Import Specialist Resume Samples

An Import Specialist inspects consumer goods, raw materials and shipping conveyances and all other shipments received by the country. The Import Specialist Resume describes the following duties and tasks – coordinating inspection and approval duties with law enforcement officers, inspecting manifests and other documents pertaining to imports, physically inspecting air, ship and ground conveyances; confiscating goods that are prohibited for import, detaining and questioning suspects, notifying crises response personnel about inspection protocols and regulations, training new staff, storing and monitoring hazardous and illicit substances till they are removed by federal police.

To carry out this critical job description, employers want to the least the following core qualities and knowledge – a thorough knowledge on all rules and regulations of import processes, monitoring skills, ensuring compliance with federal regulations, trading skills, and sound judgment abilities. A bachelor’s degree in management and work experience is commonly expected for this occupation.

 

Import Specialist Resume example

Import Specialist - Temp Resume

Headline : Import Specialist with extensive experience in import regulations and shipment routing, rating, and processing. Possesses exceptional customer service skills and attention to detail. Ability to go the extra mile to meet tight deadlines, company goals as well as customer deadlines and expectations.

Skills : Inventory Management, Customer Service, Communication, Coordination

Description :

    1. Write checks & bill customers. Coordinated total inbound material from point of origin through to delivery at importer's door.
    2. Set-up and prepare documents for the timely delivery of import cargo.
    3. Scheduled, booked and followed up with delivery transport.
    4. Examined, classified, and appraised imported merchandise according to federal revenue laws, in order to enforce regulations of the country.
    5. Set-up and prepared customer and agent invoicing.
    6. Maintained current knowledge local, state and federal requirements and regulations and applicable policies.
    7. Ensured the maintenance of accurate records with adherence to applicable regulatory and legal requirements.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Diploma


Senior Import Specialist Resume

Summary : Polished, Senior Import Specialist offering over 8 years of experience providing logistical customer support. An unwavering commitment to customer service, with the ability to build productive relationships, resolve complex issues and win customer loyalty.

Skills : Microsoft Excel, Word, Oracle, Peoplesoft, Lenel, SAP, Jd Edwards.

Description :

    1. Obtained and processed Customs and other government agency releases as appropriate.
    2. Received, reviewed, and processed inbound documentation for import shipments.
    3. Forward documents either through written correspondence, email or fax.
    4. Liaised with the office of origin through incoming and outgoing phone calls to clear up any discrepancies and made corrections to entries that were submitted incorrectly to the Customs.
    5. Managed pre- alerts and followed up with carriers daily to track freight arrival.
    6. Provided excellent and timely customer service by informing clients about the status of shipments.
    7. Maintained records of communications in the break-bulk file, records, billing activities, and account management.
    8. Created invoice/check requests for any fees that are due.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors Of Science


Lead Import Specialist Resume

Summary : Performance-driven and customer-centric Lead Import Specialist with extensive experience and success in tracking and handling incoming international shipments. Proactive Custom Broker with hands-on experience in optimizing shipments flow through customs, documenting and categorizing shipments, offering advice to clients, and selecting the best packaging for items.

Skills : Global Logistics, Customs Brokerage, Microsoft Office, AS400, Billing, Customer Service

Description :

    1. Coordinated release and entry processing for air and ocean import shipments into the country.
    2. Processed the necessary paperwork and documentation according to the requirements of the country.
    3. Conducted thorough needs, assessments of clients and identified opportunities.
    4. Maintained effective relationships with clients, carriers, forwarders, customs, etc.
    5. Followed company policies and procedures, all applicable Customs laws, regulations, procedures, and industry practices.
    6. Arranged/coordinated delivery orders, pick up numbers, freight availability and distribution of notifications for final delivery.
    7. Submitted data into the computer for customs clearance and prepared documentation.
    8. Handled ocean and air import shipments, perishable shipments.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Diploma

Import Specialist I Resume

Summary : Import Specialist with the ability to provide excellent customer service, effective communication, and negotiation skills, facilitating the business overseas as well as local clients. Experienced with the compilation of numerical data including conversion of weights and currencies for overseas shipments.

Skills : Customer Support, Customer Relations, Data Entry, Documentation, Excel

Description :

    1. Import all security filings for shipments being loaded overseas.
    2. Carried out import documentation, determined all charges involved in each shipment to generate invoices.
    3. Ensure each shipment is rated properly for clearance by customs.
    4. Perform data management to provide highly efficient delivery logistics for clients to check and clear shipments.
    5. Coordinate with warehouse staff, customs brokers, prospective shipping agencies, and clients to assist in the shipping processes, scheduling delivery and recording all international transactions.
    6. Monitor and track shipments by dispatching freight to provide updates on the progress of the orders to clients.
    7. Review the details provided by brokers to distribute the payments for any/all ocean freight.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
High School

Import Specialist/Manager Resume

Summary : Import Specialist/Manager with a track record of consistently delivering targeted revenue and profit margins through well-managed programs to meet company and customer needs while providing the highest customer value. Proficient knowledge of foreign trade procedures, documentation, and laws.

Skills : Kronos, Logistics, Management, Operations Management, Relationship Management

Description :

    1. Processed import commercial documents for the entries.
    2. Ensured that all commercial documents were completed and conformed to corporate policies.
    3. Tracked, verified and processed invoices for payments to vendors and service providers Maintained complete and accurate records of payments issued and payments received.
    4. Followed up with vendors and service providers via email and phone to resolve any payment issues or questions.
    5. Assisted with entry writing and validating commercial documents for Customs entries.
    6. Assisted with container traffic flow and resolve discrepancies, troubleshoot delivery delays.
    7. Assisted with the entry liquidation process and other tasks as directed by the Import Manager.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
High School

Import Specialist/Coordinator Resume

Summary : Seeking a suitable job in a progressive environment with leadership, sincere and smart work that fasters the continuous growth and leads the team's success to fulfill the organization's goals. To utilize the expertise and experience in developing an organization by implementing the skill gained through experience, increasing the level of profitability and ensuring the growth & development.

Skills : ACE Systems, Law Enforcement, Training, Team Building.

Description :

    1. Communicate with clients, coworkers, and supervisors in a clear, concise, and timely manner.
    2. Maintain and expand carrier relationships, coordinates releases, and entry processing. customs and /or freight releases arranges for final delivery after release.
    3. Adhere to all domestic and international shipping regulations.
    4. Advise the department Supervisor or Manager of any transaction problems or irregularities.
    5. Ensures regulatory requirements and proper documentation, including transit documents and customs clearances, that exists for shipments.
    6. Ensure documentation is accurately processed, distributed and released to carrier, forwarders, customers, and agents in a timely manner.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Master Of Business Administration

Import Specialist/Supervisor Resume

Headline : Proven track record of utilizing a process-oriented approach towards the accomplishment of cost, profit, service and organizational goals. To be a part of an esteemed organization, to share as well as gain inclusive knowledge and add value to the concerned organization as well as the self in the process.

Skills : Microsoft Office, Faxing, Scanning, Photo Copying, Data Entry, Basic Accounting, 10 Key, Cargowise.

Description :

    1. Movement of freight from the point of origin as well as customs-related responsibilities.
    2. Arranging collection and deliveries of freight for both international air and ocean import moves.
    3. Taking operational, routing, and customer service responsibility for all files and shipments handled.
    4. Using a preferred list of truckers and vendors to identify customer solutions based on rates and service.
    5. Acting liaison between shippers, consignees, and air/ocean carriers.
    6. Completing all necessary import documentation in order to remain compliant with regulations.
    7. Determining and recommending shipment costs and routing options to the customer for their selection.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Certificate

Import Specialist - Full Time Resume

Summary : A dedicated Import Specialist with 10+ years of combined experience as an office assistant and receptionist who has the ability to handle stressful situations while maintaining a professional demeanor. Having good relationship management skills, analytical problem solving & organizational abilities.

Skills : International Negotiation, Logistics, International Supply Chain

Description :

    1. Process files, monitor timely delivery and obtain POD.
    2. Ensure that file contains all necessary document copies in proper sequence.
    3. Issue shipment handling instructions to document processing staff Inventory control and reconciliation.
    4. Responsible for maintaining accurate inventory spreadsheets for the beginning and end of each month for 9 warehouses.
    5. Match inventory with the warehouses and reconcile any differences that may occur.
    6. Follow up with suppliers on production and shipping status so that I can maintain inventory positions to ensure customer's orders can be processed.
    7. Processing of warehouse, duty, trucker and supplier invoices.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Management
Education
Education
Certificate

Assistant Import Specialist Resume

Headline : Accomplished, result-driven Assistant Import Specialist with 5+ years of experience in financial planning, import/export, procurement strategy and execution, sales management, quality assurance, project management, negotiations, and staff development. Recognized as a leader with excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

Skills : Global Logistics, Customs Brokerage, Microsoft Office, AS400, Billing, Customer Service

Description :

    1. Coordinated international shipments for three warehouses.
    2. Achieved record high fill rates for both Helmets (99%) and Accessories (97%) without increasing inventory levels.
    3. Worked closely with Product Development to improve Accessories add/drop achieving obsolescence reduction and improved fill rate.
    4. Improved company's compliance with customs rules and regulations.
    5. Reduced trucking cost by 40% while significantly improving transit time.
    6. Managed daily correspondence expediting critical purchases and resolved delivery issues.
    7. Initiated wire transfer payments to Suppliers, Customs, Consolidators, Steam lines, and truckers.
Years of Experience
Experience
5-7 Years
Experience Level
Level
Executive
Education
Education
Masters of Business Administration

Import Specialist Resume

Summary : Import Specialist offering outstanding customer service, communication and high-energy results-oriented leader who demonstrates the creativity and savvy that is critical to financial and operational success. Offering 8+ years of progressive leadership experience.

Skills : Data Entry, Documentation, Excel, , Kronos, Logistics, Management

Description :

    1. Process import shipments while coordinating and maintaining a high level of excellent customer service.
    2. Assist the clients in developing documents and verifiable compliance to be presented to the Customs when necessary.
    3. Full processing of entries into the USA from pre-alert through delivery and billing.
    4. Ensure import compliance in accordance with CBP regulations, IOR SOP.
    5. Prepares required documentation classification and submission to CBP.
    6. Interact with origin offices and local operations to ensure timely and accurate entry submissions.
    7. Work quick, accurate customer service by phone, e-mail, and fax.
Years of Experience
Experience
7-10 Years
Experience Level
Level
Senior
Education
Education
Bachelors of Science

Import Specialist/Consultant Resume

Summary : Goal-oriented, attention to detail, organized, motivated professional with a successful track record in law enforcement and government fields requiring a vast knowledge of research methods. To seek challenging work and responsibility, with an opportunity for growth through a continuous learning process.

Skills : Purchasing, Inventory Management, Forecasting, APICS, EDI.

Description :

    1. Manage various reports as detailed per customer SOP.
    2. Execute timely and accurately Where applicable, process orders, (enter, consolidate, commit, cancel).
    3. Perform the routine and schedule carriers, set up freight transfers.
    4. Handle manual allocations/reallocations instructions from the customer.
    5. Prepare all necessary vessel files to properly execute daily activities; identify discrepancies against EDI data, US customs, and TLS.
    6. Create vessel assignment log/ monitor vessel status.
    7. Manage container manifesting and movement notifications.
    8. Review and monitor all customs rejections, requests for information and other correspondence.
Years of Experience
Experience
10+ Years
Experience Level
Level
Consultant
Education
Education
Bachelor Of Science