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Import/ Export Specialist

Requisition ID 2652
Position Type (US)Full Time
Career Function Other 
Posting Type DNI
Career Builder CB 

Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 24,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry

A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role

Key responsibilites

Accountability: Accurate and complete records for all export transactions, working directly with internal and external customers to include export documentation, coordination of freight booking with 3rd party vendors and freight forwarders, freight payment of vendors / freight forwarder.


Essential Functions and Duties:

1. Prepare and ensure all transactions meet trade compliance/regulatory requirements for completeness and accuracy

2. Ensures accurate pricing on documents

3. Effectively communicate availability and shipping information

4. Coordinate with other departments, warehouses on shipments, pick-up, etc

5. Audits post-export documents from brokers/freight forwarder to validate accuracy

6. Interfaces with customs brokers, transportation providers and freight forwarders to ensure consistency with defined processes to provide most cost effective and timely transport method

7. Enter and ensure satisfactory resolution of all export customer complaints including credit memo generation as needed

8. Keep and maintain accurate and complete record of all export transactions

9. Code and process all 3rd party freight vendors/freight forwarders invoices

10. Completes export compliance screening

11. Provides Free Trade Agreements and other certificates of origin, analysis, etc as needed

12. Develop, maintain and follow compliance controls, processes and procedures (with recommendations for improvements as needed)


Qualifications and skills

1. Knowledge of Incoterms (International Commercial Terms)

2. Prefer knowledge of Export Administration Regulations (EAR), OFAC (Office of Foreign Assets Control), FDA (Food and Drug Administration), USDA (U.S. Department of Agriculture),

3. Minimum two years related experience and/or training

4. Proficient use of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)

5. Ability to work in a fast paced, team environment

Kerry is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law. Kerry will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen. EEO is the Law poster can be found here. Additional information can also be here .                                                                                                            

Kerry is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request. 

Nearest Major Market: Madison

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