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Trade Compliance Coordinator - North America

Overview
If you want to work with forward thinking people in a fast moving, innovative environment, Axalta offers you the best market-leading career opportunities. We are a unique company. While our name is new, we are backed by a 150-year legacy of providing some of the most advanced coating technologies to customers all over the world. We rank number one or two in all of the major business segments we serve. Our longstanding commitment to progressive research is setting new standards and pointing the way to beautiful and sustainable coating solutions for tomorrow.
Responsibilities
The primary function of this role is to oversee and provide guidance in the area of customs compliance for the Axalta business. This person will be responsible for the coordination and management of the FTA program for North America as well as for maintenance of HTS classifications. This person will be the primary point of contact with our customs brokers
North America Trade Compliance Coordinator Responsibilities:1. Analyze product details including bills of materials and related information in relation to specific rules of origins of the various free trade agreements across Axalta's product portfolio.
2. Maintain current FTA qualification status of Axalta products. Communicate required changes to customers and brokers.
3. Respond to customer requests for FTA certificates including: US-Australia, US-Bahrain, US-Chile, US-Columbia, US-Israel DR-CAFTA: Includes Costa-Rica, Dominican Republic, El-Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, & NicaraguaUS-Jordan, US-Korea, US-Morocco, US-Oman, US-Panama, US-Peru, US-Singapore4. Process AALA (American Automobile Labeling Act) customer requests.
5. Determine Buy America eligibility as needed to satisfy customer requirements.
6. Respond to Customs inquiries in coordination with Axalta's Trade Compliance Leaders and business contacts.
7. Coordinate with Axalta North America CSR's, Sales, Marketing, and customers for inquiries regarding existing certificates of origin as well as requests for new certificates of origin.
8. Responsible for obtaining detailed data about materials used in manufacture and maintenance regarding the cost of materials, HTS classification and country of origin to assist in the import/export from Canada.
North America Import Responsibilities:1. Primary importer contact for customs broker to request additional information. Such as missing customs documents, invalid or incomplete documents, NAFTA certificates, etc. 2. Notify customs broker of new products and update their database accordingly.
3. Audit import entries for origin, classification, tariff treatment, value, quantity and make post entry corrections as required.
4. Maintain post entry corrections spreadsheet including status of duty refunds.
5. Maintain import statistics (such as customs duty, value of goods imported, NAFTA savings, etc.)
6. Provide assistance to non-related suppliers regarding requirements for shipping to Canada and the US.
7. Provide assistance to Axalta employees with regard to resolving import shipments held in customs.
Canadian Export:Provide training support to Axalta employees regarding documentation requirements for shipping to the US.
Qualifications
1. BA in Supply Chain Management or Business Administration
2. 2-3 years' experience in trade compliance or related field, internships will be considered as qualifying experience.
3. Strong organizational skills.
4. Ability to work independently and meet required deadlines.
5. Ability to travel between US and Canada on a regular basis
6. Fluent in Microsoft Office and working knowledge of SAP with the ability to gain expertise.
7. Strong problem solving and people skills are a must.
8. Ability to effectively and professionally work under pressure, in a team oriented environment, with frequent changes in deadlines and priorities.
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