We are working with a Women's RTW Multi Brand retailer seeking a Senior Trade Compliance Manager
Manage Trade Compliance responsibilities for US & CA retail markets
Serve as export technical resource for International Trade Compliance – not limited to product classification, country of origin, description, valuation and duty preference eligibility.
Manage inbound & outbound operations
Manage customs broker
Point person responsible for Trade Compliance and Customs brokerage matters pertaining to the supply chain.
Liaise with outside Customs Broker as well as internal members of the Supply Chain department.
Reports to the Director of Supply Chain
Build and maintain the Trade Compliance Program, Standard Operating procedures, manuals, etc.
Oversee the HTS classification of mainly textiles, apparel and accessories.
Oversee Country of Origin determination and valuation
Daily interaction with Customs Broker
Work directly with UPS on all things customs inbound /outbound
Oversee the use of Free Trade Agreements and Special Trade Agreements
Deal with Partner Government Agencies – specifically with Fish and Wildlife, fostering good relationships.
Create various Compliance reports and make analysis as needed
Be an advocate for Compliance training internally and cross functionally.
Develop strong relationships with internal business partners and operations
Optimize cost thru the supply chain working with multi brand vendors and vertical factories to ensure thoughtful cost savings
Global Trade Compliance experience in the Apparel/Fashion industry
College Degree preferred
Compliance Process driven
Strong HTS Classification skills in apparel/textiles
Knowledge of Free Trade Agreements and Special Trade Agreements
Project Management Experience
Team player who enjoys working in a culture of inclusiveness
Customs broker license preferred but not required