Objective: To obtain flexible employment that will allow me to use my skill set in a creative and self directed manner, while contributing to the success of a progressive company in the international trade environment, through a mutually beneficial, largely remote access arrangement.
Overview: I have previously supervised the day-to-day import functions of a large self-filing importer. This included the direct supervision of two employees, daily interaction with customers, large project management, database update & maintenance, daily product classification, audit support and supplier training. In addition, I maintained regular CBP interaction, including post entry filing, ruling requests and general inquiries. I have designed queries, macros, files, presentations and databases to streamline internal processes, perform audits and provide internal & external knowledge share and training. I have participated in industry work groups, including, though not limited to: Customs Automotive Round Table (CART), Trade Support Network (TSN) & Columbus Importers & Brokers Association (CIBA).
Qualifications: Licensed Customs Broker (#14940, 05/13/96), fifteen years classification experience, ten years auditing & process review experience, nine years project management experience, eight years operation standard development experience, five years supervisory experience
Computer Experience: Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Powerpoint, Access; working knowledge of VBA & SQL; experience in developing macros, queries, databases; familiar with digital image editing
TNP Trade Services (Self-Employed, Consulting) 8/09 – present
Auditing, training, classification advice, procedures manuals creation
Honda of America Mfg., Inc. 7/96 – 8/09
Trade Compliance Department
Last role: Business Administrative Coordinator
F.W. Myers 3/94 – 7/96
Last role: On-Site Customer Liaison
Previous role: Data Entry Analyst