Huttig Building Products, Inc.
  • 11-Jan-2021 to 12-Mar-2021 (CST)
  • Supply Chain
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Full Time


Direct and coordinate the global movement, storage, or processing of inventory to limit costs and improve accuracy.  Prepare customs documentation and ensure that shipments meet all applicable laws to facilitate the import and export of goods.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assist with providing steamship routing to vendors, address invoicing discrepancies to contract
  • Execute comprehensive examination of import documentation including commercial invoices, international bill of ladings, and related shipping documents to ensure completeness and accuracy
  • Oversee and track ISF filings are filed timely
  • Work directly with outside broker until entry processing is done in-house
  • Prepare and submit required reports to meet established guidelines and time-frames
  • Act as point of contact for Import activity (as assigned)
  • Prepare and submit required documentation and forms to US Customs within defined deadlines
  • Maintain comprehensive import reporting system showing up to date status of all shipments
  • Assist with transferring manual document processing system to all-inclusive Descartes system
  • Communicate all process exceptions to management
  • Proactively identify process improvements, money saving options and communicate to management
  • Help with cargo tracking
  • Participate in meetings with supply chain and sales to plan and prioritize shipping schedules
  • Work as a team to develop RFQ process & timing for drayage; ensure SOW represents service levels expected
  • Perform continuous improvement of processes and documentation relating to import procedures and controls
  • Advise company about custom compliance policies and procedures
  • Understand HTS classification determinations- send off for bind ruling request
  • Provide logistics assistance as needed for domestic moves
  • Handle record-keeping of all import documented transactions for compliance purposes
  • Propose & implement logistics metrics
  • Handle drayage; set standards and expectations (including performance and insurance); ensure delivery of all shipments from origin to destination


EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE- Bachelor's Degree combined with 3 to 5 years related industry experience and/or training preferred.  Must have global supply chain experience.   

LANGUAGE SKILLS- 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, customers, and the general public. 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS- Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations. The ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

OTHER SKILLS/CERTIFICATION- Experience using Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel (Intermediate and Advanced). Trend knowledge a plus but not required. Knowledge of Descartes/Apterra system a plus but not required.

REASONING ABILITY- Ability to define problems; collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS- The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee frequently is required to sit.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT- The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. While the noise level in the office is minimal, work in the shop and warehouse may require safety equipment such as earplugs, eye protection, etc. 

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