My client manages the flow of goods and information across a customer’s global supply chain utilizing air/ocean/ground transportation, customs brokerage services, and dedicated warehousing/distribution centers. They are part of a large global transportation company who is the world’s leading logistics provider with operations in all over the globe.

They have an outstanding career opportunity at their centralized, 24/7 state-of-the-art Customs Brokerage Processing Center in Columbia, South Carolina for an Import Manager. Relocation assistance is available.

Job Responsibilities:

• Oversees Import Brokerage Sector/Shift
• Responsible and accountable for all activities performed for sector/ shift assigned.
• Manages and coordinates customs clearance activities in an efficient and cost effective manner.
• Ensures compliance with federal and foreign regulations governing the shipment, receipt and documentation of imported/exported products being shipped through all of their nationwide facilities.
• Implements and trains on policies, procedures and service standards for customs clearance operations.
• Ensures all policies and procedures are consistently administered.
• Provides input into the development of procedures based on skill set and experience.
• Responsible for meeting key performance indicators targets.

Job Requirements:

• Must be a licensed US Customs Broker
• Has demonstrated experience in people management from coaching to performance mgmt for large team
• Applies considerable knowledge of all regulatory aspects related to importing
• Applies senior analytical and problem solving skills to remove barriers
• Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
• Strong computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheet, presentation, and database applications
• Ability to share and support the core vision and values of DGF and its strategic direction
• Persuasiveness and negotiation skills
• Can demonstrate business and market know-how, innovation and change management.
• Has ability to manage to financial targets as assigned
• Typically requires BS/BA and 6-8 years’ experience in related field, including at least 2 years of supervisory experience

Compensation / Benefits:

• Salary: competitive TBD by salary history & experience
• Benefits: Full family benefits Medical / Dental / Vision / Life / 401K
• Relocation Assistance provided 

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