Premier Entry Agent (A3) - Days (Tuesday - Saturday 7:00am - 3:30pm)

DHL Express Erlanger, KY
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We have an immediate career opportunity for a qualified Premier Entry Agent at our Erlanger, KY location. Our Premier Team is one of DHL Express' highly specialized Customs Brokerage Service that serves as a traditional Customs House Broker for our customers with specific requirements in compliance with US Customs and Border Protection. As a Premier Entry Agent, you will ensure compliance with federal and foreign regulations governing the shipment, receipt, and documentation of imported/exported products. You will also compute duties, tariffs, price conversions, as well as calculating the weight and volume of merchandise exported/imported from foreign destinations. In addition you will also be asked to examine various documents including invoices, bills of lading, and shipping statements and may contact customs officials to obtain release of incoming freight and resolve delays.

Key Accountabilities:

Understanding compliance with federal and foreign regulations governing the shipment, receipt, and documentation of Exported/Imported products being shipped through all DHL facilities.

Effectively classifying dutiable import/export shipments to ensure compliance with all government agency rules and regulations

Processes all requests for extensions, expiration, cancellation and all government entries

Communicates with origin and destination locations regarding shipment status and special handling and delivery processes

Applies for Import/Export Permits and Certificates of Eligibility

Maintains open line of communication with department of foreign affairs

May receive and distribute all incoming and outgoing mail and correspondence

Import Clearance Filing with US Customs in a fast-paced, detail oriented environment with constant awareness of established Key Performance Indicators (KPI).

Awareness of US Customs requirements associated with a Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) with proper execution of those deliverables.

Serve as our customer's representative to US Customs and must be able to quickly explain and offer solutions to delays associated with US Customs review.

Other duties as assigned by management staff

Position Requirements:

High School Diploma or Equivalent (Associate degree preferred)

1 year experience in transportation or customs, preferred

Direct experience with the regulatory matters of US Customs and Border Protection in addition to U.S. Import Controls under the Bureau of Industry and Security (U.S. Department of Commerce) and the U.S. Department of State (Directorate of Defense Trade Controls), preferred

Proficient in Microsoft Excel and Word, must be able to type 55 words per minute.

Must be able to work under pressure and meet established deadlines.

Good oral and written communication, problem solving and interpersonal skills; courteous and clear telephone voice

Proficiency on a 10 key calculator

DHL is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here:

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