UPS Senior Customs Brokerage Rep-STTAS in Southfield, Michigan

UPS Supply Chain Solutions is currently seeking a Sr. Customs Brokerage Representative to impact the business by mastering import/export regulations. The ideal candidate will possess a Customs Broker License or be currently pursuing a license from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This position offers on the job training in the areas of import/export classification, NAFTA origin verification projects and other FTA eligibility programs, and various customer specific compliance projects.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Classifies import products under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS)

  • Substantiates classification decisions using General Rules of Interpretation (GROI), Explanatory Notes, CROSS (Customs Rulings Online Search System) and other resources

  • Engages in Country of Origin verification projects, contact suppliers to obtain correct Country of Origin for customers' products

  • Determines eligibility for various FTA programs, including AALA and other regulatory programs

  • Manages and organizes product databases and classification information in Excel and Access

  • Enters product classifications and substantiation into proprietary operating system

  • Coordinates daily activities with TMS team members and project supervisor

  • Communicates proactively with customers including educating customers on regulatory procedures

Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong knowledge of US Customs and Border Protection Regulations

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment under minimal supervision with a high attention to detail

  • Strong analytical, verbal/written communication, customer service, and time management skills

  • Bachelor's Degree (or internationally comparable degree) - Preferred

  • International Trade, Logistics or Freight Forwarding experience - Preferred

  • Previous experience with classification and/or FTA determination - Preferred

  • Proficient foreign language skills - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

Company: UNITED PARCEL SERVICE

Category: Logistics

Requisition Number: 153521

Location: Southfield,Michigan