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Entry Writer II

Company: Yusen Logistics
Location: Torrance
Posted on: May 18, 2018

Job Description:

Position Summary The Entry Writer II (Air) is responsible for the accurate and timely submission of customs entries for clearance of in-bound cargo through US Customs and facilitating the delivery of freight to customers. The Entry Writer II (Air) serves as a customer advocate and must possess good customer service skills. Essential Duties and Responsibilities CBP Entry preparation and transmission duties: Receive and review documentation, to input and transmit data for CBP release of shipments. Follow SOPS for each customer on the correct method and data required for preparing an entry. Ability to identify products that are subject to OGAs. Organize the work area to identify the status of every file through every phase of the CBP entry process. Recognize routine and non-routine transactions for reporting discrepancies to management. Understand the classification process for products according to the HTSUSA. Interface with customers on CBP, OGA, delivery, and irregularities: Report all issues to customers and management affecting timely clearance and delivery in a timely manner. Report problem resolutions to management in a timely manner including suggestions for problem avoidance in the future. Communicate in writing or verbally with customers and management all issues affecting specific urgent shipments. Use a computer for tasks such as communicating via electronic mail using Microsoft Outlook and other related software. Delivery of freight to customers: Track and trace shipments and coordinate with steamship lines, freight forwarders and CFS on the availability of imported shipments. Arrange with trucking companies the pick-up and delivery of freight solutions to simplify and expedite cargo flow. Billing: Handle accounting processes as they apply to CHB including the issuance of invoices to customers or overseas offices as well as the processing of payment requisitions. Education and Experience High School Diploma or GED equivalent. Minimum 3 years of experience and/or training as an Entry Writer in a customs broker operation or similar environment. Must have knowledge of US Customs and Harmonized Tariff Codes. Possess professional customer service skills and proficient computer skills (Excel, Work, Outlook). The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required. Core Competencies and Values Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational values; Creates connections with colleagues and customers; Applies insight to develop better ways working. Demonstrates ability to comply with Yusen's Global Behavioral Core Competencies: Communication, Openness, Customer Focus, Reliability, Teamwork, Accountability, Problem Solving, Continuous Learning, and Proactivity. BENEFITS Yusen offers a generous Employee Benefits Package including: Medical, Dental, and Vision beginning the 1 st of the month following start date. 401k with a company match. Flexible Spending Accounts, Life and Accidental Death & Dismemberment Insurance, Short & Long Term Disability, Employee Assistance Program, vacation, and much more.... Any and all benefits offered are subject to the eligibility requirements, terms, and provisions set forth in the respective policies and plan documents, which you may request from Human Resources. About Yusen Logistics (Americas) As a part of the NYK Group, Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. performs a key role in keeping world trade moving by offering air and ocean freight forwarding, global warehousing, reverse logistics, intermodal and multimodal transportation, and supply chain solutions to some of the world's largest industries. For more information, please visit our website at www.yusen-logistics.com . Yusen Logistics (Americas) Inc. ("YLA" or "the Company") is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, disability, sexual and gender orientation, genetic information or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state and local laws. This commitment extends to all aspects of YLA's employment practices including, but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, promoting, transferring, compensation, benefits, training, leaves of absence, termination, and other terms and conditions of employment. JILPOST

Keywords: Yusen Logistics, Los Angeles, Entry Writer II, Professions, Torrance, California

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