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Title:  Foreign Trade Operations Associate

Job ID:  73236
Country:  Turkey
City:  Izmir
Professional area:  Import & Export
Contract type:  Permanent
Professional level:  Graduates

We’re JTI, Japan Tobacco International and we believe in freedom. We think that the possibilities are limitless when you’re free to choose. In fact, we’ve spent the last 20 years innovating, creating new and better products for our consumers to choose from. It’s how we’ve grown to be present in 130 countries. But our business isn’t just business. Our business is our people. Their talent. Their potential. We believe when they’re free to be themselves, grow, travel and develop, amazing things can happen for our business.  

That’s why our employees, from around the world, choose to be a part of JTI. It’s why 9 out of 10 would recommend us to a friend. And why we’ve been awarded Global Top Employer status, six years running. 

So when you’re ready to choose a career you’ll love, in a company you’ll love, feel free to #JoinTheIdea. 

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                                     Foreign Trade Operations Associate


What this position is about - Purpose: 


The incumbent is responsible for customs and import procedures of tobaccos arriving at Turkish customs. He ensures proper circulation of customs-related documents among JTI internal departments, the Tobacco Board, and the customs agency.


What will you do - Responsibilities: 


  • Prepares instructions of tobaccos to be taken into bonded as well as to be imported and sends them to the customs agency and leaf warehouse.
  • Sets priorities for clearance schedule to guide our customs agency according to requests of the planning department.
  • Prepares tobacco payment lists coordinating with Finance department. Following daily transactions of inward processing regime, supports IPR transactions, prepares necessary closing files.
  • Responsible for availability of documents requested by Tobacco Board for smooth customs clearance of tobaccos. Prepares suitability certificates applications based on tobacco shipments.
  •  Responsible for checking all transactions according to our principles and ensures proper filling all documents for submission in case of audits or post-clearance transactions.


Who are we looking for - Requirements: 


  • University degree preferably in Tobacco Technology Engineering
  • Work experience is not required but is a plus
  • Intermediate knowledge of English
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office applications. SAP knowledge is a plus.


What are the next steps in the – Recruitment process: 

Thank you very much for your interest in the role. You are welcome to apply. 


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