Customs & Foreign Trade Manager-2000225 We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, age, citizenship, color, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, disability status, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
In 2016, BASF formed a global business unit to combine all of its pigment's activities. With sales of about EUR1 billion and 2,600 employees globally, BASF Colors & Effects holds a leading position in the pigments market, offering the broadest portfolio of products and technology. The strategic focus on pigments will strengthen as Colors & Effects plans to integrate into the DIC Group in 2020. Colors & Effects fully concentrates on the pigments business and its customers to achieve its goals of growth and cash generation. Based on their chemical expertise in the coatings, plastics, printing, cosmetics and agriculture markets, Colors & Effects experts offer consultative solutions. Fueled by entrepreneurial spirit, they enable innovation and growth. For our customers and our company: We live colors. We boost effects. For more information about Colors & Effects, visit www.colors-effects.basf.com .
What You'll Be Doing - Coordinate & supervise the compliance of international regulatory law to assure business continuity of BASF Colors & Effects, in terms of Foreign Trade Operations.
Lead the C-TPAT, Partner in Protection, and Authorize Economic Operator programs for the region to guarantee BASF Position as a reliable partner for al Clients & maintain the customs advantages as a Certified company upon authorities.
Manage Regional KPI's (Duty Savings, Customs Paid, Orders Blocking & Brokerage Spend) to guarantee a First-Class Service to our BU's, providing Speed upon delivery & efficient costs, reflected in a positive Customer Experience.
Coordinate Regional Broker Management including audits, compliance revisions & Cost Analysis, to guarantee alignment to Global Strategic Footprint.
Administrates Regional Coordination for Internal Control Systems & Audits, to guarantee fulfillment of BASF Regional standards & implement best practices.
Leads Regional Strategical Projects for North America customs organization, and customize the implementation in the countries involved.
Negotiate & deliver solutions to any compliance risk of Regulatory Law in the region, to guarantee business continuity.
Complete AES Export Declarations and submit mandatory information to U.S. Customs, U.S. Census Bureau, DEA, or any other PGA agency as required.
Review Export Declarations daily to ensure data sent to government agencies is accurate.
Responding to CBP and U.S. Census Bureau requests.
Responsible for updating and the maintenance of data in SAP.
Review and assign ECCN classification to export shipments.
Apply for any export license if necessary.
Review all shipments for Sanction Party Listings.
Receive and Review End Use Declarations if necessary.
Conduct analysis of all products subject to the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) to which the U.S. and Canada are parties and prepare and maintain data and documentation required by these FTAs.
Solicitation of data and documentation, such as FTA certificates and long-term supplier agreements, from BASF suppliers.
Assist with additional duty management opportunities for the Customs and Foreign Trade Operations organization.
Communicate with service providers, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
(CBP)/Treasury, and internal business partners to ensure timely and complete reconciliations.
Serve as Proof of Service Provider of invoices for Customs & Foreign Trade activities to verify relevance of activities billed.
Conduct tariff analysis and classification for import and export materials .
Coloring Your World: What We Offer You ...
We not only provide value to our customers, but to you as well. Through you@BASF, our total offer, you can discover and take advantage of the benefits, perks and other opportunities that best suit you and your family's needs, no matter where you are in your career.
The "Total Rewards" that you receive as an employee of Colors & Effects goes way beyond a paycheck. In addition to your base salary and incentive program, you receive a competitive array of health and insurance benefit choices that typically represent a significant portion of your overall compensation. You also have retirement benefits that include competitive company-matching contributions to help you save for the retirement you've been dreaming of, and much more.
Finally, we know that life is about more than work, which is why we offer flexible work options that can be designed in partnership with your manager to meet the needs of the business and your personal needs.
Come join us on our journey to create solutions for a sustainable future!
Qualifications - BASF recognizes institutions of Higher Education which are accredited by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation or equivalent
Shine With Colors & Effects! Do You Have What It Takes?
5-10 years' experience in a related role
Bachelor's Degree in Business or related field
International Customs Regulations
Sr Audit Skills
Do you have a US Customs Brokers License? That is a plus!
Primary Location: US-MI-Southfield
Function: LOSC - Logistics, Supply Chain & Customer Service
Job Type: Standard
Shift: Day Job
Organization: G-EDP/GXN-Customer Service Management NA-63023176
At BASF, we create chemistry – and have been doing so for 150 years. Our portfolio ranges from chemicals, plastics, performance products and crop protection products to oil and gas. As the world’s leading chemical company, we combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Through science and innovation, we enable our customers in nearly every industry to meet the current and future needs of society. Our products and solutions contribute to conserving resources, ensuring nutrition and improving quality of life. We have summed up this contribution in our corporate purpose: We create chemistry for a sustainable future.