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Corporate - Import/Export Compliance Manager

Luxottica Group SpA

Luxottica Group SpA

Legal
Rhode Island, USA · Providence, RI, USA
Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023

Corporate - Import/Export Compliance Manager

Date:  Aug 25, 2023
Brand:  Essilor and Subsidiaries
Location: 

Providence, RI, US, 2903

Requisition ID: 813929 
Position: Import/Export Compliance Manager

At FGX International, we are a leading global designer and marketer of non-prescription reading glasses and sunglasses. Our groundbreaking products help correct, protect and frame the beauty of one of our most precious sensory organs – our eyes. Featuring Foster Grant®, our premiere eyewear brand with over 90 years of heritage, our company continues to design stylish yet affordable eyewear for consumers around the world.When you join FGX, you get to bring your vision every day.

 

FGX International is part of EssilorLuxottica, a global leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of ophthalmic lenses, frames and sunglasses.

GENERAL FUNCTION

The import/export compliance manager will support the FGX business to ensure all import/export transactions are executed accurately and efficiently. The role will also be responsible for creating and maintaining current and new customs processes and procedures for FGX (IE. Computed value recons, Duty drawback, etc)

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for Pre-entry audit of a statistically significant sampling of initial imports, resolution, and recording of all post-summary corrections, logging import audits, and managing corrective actions with the filer(s). 
  • Support the Importer computed value reconciliation, using knowledge and experience with regulatory laws and best practices. 
  • Support the recordkeeping, audit and filings for the company drawback program, using knowledge and experience within the regulatory laws and best practices. 
  • Review, research, and prepare internal data/reporting 
  • Analyze China 301 Tariff ACE data, broker reporting, import packets, and internal data/reporting to support customer and supplier duty drawback programs.
  • Work exception reporting, research and resolve mis-matches in broker data to the FGX ERP system and determine root cause/corrective action.
  • Work cross-functionally to develop/implement systems and process improvements to duty claims, expedite claim filing and improve internal business unit experience. (timing desired one per month or once per quarter? currently weekly)
  • Manage the development of internal training related to duty drawback and reconciliation programs including playbooks and procedures.
  • Monitor, record, analyze and report on activities, trends, results and recommendations related to import/export activities specifically related to China 301 Tariff.
  • Maintain duty drawback and reconciliation procedures and create process and procedure improvements where required improvements are identified.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4 year degree and 4 years of experience in Import/Export Compliance or Customs Brokerage/Freight Forwarding
  • Duty drawback experience required; preferred knowledge of drawback in ACE 
  • Ability to retrieve, manipulate and present large sets of data
  • Experience working with small parcel, ocean and air freight brokers and carriers
  • Strong project management and multitasking skills with adherence to deadlines
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a cross functional team environment
  • Ability to independently manage large projects with limited management oversight
  • Experience working with (FGX systems)
  • Experience in import and export rules and regulations
  • Licensed Customs Broker a plus

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • 4 year degree and 4 years of experience in Import/Export Compliance or Customs Brokerage/Freight Forwarding
  • Duty drawback experience required; preferred knowledge of drawback in ACE 
  • Entry Reconciliation experience required 
  • Exceptional data analytic and excel skills
  • Ability to retrieve, manipulate and present large sets of data
  • Experience working with small parcel, ocean and air freight brokers and carriers
  • Strong project management and multitasking skills with adherence to deadlines
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a cross functional team environment
  • Ability to independently manage large projects with limited management oversight
  • Experience working with (FGX systems)
  • Experience in import and export rules and regulations
  • Licensed Customs Broker a plus

 

Employee pay is determined by multiple factors, including geography, experience, qualifications, skills and local minimum wage requirements. In addition, you may also be offered a competitive bonus and/or commission plan, which complements a first-class total rewards package Benefits/Incentive Information including health benefits, PTO, 401K, paid family leave, tuition reimbursement, and eyewear discounts.

 

Upon request and consistent with applicable laws, EssilorLuxottica will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities who need assistance in the application and hiring process.  To request a reasonable accommodation, please call the Luxottica Ethics Compliance Hotline at 1-888-887-3348 (be sure to provide your name and contact information so that we may follow up in a timely manner) or email HRCompliance@luxotticaretail.com.

 

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, gender, national origin, social origin, social condition, being perceived as a victim of domestic violence, sexual aggression or stalking, religion, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, citizenship, ancestry, veteran or military status, marital status, pregnancy (including unlawful discrimination on the basis of a legally protected pregnancy or maternity leave), genetic information or any other characteristics protected by law.  Native Americans receive preference in accordance with Tribal Law.


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