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Customs Coordinator

Company: Pernod Ricard USA
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Company Name: Pernod Ricard

Location: Fort Smith, AR

Working for Pernod Ricard USA means creating great company every day. It means working for the co-leader in the global wines and spirits industry - and collaborating with passionate people on successful premium brands in an entrepreneurial way.

Our people are at the core of our success. Everyone adds a vital ingredient to our mix, bringing a personal touch and individual qualities that make Pernod Ricard even better. We work together with a shared commitment to our values:

* Entrepreneurial Spirit;
* Mutual trust;
* A strong sense of ethics; and
* A relentless commitment to growth

Pernod Ricard USA rewards both individual initiative and a spirit of collaboration and encourages ongoing professional development and growth. We believe in championing an inclusive culture that embraces differences and encourages employees to challenge themselves and their colleagues. We never settle for "good enough" but stretch ourselves and our teams towards improvement and progress in all we do.

Learn more about our history, values, strategies and organization by visiting us at

Note: All candidates must be fully vaccinated for Covid-19 (at least two weeks after last vaccine dose) and present proof of upon hiring unless you qualify for a reasonable accommodation based on a disability or sincerely held religious belief (effective December 8, 2021).

Position Summary

The Customs Coordinator role will support compliance and documentation related to customs clearance, import and export activities.

This role requires an individual who can effectively build and maintain positive relationships with customs brokers, internal customers, external customers, and carriers. The successful candidate can work autonomously in a fast paced and deadline driven environment and has excellent analytical and critical thinking skills.

Major Responsibilities / Accountabilities

Assist customs brokers with the import entry of air, cross border, and ocean shipments for PRUSA samples, replenishment orders and customer-direct orders. This position will provide HTS classification, FDA product details and TTB information as necessary. You will work with foreign suppliers, carriers and brokers to resolve documentation issues and ensure accurate, timely customs entry of product. This position will support compliance and recordkeeping of import and export documentation.

Key Competencies & Qualifications

Education: Undergraduate degree in business, logistics or supply chain, finance or related field required or equivalent experience.

Experience / Qualification:

* 2-4 years of U.S. Customs related activities, customer service, order management, billing or international logistics experience. Experience in the alcohol beverage industry is an asset.
* Strong and demonstrable customer service mindset.
* Proven ability to deliver high quality results to a strict timetable within a fast-paced environment.
* Excellent analytical, critical thinking and organizational skills.
* Able to thrive in and contribute to a culture of continuous improvement and challenging the status quo.
* Strong working knowledge of MS Office. Experience in JD Edwards E1 is an asset.

Pernod Ricard USA offers competitive compensation, performance bonuses and domestic & international career development opportunities.

Pernod Ricard USA is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans, and Individuals with Disabilities.

Offers will be subject to United States local terms.

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