Trade & Transport - Shipping Assistant

Clifton, NJ 07014

Employment Type: Temp to Perm Types of Jobs: Office Admin/Clerical Job Number: 988

Job Description

We are seeking a Shipping Assistant (Trade & Transport Dept.) to facilitate the seamless flow of Inbound stock Imports

for the world’s leading online luxury fashion retailer in Clifton, NJ:

Schedule: Monday – Friday 8:30am – 5:00pm

Pay: $17 - $18/hr

Location: Clifton, NJ

Key Responsibilities:

  • Liaise with Editorial, internal PR, Marketing & Samples and carriers daily, guiding in all Sample call ins & checking all applicable documentation is in place and fully compliant for Import.
  • Anticipate, identify & resolve problems that could delay the release or movement of shipments.
  • Provide accurate Import Clearance Instructions to Carriers for all types of stock/sample imports utilizing & maintaining duty relief schemes/TI etc.
  • Ensuring all Imports & exports are both customs compliant and cost effective & dispatched in a timely manner
  • Keep accurate records & audit trails of all applicable movements.
  • Prepare Carnet applications & Administer all Carnet discharges & related records.
  • Check accuracy of carrier invoices (NON DHL)
  • Preparation of information & reporting for Editorial, Trade & Transport and Compliance Managers.
  • Conduct regular audits, ensuring incorrect submissions are corrected with Customs.
  • Liaison between brands & Managing Editor to complete administration related to product loan.

Essential Skills & Requirements

  • Working knowledge of International Customs laws/regulations & export compliance policies, documentation & processes in particular specialist knowledge in: Samples, TI, Carnets, RGR and other duty relief schemes.
  • Understanding of Export documentation & procedures.
  • Full knowledge of WTO valuation regulations & global HTS.
  • Knowledge &/or experience of editorial practices preferred.
  • A strong organizer, efficient worker who is detail orientated & methodical.
  • Excellent communication, computer skills, essentially Excel, Carrier software.
  • Some travel between locations required.

Additional Information

About Staff Management Group: Staff Management Group has over 30 years of experience placing staffing candidates in distribution, manufacturing, production, assembly and clerical positions. Most of our candidates have been with us for over 5 years. Staff Management Group is one of New Jersey’s leading staffing and recruiting agencies specializing in light industrial and clerical staffing. We have over 5,000 staff employees serving over 100 clients in the Northern New Jersey area. Come join the team!

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