Location: Portland Oregon
Time: 2 weeks ago
Tradewin is a leading international trade compliance consulting firm. We provide consultation and services that help companies become compliant with import and export laws and regulations. We also help clients find and implement opportunities to reduce costs, improve cycle times, minimize customs duties and enhance the visibility and security of their supply chains. The complex issues that international companies need to address both before and after cargo physically moves are our specialty. Our employees provide key services including HTS classification, duty drawback, reconciliation, import and export compliance assessment, duty recovery and minimization, and C-TPAT/supply chain security program implementation. In short, we help our clients achieve faster, safer, and more cost-effective trade.
As a Drawback Consultant you are responsible for all aspects of a customer’s drawback program. This includes, but is not limited to, collecting and analyzing necessary import and export data, filing accurate and timely claims, acting as primary liaison between customer and CBP and ensuring the overall program’s success and regulatory compliance. Additional duties as assigned.
Major Duties and Responsibilities:
Analyze, format and verify all data to process accurate and complete drawback claims and maintenance of those documents
Maintain clear and complete notes of any nuances or peculiarities related to the customer’s data, product identification codes, set or bills of material, claims or methodology for managing the account
Understand customer’s duty recovery and service level expectations
Escalate customer, data and claim issues and delays to Department Manager as appropriate
Maintain a “customer-centric” approach: routine updates of claim submissions or data issues that might delay claim submissions. Over-communication verses under-communication.
Experience and Education:
Undergraduate degree or equivalent
Knowledge of CBP compliance and drawback rules & regulations
Prior work experience in an international trade compliance and/or Customs environment
Ability to work independently and manage multiple deadlines
Licensed Customhouse Broker preferred
Superior technical and computer skills (Microsoft Excel, Access)
Detail-oriented with a pro-active and team-player attitude
Ability to multitask and high attention to detail
Excellent customer service skills
Display solid understanding of department operating processes/procedures within the first 90 days.
Demonstrate basic knowledge and understanding of drawback process within 180 days of hire.
Excellent computer skills with an emphasis on continual learning and process improvement.
Accuracy in all claims, documentation, and communication with customers and CBP.
Timely responses to customer and CBP requests
Self-sufficient in maintaining/managing desk.
Professionalism in all aspects of behavior.
Tradewin offers excellent benefits including
- Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
- Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
- Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
- 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (US only)
- Employee Stock Purchase Plan
- Training and Personnel Development Program
All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.