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Role Summary: As the Lead Customs Specialist, you will provide Customs subject matter expertise while supporting the operations and/or a specific program initiative. You will be responsible to ensure processes are under full controllership and compliance.
Essential Responsibilities: Work with various cross-functional teams within the region to identify, assess and develop action plans with respect to international trade; Provide operational support of all shipments into and out of Region by interfacing with Customs agents, 3rd parties, business representatives and internal team members; Serve as central point of contact in the region for escalations and/or business inquiries; Provide analysis, planning, advice, training and problem solving services to GE businesses to support adherence to Enterprise Standards and compliance with Government Customs laws and regulations; Act as liaison to local and regional Customs officials in resolving Customs authorities inquiries and audits related to specific transactions and processes: Audit import and export transactions to ensure compliance with relevant laws and regulations and provide regular reporting of compliance metrics; Prepare and coordinate quarterly and yearly customer reports for metrics on duty, quality, savings, opportunities, risks and accomplishments; Participate on applicable GE Customs Council Communities Identify Customs risk areas and develop actionable plans and procedures to mitigate those risks;
Qualifications/Requirements: 4 year College degree from an accredited university or In country Professional Customs Certification/ Accreditation or high school diploma or equivalent with at least 6 years relevant experience 3+ years experience in Customs
Desired Characteristics: Strong Compliance mindset In country Professional Customs Certification or Accreditation Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced, demanding environment Ability to build relationships with internal and external customers Ability to communicate complex information efficiently based on audience needs Experience with driving process improvements Self starter/team player Excellent verbal and written communication skills Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
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