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Director of Foreign-Trade Zone Product

Nashville, TN (US)

Responsible for directing operations of the FTZ department to ensure accuracy and compliance, while maintaining a compliant, productive and profitable operation.
Oversight of the full lifecycle of the FTZ product including market growth and compliant administration through innovation and expert FTZ knowledge.
Position reports to VP Operations Americas.

A. Ensure Foreign-Trade Zone Regulatory compliance for operations and new business through FTZ Product Implementations and ongoing operational oversight.
B. Preparation, validation and submission of all daily, quarterly, and annual reports to CBP.
C. Annual Reconciliation Report/Annual System Certification
D. Properly close or “arrive” in-bound bonded movements as they are received to the zone
E. Managed GO (General Order) clock for inbound cargo
F. Submit MDRs (manifest discrepancy reports) as needed
G. Interface with broker, if necessary, to transmit applicabale CBP entries.
H. Create and maintain FTZ Procedures Manual
I. Prepare and submit the FTZ Annual Board Report
J. Confirm inventory reconciliation and conduct root cause analysis for any found discrepancies between the ERP and the ICRS (inventory control recordkeeping system)
K. Represent ModusLink during a CBP Compliance Review, if know in advance.
L. Develop best practices for daily admin to reduce potential reporting errors on CBP forms and reports.

A. Other duties as required.

A. WFH or general climate-controlled office environment.
B. Moderate travel is required.

A. Bachelor’s degree in international logistics, supply chain management, logistics, or a related discipline.
B. Licensed Customs Broker
C. Proven strong knowledge of FTZs
D. Customs experience of minimum 5 years
E. Project management or Quality system experience desired
F. Reporting and analytics plus utilizing Lean methods and tools.
G. Proficient in Microsoft Office applications (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, etc.)
H. Strong communication and interpersonal skills

DISCLAIMER: The above information is intended to describe the general nature of this position and is not to be considered a complete statement of all duties, responsibilities, and requirements.


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