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Export Specialist I

Date: Mar 14, 2019

Location: Downers Grove, IL, US, 60515

Company: Glanbia

Essential Functions

  • Compile accurate and compliant documentation for export shipments
  • Review generated documentation for accuracy and completeness. Bring errors and omissions to the attention of the appropriate personnel and freight forwarders.
  • Accurately prepare spreadsheet data for sorting and preparing a Shipper's Letter of Instruction (SLI)
  • Prepare export compliant Commercial Invoices, Packing Lists and other documents as needed and requested.
  • Provide detailed SLI to appropriate freight forwarders, meeting all deadlines.
  • Accurately track inventory of goods shipped for Mexican distributors and later exported.
  • Follow up with freight forwarders for copies of export declarations/EEIs. Review and request corrections.
  • Record basic ITN data for audit reference and file approved export declarations with backup.
  • Provide support and direction to various compliance activities and projects as determined and delegated by the Manager of Trade and Customs Compliance


Knowledge Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Extremely detail oriented
  • Demonstrated mathematical ability - understanding and application of weight (English vs metric) and currency conversions, percentages, cost allocations
  • Excel proficiency in both data entry and creation of spreadsheets, including spreadsheets required for inventory tracking
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent organizational skills



  • BA or BS degree with coursework completion in Accounting and International Business preferred

  • 3-5 years combination of international logistics and international customer service experience



Equal Opportunity Employer: Disability/Veteran. We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer that does not discriminate and considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status


Nearest Major Market: Chicago