Import Analyst, Buffalo

Our client has a dynamic customs team. They need someone to join them in Buffalo, bringing several years of rating and releasing experience, preferably in ocean, truck and air freight shipments.

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  • Coordinating the clearance of import shipment via ocean, air and ground freight
  • Daily preparation of release requests to include all modes of transport for various commodities
  • Prioritize and coordinate import shipments and administrative activities in a timely manner
  • Ensure all documentation and filings are in accordance with customs rules and regulations
  • Obtains licenses and other CBP and PGA required documents
  • Completion and filing of entry data to include participating government agency reporting requirements
  • Track shipments and address delivery issues with relevant parties
  • Perform clerical duties such as filing, preparing documents, and data entry
  • Providing proactive client service and handling of client inquiries both internal and external  
  • Communicates with Customs, carriers, and terminals to facilitate the release of cargo
  • Comply with Company policies and procedures
  • Help clients understand their responsibilities with U.S. Customs laws and regulations
  • Perform clerical duties such as filing, preparing documents, and data entry


  • 3 – 5 years’ experience as an Import Analyst
  • Proficient in tariff classification
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • Works cohesively with team members
  • Experience with Smart Border is a plus
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office products
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
  • Capable of communicating clearly
  • Professional and positive attitude


Excellent salary, plus bonus and benefits

Buckley Search Inc. serves the Freight, Customs and Logistics sectors throughout North America. Established in 1990, we provide highly experienced guidance in matters of career transition, industry compensation, and represent opportunities with progressive-minded companies seeking talented people for mutual growth. We are the only recruitment firm in Canada that is accepted as an Associate Member of CIFFA and the CSCB, and NCBFAA in the US.

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