• Import Specialist

    Job Locations US-OH-Raymond
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  • Overview

    Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Goken America is an Engineering Services and Product Development company founded in 2004. At Goken America we strive to expand and deliver upon our company motto of “Creating Something Different”. We are continually striving to strengthen our organization, and are always seeking talented individuals who have a strong desire to work in an environment where they can make a difference.


    Our “Vision” is to empower our associates to affect change wherever change is needed. Our “Mission” is that in building trust we foster greatness in our people, excellence in our clients and impact in our communities.


    Goken America provides an excellent benefits package, one month of paid time off per year and a very competitive compensation plan. In addition, when applicable, we will also provide relocation assistance, temporary housing, visa support and other fringe benefits.


    Lead inbound order management activities including: tracking, issue resolution, policy compliance, documentation confirmation and receipt classification. Manage daily supplier activities including: coordination, communication and direction. Assists group leadership with supplier performance and policy adherence. Supports group leadership by serving as a back up for international and domestic import and export operations.


    • Manages inbound activities including: order confirmation and tracking, documentation requirements and classifying all receipts to the proper HTS code.
    • HTS Database management including daily entries and any updates to the system.
    • Provides issue resolution support to both internal and external partners.
    • Assists import and export activities in compliance with all governmental regulations supporting efficient and effective business operations to avoid legal issues and unnecessary delays.
    • Supplier management activities including: daily order requirements, responding to questions or concerns, providing the necessary data for customs filings, and periodically auditing suppliers to ensure compliance with procedures, costs and accuracy of records.
    • Serves as a point of contact for coordinating C-TPAT validations, security measures and threat awareness training.


    • BS degree in Supply Chain Management or related degree and a minimum of 3 years customs brokerage experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Familiarity with United States Harmonized Tariff Code (HTS) and Customs regulations
    • Strong understanding of the import and export shipping environment.
    • Ability to stay current with the US Regulatory environment and support policy improvement initiatives.
    • Creative, good organizational, analytical and problem solving skills.
    • Ability to work in a multinational team environment.
    • Proficient with Microsoft Windows, Excel, PowerPoint and Word.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and multi-tasking skill.


    • Licensed customs broker.
    • Experience with SAP.


    Goken America is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, sex, disability, citizenship or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


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