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US Customs Regulatory Support Specialist

Orlando, Florida
Legal & Compliance

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Controlling and Finance
Business Unit: Accounting, Reporting and Controlling
Requisition Number: 241153
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%

Job Description:


The Siemens U.S. Customs Regulatory Team supports Siemens businesses in all customs related matters, ensuring full compliance with applicable customs regulations and internal requirements in an optimal and efficient manner. The Customs regulatory team provides regulatory guidance and support to businesses and internal customers, utilizes automated data driven applications and systems to capitalize on duty saving programs and brings awareness to possible risks of non-compliance.
This position reports to the manager of U.S. Customs Regulatory Support. Will consider a work location near a major Siemens office. 

Primary Responsibilities Include:
• Implements standards of US Import Compliance per Siemens Internal Control Program requirements.
• Develop, implement and enforces guidelines, solutions and plans in order to optimize processes in his/her area of responsibility.
• Collaborates with the U.S. Customs Governance team in external and internal audits by Siemens, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and other gov’t agencies. Conduct and monitor Security Risk Assessments.
• Develops and provides training to peers, colleagues, stakeholders and the businesses, as necessary.
• Responsibilities may include the implementation of Customs related processes within the Business ERP system
• Subject matter expertise on US Free Trade Agreements (FTA) and other US Preferential Trade Programs.
• Identifies FTA opportunities based on knowledge of the product and the regulations, which may include support the U.S. Governance team with binding ruling requests, further investigation of the materials, dialogue with the business community or other.
• Drives efficiencies in the annual Siemens supplier Preference Certificate Solicitation process either manually or using the GTM tool.
• Ensure Company’s compliance with U.S. laws governing import, export and trade agreement activities. Monitor usage of Special Provisions (Duty Drawback, Foreign Trade Zones, Free Trade Agreements).
• Work closely and respond, as appropriate, to questions from business stakeholders regarding trade compliance matters.
• Identify, capture, collect, monitor key metrics (KPI’s) for development of business strategies and presentation to management.
• Influence business practices to implement and utilize automated solutions.
• Support implementation of trade compliance applications and solutions for medium-large sized entity.
• Collaborate with various stakeholders (business segment management, department leadership, members of the Customs Team) on cross department activities promoting process optimization.

Required Skills:
• BS Degree or equivalent of education and experience in related field will be considered.
• Minimum of 5-8 years of Customs Regulation experience.
• Licensed Customs House Broker is a plus.
• Ability to review engineering documentation (e.g. drawings) and understand bills of material.
• Hands-on Experience with ERPs and compliance management software, preferably SAP.
• Proficient in utilizing excel to analyze data and streamline processes.
• Project skills; including analytics, implementation strategies, metric measurement and continuous monitoring expectations and deliverables.
• Ability to work independently.
• Conceptual and practical expertise in US Customs Valuation issues.
• Strong written and verbal communication / interpersonal skills.
• Presentation skills.

You must be able to demonstrate competency in the following areas:
• In depth knowledge of 19 CFR and US HTS.
• Ability to understand and apply FTA General Notes and Rules of Origin.

Siemens AG (Berlin and Munich) is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 170 years. The company is active around the globe, focusing on the areas of power generation and distribution, intelligent infrastructure for buildings and distributed energy systems, and automation and digitalization in the process and manufacturing industries. Through the separately managed company Siemens Mobility, a leading supplier of smart mobility solutions for rail and road transport, Siemens is shaping the world market for passenger and freight services. Due to its majority stakes in the publicly listed companies Siemens Healthineers AG and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Siemens is also a world-leading supplier of medical technology and digital healthcare services as well as environmentally friendly solutions for onshore and offshore wind power generation. In fiscal 2018, which ended on September 30, 2018, Siemens generated revenue of €83.0 billion and net income of €6.1 billion. At the end of September 2018, the company had around 379,000 employees worldwide. Further information is available on the Internet at

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