We at JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc. know that the excellent reputation we have with our customers is directly due to the hard work of our employees. Behind every contact with our company and underpinning every aspect of a forwarding transaction is a dedicated individual who is responsible for upholding the exceptional standard of quality we strive to maintain.
We’re always looking for qualified people to join our team. For over thirty years, our employees have enjoyed both the satisfaction that comes from contributing to the success of a rapidly growing company and being rewarded for a job well done. Many members of the JAS Group have risen through the ranks through their ability and hard work.
NOTICE TO APPLICANTS
JAS USA IS A CUSTOMS BROKER, GOVERNED BY FEDERAL REGULATIONS. FEDERAL REGULATIONS PROVIDE THAT JAS MAY HAVE ITS BROKERAGE LICENSE SUSPENDED OR REVOKED IF IT “KNOWINGLY EMPLOYED, OR CONTINUES TO EMPLOY, ANY PERSON WHO HAS BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY, WITHOUT WRITTEN APPROVAL OF THAT EMPLOYMENT FROM THE ASSISTANT COMMISSIONER.” JAS WILL PERFORM A BACKGROUND CHECK TO DETERMINE IF YOU HAVE BEEN CONVICTED OF A FELONY AND IF SO, ABSENT SPECIAL CIRCUMSTANCES, YOU WILL NOT BE HIRED OR WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY.
Middleburg Heights, OH
JAS is an international, non-asset-based supply chain services and solutions company. Our services include air and ocean freight forwarding, contract logistics, customs brokerage, distribution, inbound logistics, truckload brokerage and other supply chain management services, including consulting, the coordination of purchase orders and customized management services.
In this role you will be responsible for handling air and ocean import shipments, ensuring the highest quality standards and providing service solutions meeting or exceeding our customer’s requirements. You will also oversee the CHB process and ensure compliance with U.S. and foreign government laws and regulations, as well as JAS Forwarding operating procedures. This position is responsible for the completion of all CHB transactions and OGA in a timely manner.
WHAT DO I NEED TO DEMONSTRATE?
Essential is your ability to:
Receive and track customer bookings/orders; sending shipping instructions overseas according to customer instructions or established SOP’s
Notify customer of arrival and charges
Process Custom Entries, i.e. classify invoice, file RLF entries, and enter electronic invoices
Own process for FDA related entries
Review and prepare documentation with accuracy on every detail and aspect, not limited to but including Customs classification, I.T. number, commercial invoices, details, etc.
Transmit information to ABI, verify results and make corrections if necessary, monitoring the release of customs and also any OGA as may apply (USDA, FCC, DOT, etc.)
Check Customs release details and ensure any discrepancies are handled properly
Transmit payment of Customs duties as needed
Manage exceptions with involved parties and customer
Ensure files contain all necessary document copies in proper sequence
Coordination of entry and break bulk shipments
Work with Sales on account implementation, ensuring a smooth transition from Sales to Operations
Answer all customer requests in accordance with our company standards and guidelines
Monitor closely any shipments moving on an I.T. and provide release, payment and delivery instructions within the allotted free time
Collect any COD monies owed before arranging delivery to the customer
Handle and manage all customer contact at file level regarding exceptions
Provide accurate job costing forecast by ensuring all payables, receivables and accruals are set and properly managed per company rules and guidelines
Work with vendors and overseas offices to dispute any incorrect payables at the earliest opportunity to maintain accurate accounting
Bill/Invoice each file to the respective customers paying close attention to payment terms
Assure that Original Bill of Lading requirements are met in a timely manner
Dispatch freight for delivery, maintaining communication with trucker throughout delivery
Confirm POD for each shipment and updating our system with POD information
Update Track and Trace proprietary applications
Assure that file contains all necessary documents as set by company standards and filed promptly in appropriate location
High School diploma or GED
Three to five years’ experience in imports or combination of education and expertise
Experience and knowledge regarding import entry procedures, compliance, rules and regulations is a plus
FDA experience is required
Knowledge of ISF & ISF procedures is preferred
Knowledge of POA & FPOA entry processes is preferred
Good working knowledge of FDA & OGA transactions
Knowledge of requirements related to Lacey Act & PPQ form 505 is preferred
Knowledge of TIB/CARNETS is preferred
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Must be self-motivated, able to work in a team and independently
Must be detail oriented, have the ability to multitask and meet deadlines
Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office suite
WHAT ELSE WOULD I NEED TO KNOW?
The ability to work according to the necessary schedule to meet job requirements with or without reasonable accommodation is an essential function of this position.
JAS Forwarding (USA), Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, disability, religion, national origin, gender, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, sexual orientation, age, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Where required by state law and/or city ordinance; this employer will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.