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Country Trade Compliance Governance Specialist

Company: ABB LTD
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: January 20, 2023

Job Description:

Country Trade Compliance Governance Specialist

Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.

Support US Trade Compliance Officer with a focus is the oversight of compliance with all applicable customs rules, sanctions and export control regulations in accordance with regulatory requirements and ABB's Global Trade policy. Additionally, provide local business hands-on support in case of trade related issues, guidance and training in compliance improvement initiatives and the pursuit of strategic trade objectives.

This position reports to

Country Trade Compliance Officer

Your responsibilities

* Establish and maintain a Quality Culture within ABB, by assuring and controlling Quality with systems, tools and teams ensuring sustainable operations. You will assist in the implementation, maintenance and compliance of customs and trade activities, applying and implementing standards, tools and processes to ensure compliance to the US Foreign Trade Regulations.
* Delivering and participating in training programs on compliance and professional development
* GTS Super User and provide GTS training to all local users
* Random Audits and correcting Local Division import and export records.
* Confirm or correct accurate calculation and payment of duties and customs fees
* Drive efficiency and accuracy of customs transactions
* Manage central import records database
* Stakeholder Management: Support interest of business units in conducting import / export transactions.
* Ensure proper duty and other taxes and fees are assessed on all transactions.
* SME resource to business units in the area of customs and trade management
* Tactical Support: Leading by example by demonstrating Customs and Trade best practices and business ethics in day-to-day operations, contract management and negotiations
* Executing effective and transparent communication internally, externally and between different units and centers to drive cross-collaboration
* Standardizing processes and implementing routines in line with global directives
* Leads the development and deployment of policies, regulations and processes that make up the management system and are effective in meeting customer and shareholder expectations.
* Executing continuous improvement and strategy deployment and working to standardize processes and develop best practices
* Support business management to ensure that the operational approach and system of business management are continually evaluated for effectiveness
* Perform audits and ensures the use of analytics of Quality data from all parts of the business to identify risks, failures and non-conformances within the businesses. Ensure that appropriate corrective and preventive actions are taken, and solutions are managed to closure.
* Utilize requirements management, process implementation, risk management and performance measurement to ensure effective internal controls are in place to meet stakeholder requirements across the business.

Your background

* Bachelor's Degree with 7 plus years' experience in trade compliance role, specific focus on import regulations and procedures and export control compliance.
* Good knowledge of Customs and BIS regulations and procedures
* Ability to perform with a complex range of businesses and tasks.
* A Bachelor's Degree or relevant experience: Licensed Customs Broker preferred with 10 plus years of experience in Customs and Trade, internal control, audit, or related areas
* Demonstrated experience working with enterprise resource planning and standard operating procedures
* Ability to multitask and drive large project to closure
* Sound working knowledge of ERP systems preferably SAP, knowledge of Microsoft Platforms
* A collaborative, solution-focused approach and strong written and spoken communication skills
* Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the US


* Retirement plan
* Life insurance
* Disability insurance
* Healthcare plan
* Wellbeing program

More about us

ABB Smart Power is a global technology leader, with products and solutions that make power supplies smart, connected and protected. Its intelligent products and solutions make power more competitive by improving the energy efficiency, productivity and reliability of almost any operation. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.#LI-Hybrid

Keywords: ABB LTD, Fort Smith , Country Trade Compliance Governance Specialist, Other , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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