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Senior Manager, Trade Compliance - Full Time

XPO Logistics, Inc. - Union City, GA

Posted on 10/10/19 (Ref: GAc5Ma2l0V-)

Senior Manager, Trade Compliance - Union City, GA - XPO Logistics, Inc.

Logistics done differently.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a fast-growing global company? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America's best employers by Forbes. As the Senior Manager of Trade Compliance, you will support XPO in the issuance of export/import policies, procedures, operating practices and functional performance standards to facilitate effective implementation within program objectives and requirements. Become a part of our dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations.

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Develop, implement and update the Trade Compliance Program to ensure a program of standard methodologies consistent with U.S. export/import laws and regulations of the U.S. State Department, U.S. Commerce Department and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (Customs), as well as global trade-related requirements in different regions
  • Advise and mentor senior leaders on the complex application and implementation of U.S. Government export/import regulations and product marking/labeling; identify, oversee and provide export/import or compliance training across respective business areas; maintain global improvement metrics and compliance scorecards
  • Provide guidance regarding the legislation and regulations related to International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), ATF, boycott, U.S. Customs and the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act
  • Review warehouse operations to ensure customs compliance, including product marking and labeling, handling import and export compliance standards of imported/exported merchandise, valuation issues, country of origin determinations, NAFTA and other Free Trade Agreement-related issues
  • Support and prepare information for inquiries from customs brokers and freight forwarders regarding country of origin, labeling and packaging, denied party screening, documentation and regional import requirements, or other import/export regulations to ensure timely clearance
  • Review various types of export transactions and make export control determinations
  • Ensure tools are in place on a global scale to comprehensively track and report appropriate trade compliance metrics

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Business or a related field
  • 10 years of strong experience working with different regions in international trade compliance and supply chain
  • In-depth knowledge of Lean principles, as applicable to supply chain and warehouse
  • Experience in developing and implementing compliance training programs
  • Strong working knowledge and experience with import/export regulations and audit practices
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows applications
  • Experience with Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) and Transportation Management Systems (TMS)

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume distribution center environment

Be part of something big.

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team - energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.

Senior Manager, Trade Compliance - Union City, GA - XPO Logistics, Inc.

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