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Trade Compliance Manager
Pittsburgh, PA (USA)
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Company: DICK'S Sporting Goods Contact:
Post Date: 01/14/20 Phone:
Job Type: Full Time Fax:
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This position is responsible for managing the company's tariff and country engineering program ensuring compliance with US regulations and requirements and guiding the sourcing team on private brand product development.  Manage, negotiate and contract services of trade consultants as needed, as well as write and communicate binding ruling requests with US Customs.  Review, interpret and train teammates on US regulatory requirements for tariff engineered products. Job Duties & Responsibilities Manage tariff and country engineering program:  Document written procedures and training guides to educate teammates on tariff and country engineering options that reduce duty spend by commodity.  Develop a reporting matrix to identify savings generated from tariff engineering.  Establish audit process and support Importer Self-Assessment (ISA) annual filing. Product Classification:  Focus tariff and country engineering expertise on apparel and footwear by attending product development milestone meetings and offering guidance on design  and sourcing considerations that lower duty rates.  Employ knowledge of free trade agreements and first sale to share other sourcing considerations that may lower landed cost.  Ensure final product classification is assigned and saved in database used by the customs broker. Regulatory Oversight:  Respond to any customs CF28 information requests centered around product classification.  Develop a risk assessment protocol to ensure when products are in production, they comply with regulatory requirements for classification and country of origin by Customs standards as discussed during product design. Training:  Conduct regular tariff and country engineering awareness sessions for teammates.  Support the development of direct report in gaining greater tariff and country engineering expertise.  Attend regular trainings and webinars to stay apprised of US Customs regulatory changes in the US Harmonized Tariff Code and Customs regulations. Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration or equivalent7-10 Years Experience in Import Customs Compliance, International Trade Laws, ISA, First Sale Customs Brokerage License Product Life Management (PLM)Boreas (PMMS) Well versed with the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the US and title 19 of the Code of Federal RegulationsFirst Sale Valuation PrinciplesAbility to communicate directly with Customs and justify product classificationsStrong presentation skills to train and create awareness of tariff engineering in simple terms for ease of understanding Experience working with product classifications in retail space and associated apparel, footwear, and retail organizationsFlexible, adaptable, collaborative in a fast-changing environment

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