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Customs Computer Operator

Location:
Westminster, CA
Salary:
63000
Posted:
March 17, 2020

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Long Beach, CA *****

310-***-****

adccbf@r.postjobfree.com

Rikka Mae Mejia

Objective

To obtain a management position as a Supply Chain Analyst/Logistics Specialist within your company where I can contribute my 10+ years experience in the logistics industry.

Experience

11/19 – 2/20 Meiko America Torrance, CA

Import Supervisor

Responsible for day-to day operations relating to the handling of international shipments.

Supervised the brokerage team.

Responsible for new client set ups, daily statement.

Processed OGA (FWS, USDA, FCC, FDA, NHTSA) entries.

Processed IT, T&E, IE, carnet, TIB and Trade Fair Entries.

Classified import items and notified Customs to determine appropriate import duties.

Assisted clients, other departments on any issues regarding shipments, post entries, exclusions, billing, any urgent matters, etc.

0/15 - Present Kuehne Nagel Torrance, CA

Customs Brokerage Specialist

Responsible for day-to day operations relating to the handling of international shipments.

Processed different commodities (footwear, furniture, machine parts, metals, food, vehicle, aircraft parts, cement, textiles, etc.) for ocean/air shipments through US Customs (RLF, quota, ADD, free and dutiable).

Processed OGA (FWS, USDA, FCC, FDA, NHTSA) entries.

Processed IT, T&E, IE, carnet, TIB and Trade Fair Entries.

Classified import items and notified Customs to determine appropriate import duties.

Trained and advised brokerage team in areas of Customs regulations, classifications and valuation.

Maintain a high level of expertise in all areas of U.S. Customs regulations, including customs clearance processes, classification and valuation. Performed regular review of trade publications as well as attend all customs seminars in assigned area.

Performed audit review on all assigned brokerage files and payments to customs.

Maintained and kept current all customs compliance documentation.

Developed written procedures, as assigned, for handling each account served by the team, including billing, classifications, valuation rules, schedule of fees, Customs correspondence, post entry process, and any other related information.

Reviewed and monitored all Customs rejections, requests for information for clients and any other government agency, and other correspondence.

Complied to all domestic and international shipping regulations.

Communicated with clients, coworkers in a clear, concise, and timely manner.

Prioritized shipments and follow up with carriers.

Verified shipment arrival information with steamship lines, airlines, CFS.

Evaluated all documentation/entries and ensured compliance with US Customs regulations.

Checked Customs release for discrepancies.

Entered shipment and billing data into operational systems.

Communicated with Customs and Other Government Agencies regarding issues or holds on shipments.

Respond to customer inquiries and follow-up to ensure issue resolution and customer satisfaction.

Responded to internal and external (customer) requests.

Resolved and processed transaction data rejects, census warnings, entry deletions, post entries, destruction entries, reconciliation entries, and other issues.

Checked shipments availability, issued D/O’s to truckers, scheduled pick up and deliveries.

Assisted with payment requests.

Resolved shipment challenges.

Desk backup.

Trained and assisted new employees or interns.

Visit customers to build a stronger relationship.

Attended quarterly meeting with clients.

Attended webinar courses regularly (that covers FDA and Customs related).

09/13 – 10/15 Cali America Long Beach, CA

Customs Brokerage Specialist /Team Lead

Set up new accounts, POAs, processed new bonds.

Responsible for auditing entries in the team.

Support the brokerage team when they have questions in regards to their daily task, shipment issues, etc.

Delegate daily task and new accounts.

Worked and attended meetings with the CEO and other department leads and supervisors.

Verified HTS number, value, quantity, country of origin, MID, number of cartons, container numbers, cargo location,

Cleared ocean/air shipments through US Customs (RLF, quota, ADD, free and dutiable).

Processed OGA (FWS, USDA, FCC, FDA, NHTSA) entries.

Billed customs entries and other additional fees.

Checked ABI status.

Validated and paid duty statements via PMS and ACH.

Communicated with customers regarding issues and delays on shipments.

Filed ISF.

Desk backup.

Resolved and processed transaction data rejects, census warnings, entry deletions, post entries, destruction entries, reconciliation entries, and other issues.

Reviewed entries before submitting docs to Customs.

Checked shipment availability for air and ocean shipments.

Issued Delivery Orders to truckers.

Filed preliminary claims for shortage/damage shipments.

Processed post entry amendments.

Communicated with Customs regarding issues on shipments.

Communicated with customers regarding issues and delays on shipments.

Attended webinar courses.

Visited customer to build strong relationship.

04/13 – 08/13 Expeditors Carson, CA

Distribution Associate

Worked closely with operations and warehouse staff and lead.

Experienced in Warehouse Management System.

Responsible for assigned accounts for streaming inbound and outbound freight.

Prepared shipping documentation i.e. Bill of Lading, Delivery Order, Inventory List

Assisted clients’ request related to urgent deliveries, answered questions and solved problems.

Created and monitored purchase orders, ensured shipments and inventory transactions accuracy.

Coordinated and scheduled pick-ups and deliveries to clients.

Monitored transportation status to assure on time deliveries, resolved issues with late or missing deliveries.

Managed and audited inventory data into warehouse management system and maintained accurate logs of all transportation and goods.

Coordinated with freight location, customs brokers, forwarders, trucking company and carriers.

Created a daily report on in-transit status, arrival receipts, delays, customs clearance status.

Researched and communicated with other trucking companies to provide customers with greater flexibility and less expensive shipping rates.

Ensured customer satisfaction by analyzing shipments and proactively identifying potential issues for resolution.

Issued and billed invoices on time.

04/06 – 04/13 Expeditors Los Angeles, CA

Customs Brokerage

Scanned and indexed documents.

Logged files.

Verified HTS number, value, quantity, country of origin, MID, number of cartons, container numbers, cargo location,

Cleared ocean/air shipments through US Customs (RLF, quota, ADD, free and dutiable).

Processed OGA (FWS, USDA, FCC, FDA) entries.

Billed customs entries and other additional fees.

Checked ABI status.

Resolved and processed transaction data rejects, census warnings, entry deletions, post entries, destruction entries, reconciliation entries, and other issues.

Reviewed entries before submitting docs to Customs.

Checked shipment availability for air and ocean shipments.

Issued Delivery Orders to truckers.

Filed preliminary claims for shortage/damage shipments.

Processed post entry amendments.

Communicated with Customs regarding issues on shipments.

Communicated with customers regarding issues and delays on shipments.

Send daily reports and work summary to managers, supervisors, team leads, and other teams.

Build FDA product codes.

Trained and assisted new employees.

Participated in Business Management Plan for 2010 with brokerage managers and supervisors.

Performed other duties as assigned and supported other team members as needed.

Desk backup.

Education

02/03 – 06/06 El Camino College Torrance, CA

Nursing

Undergraduate Business Communication

Undergraduate Business Management

Real Estate

02/02 – 06/02 SCROC Torrance, CA

Computer Operator Certificate

01/97 – 06/01 Dominican College Philippines

High School Diploma

Skills

10+ years of import/customs experience / highly experienced in writing, filing and processing Customs related entries.

Team leader.

Strong proficiency in the use of AS400, Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, internet, email programs and other technical software.

Able to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven office environment.

Knowledge in Supply Chain, Logistics, and/or International Business.

Excellent customer service skills.

Outstanding knowledge of incoterms, the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, Customs regulations and OGA (FDA, Fish and Wildlife) requirements.



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