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FTZ Trade Management Analyst II

UPS | Indianapolis, IN

2nd Run:

UPS is seeking an experienced and dynamic Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) Coordinator for the admission, inventory control and reconciliation, withdrawal, and payment of duties for all products admitted into and withdrawn from the Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ). Does this sound like your ideal career opportunity? If so, we want to hear from you!

The FTZ Coordinator serves as the primary point of contact for client FTZ Administrative Operations activity. He/She interprets and implements management policies and operating practices related to FTZ operations. The FTZ Coordinator operates FTZ Inventory Control and Recordkeeping Systems by managing daily inventory balances, monitoring zone admission data, and conducting a weekly estimate (import and export) process. He/She works with clients to proactively address and resolve any inventory issues, verifies inventory transactions, including but not limited to receipts, shipments and inventory adjustments, investigates and takes action on overages and shortages, and participates in cycle counts and/or physical inventory activities on a high level but continuous basis. The FTZ Coordinator initiates customs entries, export transactions, and zone-to-zone transfers for merchandise leaving the zone.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Manages weekly entry of products in accordance with the FDA Weekly Entry program requirements
  • Manages required FTZ recordkeeping retention program, ensuring all FTZ records are maintained and readily available for CBP review in accordance with the applicable recordkeeping regulations
  • Monitors planned client activity to ensure FTZ operations are within the approved scope
  • Develops, implements, and maintains internal FTZ operating procedures
  • Prepares and submits required daily, weekly, monthly, and annual documentation and forms to U.S.
  • Ensures FTZ Operations Manual is kept up to date and accurately reflects current operations and practices
  • Prepares the FTZ Annual Report summarizing all zone activity and files with zone Grantee
  • Prepares and submits annual reconciliation and annual systems review in accordance with CBP regulatory requirements
  • Oversees all client FTZ operations and provides zone-related services and guidance to internal and external clients
  • Interacts extensively with clients as well as US Customs & Border Protection
  • This position will require the candidate to attend a 4 – 6 week training class that will be held in Indianapolis

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Detail oriented with strong organization skills and ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Self-starter with ability to work under pressure while providing excellent customer service
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgment
  • Strong communication skills both written and verbal
  • Knowledge of FTZ operations, rules, and regulations – Preferred
  • Knowledge of Customs procedures and regulations – Preferred
  • Knowledge of the Harmonized Tariff System of the U.S., General Notes, and Explanatory Notes – Preferred
  • Knowledge of EZ-FTZ or Integration Point FTZ Software – Preferred
  • Bachelor’s/Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Accounting, Transportation, Logistics, International Business, Mathematics, or related business field – Preferred
  • 5 years total experience in Trade Compliance, International Transportation, Logistics, Materials Management or Inventory Control, including 2 years FTZ Operations experience – Preferred
  • Customs House Brokers License – Preferred
  • Proficient with Microsoft Access, Word, Excel, and Outlook, Windows operations systems, and Internet Explorer at an advanced level – Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

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