Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Coordinator

Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America, Inc - Maysville, KY (30+ days ago)3.1


Overview
This position will support the Warehouse and Logistics Department by compiling, analyzing and formatting data for filing various import and export documentation required by U.S. Customs and Border Protection ("U.S. Customs") for Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America’s-Detroit import and export operations, specifically a Foreign Trade Sub-zone ("FTZ"). Candidates for this position should possess a working knowledge of inventory control systems, warehousing and logistics activities including import and export activities.

Responsibilities
Retrieves and analyzes inventory receipts to accurately prepare and file weekly entry documentation with U.S. Customs for Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America’s FTZ Subzone.
Uses individual judgment to verify and manage FTZ Inventory classification and identify and capture available duty savings.
Assists Logistics Department with the development of Harmonized Tariff Codes (HTC) for Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America products.
Performs periodic FTZ Inventory review and reconciliation, prepares annual permits for FTZ Activity and submits annual reports on that activity to U.S. Customs and the Foreign Trade Zone Board, as required by CBP Regulations.
Collects and prepares appropriate documentation on Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America’s duty drawback program as well as other potential cost savings opportunities as directed by senior staff.
Submits required documentation related to assists (tooling, development costs etc.) paid to related Melco entities and reportable to CBP under U.S. Customs regulations.
Completes special projects, as required. This may include heavy data analysis, independent research and analysis, inter-department collaboration, working with U.S. Customs and/or outside parties, etc.
Ensures Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America’s compliance with U.S. Customs laws and regulations for its FTZ, import and export operations through researching specific scenarios.
Responsible for being the CTPAT on-site administrator.
Support and assist the Operations Manager as needed.
Support and make recommendations to improve Company policies and procedures.
Further the goals and positive, professional image of the Production Control and Logistics Department by analyzing current processes, procedures and systems and makes recommendations for improvement for own job.

For Quality and Environmental Systems, the associate is responsible for understanding:

MEAA’s policy and be able to fully discuss the importance of the policy and how his/her job can impact the customer and the environment.
The risks and consequences associated with deviating from management system procedures and the effect this can have on his/her employment at Mitsubishi Electric Automotive America.
Associates responsible for conformity to product requirements have the authority to stop shipment and stop production to correct quality problems.
The associate has the responsibility and authority to immediately inform supervision or management if another associate or department deviates from proper practices that may impact safety, quality, or the environment
Qualifications
7+ years’ experience in a Foreign Trade Zone, preferably in an automotive parts environment.
Pass federal background check and fingerprinting required.
Minimum undergraduate degree in accounting or related discipline or equivalent experience required.
Knowledge of J.D. Edwards and Integration Point software strongly preferred.
Strong written, verbal, and cross-cultural communication skills.
Computer literate, especially in Microsoft Office programs.
Shift
No Specific Shift