FTZ MANAGER

Come on board with a highly reputable and seasoned professional team as a Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) Manager. Oversee a team of FTZ Specialists responsible for the daily administration of the FTZ operations to include oversight of all activity and products processed through the client’s foreign-trade zone, inventory control reconciliation, periodic reporting, and recordkeeping. The ideal candidate will have previous experience and knowledge of foreign-trade zones.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Train and Professionally Develop FTZ Specialists under your supervision
  • Oversee completion and submission of all required FTZ Customs forms (e.g. 214, 216, 349, 3461, 7512, etc.)
  • Assist in troubleshooting inventory discrepancies, and conduct root cause analysis
  • Manage relationship with client to ensure policies and procedures are followed
  • Maintain and update FTZ Procedures Manual, as needed
  • Manage inbound and/or outbound in-bond movements, as needed
  • Support client during US Customs annual compliance reviews
  • Assist in preparation and submission of periodic reporting such as harbor maintenance fees, annual reports, etc.
  • Communicate with client’s customs broker, as needed
  • Assist client with other duty deferral program requirements, as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

Education and Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree or Equivalent Work experience (Majors in International Business and Marketing, Import/Export Management, and International Finance is preferred, but not required)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, with advanced skills in Excel and/or Access, a plus
  • Excellent attention to detail, organization, and oral/written communication skills required
  • Team Player with a focus on quality customer service
  • Qualified candidate must pass a federal background check

Experience:

  • ERP systems such as SAP, Oracle, etc.
  • 2-5 years’ experience in Import/Export Compliance, Supply Chain Management, or Customs Brokerage preferred, but not required
  • US Customs Regulations such as 15 CFR, 19 CFR, HTS Classification

Location and Travel:

  • Located in the Nashville, TN area
  • 20-25% travel may be required (based on client need)
  • Schedules vary based on client needs

Benefits:

  • Medical
  • 401(k)
  • Generous Vacation