Tariff Classification Specialist

Job Description

Organization: Smart Infrastructure
Business Unit: Logistics
Requisition Number: 248320
Primary Location: United States-Florida-Orlando
Other Locations: United States-Georgia-Alpharetta, United States-Texas-Houston
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Entry level
Education Required Level: High School Diploma / (GED)
Travel Required: 5%

Job Description:

A Tariff Classification Specialist is a member of the HTSUS Classification team within the Siemens US Customs organization, and reports to the Regulatory Compliance Manager for US Customs. The Tariff Classification Specialist role is responsible for determining product classifications (HTSUS) for Siemens US imports and exports.

 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to the following:
• Documenting, implementing and maintaining standard processes and work instructions
• Working with Siemens US Customs peers and the business to identify opportunities to drive efficiencies
• Obtaining necessary information, applying the standard methodology, and documenting the rationale for determining the HTSUS product classification.
• Performing periodic audits of product classifications
• Compiling and reporting information relevant to product classification
• Retaining records in accordance with Customs regulations
• Ensuring conformance with applicable laws and regulations
• Providing training to peers, Siemens US Customs community and/or the business to facilitate awareness of and compliance with regulatory requirements.
• Identifying risk and actively working with the department, management, and others as necessary to develop and communicate change to: mitigate risk, improve compliance, facilitate business trade activities and harmonize process methods and standards
• Identifying, developing, communicating and actively pursuing opportunities for standardizing and streamlining processes across the US
• Consulting with the Siemens US Customs community, management, and others on an ongoing basis on complex issues and/or proposed change
• Collaborating with various team members on cross-departmental activities
• Understanding complex global transactions and applying the correct guidance to ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and the Internal Control Program

The successful candidate must have the following abilities:
• Work in a fast-paced environment
• Work with minimal guidance or direction
• Detail oriented
• Identify and implement process improvement opportunities
• Effectively manage change
• Work in multi-cultural corporate business setting
• Excellent interpersonal skills and communications
• Review / comprehend technical specifications, drawings, or other product information
• Perform research (online or otherwise) to obtain necessary product details for classification purposes
• Ability to review / comprehend technical specifications, drawings, or other product information

Required Skills / Experience:
• High School Diploma
• Minimum 2 years in international trade compliance / trade management with one year focus in Product Classification for HTSUS
• Working knowledge of SAP
• Advanced skills with MS Office products

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