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Global Trade Compliance Manager

Company: Greif
Location: Delaware
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Greif offers a great working environment and the opportunity to make an immediate impact at a company where your ideas are always welcome.Job Requisition #:022437 Global Trade Compliance Manager (Open)Job Description:At Greif, everything we do is focused on helping our customers safely package and protect their goods to serve the essential needs of communities around the world. Greif's Global Supply Chain (GSC) team plays a key role to ensure a healthy flow of data and material across the network. The Global Trade Compliance Manager is responsible for developing and executing Greif's new way of working across our supply chain in partnership with other functions to comply with Global Trade regulations, eliminate penalties and delays, and find performance opportunities. This is true across business units and geographic regions.Key Responsibilities:Policies & Procedures (Strategic):Map existing processes, roles, and tools used in trade compliance. Identify gaps in coverage and capabilities, establish a plan for organizational development and improvement of trade-related awareness and understandingCreate and maintain import/export policies and guidelines, ensuring current and thorough knowledge of relevant regulations, laws, and upcoming changesDeveloping and implementing internal trade compliance controls and procedures associated with the entry, classification, valuation, country of origin of imported and exported manufacturing raw materials and equipment, and related recordkeeping practicesPerforming periodic checks necessary to determine the level of compliance, developing and conducting annual risk assessments to identify risks to compliance, implementing corrective actions in response to errors and internal control weaknesses disclosed by self-testingPeriodically deliver training on trade compliance topics to internal stakeholders. Responsible for creation, management, and assignment of Trade compliance training content to global employeesSubject Matter Expert (Tactical):Manage the daily import/export compliance and requirements for global trade transactions by working with colleagues, customs brokers, and freight forwarders to ensure timely clearanceProvide shipment clearance instructions on import/export transactions to internal and external contacts, ensuring full compliance with global trade regulationsSupport trade compliance vetting of new/potential contract suppliers and service providersSelect, qualify, onboard, oversee, and measure performance of customs brokersKnowledge of Free Trade Agreements, including USMCA, AUSFTA, KORUSSystems Management:Partnering with teams to gather trade compliance requirements, facilitating testing, rolling out new functionalities to systems, and handling post-implementation audit and process improvementFacilitate creation, management, and maintenance of manufacturing raw materials' trade master data in ERP system, including Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes, Export Control Classifications (ECCN) and country of originResponsible for commercial raw material trade data integrity - collaborate with sourcing, manufacturing, and quality teams to gather necessary information for raw material tariff determinationSupply HTS, ECCN classifications and country of origin to Master Data Management team during new material introduction process in ERP system Education and Experience:A relevant education at Bachelor's or Master's level is a related field (sustainability, supply chain, environmental management)5+ years in various Trade Compliance roles Knowledge and Skills:Technical expertise:Certified Customs Specialist (C.C.S.) designation or Licensed Customs Broker (L.C.B.) requiredGood communicator, able to convince senior leaders in the organizationGood understanding of end-to-end supply chain process, risk management, logistics & transportProven track record to lead colleagues in a geographically diverse organizationRegulatory knowledge of CFR19, FTR, EARExtensive experience writing comprehensive, well-constructed Standard Operating ProceduresExport controls and classification process (Deemed Exports, Sanctions, Anti-boycott, Restricted Party Screening)Export control classification process (ECCN#), export licensing determination process, Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR) and EEI (electronic Export Information) filing complianceProficiency with ERP systems and other relevant technologiesUniversity degree in supply chain management/business administration preferredPrior management and supervisory experience preferredPersonal qualities:Good verbal and written communication skills to be able to explain compliance requirements and risks to stakeholders outside of trade complianceAgile, comfortable with a very fast pace, working well under pressureAlways keep a pulse on multiple priorities in parallel. Well organized and discipled to effectively manage, deliver results, and stay on top of all tasksAbility to influence others - to inform and convince others to take action on key initiativesAbility to take initiative and work autonomously, as well as in a teamDemonstrate a passion for knowledge and continuous improvementStrong facilitation and project management skills Regarding new solutions and capabilities, preference is to quickly develop-test-improve-iteratePossesses strong analytical skills Ability to speak and write fluently in English required. Multi-lingual is desirableTRAVEL - as required (planned for 5-15%)40EEO Statement:htps: offer a competitive salary, excellent benefits and opportunity for growth. Greif, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of sexual orientation, gender identity, race, gender, religion, age, national origin, color, disability, or veteran status. EOE/Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran. For more information read Greif's Equal Opportunity Policy.

Keywords: Greif, Columbus , Global Trade Compliance Manager, Executive , Delaware, Ohio

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