Senior Specialist, Import Customs Compliance

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The Import Customs Compliance Sr. Specialist position will be responsible for various aspects of the importation of Ross products. Responsibilities of this position include, but are not limited to, classification of various types of imported products, monthly auditing, review of custom's entries, buyer/vendor/agent/broker communication, and execution and improvement of all processes/procedures to ensure Ross imports are within the highest standard in reasonable care. This is a fast paced environment.


• Work with import broker to resolve questions/provide information as needed

• Knowledge and understanding of various importing requirements, various government agencies and import related current events

• Provide Buying Offices and vendors/agents/broker with applicable HTS and corresponding duty rates, including China 301 duties, GSP, antidumping and/or countervailing orders

• Perform monthly audits of US Customs Entries filed on behalf of the company

• Prepare Post-Entry Adjustments for submission to customs or customs broker

• Classification of imported product prior to and at the time of CBP clearance

• Support and assist with any department need in or outside the company, ie US Customs, broker, management, etc.

• Provide analytical and product management support to all business areas as needed


• Analysis and Judgement

• Interpersonal Effectiveness

• Business Acumen

• Planning and Organizing

• Communication

• Process Improvement

• Drive Results

• Attention to Detail


• 4+ years' experience with broad customs classification knowledge using the Harmonized Tariff Schedule in an international transportation or customs brokerage atmosphere

• High level working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook

• Licensed U S Customs Broker preferred

• Bachelor's degree or work experience equivalent

• 1-2 years customer service experience

• Experience with transportation and compliance systems

• Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills.


Job requires ability to work in an office environment, primarily on a computer.
Requires sitting, standing, walking, hearing, talking on the telephone, attending in-person meetings, typing, and working with paper/files, etc.
Consistent timeliness and regular attendance.
Vision requirements: Ability to see information in print and/or electronically.


This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the job and position. It is not intended to be a comprehensive or all-inclusive listing of duties and responsibilities. Contents are subject to change at management's discretion.

Ross is an equal employment opportunity employer. We consider individuals for employment or promotion according to their skills, abilities and experience. We believe that it is an essential part of the Company's overall commitment to attract, hire and develop a strong, talented and diverse workforce. Ross is committed to complying with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, age, national origin, ancestry, physical, mental or developmental disability, sex (which includes pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding and medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth or breastfeeding), veteran status, military status, marital or registered domestic partnership status, medical condition (including cancer or genetic characteristics), genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, as well as any other category protected by federal, state or local laws.