Free Trade Analyst
Michigan, Kalamazoo-Battle Creek
Our client, a Global Medical Device Manufacture has an immediate opening for a Free Trade Analyst for a 12 Month + Contract. Our client offers results-driven people a place where they can make a difference every day! You will also have the opportunity to work with other like-minded, self-directed and detail oriented Top Talents in an extremely collaborative and professional environment.
Position Description (Principle Duties and Responsibilities)
Provides direction to the our clients Trade Compliance team to ensure achievement of business goals and objectives through consistent oversight of all goods imported and exported on the clients behalf.
Responsible for the FTA regulatory compliance on client s behalf.
Responsible for all auditing, metrics, savings tracking, record keeping, tariff coding and FTA certifications.
Works cross functionally with legal, regulatory, finance, quality, IT, R&D, OEM and operations teams to achieve mission, vision and objectives.
Executes department s trade compliance vision and achievements to all employees as well as senior staff on a regular basis.
Communication may include, but is not limited to: business planning, business review, highlights, weekly meetings, etc. Manage international supplier/vendors, 3PL, transportation and custom brokerage providers for client.
BA/BS degree in business or related discipline required. Master s degree highly preferred.
Must have two-five years of direct international logistics experience.
Must possess excellent communication, research, analytical and negotiation skills.
Expert knowledge FTA regulations, FDA importing regulations, US Customs import/exporting regulations, export filing, USHTS coding, FDA product codes, international logistics (all modes), and recordkeeping Must possess valid driver license in the state of residence.
Basic skills - Time management, project management, inter-personal, reports and records, stress management, database management, customer service, Windows, advanced computer, statistics, financial systems, organization structure, and office equipment.
Functional skills research, record keeping systems, organization structure protocol, inter-departmental interface, inter divisional interface and audit conduct.
Expected to handle complex or difficult situations on a daily basis.
Meets cognitive demands to include visual discrimination/memory, auditory discrimination/memory reading ability, independent decision making and retention of specific knowledge.