Customs Entry Writer - NY

  • Job Tracking ID: 512565-839895
  • Job Location: Jamaica, NY
  • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
  • Level of Education: 2 year degree
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: December 16, 2022
  • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
  • Starting Date: January 19, 2023
  • FLSA: Yes
  • Travel Availability: 0

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Job Description:

Position Description: Working in a team office environment the Customs Entry Writer will perform a high volume of customs clearance processes on key customs brokerage accounts, participate in a dedicated customer effort with continuous challenge and be responsible for final delivery of customer cargo. This position requires strong individual customs entry processing skills, knowledge of proper classifications (FDA, OGA, HTS, ABI) and government agencies.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Entry writer for a Customs Broker
  • Responsible for daily entry review and classification of General Merchandise
  • Entry documentation including 7501, 3461
  • Specialize in RLF
  • Provide necessary documents to other government Agencies
  • Prepare customs brokerage file
  • Verify arrival information with Airlines/NVOCC's/ Steamship Lines
  • Rate commercial invoice with tariff numbers
  • Verify country of origin
  • Data Entry & transmit to Customs
  • Submit payment and OBL to Steamship Lines, etc.
  • Ensure terminals/warehouses/airlines have proper release
  • Prepare delivery order, send to trucker, verify receipt
  • Prepare billing package, bill file, email/mail to clients
  • Advise importers of any areas of tariff classification, regulations, and procedures
  • Ensure that all entries are filed on time and freight delivered in a timely manner in accordance with company and customer expectations.
  • Provide superior customer service
  • Faxing, photo copying, filing
  • Other duties as needed

Experience and Skills:


  • Minimum of 1 year of Import Brokerage experience
  • Minimum High School diploma, AA Degree preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills required
  • Measurable experience with PC applications (MS Office)
  • Solid data entry skills
  • Must be familiar with rating freight invoices (buy/sell rates) & communicating with overseas agents
  • Understand basic supervisory approaches for work direction, motivation, and disciplinary action
  • Attention to detail and commitment to error-free work
  • Able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Must have strong math skills

Job Benefits:


Nissin Benefits

Nissin offers a robust benefits package for our employees.  It includes health, dental, life and AD&D, short term and long term disability, along with 2 types of voluntary vision plans, additional voluntary life and AD&D, FSA (medical and dependent care), 401k, vacation, sick days and pet insurance.