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Trade Compliance Manager - North America


Trade Compliance Manager - North America

Trade Compliance Manager - North America

WestRock
Atlanta, GA 30328

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WestRock (NYSE: WRK) partners with our customers to provide differentiated paper and packaging solutions that help them win in the marketplace. WestRock’s team members support customers around the world from locations spanning North America, South America, Europe, Asia and Australia. Learn more at www.westrock.com .

Trade Compliance Manager - North America

1000 Abernathy Rd, NE
Atlanta, Georgia, 30328
United States

As the Trade Compliance Manager - North America, you will be responsible for implementing trade compliance projects that reduce WestRock compliance risk and ensure that import and export compliance programs are consistent with regulations. You will be responsible for supporting the Sr. Manager, Global Trade Compliance, with customs compliance project execution for the company.

This position is located at the HQ location in Atlanta, GA.

How You Will Impact WESTROCK:
In
this position, you will work in cross-departmental teams in developing and
executing solutions for international trade, act as a subject matter expert in
imports and exports.

Serve as
the Trade Compliance subject matter expert with a focus on US and Canada
import and export regulations
Manage
relationships with customs brokers, develop KPIs and reduce dwell at the
border
Maintain
and develop classification databases for various divisions
Implement
Free Trade Agreement compliance program (USMCA, CAFTA, US-Israel, etc.)
Develop
and provide trade compliance training
Lead
cross-departmental teams to solve challenges in imports/exports, liaise
with various departments (procurement, product development, legal, tax,
sales, and Supply Chain professionals, throughout the enterprise)
Support
Trade Compliance specialist in managing complicated customs clearance
exceptions, drive process improvement initiatives
With the
assistance of the Trade Compliance specialist, perform internal and
external divisional audits of both import and export processes and
transactions while using judgment and discretion, to make independent
decisions on the best of action to close the gaps
Use of
Oracle Global Trade Management to: Create
a product classification database, Screen
trade partners against denied parties list, Issue Free
Trade Agreement certificates (USMCA, CAFTA, etc.)
Identify
best practices to continue implementation of Oracle GTM
Support Sr. Manager in development and implementation of Global Import and Export
Management and Compliance program

What You Need to

Succeed:
B.S. or
B.A. degree (Business, Supply Chain, or related field)
3 to 5

years business experience in one of the following areas:
Import/Export or similar Trade Compliance and Customs Operations, Customs
Brokerage.
Licensed
Customs Broker, Certified Customs Specialist, or other professional
certification or training for the trade compliance and import/exports
professionals
Proven
ability to exercise discretion and judgment in the interpretation of
policies and regulations
Ability
to work in a complex organization with multiple legal entities engaged in
international trade
Analytical
and problem-solving skills coupled with technical acumen with a detailed
orientation are essential to succeed
Ability
to work independently with minimal supervision and proactively engage
stakeholders to resolve business problems
Strong
oral and written communication skills, ability to present trade compliance
solutions using PowerPoint and MS Teams
Excellent
time management and organizational skills, ability to track multiple initiatives
and ensure timely completion
Some
travel is expected, but not more than 10% of the time

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WestRock Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to creating and maintaining a diverse workforce: Minorities/Females/ Disabled/Veterans.

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