Team Lead, Operations

Operations Port Huron, Michigan


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Organization Overview
For over 70 years Buckland has been working to help companies across the world experience global trade in a better way. Buckland employs a unique approach to global trade that focuses on combining trusted technologies and talented people that know how to use them. As a customer-focused company, Buckland provides customers with a single source of unmatched Customs Brokerage (Canadian, US, Mexican), Trade Managed Solutions, Freight Forwarding, Trade Technologies and Warehousing/Distribution Services. Buckland strives to provide customized services in a memorable way.    


Position Summary

The Team Leader, Northern Border Operations reports to the Entry Control Manager, Northern Border and is an integral part of the leadership team in the Port Huron facility.  The primary role of this position is to help the Manager effectively manage the employee base and be the client liaison to work towards increased client satisfaction.


What we can offer you

  • Competitive salary, benefits package and matching retirement plan
  • A friendly, collaborative work environment
  • Opportunities for professional development & ongoing learning
  • A chance to be part of a growing organization


Key Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of customs and internal documents
  • Tariff classification and research 
  • Prompt, efficient and professional response to all queries
  • Assist in team training
  • Maintain service to all US accounts including client information, missing information requests and reporting custom service needs
  • Reports any problems or issues directly to their Manager
  • Ongoing training to increase knowledge of new customs polices and/or regulations
  • On-call responsibilities (evenings and weekends)
  • Ability to travel between Canada and the USA to other offices


The ideal candidate will bring:

  • College diploma or high school diploma and relevant experience
  • CCS Designation or LCHB training
  • Microsoft Office including Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Team player ability to display leadership qualities to the team
  • Training skills support management in training and team building
  • Positive Attitude and Willing to devote themselves to finding a solution
  • Ability and desire to visit Canadian locations
  • US Team Leader is a Non-Exempt position


If this describes you, we’d love to hear from you. Please visit our website at to learn more about Buckland and apply through our Career page today.


Those applicants requiring a reasonable accommodation in the application and/or interview process must submit their request to the Human Resources Department