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Import Managers partake in activities that focus on planning, storing, and distributing materials or products on behalf of the company they work for, or their company's clients. Sample resumes of Import Managers list skills like supervising the progress and development of entry writers, and providing information on customs regulations, duty rates, and other government agency requirements in order to obtain new business. Import Managers' resumes must reflect expertise in the areas of business finance, mathematics, and written communication, as well as prior experience in leading a team.

1

Market Analyst and Import Manager

Negotiated savings of $600K in commodity purchase contracts.

  • Managed customs procedure documentation for $13M+ in import and export products.
  • Developed and implemented a cost effective transportation plan reducing shipping costs by 25%.
  • Performed market research and quality tests to consult on the product selection process.
Candidate Info
9
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
BS
Mechanical Engineering
MA
Finance
2

Import Manager

Successfully worked under indirect supervision from my home remote office.

  • Streamlined Operations and Logistics processes, decreasing customer order ready time by half.
  • Integral in researching and obtaining exclusive brand contracts which increased the value of the company.
  • Key contact in vendor relations, maintained relationships that resulted in renewed
  • Managed other employees in the areas of compliance and customer service.
  • Performed all accounting and financial duties for the business including Profit & Loss
  • Accountable for all inventory reconciliations mitigating losses due to clerical errors.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BA
Business Management
Management
3

Import Manager

  • Trained and supervised staff of 7.
  • Directed and supervised daily operations.
  • Kept customers apprised of shipment status.
  • Assisted the regional manager with quarterly reports for home office.
  • Maximized profits by negotiating with local vendors on customers' local jobs
Candidate Info
3
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
BBA
Business Management
4

Direct Import Coordinator /purchasing Agent/import Manager

  • Purchased flatware and cutlery for major retail chains according to specification, quality, and delivery required. Acted as liaison between customer and factory providing updated information as needed.
  • Monitor shipments for on time departure and accurate arrival time.
  • Information from purchase order creation to warehouse delivery is then conveyed to various in-house departments.
  • Processed documentation accurately and sent to appointed freight forwarders accurately and on time. Accuracy and timeliness of documents created cost savings avoiding any late fees or penalties. Over the course of 4 years, achieved 99% accuracy and timeliness.
  • Created and monitored Letters of Credit. Documentation is created, gathered and sent to the banking institutions on a timely basis for payment.
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
English And Psychology
Liberal Arts
5

Procurement/import Manager

Developed and implemented annual sales plan and product supply plans

  • Monitored and analyzed competition and adjusted sales margins accordingly
  • Secured new suppliers and negotiated business terms
  • Targeted strategic partners and attended trade shows to cultivate those relationships
  • Communicated and reported marked trends to C - Level management
  • Product placement
Candidate Info
6
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
6

Import Manager

  • Responsible for a staff of 10 employees
  • Negotiated all transportation rates for Air, Ocean, Brokerage, and Drayage
  • Managed direct shipments to customers
  • Implemented Import Tracking System for shipment tracking and customs brokerage information
  • Managed Drawback Process which generated $250,000 in Duty Savings annually
Candidate Info
14
years in
workforce
14
years
at this job
Management
7

Import Manager

Place, trace and successfully deliver all customer orders from overseas suppliers' to customers' door within the customers' pre-designated time frame.

  • Successfully delivered orders with 93.5% on time rate.
  • Negotiated freight contracts and saved the company in excess of $20,000.00 in ocean freight costs for the fiscal year 2001.
  • Problem solved at logistics meetings with customers to successfully resolve logistics problems.
  • Analyze and cost new purchases.
  • Created and maintained easy to read customer recaps and "flow sheets".
  • Processed all Letters of Credit and submitted bank documents with a very high accuracy rate.
  • Monitor ocean and air freight shipments very closely to keep to customers' arrival schedule.
  • Maintain direct lines of communication with buyers and assistant buyers.
  • Appointed as company delegate to leadership conferences.
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
8
years
at this job
C
Management
BS
Bachelor of Science
8

Import Manager

Secured NVOCC Bond, handled FMC Tariff Filing and Ocean Import/Export operations

  • Negotiated service contracts with carriers.
  • Expanded overseas agency network for increased revenue
  • Maintained an effective and efficient staff through team collaboration and guidance
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
5
years
at this job
BS
Business Administration
9

Assistant Import Manager

Served as the primary point of contact with customs lawyers to get classification advice and resolve any issues thereof. Served as a representative of the import department in customs litigation.

  • Interacted with purchasers to evaluate the cost of import goods from a customs standpoint.
  • Conducted country analysis and maintained the country analysis database to provide readily available information on country import/export procedures, customs regulations & duties, customs broker contacts, freight forwarders & consolidators and government customs personnel contacts.
  • Maintained a database of license, trademark and copyright release letters from our licensors and provided them to customs brokers for clearing. Gathered updated release letters directly from licensors.
  • Evaluated internal procedures and worked with MIS and Logistics to streamline processes and implement new systems. Worked with Logistics to minimize detention and demurrage charges.
  • Worked with manager and the CEO to develop procedures for our direct import business.
  • Signed off on demurrage and detention invoices and resolved freight rate issues.
  • Assisted manager in staff development including staff planning, training, hiring and new hire orientation.
Candidate Info
10
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
BS
Environmental Science
10

Ocean Import Manager(chicago/milwaukee)

Managed a staff of 7-10.

  • Assured implementation of processes as directed by the Corporate Customs & Compliance Officer.
  • Held weekly meetings with the department staff
  • Prepared quotations, review customer profiles and rate structures.
  • Supported Sales Department with customer information, rates, etc.
  • Evaluated Branch performance on a regular (monthly) basis.
  • Negotiated and managed contracts with providers, as required, to enable cost-effective transportation services.
  • Assisted in training of the department staff and supervised cross-training.
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
Engineering
Engineering

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