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POST DATE 8/30/2016
END DATE 12/1/2016

Panalpina, Inc. Secaucus, NJ

Secaucus, NJ
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


REQ ID: 132830
JOB FUNCTION: Cross-Product Functions
CONTRACT TYPE: Regular Employment
JOB LEVEL: Professional

The Panalpina Group is one of the world's leading providers of supply chain solutions, combining its core products of Air Freight, Ocean Freight and Logistics to deliver globally integrated, tailor-made end-to-end solutions. The Panalpina Group operates a global network with some 500 offices in more than 70 countries and employs around 16,000 people worldwide.

We are looking to hire a Customs Services Entry Agent to process Customs clearance _______ by using the company s proprietary forwarding application, while ensuring operational excellence and high productivity.


* Process Customs Entries, i.e. classify invoice, file remotely, EDR, inspection requests
* Review documents for accuracy on importer's name and address, delivery address, pieces and weight, entry type code, bond code, location of goods, Customs classification, I.T. number and country of origin
* Transmit information to ABI, verify results and make corrections if necessary
* Check Customs release for discrepancies and placing release package in file
* Transmit payment of Customs duties via ACH and submit required copies
* Manage exceptions with involved parties
* Ensure the payable and receivable documents are completed accurately and forwarded on time
* Ensure that file contains all necessary document copies in proper sequence
* Maintain knowledge of Panalpina company policies and procedures and ensure compliance
* Other duties as requested

SKILLS & Requirements:

* Excellent and thorough knowledge of U.S. Customs regulations
* In-depth know-how of import process
* Ability to effectively multi-task
* Detail oriented
* Excellent application skills and competence
* Knowledge of Panalpina products
* Ability to work in fast paced environment
* MS Office skills and good knowledge regarding IT systems
* High product knowledge of the customer s related products
* High result orientation and customer focus and customer minded
* Ability to solve problems quickly and completely - think in solutions
* Team driven and good motivator
* Able to empathize with client and represent client s needs effectively to project team and management
* Flexible and able to work under pressure
* Good communication skills (open and confidential communication style)
* Strong decision-making capabilities and high accountability
* Organizational skills (prioritize, plan, assign, control)
* Act as a role model for Corporate Values and fully adheres to the Code of Conduct

Panalpina is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer