Customs administration: Exercise independent judgement to determine tariff classification of MBUSA vehicle and parts import as per the guidelines and GRI interpretation of the Global Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) and ensure MBUSA customs compliance rating.
- Assist with all facets of MBUSA Export Operations and compliance.
- Communicate with customs brokers, ocean/air carriers, and freight forwarders, as necessary, to ensure proper documentation and filing of import and export activity in accordance with U.S. customs regulations and guidelines.
- Evaluate tariff classifications in the daily parts import report, Customs Broker filings and miscellaneous shipment records. Maintain MBUSA tariff code database with audits and updates.
- Manage special vehicle shipments: Coordinate with stakeholders (i.e; Marketing, MBUSA Marketing and Events, PR, Service Engineering, DAG and other DAG divisions) and carriers (air and sea), to ensure smooth import and export of special shipments.
- Support classifications utilizing U.S. Binding Rulings, Explanatory Notes, General Rules of Interpretation, engineering drawings, supplier data, etc., to ensure due diligence and reasonable care standards are met in determining the accurate tariff codes.
- Manage and ensure timely delivery of shipments to destination to meet MBUSA supply chain demands.
- Prepare MBUSA’s Customs Compliance and Import Export Statistics report. Manage relationship with U.S. Customs CEE (Center of Excellence and Expertise) and ensure maintenance of ACE (Automated Commercial Environment) programs. Participation of compliance audit, CTPAT program, Reconciliations and Duty Drawback.
- Assist inbound movements of imports on behalf of MB Vans and MB Canada. Participation of future NAFTA (USMCA) shipments, management of certificate of origin and involvement of related USMCA audit.
- Perform reviews and exercise independent judgement to ensure MBUSA compliance with U.S. Customs requirements: CF 28 (Customs Form 28 Request for Information) and CF29 (Customs Form 29 Notice of Action) filings, Customs Exams, C-TPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism), Anti-dumping, ISA (Importer Self-Assessment), OGA (Other Government Agencies) requests and government programs, i.e. AGOA and NAFTA compliance.
- Assist with implementing measures and evaluate Customs Brokers and Freight Forwarder performance
Qualification & Experience:
- Vendor Management –> Knowledge of Agency/Vendor management and budget management.
- Business – General –> Knowledge of fundamental business practices and concepts that impact the success and profitability of the organization.
- Customs Broker License strongly preferred and CCS certification required.
- Accounting –> Knowledge of internal controls, recording and reporting of financial transactions, including the origination of the transaction, its recognition, processing, and summarization in the financial statements. Understanding of international trade practices on import and export procedures.
- Must have 3-5 years (total) of experience in the following:
- Bachelor’s Degree (accredited school) with emphasis in: Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and Finance.
- Administration –> General Knowledge of administrative procedures, process/project development, and system procedures.
Vacancy Type: Full Time
Job Location: Atlanta, GA, US
Application Deadline: N/A