Free Trade Zone (FTZ) Specialist job vacancy in JAS USA (Kent, WA 98032)

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Company name : JAS USA
Location : Kent, WA 98032
Position : Free Trade Zone (FTZ) Specialist

Description :

The Foreign Trade Zone Specialist position is responsible for all aspects of foreign trade zone operations and compliance of applicable business rules, regulations etc. related to the JAS Forwarding USA Inc. FTZ operations.


Follow all JAS Forwarding USA Inc. processes and policies related to FTZ operations and compliance.
Local owner of all FTZ processes and compliance.
Responsible for ensuring warehouse WMS data integrity to support efficient reporting of FTZ annual data to the FTZ board.
Responsible for e214 admissions, warehouse receipts, warehouse orders out (consumption entries, IT, IE, T&E).
Responsible for management of periodic cycle counts and annual inventory.
Responsible to reconcile inventory discrepancies and document actions to correct.
Responsible for management of quarterly Harbor Maintenance Fee payment requests.
Utilizes understanding of the proper processes to resolve problems according to industry standards.
Reviews processes and recommends implementation of new procedures.
Maintains positive customer relations.
Other duties as required and assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent written and verbal skills.
Detail oriented, able to multitask and meet deadlines.
Self-motivated, able to work independently and on a team.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to solve practical problems.


The ideal candidate will have 5 to 7 years of experience in international freight forwarding and good working knowledge of Incoterms, Harmonized Tariff Schedule, customs regulations, and other relevant government requirements/regulations with focus on foreign trade zone operations.
Requires proficiency with Microsoft Suite: Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
High School Diploma or GED required.
Experience writing policies and procedures.


Able to read, analyze, and interpret moderate to complex business correspondence.


Able to add and subtract two digit numbers, multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s.
Able to add, subtract, multiply and divide all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals.
Able to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Able to apply common sense understanding to carry out written and verbal instructions.
Able to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standard situations.
Able to apply principles of logic or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
Able to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.

WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

100% performed in climate-controlled internal office environment working under normal office conditions. Travel may be required in support of the position’s responsibilities.

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