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Imports Coordinator

Aston Mills, PA
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

About Marken

Marken is a wholly owned subsidiary of UPS and is a critical part of UPS Healthcare. With Polar Speed and Marken included, the UPS Healthcare division staffs 128 locations with 5,500 employees worldwide. Marken offers a state-of-the-art GMP-compliant depot network and logistic hubs for clinical drug product storage and distribution in 58 locations worldwide, while maintaining the leading position for Direct-to-Patient and Home Healthcare services, biological sample shipments and biological kit production. Marken’s dedicated 1,900 staff members manage 120,000 drug product and biological sample shipments every month at all temperature ranges in more than 220 countries. Additional services such as ancillary material sourcing, storage and distribution, shipment lane verification and qualifications, as well as GDP, regulatory and compliance consultancy add to Marken’s unique position in the pharma and logistics industry.

Main Purpose

The Import Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the successful, timely, and compliant importation of Marken controlled shipments into the US.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review import documentation for accuracy and completeness.
  • Work directly with customs brokers to ensure the timely clearance of import shipments.
  • Ensure regulatory requirements are met with proper documentation.
  • Have a thorough understanding of the US import entry process, varying rules as well as compliance.
  • Communicate directly with clients as it relates to any import and customs issues.
  • Troubleshoot issues related to import shipments.
  • Ensure documentation is accurately processed, distributed, and released to carriers, forwarders, customers, and agents in a timely manner.
  • Prepare all necessary data entry and confirmation of key milestones (departure, arrival, customs clearance, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain successful relationships with local vendors (e.g. airline representatives, freight forwarders, customs brokers)
  • Communicate with customer, supply chain, and the management team to ensure necessary requirements are met
  • Stay current of U.S. Customs regulations (Customs Brokers and the Customs clearance process); and classification and validation rules through self-study, approved related courses and seminars, and regular review of trade publications
  • Collaborate with various on cross-department activities promoting process optimization
  • Interfaces and assists other departments with process/compliance questions that may arise regarding import shipments


Required Skills And Qualifications

  • Minimum 1-2 years related industry experience
  • Experience with imports and the customs process for air transportation
  • Strong business acumen, analytical skills, good judgment, and the proven ability to effectively communicate in verbal and written forms at all organizational levels
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and capacity to prioritize
  • Able to work independently and in a team environment
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook

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Aston Mills, PA
19014 USA


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