The Senior Foreign Trade Zone Analyst will be responsible for oversight of daily operations of the foreign trade zones of Rockwell Automation in North America, which includes:
Management of third party operations group and FTZ
Providing expertise in the maintenance, definition, development, and implementation of internal controls as required by the US FTZ regulations, 19CFR, 15CFR, and other US regulatory agency requirements.
Driving continuous improvement, administration and management of compliance activities in relation to US Customs and US FTZ programs.
This role is responsible for:
Implementation of process efficiencies, focusing on cycle time and regulatory compliance.
Designation, (de)activation and all activities associated with new zone implementations or closures.
The Senior Foreign Trade Zone Analyst will proactively oversee and guide FTZ compliance matters while effectively interacting with employees at all levels. The right candidate will provide the necessary skills to perpetuate and enhance the Rockwell Automation culture of providing superior quality and customer service as perceived by the customer.
In addition, this position is responsible for supporting the objectives of the North American Trade Management group.
Core Tasks and Key Responsibilities
Providing oversight, escalation, and leadership to FTZ operations
Lead continuous improvement & productivity initiatives; implement changes required by regulatory changes related to: import/export, security, FTZ.
Corporate subject matter regarding FTZ operations and leveraging zones.
Develop, implement and maintain processes, process improvements, procedures, manuals and systems to support FTZ compliance.
Act as the program ambassador to provide intracompany training/education to functional areas and promote awareness of FTZs.
Provide support in connection with internal/external audits and investigations.
Establish compliance assessment audits, assist in investigations, support the implementation of corrective actions and make recommendations on improvements to leadership
Make formal presentations in meetings, and responds to questions from management, employees, customers and vendors related to FTZ compliance.
Collaborate with other functional areas on special projects such as distribution strategies, business continuity/contingency planning, and product line moves.
Review activated area - validate that FTZ warning signs are posted, gates / doors are locked, cameras are in working order, etc.
Participate in CBP Compliance Reviews and responsible for providing all requested information.
Keep up-to-date on legislative changes impacting FTZs and ensure communication and compliance with changes
Perform annual systems review and prepare a summary report of any deficiencies and corrective actions for submission to the Port Director.
Oversee the annual reconciliation process and prepare a report explaining any discrepancies and corrective actions.
Prepare and file the FTZ Annual Report summarizing all zone activity to the zone grantee and CBP.
Act as the systems administrator for the FTZ inventory control & recordkeeping system.
Measure and report FTZ related metrics.
Internal Number: 2720045
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