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SENIOR IMPORT & CUSTOMS COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST

| Greater Denver Area

Position:

SENIOR IMPORT & CUSTOMS COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST

 

 

Job Description:

We have two new exciting additions to our Global Compliance team, preferably in Peabody, MA but open to other locations as well or relocation.

 

The SENIOR IMPORT & CUSTOMS COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST ensures compliance with applicable regional, local, and U.S. import control laws and regulations concerning the requirements for cross-border product movement, documentation and storage, to promote cost management, revenue generation and customer/supplier support, and to protect Arrow from fines, penalties and publicity resulting from violations. The position acts as a liaison among several internal groups across Arrow businesses in an effort to ensure proper adherence to trade management and trade control laws and regulations. The position provides regulatory guidance for inbound and outbound transactions with respect to Customs and duty requirements. The position also provides occasional support for projects related to trade management and trade compliance. All responsibilities are performed in accordance with established Arrow policy, processes and procedures.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Responsibility:  

Frequency: 55%

  • Provide shipment clearance instructions on import transactions to internal and external contacts. Ensure full compliance with CBP and OGA/PGA agency requirements.
  • Assist in managing the daily trade compliance operations for US and Canada import transactions by working with internal Arrow staff, customs brokers and freight forwarders to ensure timely clearance.
  • Be familiar with and apply regulations (e.g., FDA, EPA, PST ADD/CVD and CBP) for importing into the US and Canada and remain current with changes to the regulations.
  • Maintain Import Compliance procedures and create process and procedure improvements where required improvements are identified.
  • Apply consistent methodology when assigning a Harmonized Tariff Schedule number to new products, and across similar products and product families.
  • Audit import entry filings by Arrow businesses and brokers.
  • Provide and support analysis & regulatory guidance on:

                   Bonded and FTZ warehousing and Trade Facilitation Programs

                   Free/Preferential Trade Agreements

                   Country specific import regulations

 

Frequency: 15%

  • Interface with Arrow Tax and other employees on new and existing business projects to provide import/export regulatory guidance.
  • Work with GTMC leadership on the HTS classification strategy and establish global process continuity throughout the company.

 

 

Frequency: 10%

  • Participate in global and regional Customs and import regulations training & notifications.

 

Frequency: 10%

  • Provide import agents support for:

                    Powers of Attorney

                    Import filing review process guidance

                    Duty and similar drawback/recovery regulatory guidance

 

Frequency: 10%

  • Perform other trade management and compliance related duties as assigned

 

This position requires a minimum of 0 % travel per year.

 

AUTONOMY:

Following necessary training on relevant laws, regulations, and Arrow policy, processes and procedures, and skills & judgment assessment by the Manager, the position will be responsible for:

1) determining and advising on local and regional Customs / import requirements for individual export/import transactions;

2) providing guidance upon request to global Arrow employees, customers and suppliers on import clearance requirements and related tax implications;

3) providing recommendations to global Arrow employees, customers and suppliers on cost saving opportunities related to cross-border product movement, documentation and storage; and

4) performing special projects designed to support trade management and compliance activities and responsibilities of the company.

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Though the position does not involve personnel management responsibilities, it may be necessary to assist with initial training and activity supervision of new employees to the department.

 

EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

4-year college degree or similar, or equivalent experience and training directly related to the role responsibilities.

 

EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:

10 or more years in import and Customs compliance roles or cargo/transaction receiving roles, including involvement in processing export/import transactions and customs brokerage.

Strong understanding of U.S. Customs regulations and OGA/PGA required.

Experience in the electronics industry and U.S. Customs Broker License preferred.

MS Office suite (Word, Excel, Power Point) and basic database familiarity.

 

 

 

Location:

Boston

 

 

Time Type:

Full time

 

 

Job Category:

Non-Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

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Our offices are approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Denver. Employees enjoy the easy access to the light rail station and I-25.

An Insider's view of Arrow Electronics, Inc.

What's something quirky about your company?

As a tech company, we showcase the use of tech all throughout our building. We hang art over the building made of various consumer electronics and we even have access to an Electronics Testing lab. My R&D team also loves to make fun code names for our projects, we recently launched Project Deathstar (announced as ArrowPlus powered by Freelancer)!

Stephen

Manager, Product Management and Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

There is a big drive at Arrow to support tech entrepreneurs, so part of my job involves collaborating and working with local startups - you’d be amazed to see the new ideas coming out of Denver! I get to work closely with local incubators and accelerators, and also plan events and sessions for big events like Denver Start Up week.

Lia

Marketing Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I first began my career at Arrow six years ago as a summer intern on the Customer Support team. The career growth I have achieved since has led me to my current role as Delivery Manager of Arrow.com. Through mentorship programs and working with a team that values trust while promoting curiosity, the experiencing has been nothing short of rewarding.

Kristen

Delivery Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

In today’s fast moving world my team is continually collaborating with the business to evolve our digital channels. Combining competitor insight, industry best practices and innovative capabilities we can react quickly to changing needs, design robust solutions, as well as developing innovations for future growth.

Michelle

Director, Technology & Planning

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office promotes an open and active vibe that inspires collaboration with your fellow coworkers. The overall environment supports our focus on driving innovation forward.

Taylor

Asset Specialist

What are Arrow Electronics, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Arrow Electronics, Inc. Benefits Overview

•Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
•401k, With Matching Contributions
•Competitive Paid Time Off
•Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
•Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
•Parental Leave Options
•Employee Discount on Annual RTD Pass
•Wide Variety of Growth Opportunities
•Casual Work Environment

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes, Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks