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Trade Compliance Specialist

Company: Kawneer Company, Inc.
Location: Harrisonburg
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Arconic is currently in search of Trade Compliance Specialist to join our Kawneer Business in Harrisonburg, VA.
This position, reporting to the US Trade Compliance Manager, plays a critical role ensuring that US businesses comply with all import and export requirements. The ideal candidate will be able to collaborate across functions to drive efficient and compliant import and export activity.
The Trade Compliance Specialist will work with three different US legal entities, each with its own products and trade requirements, to ensure compliance with laws, regulations and internal policies. The candidate is expected to have the desire and potential for professional growth.
The position also provides an opportunity, working with the Trade Compliance Manager, to optimize import/export processes and achieve savings through problem-solving and collaboration with multiple stakeholders. Primary Responsibilities

  • Prepare export and import documentation for all goods, services and technologies for all locations within the BCS US legal entities: Kawneer Inc., Kawneer Commercial Windows LLC (Cranberry) and Arconic Architectural Products LLC (Eastman).
  • Represent BCS US in dealings with customers and suppliers on export and import matters.
  • Maintain the BCS US EXIM transaction logs.
  • Run weekly reports to anticipate and prepare for upcoming export and import transactions.
  • Monitor and maintain USMCA (formerly NAFTA) information and requests.
  • Monitor announced changes in governmental, regulatory agency and corporate policies to help ensure BCS US remains compliant.
  • Support the completion of the annual Trade Compliance ASAT for BCS US.
  • Classify and administer all BCS US products and/or supplier items as defined by the Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) and ECCN.
  • Coordinate transactions with Arconic's International Transportation Department.
  • Serve as primary account administrator for US Customs and Border Protection's ACE System, including bond management and account assignments
  • Work with Arconic's Corporate Trade Compliance Team on Arconic-wide trade initiatives.Key Challenges
    • The principal challenge of this position is to act as a resource to all BCS US locations for issuing and auditing exports and imports.
    • This position will assist the EXIM Trade Compliance Manager in implementation of trade compliance plans.
    • This position will backfill the EXIM Trade Compliance Manager in all functions during absencesEssential Knowledge and Skills
      • Strong communication and organizational skills
      • Understanding of the business context in which export and import transactions occur
      • Intermediate knowledge in Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel
      • Ability to manage a project or activity with minimal direction
      • Detailed orientated with organizational skillsMajor Customers
        • All departments and/or personnel that have any contact with the import/export process.
        • Auditors (Internal/External and Government)

Keywords: Kawneer Company, Inc., Harrisonburg , Trade Compliance Specialist, Other , Harrisonburg, Virginia

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