Import Brokerage Coordinator

Houston, TX 77001

Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Other Job Number: 00008SQW Pay Rate: 14.00
We currently have an open position for an Import Brokerage Coordinator on 1st shift to join our Houston, TX team.

With Automation Personnel Services, Inc., you'll get a weekly paycheck, learn new skills, meet new people, and work with a great management team in a safe environment. We offer great benefits - vacation and holiday pay, along with healthcare benefits and 401K. There is also a potential for bonuses!

Shift: Monday- Friday 8:00AM - 5:00PM
Pay Rate: $14 -$15 per hour, depending on experience

The Import Brokerage Coordinator assists the Trade Compliance Manager with documentation, data entry, container management, and recordkeeping activities for the imports department.

Essential Functions:
Supports the Imports department with managing import/export activities for distribution centers.
Coordinates, processes, and ensures the compliance of imports documentation and records.
Tracks shipments and arrivals and coordinates carrier payments.
Ensures commercial documents are Customs compliant.
Creates new shipment files.
Coordinates and processes import documentation.
Completes requests for original documents if needed.

Data Entry:
Transmits Automated Customs Environment (ACE) entries to Customs.
Transmits Remote Location Filing (RLF) commercial invoice to Customs.
Validates all entries using the Entry Summary document (CF7501).
Expedites Contraband Enforcement Team (CET) holds and United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) inspections.
Issues delivery orders to carriers in a timely manner to avoid demurrage charges.
Processes Automated Clearing House (ACH) daily statement payments.
Conducts internet tracking of shipments & arrival dates.
Requests notice of arrivals from ship lines.
Prepares requests for ocean freight payment based on Star Pipe Products contracts.
Submits original bill of ladings and freight monies to carriers.
Maintains communications with steamship lines & trucking firms.
Coordinates the Container Yard (CY) container schedule for Houston shipments.
Coordinates door move delivery instruction letters for Regional Distribution Center (RDC) shipments.
Other duties as assigned.

2-3 years minimum brokerage or equivalent experience required.
Operational experience in international trade and customs regulatory compliance
College Degree preferred
Export experience
Strong understanding of 19 CFR and HTSUS; Hands-on knowledge of drawback procedures

Physical Demands:
The ability to sit for extended periods of time
The ability to work in an office/cubicle setting

To start the application process, please click apply, or you may come to our office located at:

9630 Westheimer Rd, Suite 700
Houston, TX 77063

If you choose to complete your application online, please call us immediately at (713) 730-7447 to set up your personal interview. Like us on Facebook ( and send us a message. You can also email us at

In order to finish the application process, you will need to come to our office dressed for an interview. Please bring with you a copy of your resume (if you have one) and your Government issued documentation or forms to complete the federal I9 process

Drug Screen and background Required
Must be 18 years or older
Valid documentation required to complete the Federal I-9 process

Equal Opportunity Employer
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