Mgr, Customs Compliance in Hoffman Estates, IL at Sears Holdings Corporation

Date Posted: 6/25/2019

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    3333 Beverly Road
    Hoffman Estates, IL
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Job Description

Req/Job ID: 978715BR
Employing Entity: Transform Innovel Solutions LLC
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Supply Chain Management
Store ID: 58491: Sears Holdings Management Corp

This position ensures that Sears Holdings’ imported product complies with U.S. Customs and other federal agency regulations and requirements.

Identify opportunities to elevate Sears Holdings’ reputation in the industry as a leader in the importing community. Maintain a high level of integrity for SHC.

Provide guidance to buying organization on import opportunities to reduce cycle time, costs, and processes, challenging the status quo.

Job Requirements

* Provide directional information to the Imports team to ensure SHC maintains a high level of compliance, acceptable to U. S. Customs.
* Manage positive resolution between our customs import broker(s) and U.S. Customs taking control of situations that negatively impact the distribution of SHC imported merchandise.
* Identify opportunities to educate the buying teams on governmental programs that positively or negatively impact cost/sell and expediting cargo. Provide continuous education to import and buying staffs on changes to governmental law and regulation.
* Maintain relationship between SHC and U.S. Customs at the national and port levels to ensure SHC remains current on regulations that impact our imported products.
* Maintain relationship between SHC and our customhouse broker(s) to ensure the brokers' systems and procedures result in the SHC imported products and their supportive documentation are compliant with U.S. Customs and other federal agency requirements.
* Maintain relationship between SHC and other federal agencies whose regulations and policies impact imported products to ensure SHC best interests are represented when said regulations and policies are being proposed, drafted and implemented. These relationships are maintained directly with each agency as well as through trade associations.
* In-depth knowledge of Customs rules and regulations. Broad knowledge of other government agencies requirements and can apply laws to SHC import product.
* Demonstrate competence in the import process and how it relates to the SHC businesses. Demonstrate broad business sense and skills relevant within SHC, the importing community, and service providers.
* Strong organizational and project management skills. Demonstrate the ability to manage several tasks simultaneously.