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Import Manager

Company: CS Recruiting
Location: Kent
Posted on: May 12, 2022

Job Description:

Our client represents the best in Customs Brokerage, International Freight Forwarding, NVOCC, and IAC services. They offer a full suite of fully integrated services focused entirely upon providing customized and consultative services to their clients, streamlining the shipping experience and reducing the costs of their clients' supply chain.

Import Manager -
This role will have the primary responsibility for management, organization and development of a strong Customs Brokerage department. This position will coordinate and oversee customer service requirements/procedures, and day-to-day clearing of inbound cargo.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Manage the Customs Brokerage department.
  • Evaluate employees, follow established performance and wage increase guidelines.
  • Provide leadership and organization to the group is essential. Structure is needed in order to coordinate training and even distribution of the workload.
  • Responsible for the overall organization of the department.
  • Provide support to staff in order for them to be able to complete their responsibilities successfully.
  • Ensure that the Customs Brokerage department is living up to our client's responsibility as part of the "big" picture of the logistics process as a whole.
  • Ensure completion of accurate billing practices.
  • Monitor the "paid not billed" report to ensure that files are being billed in a timely fashion.
  • Communicate with staff and internal departments to ensure that the information flow is happening in timely and accurate manner.
  • Provide organization to the department.
  • Demonstrate leadership abilities and initiative to make adjustment to systems to make the team more effective and efficient as a whole.
  • Outline responsibilities of staff.
  • Train, follow-up, and support in proper training of department staff.
  • Communicate with VP of Operations, Branch Manager, and all staff. Ensure that they understand their responsibilities, address questions, or need for additional training.
    • Minimum of 3 years Customs Brokerage import experience is required.
    • Minimum of 3 years of experience in supervisory/management role in logistics - specifically within a Customs Brokerage department- is required.
    • CHB license is not required but is preferred.
    • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite, including Word and Excel.
    • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
    • Ability to meet deadlines.
    • Ability to provide leadership, support, and guidance to team members.
    • Ability to delegate tasks to individual team members. --- Ability to solve conflicts among coworkers. -
      This position offers a competitive base salary.

      Related to: -Freight Forwarding, International Freight, Domestic Freight, Air Freight, Ocean Freight, Domestic, International, International Shipping, Steamship, Logistics, Customs, Customs Brokerage, Import, Export, Air, Ocean, NVOCC, -Air Export, Air Import, Global Export Shipment, Air Freight, Air Cargo, International, Customs, CTPAT, TSA, -Ocean Export, Ocean Import, Global Export Shipment, Ocean Freight, Ocean Containers, International, Customs, CTPAT, -freight operations, customer service, tracking, tracing, pricing, planning, driver dispatching, post-delivery, transactional freight, shipment, delivery, -Manager, Management, Supervisor, Team Lead, Team Management, Middle Management

Keywords: CS Recruiting, Kent , Import Manager, Professions , Kent, Washington

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