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Senior Manager Foreign Trade Operations

Location: Tualatin,OR or Livermore, CA
Salary: $150,000+
Job Type: Direct Hire

Job Duties:

  • Manage daily operational issues for import and export shipping, documentation, processes and corrective actions. Heavy focus on root cause corrective actions
  • Responsible for FTZ operational and compliance performance including bonded shipping, bonded receiving, inventory control.
  • Write work instructions and procedures related to bonded process, export controls AES filings and licensable goods.
  • Work with the company's oversees depots for Customs brokerage, shipping document format and content
  • Manage changes and corrections to logistics outputs in SAP
  • Manage IT compliance related break fixes and improvements
  • Duty and related costs management, mitigation and forecasting


  • 10 + years’ experience with import and export compliance
  • Regulatory knowledge of, and operational experience working with:
  • Import customs Brokerage
  • Import customs regulations relating to value, Country of origin, classification,
  • Bonded operations and Foreign Trade Zones
  • Export shipping, export controls and reporting, AES filing, licensable products, commercial invoice structure and content, ECCN classification, strong working knowledge of international freight operational norms, air, ground, ocean bills of lading and related documentation and freight requirements
  • Other areas of customs regulatory requirements and programs including: bonded operations, drawback, FTA' s, C-TPAT, broker management,
  • Strong customs and international trade background and the ability to function at a management level.
  • Customs broker license preferable
  • Able to demonstrate skills, speed and efficiency with Excel
  • Concise and clear writing skills
  • Excellent communicator with hands on training experience
  • SAP experience beneficial
  • Available to be on call for evening operational issues
  • International Travel: 20%

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