Customs Compliance & Logistics Analyst
Acushnet Company | Fairhaven, MA
This position provides the management of the Acushnet Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) operations to ensure Regulatory Compliance with US Customs and Border Protection (19CFR) and the Department of Commerce (15 CFR). Requires analysis of inventory inflow and outflow and the detection and reporting of anomalies. Conduct audits and follow up activities to enforce and recommend best practices policies. Responsible for decisions and analytics that ensure the flow of cargo and avoidance of penalties associated with US Customs recordkeeping requirements. Will run point on international cargo movement visibility and analysis of transit times, routings, and exceptions that impact the successful on-time delivery and land costs. The position touches various areas and group members of the Acushnet Company organization. Prepare and file FTZ admissions, US Customs entries, and daily statement. Maintain proper recordkeeping required for management of the FTZ in compliance with Regulatory Laws and the department of Commerce, operate FTZ inventory control and recordkeeping system, interact with Customs & Border Protection as necessary, routinely update and report to direct management concerning activities related to the FTZ, validate and conduct audits of transactions against documentation, make recommendations for improvements. Audit US Customs entries to preserve Acushnet Company’s level of compliance standards. Maintain records for Key Performance Indicator (KPI) reporting. Address all findings as appropriate. Audit and process all freight and broker invoices ensuring accuracy. Manage the daily tracking tools from freight forwarders, and communicate updates to internal stakeholders. Coordinate and manage exceptions with international freight providers to export merchandise from overseas in accordance with contracted terms and conditions as well as stakeholder specific instructions. Generate and analyze reporting to identify risks and opportunities with freight movement. Manage import visibility and evaluate trends to produce targeted reporting and communicate results to all impacted internal stakeholders. Provide support and analytics to Global Compliance issues. File freight claims as needed. Develop and maintain appropriate proactive relationship(s) with US Customs and our global network of vendors, carriers, freight forwarders, and brokers. This requires maintaining appropriate relations and proactive communications that will ensure compliance to latest regulations and minimize disruptions to the Supply Chain. Be proactive in learning about the latest methods in Customs Compliance and International Logistics practices. This role will ensure Acushnet establishes and maintains “best practices” in these areas.
Bachelor’s Degree required. A minimum of 3-5 years direct experience in International Logistics, US Customs Regulations, and Foreign Trade Zone experience. Licensed Customs Broker experience is a plus, but not required. Individual must be detailed oriented, have an understanding of business math and strong knowledge of Microsoft Office and be result oriented. Must be a self-starter with strong organizational and analytic skills and a team player. Knowledge of U.S. Customs Law and Supply Chain Management highly desirable. Good interpersonal skills required.
Acushnet Company offers competitive salaries commensurate with experience and a comprehensive benefit package consisting of medical & dental; 401 savings plan; tuition assistance; life & disability insurance; vacations/holidays; on site wellness facility; and generous product discounts. Visit the Acushnet Company employment website for more information.
Acushnet Company is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among others, or status as a qualified individual with a disability.
Interested candidates are encouraged to send resume/cover letter to Briana_Silva@acushnetgolf.com.