Customs & Foreign Trade Manager
At BASF, we createchemistry through the power of connected minds. By balancing economic successwith environmental protection and social responsibility, we are building a moresustainable future through chemistry. As the world?s leading chemical company,we help our customers in nearly every industry meet the current and futureneeds of society through science and innovation. We provide a challenging and rewardingwork environment with a strong emphasis on process safety, as well as thesafety of our employees and the communities we operate in,and arealways working to form the best team?especially from within, through anemphasis on lifelong learning and development. And we are constantly striving to becomean even better place to work. BASF has been recognized by Forbes Magazine asone of America?s Best Employers in 2017. Come join us on our journey to createsolutions for a sustainable future Customs & Foreign Trade Manager (1901072)? Beachwood, OH Where the Chemistry Happens We are seeking a professional like you to beresponsible for our Customs & Foreign Trade Operations. Manage the AES exportdeclarations to ensure compliance for all export shipments. Help reduce costs, lookfor continuous improvement ideas to increase the duty avoidance figures for BASFglobally. Maximize FTA opportunitieswithin the current FTA framework while also proactively managing the new FTA?sthat are introduced by the US Government. Also, maintain knowledge and awareness of the associated regulations; aswell as work closely with BASF Corp. to ensure the continued success of theprogram. Import Broker Management is also key to the flow of business.Oversight of brokers and monitoring of import activity and changing regulationsis essential to the role. Additionally, integration of new businesses to ourimport process is required as necessary.Formula for Success
Complete AES Export Declarations and submit mandatory information to U.S. Customs, U.S. Census Bureau, DEA, or any other PGA agency as required Review Export Declarations daily to ensure data sent to government agencies is accurateCommunication and solicitation of data from Export Managers and BASF Service Providers Responding to CBP and U.S. Census Bureau requestsResponsible for updating and the maintenance of data in SAPRelease Trade Control Blocks for Export OrdersConduct analysis of all products subject to the Free Trade Agreements (FTA) to which the U.S. and Canada are parties and prepare and maintain data and documentation required by these FTAsSolicitation of data and documentation, such as FTA certificates and long-term supplier agreements, from BASF suppliersAssist with additional duty management opportunities for the Customs and Foreign Trade Operations organizationCommunicate with service providers, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)/Treasury, and internal business partners to ensure timely and complete reconciliationsServe as Proof of Service Provider of invoices for Customs & Foreign Trade activities to verify relevance of activities billedCommunicate with businesses to drive forward the duty drawback program to maximize BASF eligible benefitsEngage with duty drawback consultant and participate in meetings as neededCustoms Duty payment / reconciliation (including additional duty payment)Record Retention activities / coordination of the relevant processesCreate Your Own Chemistry: What We Offer You
Adding value to our customers begins with adding value to you. You@BASF is the suite of benefits, perks, programs and unique opportunities we offer to support you?the whole you?in all stages of your life and career. With you@BASF, you create your own chemistry.
The total rewards that you receive as a BASF employee go way beyond a paycheck. From competitive health and insurance plans, to robust retirement benefits that include company-matching contributions, to making sure you never stop learning, we believe investing in you is investing in our success. Working for a large, global organization, you?ll have a chance to grow professionally and personally, expand your network and build a rewarding and dynamic career.
BASF provides interesting and challenging learning and development opportunities to help you make the most of your talents and your job.