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SDF Night Brokerage FT Rater

CUSTOM HOUSE BROKERAGE Primary Location: LOUISVILLE, KY - United States Facility CUSTOM HOUSE BROKERAGE Job ID 196466 Zip Code 40218
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Job Title:  Formal Rater Nightside

Job Type:  Administrative                             Region District:  22/13

Job Summary:  Initiates assignment of harmonized tariff number/duty rates on import shipments into the United States

Job Description:  Direct contact with importers to obtain essential information needed for customs clearance.  Run discrepancy report end of shift and completed work reports.  Secure pertinent details on importing commodities from U.S. consignees via e-mail and fax communications.  Posses thorough knowledge of U.S. importing requirements and the ability to gain this information by using extensive resources.  Make mathematical calculations and ensure proper questions are posed to the consignee and/or shipper regarding origin functions values and the end use of the goods being imported.  Advise importer of customs charges and additional UPS charges when applicable toward clearance of goods requiring special attention.  Establish contacts with frequent importers.  Prioritize work to meet port specific deadlines.  Document packages being held on proper hold lists.

Required Skills:  Candidate must have acceptable attendance record, maximum of 4 concerns within a 6 month period.  Able to work additional hours as needed.  Must be able to work holidays. 

Additional skills:  College degree is preferred.  Ability to speak foreign language, Spanish or French is desired.  Courtesy plus training is desired.

Interpersonal Skills:  Self Starter. Highly motivated.  Career oriented.  Excellent organizational skills.  Capable of handling multiple tasks.  Able to work within tight time constraints.  Ability to handle stressful situations.  Must be a team player able to work in a team environment.  Possess excellent written/oral communication skills.  Possess exceptional analytical skills, good with numbers and problem resolution.

Work Environment:  The brokerage is a 24x7 operation.  Staffing consists of full and part time employees.  Brokerage is responsible for clearing international air shipments that are entering the U.S.  Dress code is business casual.  Candidate for this position will be working in a group of approximately twenty employees.

Additional Notes:  (Limited) Flex time of 15 minutes.  Job Freeze during Peak season (Oct 1 - Dec 31).

* 6 month position lock

Individuals who accept this job opportunity will be expected to be flexible in assisting with coverage in other departments, during fluctuations in volume, vacation coverage or leave of absence coverage and as required by their management team.


UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law
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