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Import/Export Specialist

Kelly Services has an exciting opportunity for a Import/Export Specialist with one of our top clients located in Rahway, NJ.  This opportunity has a project length of 2 + years. 

Pay: $68,640 with benefits

Global Clinical Supply Compliance Operations will be responsible for ensuring US imports/exports are declared and shipped in compliance with U.S. regulations and Global Trade Compliance GTC standards. This role will include activities prior to shipment as well as transactional entry activities aligned with US Customs, Census, FDA, USDA, FWS, CDC, and other Partner Government Agencies PGA requirements. Position will work with Global Trade Compliance GTC, site shipping personnel, and Clinical and Research stakeholders across all US locations. Position will also interact with Logistics, Transportation, Clinical Country Operations overseas, and outside vendors/shippers. Key challenges will include influencing all constituents and stakeholders to following trade policy and procedures and solving shipment specific issues when they arise. Responsibilities: Review shipment request information and shipping documents to ensure compliance with GTC global standards and local import Standard Business Practices Ensure all trade attributes required by US Customs, Census and applicable PGAs are complete in our Global Trade Management system to ensure compliant import broker clearance instructions or export declarations. Work with GTC COE group to obtain HTS classifications and FDA Product Code assignments when needed Work within our Trade Operations Import Standard Business Practices and align with policy set by Global Trade Compliance Influence external stakeholders to comply with Standard Business Practices developed by MRL Trade Operations Support U.S. shipping sites with U.S. import or export transaction challenges Contribute to special projects and assignments related to international trade as needed


  • Bachelor s degree or higher required
  • Trade related certificate or Customs Broker License desirable
  • Minimum of 3-5 years functional expertise with international trade or equivalent.
  • Knowledge of US Customs Import regulations and related experience
  • Prior experience interfacing with international companies
  • Prior hands-on experience using Microsoft products Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and Word
  • Prior experience with global trade management systems like SAP GTS or Integration Point, or similar databases, very desirable.
  • Proficient in English
  • Good project management skills
  • Demonstrated strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Sustained level of high performance while quickly processing high volumes of work 

For immediate consideration, please apply online.  This position is recruited for by a remote Kelly office and not your local Kelly branch.

Why Kelly®?

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About Kelly®

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Kelly is an equal opportunity employer committed to employing a diverse workforce, including, but not limited to, minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, protected veterans, sexual orientation, gender identity. Equal Employment Opportunity is The Law.

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