Senior Manager of Global Trade Services

Job Description
HAEMONETICS, THE Blood Management Company is a global leader engaged in the design, manufacture and worldwide sales and marketing of blood management solutions. Recognized as the innovator in blood technologies, our mission is to create innovative products, design information technology platforms and to provide consulting services to advance the safety, quality and availability of the world’s blood supply.

Senior Manager of Global Trade Services

The Senior Manager, Global Trade Services is responsible to lead and manage Haemonetics’ Global Trade Compliance Program. The individual will manage multiple programs, processes, policies and procedures to ensure compliance with US Export and Import Regulations as outlined by The US Departments of Commerce (EAR) and State (ITAR) regulations, Customs and Border Protection, Department of Treasury, Office of Foreign Asset Control and any other special trade programs/exporting regulatory agencies as required both domestically and internationally. The individual will make enhancements to our continuous training program and provide consultation and regulatory support to all business units. The individual will be responsible for Haemonetics broker contracts and auditing of all payables and negotiated rates as it pertains to customs clearance AES and ISF filings.

Working with Director of Supply Chain Management, determine the strategic direction of the Trade Compliance function ensuring that the function effectively supports the demands of the business and compliance requirements.

Establish functional strategies and manages all activities and personnel related to the Haemonetics Global Trade Compliance program.

Assign personnel to appropriate tasks and duties. Supervises personnel to ensure tasks and duties are completed successfully.

Ensure all personnel are properly trained and qualified. Monitor personnel performance and ensures all training is completed on-time. Conduct performance appraisals and create development plans for all personnel.

Lead the development of a global import/export control infrastructure consisting of operational processes, export licensing, export/import classifications; all deemed export compliance, export documentation, export/import violation and disclosure processes.

Create corporate Global Trade Compliance policies in accordance with regulations, Haemonetics policy and standard business practices.

Enhance and maintain documented Export Management System in accordance with the US Department of Commerce BIS.

Establish with legal determination of export licensing requirements, export commodity code classification (ECCN) and deemed export compliance.

Meet all service requirements. Work cross functionally to investigate service failures and develop appropriate CAPA’s and ensure implementation of corrective/preventative actions.

Lead C-TPAT certification program.

Proactively engage and advise global partners to determine correct customs classification (HTS), site use of duty free programs, i.e., NAFTA, broker management, Foreign Zone.

Create compliance monitoring systems (compliance scorecard) to proactively identify areas of compliance vulnerability and risk. Conduct periodic reviews and utilize risk evaluation techniques to monitor compliance.

Identify compliance problem areas; work cross-functionally and globally to develop/implement corrective action plans for resolution of problematic issues. Coordinate with local leadership, institute standard desk procedures, and provide guidance on how to avoid similar situations in the future.

Facilitate training of local & regional personnel to desk level procedures for import and export.

Collaborate closely with programs and business development to anticipate the need for export and import licenses to ensure they are obtained in a timely manner.

Communicate across all business units, foreign subsidiaries and counterparts, suppliers and customers, the policies and procedures to ensure compliance with all border crossing regulations.

Attend all training, conferences and readings to stay current on all trade compliance and ethical governance advances/challenges on a regular basis to ensure knowledge of the aspects, which contribute to full compliance. Monitor regulatory changes and any impact to Haemonetics.

Interpret trade and compliance policy and provide regulatory guidance relative to export compliance procedures and documentation, (including ITAR and EAR classification and jurisdiction), business processes, licensing and administration, denied party, recordkeeping, and administration and training based on personal expertise; has the authority to invite subject matter experts to support issue resolution if necessary.

Develop global best business practice process controls and implement trade compliance systems and automation. Ensure the integrity and effectiveness of the trade control infrastructure covering operational processes, export licensing/classification, trade documentation, and trade identification/disclosures for both export and customs.

Lead the investigations of all export, customs, import and other regulatory trade compliance investigations.

Act as primary liaison and develop positive relationships between Haemonetics and the appropriate government officials and to support our trade compliance programs.

Develop corporate compliance strategies designed to minimize risk while maximizing revenue opportunity.

Accountability: Interacts with personnel at all levels across a globally matrixed organization, including communication with offshore subsidiaries, management, external resources and legal department.

Demonstrates Haemonetics Quality Culture and ensures compliance with all applicable SOP’s and Work Instructions. Participates in the development of SOP’s and Work Instructions that impact Distribution and Logistics.

Participates or leads other Distribution & Logistics projects as assigned.

Education and Experience Required:

Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s Degree preferred.

7+ years experience in a global business environment with management experience.

Experience developing and implementing global Customs Trade Compliance infrastructures and compliance strategies.

Licensed Customs House Broker required.

Ability to make independent export-import related judgments and decisions.

Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships and influence others across a globally matrixed organization.

Strong interpersonal skills, and good verbal, written and presentation skills required.

Experience required in practical interpretation of International Trade Compliance, including US Customs & Border Protection regulations, US Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Treasury sanction programs and the Bureau of Census, Foreign Trades Statistics Regulations (FTSR).

Strong working knowledge of the US export regulations (licensing, classification HTS, ECCN).

Strong knowledge of global import/export regulations.

Proficient with computer applications and data analysis programs. Previous experience with Oracle preferred.

Haemonetics Corporation is an equal employment opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any applicant because of race, creed, color, age, national origin, ancestry, religion, gender, sexual orientation, disability, genetic information, veteran status, military status, application for military service or any other class protected by state or federal law.


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