Open Position

Foreign-Trade Zone Administrator

Forever 21 | Los Angeles, CA

Full-Time (Permanent Position)

This position is responsible for the daily administration of the Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) program at Forever 21. The scope of the position will focus on daily FTZ processing, audits, and accurate reporting to US Customs & Border Protection (CBP).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Administration of day-to-today operations of the FTZ
  • Prepare and submit all required weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual documentation and forms to CBP on a timely basis
  • Prepare and submit all daily FTZ admissions (CF214)
  • Prepare the FTZ Board Annual Report summarizing all zone activity and file with zone Grantee
  • Develop, implement, and maintain internal FTZ operating instructions and processes
  • Oversee and/or operate FTZ inventory control and record-keeping systems by managing daily inventory balances, monitoring zone admission data, and conducting weekly estimates
  • Monitor and validate foreign vs domestic receipts into the Zone
  • Provide general oversight for entry and export of merchandise from Zone as well as maintain an audit trail for Zone merchandise from admission to shipment
  • Ensure that all FTZ records are maintained and readily retrievable in accordance with the applicable record-keeping regulations
  • Proactively address and resolve any inventory issues
  • Facilitate quarterly HMF payments
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Job Requirements, Knowledge, Skills, and Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a 4 year college or university
  • 3 – 5 years’ experience in Foreign Trade Zone, Customs Brokerage, Imports, or Supply Chain Management
  • Experience administering a Foreign Trade Zone
  • Strong practical knowledge of the US Foreign Trade Zones program including compliance and best practices.
  • Working knowledge of inventory control systems, warehousing and logistics activities including knowledge of logistics and Customs terminology
  • Integration Point FTZ software experience preferred
  • Must have effective communication, organization, interpersonal and team building skills.
  • Must be able to thrive in a fast-paced dynamic retail environment
  • Proficiency in all Microsoft Office programs (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Must pass US Customs background check

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