting with clients.
                      4. Worked with our Customs Compliance team in businesss Customs inquiries.
                      5. Identified and resolved issues hindering customs clearance, including exams and PGA holds
                      6. Administered Customs training programs to business associates; working across internal departments including Merchandise, Product Integrity, Product Development, Accounting, Inventory, Sourcing & Procurement, Distribution, and Logistics.
                      7. Monitored regulatory and legislative changes and maintain import procedures manual.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    7-10 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Management
                    Education
                    Education
                    High School Diploma

                    Customs Specialist Resume

                    Headline : Providing support to FTZ compliance by coordination with plants in developing, implementing, and maintaining processes, process improvements, procedures, manuals, and systems, and also Creating and reviewing Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) with ZF border brokers and suppliers.

                    Skills : Customer Service, Data Entry.

                    Description :

                      1. Ensured that the imports and exports are in compliance with various federal and international regulatory laws.
                      2. Classified goods that the Company plans to ship in the US and Foreign countries.
                      3. Determined duty and taxes to be paid on imported merchandise.
                      4. Responsible for AES and ABI filing.
                      5. Performed audits to import and export documentation to ensure that the information declared to Customs is accurate and compliant.
                      6. Maintained electronic records for import and export packages based on record-keeping regulations.
                      7. Responsible for the execution of export and import documentation.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    Business Administration

                    Customs Specialist Resume

                    Objective : Seeking a challenging and rewarding Customs Specialist position that will utilize and further sharpen my skills, and where I can help to further the goals and objectives of the organization.

                    Skills : Customer Service, MS Office.

                    Description :

                      1. Worked in the Financial Unit.
                      2. Collected and input all cash and checks with documents from brokers and importers.
                      3. Inputted all information from documents into the computer systems.
                      4. Reported any errors to brokers.
                      5. Balanced daily all checks and cash according to the system using a ten-key adding machine.
                      6. Screened all documents.
                      7. Worked at auction site quarterly.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    2-5 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Executive
                    Education
                    Education
                    MS

                    Customs Specialist Resume

                    Headline : Seeking a challenging Customs Specialist position of responsibility providing an opportunity for professional growth where my comprehensive experience and personal initiative will make a valuable significant contribution to the organization.

                    Skills : Excel, Billing, Healthcare, Accounts Payable, Customer Service, Computer Skills, Data Entry, General Office, Inventory Control, Microsoft Office.

                    Description :

                      1. Prepared customs documentation and ensured that shipments met all applicable laws to facilitate the import and export of goods.
                      2. Determined and tracked duties, taxes, payable Processed payments via the database on behalf of the client.
                      3. Handled a high volume of inbound and outcalls Signed documents under a power of attorney.
                      4. Coordinated transportation and storage of imported goods.
                      5. Processed and cleared shipments through the customs database.
                      6. Provided extensive customer service via email and telephone regarding shipment statuses.
                      7. Worked with various lines of businesses such as Tax, Finance, Logistics, and Engineering to identify root-cause analysis.
                    Years of Experience
                    Experience
                    5-7 Years
                    Experience Level
                    Level
                    Junior
                    Education
                    Education
                    BS In International Studies

                    Customs Specialist Resume

                    Summary : Managing, directing, and evaluating the performance of customs brokers and other customs-related service providers, and also Providing support to business units in the areas of Customs Drawback and Reconciliation programs.

                    Skills : Customer Service, Industrial, Warehousing, Logistics, Supervision, Maintenance, Inventory.

                    Description :

                      1. Applied basic working knowledge of import/export regulations and requirements to support business needs.
                      2. Ensured timely and accurate response to Broker Requests for Information and follow-up to ensure resolution.
                      3. Assisted site/division C&TC personnel in completing HTSUS and/or ECCN classifications and addressing import and export compliance issues related to 19 CFR and 15 CFR.
                      4. Interfaced with related functional areas (logistics, purchasing, materials management, etc.) on customs matters.
                      5. Conducted effective and timely transactional review/audit of all import/export records.
                      6. Elevated issues requiring correction to Corporate C&TC.
                      7. Provided analytical support to general import/export-related projects, as needed, which could include Value Reconciliation,
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      7-10 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Management
                      Education
                      Education
                      BS In International Studies

                      Customs Specialist Resume

                      Objective : Maintaining and updating USMCA and Country of Origin data in Customs systems/ Audit USMCA certificates and communicate findings to all parties for compliance requirements, and also Handling all Country of Origin issues; handling USMCA solicitations, qualification, and record keeping.

                      Skills : MS office, Managing Skills, Supervising Skills.

                      Description :

                        1. Prepared import/export-related documentation, which may include commercial invoices, export declarations, bills of lading, etc.
                        2. Maintained and updated site Item Master Log.
                        3. Worked with site/division regulatory to ensure accuracy and completeness of FDA product codes and affirmation of compliance codes.
                        4. Personally educated self on latest Customs, FDA, and other government agency import regulations.
                        5. Provided daily guidance to various business units and U.S. Customs in North America in the conduct of importation, exportation, reconciliation, and drawback activities. 
                        6. Supported sourcing/supply chain personnel in the areas of import and export shipping.
                        7. Knowledged of Harmonized Tariff Schedule.
                      Years of Experience
                      Experience
                      2-5 Years
                      Experience Level
                      Level
                      Executive
                      Education
                      Education
                      MS