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FTZ Logistics Clerk

Arizona Gateway Logistics Goodyear, AZ

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • $13 to $16 Hourly
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Arizona Gateway Logistics is once again hiring and has created a new entry-level position for its Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) program for a site-specific account located in Goodyear, AZ. The FTZ program is a US international trade program that is overseen by Customs and Border Protection. The nature of this position will be primarily the logistics aspect of the international freight and will serve as a back-up to the daily transactions performed by the FTZ Program Lead as well as assigned administrative support tasks or duties as requested by management.

Key responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Tracking, scheduling and reporting status of all international freight shipments;
  • Work with client’s receiving and shipping personnel and client’s preferred freight carriers to ensure timely and accurate movements;
  • Process arrival notices ensuring all documentation is correct and complete;
  • Report all discrepancies with or without resolutions to the FTZ Program Lead;
  • Prepare weekly activity report that demonstrates value added to client’s program;
  • Maintain proper record keeping and reporting to enforce consistency and credibility of the program as well as regulatory compliance.

Key skills include but not limited to:

  • Recognition of Client’s work environment, site policies, and the importance of the relationship;
  • Reliability, punctuality and following both Client’s and company’s schedules;
  • Written and verbal communication using clear and accurate terminology using professional language, style and methods;
  • Ensure information communicated is appropriate, timely and complete for a given situation and audience;
  • Ensures timely and effective responses to assigned tasks and special requests;
  • Share ideas to advance team productivity;
  • Attention to detail ensuring work is thoroughly checked without delay;
  • Follow work instructions carefully and accurately; and monitor work for errors;
  • Time management to accomplish daily, weekly and monthly tasks; prioritize workload according to urgency; and planning time to ensure tasks are delivered with the highest standard
  • Other skills and abilities include being able make changes with adaptability and flexibility; interpersonal effectiveness building working relationships with a wide range of people; seek out continuous improvements for quality work output and professional development; commitment to confidentiality.


  • Associate Degree in Business or equivalent of education/work combination thereof;
  • Six months of experience in freight logistics;
  • Proficient in MS Word and Excel;
  • SAP/MRP experience a plus;
  • Import/Export experience a plus;
  • Foreign-Trade Zone experience a plus;
  • Successful Department of Homeland Security background clearance


  • 15 paid holidays annually;
  • 1-day PTO in birthday month;
  • 1-week vacation after 6 months;
  • 2 weeks’ vacation annually on anniversary;
  • 1-day vacation accumulated annually thereafter;
  • Generous vacation roll-over schedule;
  • Flexible schedule to make up for sick time off;
  • Health and retirement benefits coming in 2020.

Notices, Limitations & Disclaimer:

  • This is a non-exempt position;
  • The above Job Description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required for the Position;
  • Benefits are subject to change with notice;
  • The company is an Equal Opportunity Employer to the fullest extent of federal and state law;
  • U.S. visa sponsorship is not available;
  • This Position does not have a relocation package – local/regional candidates only

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