Entry Writer Coordinator
at Agility

Date Posted: 5/3/2019

Job Description

Position: Entry Writer Coordinator

Location: Bensenville, IL (ORD)

Reporting to: Import Manager

FLSA Classification: Non-Exempt

SUMMARY

The Entry Writer Coordinator will coordinate the documentation and serve as the single point of contact as required by US Customs and Border Protection for entry of goods into the US on behalf of importers Customs Brokerage services.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Scanning/Faxing Documents
  • Phone and Email Communication
  • Ensures import compliance in accordance with U.S. Import, and Agility GIL regulations and policies.
  • Follow-up on operational problems
  • Assists in solving inter-company and vendor accounting issues.
  • Prepares required documentation, classification, and submission to US Customs and Border Protection.
  • Coordinates with import breakbulk departments to ensure accurate entries are filed in accordance with the Harmonized Tariff.

Job Requirements

QUALIFICATIONS

  • 2-3 Industry experience a plus
  • AS400 Experience a plus
  • Strong PC skills (Excel, Word)
  • Generally 1-3 years Entry Writer experience
  • Familiarity with basic accounting principles, understanding of the Harmonized Tariff and product classification, and basic entry writing knowledge
  • Broker s license a plus

*** Qualified applicants (internal and external) must currently possess legal authorization to work in the United States

DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
  • Good organizational skills, ability to multi-task, attention to detail
  • Resistant to stress in an high-paced work environment

LANGUAGE SKILLS

English is the principal language for this position.  This position requires good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a diverse multicultural environment.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and other technical software is required.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit.  The employee is occasionally required to walk and use hand and eye coordination.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. 

WORK HOURS AND ENVIRONMENT

The current work schedule for the position is Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, overtime may be required based on the needs of the business. With an appropriate notice period work schedules may change based on the needs of the business. This position is located in a professional office environment. 

STATEMENT OF NON-INCLUSIVITY

This job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities that may be given to any employee.  The duties and responsibilities outlined in this position may be added to or changed when deemed appropriate and necessary by the person who is managerially responsible for this position.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.4 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries.

Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.

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