US Customs Governance Specialist - CTPAT (remote)

Job Description

Overview of Position:

The Customs Governance team is responsible for (i) assessing, monitoring, proactively mitigating and reporting on Siemens’ Customs and Border Protection (CBP) risks, and (ii) establishing the strategy for the US Customs compliance program.

This position on the US Customs Governance team is integral to the success of the Siemens Customs compliance program. This individual is responsible for monitoring, assessing, mitigating and reporting on Trade Policy and Siemens Customs Risk, including specifically as a CTPAT program manager. They must be able to effectively communicate with Customs team members to help Siemens US meet its obligations under the Siemens Internal Control Program, including providing advice, consulting, training and strategic guidance.

The position reports to the Head of U.S. Customs Governance.

  • Evaluate and identify risk and opportunity within Customs organization.
  • Serve as point of contact for complex Customs issues
  • Monitor changes to Customs and related Agency regulations and implementation of same
  • Assist in analysis and preparation of responses to Customs inquiries
  • CTPAT Program Manager
  • Ensure all CTPAT minimum requirements are met per CBP minimum security criteria
  • Develop and disseminate policies & procedures in support of supply chain security
  • Ensure continual progression of the program by identifying risk areas, process gaps and opportunities for new policies and procedures
  • Engage in business partner validation, vetting, and overall management
  • Facilitate internal CTPAT training program. Develop and provide training to peers, colleagues, stakeholders and the businesses, as necessary.
  • Conduct annual site- security audits (internal and external) to ensure compliance with CTPAT program requirements and identify risk areas
  • Identify ways to mitigate risk areas and form appropriate corrective actions
  • Create and implement corrective actions as necessary
  • Serve as the CTPAT Representative to all relevant parties to ensure overall cohesion of the program and knowledge of responsibilities
  • Collaborate with internal groups to align CTPAT requirements with internal procedures
  • Communicate and report relevant program information to Customs
  • Create and maintain records supporting CTPAT activity
  • Prepare effective validation and re-validation plans
Required knowledge, skills, education and experience:
  • BA/BS Degree required, Associate Degree with equivalent experience will be considered
  • Minimum of 7 plus years monitoring, assessing, mitigating and reporting on Trade Policy and Customs Risk, including CTPAT
  • Robust knowledge of international trade regulations and effect on business processes
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Project skills; including analytics, implementation strategies, metric measurement and continuous monitoring expectations and deliverables.
  • Ability to communicate, negotiate, influence and implement change within the business.
  • Ability to work and influence remotely and across country lines
  • Ability to work independently
Why you’ll love working at Siemens:
  • Competitive compensation (salary and bonus) based on qualifications
  • Medical, dental, prescription and vision coverage, first day of employment
  • Matching 401(k) (immediate employer match)
  • Competitive paid time off plan, paid holidays, and floating holidays
  • Career development opportunities
  • Education and tuition reimbursement programs available
  • Flexibility to work remote a few days a week
  • Paid parental leave
Preferred knowledge, skills, education and experience:
  • Experience working with and/or established relationships with local CBP, HQ CBP, and Partner Government Agencies
  • Experience working with or for a law or accounting firm in the area of International Trade Compliance

Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States without need for current or future employer-sponsored work authorization.


Organization: Controlling and Finance

Company: Siemens Corporation

Experience Level: Mid-level Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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