100% fashion Staff with care

Import Manager

Secaucus, NJ 07032

Posted: 02/21/2020 Job Category: Logistics/Inventory Job Number: 122044

Job Description

Title of Job: Import Manager  

Company Description: Apparel Company 

Location: Secaucus, NJ

Responsibilities:

The candidate will optimize the inbound flow of goods from suppliers to the company’s distribution center and 3PL partners.

The candidate will work with suppliers, forwarders, and agents to ensure collections and deliveries are fulfilled on time and at least cost, that full visibility of goods-in-transit is actively queried and maintained, and that associated customs and administrative obligations are met.

Responsibilities: 

  • Manage small Imports team
  • Daily coordination with sourcing department on related matters
  • Monitoring and hands-on coordination with suppliers on shipment schedules and documentation
  • Responsible for tracking product from Factory to Delivery
  • Regularly updating shipment schedules and status’
  • Hands-on coordination with service providers for on-time customs clearance and delivery
  • Resolve issues in the Supply Chain related to inbound shipments
  • Address and resolve Customs inquiries on a timely basis
  • Organize and archive shipment documents for Customs compliance purposes
  • Research export requirements as needed
  • Annual review and update of CTPAT profile and risk assessments

Requirements:

  • 10+ years of experience in imports, with a minimum of 5+ years in apparel
  • 5+ years of supervisory experience
  • Must have full understanding of importing FOB and LDP/DDP shipments
  • Knowledgeable in Customs related matters, including classification of apparel products
  • Strong follow up skills with factories and agents
  • MS Office (Excel skills a must)

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