GLOBAL TRADE COMPLIANCE ANALYST

Date:  Jul 8, 2024
Location: 

Palatine, IL, US, 60067

At Weber, grilling is a passion that’s reflected in everything we do. Our goal is to share this passion and spark inspiration with the people who matter most – our grilling community. Weber has been the world’s premiere manufacturer of charcoal and gas grills and accessories since 1952. If you have the desire to work for a company that is recognized for exceptional quality products and high customer satisfaction, employment with Weber may be right for you. We provide a friendly working atmosphere with an environment of growth and opportunity through innovation, pride, and excellence.

 

Weber is committed to inclusive, equitable and diverse Hiring practices. Our goal is to create a workforce which resembles the diverse rich communities we live, play, and support every day. 

 

Discover What’s Possible with a career, at Weber.

 

Summary

This position is responsible for working as an integral part of Weber’s Global Logistics Team to ensure operations are in compliance with export and import regulations.    This is accomplished through maintenance and promotion of Weber’s trade compliance program – export screening, product classification, country of origin analysis, free trade agreement status, training, record-keeping, resolution of broker/forwarder requests, international supply chain security, conducting audits and risk assessments. 

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

 

  • Provide day to day trade compliance support for export and import and supply chain security activities, including resolution of customs broker and freight forwarder issues, including but not limited to :
    • Broker Entry Audits
    • Audit and processing of Broker invoices through VIM process
    • Address and follow up with any inconsistencies on the documentation
  • Gather and report financial data as needed related to duties spent
  • Drive implementation of cost savings programs (Duty Drawback, Bonded Warehouse, Foreign Trade Zone) with a focus on Drawback, to ensure recovery of duties for qualifying goods
  • Lead the analysis and investigation of country of origin discrepancies within SAP and develop process to ensure correct data is captured on all compliance documentation
  • Handle HTS product classification, country of origin analysis, valuation, free trade agreement status for new and existing products, including but not limited to:
    • Gather necessary information to make determinations on HTS
    • Ensure proper documentation is on hand for any free trade agreement analysis
    • Analyze data provided for country of origin determination
  • Maintain classification, country of origin, free trade agreement, and assists records and databases – with a focus to SAP ERP utilization
  • Support internal teams with IPS Ticket Processing to ensure timely progress on new or updated projects
  • Support Global Trade Compliance Manager, as needed, to implement trade compliance and international supply chain security policies (import, export, and Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT)
  • Address compliance concerns with risk mitigation strategies in conjunction with Global Trade Compliance  Manager 
  • Promote process change regarding international transactions via online and automation tools (AES, ISF, online rulings, templates) for improved compliance and time saving
  • Develop training and audit programs
  • Establish reports, tools and materials for publication of ongoing compliance measures and Key Performance Indicators to Management
  • Any tasks not specifically listed above that may be required to ensure Compliance with international transactions

 

 

 

Education and or Experience

 

  • College Degree and/or prior experience in US trade compliance
  • Knowledge of US Customs and Export Administration Regulations
  • 1 – 3 years experience on import and export issues on a global scale – foreign laws and regulations
  • Experience with SAP and trade compliance software a plus

 

 

 

Our Benefits:

  • Competitive Healthcare Benefits
  • Flexibility & Remote Work
  • 401(k) plans with company match
  • Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
  • Paid holidays
  • Maternity & Paternity leave
  • An unmatched employee discount
  • New hire grill credit
  • State-of-the-art Grill Academy located at Headquarters
  • Fitness Center at Headquarters
  • Tuition assistance

 

 

 

Weber-Stephen Products LLC is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or Vietnam era, or other eligible veteran status, or any other protected factor.

 


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