Import & Export Specialist (apparel)

Job title : Import & Export Specialist (apparel)
Job type : Permanent
Discipline Logistics & Supply Chain
Salary : 4,500,000 to 6,000,000
Contact : Wayne Yoshida
Email : email Wayne
Reference : JOB_006879[777]

Basic Function: Prepare paperwork for export shipments, arrange cost-effective, business efficient importations based on trade compliance. Assist Forecasting/Purchasing Planner with related duties and delivery lead time. Processes and distills information into reports.

Primary Responsibilities

 Responsible for preparing paperwork for export shipments, coordinating and communicating details with planners, 3PL warehouse, Freight Forwarder and consignee.

 Responsible for working with Forecasting/Purchasing Planning to track incoming shipments and make preparations for their arrival.

 Responsible for working with external vendors for shipping coordination.

 Responsible for reviewing Customs import and export entries for accuracy and compliance with regards to value, product classifications and vendor compliance.

 Daily communication with external Customs Broker/3PL vendor to manage compliance of import entry process.

 Responsible for preparing, reporting and updating import status and information to key-related parties.

 Responsible for filing all import and export documents in compliance to internal procedures, laws and regulations.

 Responsible for creating, analyzing and managing cost simulations for freight and lead times. Also assist in determining best method for freight movement.

 Responsible for developing and reporting tools that can be used to measure the success of carriers and planners in the timeliness of orders and deliveries.

 Responsible for developing, filing and reporting the actual costs related to importation and exportation.

 Continuously improve performance and partnerships with internal and external business partners, especially focused on key holiday and peak periods

Functional Criteria:

1. Time management skills

2. Experience in Japanese customs law and regulations.

3. Experience in Japanese logistics, concentrating in local transportations.

4. Maintain confidentiality of business relations/information

5. Communication and interpersonal skill

6. Ability to compile and analyze information/data

7. Ability to prepare and propose recommendations.

8. Business One

9. Duty Preference Knowledge preferred

10. Apparel operations experience preferred

11. Team player, a highly motivated to learn other operational functions

12. Computer skills; MS Excel, Word and Power Point