Senior Import/Export Specialist


Williston, VT (US)

Job Description

Velan is looking for a Senior Import/Export Specialist (permanent position). 

That person will have:
  • Working knowledge of the US Customs Federal Code of Regulations Title 19
  • Navigate the regulations to ensure importer compliance
  • Classification of goods, including understanding of General Rules of Interpretation, free Trade Agreements, duty calculations, and proper use of US Customs Harmonized Classification System
  • Valuation of products, as pertains to different types of import transactions
  • Understanding Binding Ruling with US Customs
  • Monitor with Customs Broker timeliness and accuracy of customs entries and releases and ensure a high level of data integrity.
  • Audit import documentation for accuracy and compliance
  • Provide guidance and technical advice to staff involving in the preparation of shipping documents
  • Familiar with Automated Commercial Environment Portal (ACE Portal) application
  • Export Automated Export System (AES) reporting
  • Review liquidation reports to ensure entries are properly liquidated by US Customs
  • Working knowledge of Incoterms and correct use, based on import/ export transaction
  • Knowledgeable in truck movement
  • Audit and approve Freight bills presented by various service providers.
  • Maintain procedures for exporting product from the USA
  • Ensuring records are properly retained and internal record keeping procedures are followed for all types of US Customs entries.
  • Continuously evaluate current processes and recommend relevant changes or improvements to increase compliance and efficiency.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field (Supply Chain , Business …)
  • A US Customs broker’s license is a plus
  • Classification certification is a plus
  • Minimum of 4-6 years of experience in international trade /customs environment

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