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Job Posting TitleGlobal Trade Compliance Leader
Job Description Summary#TeamAAM is searching for a Global Trade Compliance Leader to contribute to our Supply Chain Management team within our Driveline organization. This role will be based out of our World Headquarters in Detroit, MI.
The Global Trade Compliance Leader is responsible for creating, maintaining, monitoring, and facilitating Customs compliance functions, data management systems, special import trade programs, and overall import feasibility aspects of the import environment. This self-motivated and detail oriented individual will interact with the different departments within AAM and AAM service suppliers to ensure that AAM is paying the appropriate amount of duties and on a timely basis to CBP. This position is also required to interact with various U.S. Governmental agencies on behalf of AAM as required.
Responsible for post entry type functions
CTPAT Trade Compliance renewals/maintenance (ISA)
FTA handling and working/leading 3rd party service provider, analyzing duty spend and duty avoidance, etc.
Duty impact strategies/planning studies
Development and facilitation of internal AAM training of departments
Import and export classification
Review legal reporting requirements and ensure timely and accurate submissions are made.
Create/maintain trade compliance procedures
Analyze KPI's, trade related reporting and identify process improvements
Lead Business review meetings Customs brokers, service providers and identify cost/process improvements
Create plans to implement and track cost savings initiatives
All other duties as assigned
Required Skills and Education
7 - 10 years' Trade Compliance experience
5 - 7 years' Logistics experience
3 - 5 years Customs Brokerage/Consultant experience
Technical Knowledge of U.S. CBP Regulations and Trade Program Requirements
HTS/Classification (automotive preferred) experience
Post Entry processing experience
ERP (i.e., Oracle, Plex preferred)
Basic understanding of Finance and Accounts Payable
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Flexible, able to meet tight deadlines, and team oriented work ethic
Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills
Strong investigation and problem-solving skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Bi-lingual (Spanish, English strongly preferred)
U.S. Customs Broker's license
Certified Customs Specialist
Certified Export Specialist or Certified US Export Compliance Officer (CUSECO)
Some understanding of MX Customs Regulations
Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain Management
Ability to travel (domestic and international), as necessary
About American Axle & Manufacturing
As a leading global Tier 1 Automotive and Mobility Supplier, AAM (NYSE: AXL) designs, engineers and manufactures Driveline and Metal Forming technologies to support electric, hybrid and internal combustion vehicles. Headquartered in Detroit with nearly 85 facilities in 18 countries, AAM is bringing the future faster for a safer and more sustainable future. We work together to support our customers on global and regional platforms with a focus on quality, operational excellence and technology leadership.
With our global footprint, we are committed to building an equitable and inclusive culture that encourages, supports and celebrates the unique voices of our diverse workforce. We are AAM. Move with us, and join #TeamAAM.
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