Logistics Specialist I

Cypress, 10550 Camden Drive, Cypress, California, United States of America ● Riverside, CA, USA Req #104
Thursday, June 16, 2022
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·Assign freight forwarders to vendors on all inbound freight for both domestic and international shipments

·Review all import documents provided by vendors for accuracy and completeness, including the Commercial Invoice, Packing Lists, AWB/SWB, plus communicate and reconcile any discrepancies with the supplier, the buyer, and the freight forwarder when required.

·Submit all import documents to the US Customs Broker for pre-clearance and tracking.

·Provide additional information to our Customs Broker for proper clearance of inbound shipments when required (FCC/FDA/HTS/COO).

·Perform Intransit transactions in JDE for inbound international shipments from vendors

·Audit Customs Broker Entry documents for accuracy and completeness

·Maintain Import document filing system.

·Track all inbound freight for both domestic and international shipments, plus provide status updates when requested.

·Provide subject matter expertise in the area of government regulations applicable to the company’s product in all global jurisdictions where business is conducted, including advice on the proper classification and duty/customs regulations and requirements.

·Acts as an internal broker to expedite the transportation of products, by ensuring all documentation is compliant and is able to intervene or escalate to a more senior team member, when problems arise.

·Uses the appropriate data system for accurate and timely documentation, and provides information (reports) as needed for tracking and monitoring of logistics effectiveness.

·Maintains the integrity and reputation of Christie Digital through proper relationships with suppliers (carriers & customs brokers).

·Provides month end reports

·Notify appropriate parties of any receiving discrepancies, including shipment overages/shortages/freight damages and champion the reconciliation of the discrepancy.

·Requests freight rate tariff sheets from freight forwarders, and maintain supplier / freight forwarder rate tariff matrix.

RESPONSIBILITIES:What are the major duties and activities required to under-take this position.

·Ensures JD Edwards (database) is kept up-to-date for in transit product and accurate. Ensures documentation is available as required by government regulations.

·Answers questions, interprets and provides advice to others within Christie Digital in regards to government regulations and practices in all points of entry where the company does business.

·Responsible for intransit inventory management ETD and ETA on shipments

·Investigates situations as they arise, or escalates to others, so product moves quickly while ensuring that company liability and financial risk is negated or minimized.

·Interfaces regularly with external suppliers (carriers) and government officials (Customs) to represent the best interests of the company while operating with the highest level of integrity.

·Works as part of a team of subject matter experts, and provides back-up and support to other specialists, and the Manager, as required.

·Reviews supplier shipping documentation for accuracy and completeness (Commercial Invoice, Packing Slip, AWB).

·Updates JDE for Intransit inventory.

·Updates and maintains Intransit notification board (Supplier, PO, Commercial invoice, ETA, Qty, intransit, delivered, etc.)

·Additional tasks may be requested by Management

ORGANIZATION STRUCTURE:To determine where you fit within the organization and your level of responsibility list the title of your immediate supervisor/manager and if applicable your direct reports.

Reports to:Todd Kensington (Logistics Manager)

FUNCTIONAL DIRECTION:If applicable, indicate the size of budget for which you are responsible. Do you have primary control over this budget or do you contribute by offering advisory or support services?

Thousands $PrimaryContributory

Departmental Expense Budget______________

Capital Budget_____________

Division Sales­_____________


Briefly describe the level of supervision your position requires and those decisions made without reference to supervisor or manager.

·Minimal day-to-day supervision.

·Makes situational decisions around alternatives and routing based on expertise and prior knowledge.

Give details of the sources of instruction for the work you do.Consider both written and verbal.

Government regulations and procedures (customs)

Company policies and procedures

Carriers and brokers

Verbal instruction from Manager

INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION:List your internal and external customers and indicate if this position is required to motivate, negotiate or influence these contacts. Please give details.


Buyers, Purchasing – motivate, influence, negotiate

Order Management- influence

Customer Care reps- motivate, influence, negotiate


Government officials and information sources - influence

Carriersmotivate, influence, negotiate

Suppliers – motivate, influence, negotiate

EDUCATION:What is the optimum formal education required to perform this function?

High school

Community CollegeXMajor:Logistics / Business


Post graduate ___ Major:________________

List professional certification or license required to perform this job.

Seminars on WHIMIS and transportation of dangerous goods and other relevant topics

EXPERIENCE:How much experience is required to perform this job at a fully competent level?

On the job:2 years

Related:2 years in a similar (broker, logistics) role

Define the elements of this job that can only be learned through direct experience either in a specific industry or within this organization?

Classification of Christie Digital products and parts

SPECIALIZED SKILLS: List examples of any specialized skills e.g communication, writing, presentation or the operation of equipment required to perform this job including computer hardware and software.

JD Edwards technology


PC related software

Ability to read and interpret complex, technical government regulations

Organized and meticulous with details


To comply with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability, it is necessary to specify the physical, mental and environmental conditions of the Essential Duties of the job. Use these codes to complete this section: “F” for frequently; “O” for occasionally; “N” for not at all.


On the job the employee must:On the job the employee must be

able to:

( O )Bend( F ) Sit(F)Read/Comprehend

( O )Squat( O) Stand( F )Write

( N )Crawl( O) Walk(F)Perform calculations

( N )Climb( O ) Push/Pull(F)Communicate orally

( O )Kneel(F)Reason and analyze

( F )Handle objects (manual dexterity)()Other___________

( O )Reach above shoulder level

( F )Use finger movements


(Ex: Noise Volume, etc.)

Must carry/lift loads of:

( O )Light (Up to 25 lbs.)

( O )Moderate (25-50 lbs.)

( O )Heavy (Over 50 lbs.)

Christie is committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status (VEVRRA). We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace.  

If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with Christie Digital Systems USA, Inc., please call Human Resources at (714) 236-8610. We are open Monday through Friday from, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Pacific Time. 

Equal Opportunity Employer (EEO):

Christie Digital Systems provides equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, age, disability, or status as a disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, Armed Forces Service Medal veteran, or other protected veteran, marital status, familial status, age, handicap or disability, genetic predisposition or carrier status, uniformed service status or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. If you’d like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click here: 

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  • Pay Type Hourly
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  • Cypress, 10550 Camden Drive, Cypress, California, United States of America
  • Riverside, CA, USA