Manager - Trade Compliance in Queens, NY at Brink's

Date Posted: 7/12/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Brink’s Global Services is a division of Brink’s Inc, the world’s premier provider of secure logistics and security solutions in more than 122 countries across 5 continents. Brink’s Global Services specializes in the secure transportation and handling of valuable goods throughout the logistic value chain, from raw materials and components to finished products within the mining, banknote, precious metals, jewelry, security, art and pharmaceutical industries The company has a proud history of providing growth and advancement opportunities for its employees. We have a challenging opportunity for a challenging opportunity for a Manager – Trade Compliance - BBC to work out of our JFK Airport location in Springfield Gardens NY.

Job Summary:

The Trade Compliance Manager is responsible for the management and continuous improvement of the Export and Import compliance program across the business.  The manager will be directly responsible for overseeing and managing day-to-day operations and providing guidance and support to regional managers. He/she must have extensive knowledge in all aspects relating to Global Trade Compliance, including; tariff classification, customs valuation and origin.

Key Responsibilities:
• Assist with managing the Customs Brokerage Department by hiring, leading, developing and training staff and working with the Sr. Manager to effectively manage the day to day tasks and objectives
• Delegate tasks and projects to be completed by the team as needed.
• Adhere to all foreign trade zone procedures and guidelines to maximize FTZ compliance and benefits and minimize US Customs penalties and fines
• Administers and facilitates Customs compliance
• Support audits and inspections
• Understand all other department functions
• Proficiency in the daily FTZ processing and backing up the FTZ administrator as needed
• Manages required FTZ recordkeeping retention program, ensure all FTZ records are maintained and readily available for CBP review in accordance with the applicable recordkeeping regulations
• Monitor weekly activities to ensure FTZ operations are within the approved scope
• Develops, implements, and maintains internal FTZ operating procedures
• Communicate Trade, Regulatory and Market intelligence to customers and other departments
• Prepares and submits weekly documentation and forms to USCBP
• Prepares the FTZ annual report summarizing all zone activity and files with zone Grantee
• Prepares and submits annual reconciliation and annual systems review in accordance with CBP regulatory requirements
• Interprets and implements management policies and operating practices related to FTZ operations
• Initiates customs entries, export transactions, and zone to zone transfers for merchandise leaving the zone
• Collaborate across the organization with other department to ensure customer needs are expectations are met
• Perform other duties as required

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
• 5 years of experience working in the freight forwarding industry performing customs clearance work or similar work supporting the customs clearance process
• 5 years of experience working with Microsoft Office applications and industry specific software
• Ability to work a flexible work schedule including nights, weekends, holidays and overtime as required to meet business needs
Preferred Qualifications:
• Possess a Bachelors Degree in business or related discipline
• CHB License
• Operations experience in a logistics/freight forwarding company
• Strong business acumen and demonstrated success working with multiple internal and external clients
Professional Skills:
• Professional, positive demeanor
• Demonstrated ability to recognize errors and potential problems, and take appropriate measures to avoid service delays.
• Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task
• Ability to work well under pressure and meet deadlines
• Promoter of high customer service expectations
• Team Oriented
• Collaborative work style
If you have the background and integrity we require and are looking for a challenging opportunity, we hope you will consider employment with Brink’s Global Services.  Brink’s provides an outstanding total compensation package for this position.  In addition to a competitive salary, we offer to eligible employee’s medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans.  We also offer a 401(k) Plan with company match.  If you are interested and meet the requirements for this position, please apply.

Brink’s, Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, and is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.