FROM Melrose Park ,Illinois

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CREATED 9 months ago

StepUp is seeking an Import Specialist to deliver best-in-class Customs Brokerage services to our customers. This is a unique opportunity to build your customs brokerage and freight forwarding career inside a growing organization that has a global reach and is built around the importance of a local, personal touch. “Global trade starts with us” – and if you’re skilled, eager, and hard-working, we’d love to talk.

This position is based in our Chicago (Elk Grove Village) location.

StepUp Group provides the following:

  • Comprehensive Training
  • Salary commensurate with experience
  • Generous quarterly incentive plan based on branch profitability
  • Comprehensive benefits package and 401K Retirement Plan with company match
  • Friendly, positive work environment in a casual setting with dedicated co-workers
  • Opportunity for advancement inside a growing company that is a leader in its field and supports all employees working together to “build something great”

Responsibilities to include but are not limited to:

  • Prepare Customs entry documentation in compliance with US Customs regulations
  • Opening airfreight shipments
  • Data entry of client shipment detail and update of shipment milestones
  • Route, coordinate and track shipments
  • File and monitor Us Customs security data sets
  • Actively communicate to insure 100% client satisfaction and full visibility of shipment status
  • File Partner Government Agency data sets (Food & Drug, Fish & Wildlife, etc.)
  • Create and maintain client Excel spreadsheets that ensure government agency compliance
Friday, Oct 29
$87.5 /Day
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Oct 29

Please note that pay is adjusted based on actual time worked. Job and times are also estimated.

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Requirements


Position Requirements:

  • Strong data entry skills using business management software
  • Supply Chain and Management experience
  • Strong working knowledge of MS Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)
  • Experience with CargoWise software a plus
  • Knowledge of international and domestic transportation a plus but not required
  • Familiarity with import documentation and US Customs regulations and processes a plus but not required

Key Characteristics

  • Strong desire to actively contribute to a team
  • Ability to confidently identify, prioritize and resolve service challenges, while managing a full workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to communicate with agents, carriers, trucking partners, customers, vendors and all related parties concerning the import process
  • Understanding and respect of customer confidentiality
  • Customer focused with proven history of exceeding customer expectations
  • Enthusiastic, persistent, go-getter that holds StepUp’s core values of hustle, teamwork, optimism, transparency, humility and the long view
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