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Import Export Manager I (Brokerage)

  • CEVA Logistics
  • 3180 Guerneville Rd
  • Santa Rosa, CA 95401
  • Full-Time
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CEVA

CEVALogistics, one of the worlds leading non-asset based supply-chain management companies, designs and implements industry leading solutions for large and medium-size national and multinational companies. Approximately 40,000 employees in more than 160 countries are dedicated to delivering effective and robust supply-chain solutions across a variety of sectors where CEVA applies its operational expertise to provide best-in-class services across its integrated network.

CEVA

CEVA offers competitive incentive packages, exceptional benefits and an exceptional culture for career building. Start your career with CEVA and build on our Foundations: Unity, Growth and Excellence. CEVA people are passionate about supply chain management.

  • Works to align operations and market strategy, such as defining market potential, identifying key customers, and supporting business development activities.
  • Ensures the operational and financial performance, aligns budget to market, ensures the accuracy of results, reviews financial results with teams, and implements adjustments as required.
  • Collaborates and aligns with business development on local strategy, campaigns, participating in weekly meetings, supporting large or key customers, and seeks ways to gain competitive advantages.
  • Manages and coordinates health, safety and environmental areas, which may include safety meetings, collaborating with HSE functions, product training, inspection, compliance, security and related programs or operations.
  • Manages the quote process to ensure timely processing, accuracy, performance, escalation and approval; negotiates with customers or providers to secure best cost or price.
  • Manages the services and performance of vendors, third party providers, and other relationships.
  • Oversee or compute tariffs, price conversions, weight, and volume of merchandise exported to foreign destinations.Maximize profitability through superior service to customers, effective and prompt communications, and follow-up of all pending matters with the customer, including changes, scheduling, new regulations, bonding/insurance requirements, and general industry expertise, etc.
  • Manage all import, export, or breakbulk transactions and applicable administrative U.S. and foreign government programs to ensure all paperwork is processed efficiently and in a timely manner, and meets all compliance requirements; aligns operations with overall product strategy.Ensure timely clearance and delivery of import cargo by monitoring all air, ocean, or other modes of shipments through U.S. Customs.Oversee the preparation of U.S. Customs documentation, including but not limited to invoices, bills of lading, shipping statements, receipts, to ensure accurate and complete documents are prepared within designated timeframes.Oversee and maintain the Harmonized Classification System pertaining to tariff research, binding rules, protests, duty rates, and valuation on import shipments into the U.S. are processed timely and efficiently and in accordance with all applicable laws.
  • Interface with U.S. Customs and other Federal agencies at the local and national level to ensure compliance with all pertinent laws and regulations as directed by senior management.
  • Establish recordkeeping standards and oversee file maintenance in accordance with U.S. Customs regulations and company policies.
  • Work collaboratively with senior management and IT staff to coordinate systems implementation and design systems for EDI transmission of data for Customs documentation and supply chain records; keep abreast of technology innovations.
  • Plan and monitor daily staffing schedules and adjust accordingly to ensure sufficient staffing schedules which support operational demands.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are consistently administered.
  • Keep senior management informed of all transaction problems or irregularities.
  • Establish, monitor, revise, document, and communicate all directives, rules, and procedures to staff, for the handling of each account, including schedule of service fees, shipment and booking process, and any other related information.
  • Select, motivate, train, delegate, coach, develop, assess progress, review, and reprimand staff as appropriate, create career opportunities for professional development, address employee problems in a prompt and direct manner in accordance with company policy.
  • Education & Certifications
  • High school Diploma or GED required
  • Preferred: Bachelors degree in International Business, Transportation, Finance, Logistics, Supply Chain Solutions, or equivalent combination of work experience and completion of the LDP Program.
  • Experience
  • Required: Eight years of progressive experience, including two years of supervisory experience
  • Special Knowledge
  • In depth knowledge of the companys or related products, services, and operations.
  • Management Systems) or TMS (Transportation Management Systems) or other similar systems.
  • Business administration principles and practices, such as budgeting, financial statements, and marketing programs and concepts.
  • Sales and business development principles and practices.
  • Health, safety and environmental principles and practices.
  • Applying related laws, rules, and regulations.
  • Knowledgeable in U.S. Customs and International trade with a basic understanding of customs valuation, classification, compliance/audit and trade programs.
  • In-depth knowledge of all U.S. Customs Compliance Rules and Regulations.
  • Knowledge of NATA, Free Trade Agreements, CTPAT, additional tariff requirements, OGAs, ACH, and all other related trade legislation, rules, and regulations.
  • Knowledge in export administration, Dept of Commerce, and consulariization regulations, and recordkeeping.
  • Communication Skills
  • Communicate business and financial results.
  • Communicate and interact effectively with people from multi-functional and diverse backgrounds.
  • Read, analyse, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
  • Write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
  • Effectively present information and respond to questions from management, employees, and customers.
  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English fluently.
  • Other Skills
  • Develop and implement business and operational programs to achieve results.
  • Demonstrated success in leading, supervising, managing, and developing staff and high performance teams.
  • Manage the financial aspects of a department (purchasing, budget, financial reporting, and monitoring of expenses).
  • Understand issues, problems, and opportunities, and compare data from different sources to draw conclusions, analyse complex problems, develop alternative solutions, and reach outcomes.
  • Create an environment to make customers needs a priority and develop and sustain productive relationships.
  • Read, analyse, and interpret highly complex regulations and procedures, and write correspondence and procedural documents.
  • Allocate decision-making authority and tasks to other to maximize the organizations and individuals effectiveness.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership skills in influencing and managing change.
  • Ability to plan, organize, and manage multiple projects and set priorities.
  • Ability to develop and use collaborative relationships to listen, share ideas, and appreciating others efforts to accomplish work goals.
  • Maintain stable performance under pressure or opposition, and handle stress in a manner that is acceptable to others and the organization.
  • Use a flexible interpersonal style to help build a cohesive team and facilitate team goal attainment.
  • Intermediate proficiency in Micorsoft Office, Internet, web-based and job specific software applications.
  • .Forklift Driver Certification required for Breakbulk Manager position.
  • Valid State Drivers License required for Breakbulk Manager position.
  • Other certification may be required for these positions.
  • Travel may be required at least 10% of the time in the domestic U.S.


    Associated topics: agent, broker, brokerage, compliance, customs, customs broker, customs brokerage, customs handler, export, import


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