OEC Group Import Clerk in Queens, New York

What we?re looking for?

  • OEC Group?s Customs Brokerage Department is responsible for the timely submission of entries to U.S. Customs in order for freight to be released.

  • We are looking for a Customs Brokerage Import Clerk who will be responsible for obtaining documents and creating physical files.

  • The ideal candidate should have a passion for the freight forwarding and logistics industry. OEC Group is looking for an entry level candidate with goals to advance within the Customs Brokerage department to further develop their career.

About OEC Group

Established in 1981, OEC Group is one of the leading NVOCC freight forwarding companies. With headquarters located in Taipei, Taiwan, as well as regional headquarters in New York and branches throughout Asia, North America, and Europe; OEC Group enjoys a strong position in a rapidly growing market. OEC Group provides our customers with import and export services, as well as, door-to-door services for both international and domestic needs. We remain competitive by offering a wide range of logistics services, including: ocean and air freight, rail, trucking, warehousing and distribution, customs brokerage, cargo insurance and more.

Company Culture

OEC Group provides a fun, family-oriented work culture. We are a well-established company that is continually growing and looking for strong team players. We often host company outings such as team dinners, holiday parties, company picnics, and team building activities!

About the Position

Duties and responsibilities include the following (other duties may be assigned):

  • Stores files, or enters information into ICHB and FreightStream with appropriate file number, brief information, voyage information and shipment date.

  • Requests commercial documents and uploads commercial documents into FreightStream.

  • Coordinates with Entry Writers and Brokerage Manager on files as needed.

  • Searches for and investigates information contained in files, inserts additional data on file records, completes reports, and keeps files current.

  • Handles data entry and documentation.

  • Manages daily tracing report.

  • Implements changes to the filing system when directed to do so.

  • Review documents to check for accuracy, including; piece count, the invoice matches the provided packing list and to ensure that they comply with the necessary customs regulations.

Work Schedule

New York Office 9:00 am ? 6:00 pm EST

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Looking for analytical candidates with good follow up abilities, strong organization and email communication skills.

  • Strong attention to detail.

  • Experience conducting research and data management is a plus.

Education & Experience

  • Associate's degree or six months to one year of related experience. Preferably with an educational background or interest in International Business, Trade, Logistics, Supply Chain or Economics.

  • Experience dealing with a high volume of data entry.

Computer Skills

To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Microsoft Office.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods of time, and requires the ability to speak and hear. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision for data entry.

  • May sometimes be required to move file boxes (at most 25 pounds)

OEC Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.