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Trade Compliance Analyst

Job Number:  60424
Group:  Magna Seating
Division:  Magna Seating Novi
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Novi, MICHIGAN, US, 48375



Job Number: 60424 
Group: Magna Seating  
Division: Magna Seating Novi 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: NOVI 

Group Description

Magna is an innovative leader in the development and manufacturing of high quality complete seating systems. Our solution includes seating structures, mechanisms and hardware, as well as foam and trim products for global automotive, heavy truck and bus industries. Our capabilities include market and consumer research; full concept development; design and engineering capabilities; testing, validation and world-class manufacturing. Our award-winning seating solutions are developed from consumer research, finding the ease of operation to be comfortable, convenient and connected.


Role Summary

The Trade Compliance Analyst will have responsibility for various Customs compliance tasks to support Magna Seating facilities supported by the Customs Team.  This position will be the subject matter expert on Trade Management System (TMS) Operations and will work closely with vendors, suppliers, manufacturers, and Magna Seating divisions to obtain information required by regulations to ensure compliant and timely solicitaion of supplier FTA documention and filing of FTA responses with Magna Seating customers as part of the Trade Management process.

Key Responsibilities

•    Responsible as the process owner and manager of the Trade Management process, to obtain and provide critical information from Seating’s divisions to the TMS to ensure highest levels of compliance 
•    Interface with TMS service provider and Seating divisions to standardize procedures for TMS at division and Novi Trade Compliance Team
•    Manage TMS daily operations by coordinating Seating division data submission and retrieval
•    Maximize duty savings opportunities via application of Free Trade Agreements (e.g., USMCA, KORUS, etc.), Special Trade Programs, and HTSUS 9801/9802
•    Support Magna cross functional teams and divisions with Duty Impact Analysis to assist with sourcing decisions and landed cost calculations
•    Measure customs broker compliance with Magna’s Broker Business Rules as they relate to TMS
•    Provide operational support to Seating divisions such as, but not limited to, solicitation, classification, and qualification
•    Provide reporting and analytical support for other Compliance Team initiatives via ACE Reports and/or Ad Hoc Reports from TMS
•    Provide decision support on day-to-day basis for general compliance matters
•    Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned 
•    Supports Internal / External Audit efforts regarding ISO 9001:2015, IATF 16949 Certification for remote site location (Group Office).
•    Supports the requirements as detailed in Standard Operating Procedure 8000 (Quality Management System).
•    Ensure employees work in the manner consistent with the organizations established objectives and targets utilizing protective equipment, devices, measures, and procedures as promulgated by state and federal regulations. Establish clear goals for workplace health and safety. Complete safety talks, safety meetings, and required training occur, as defined

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or an Operations Management related field strongly preferred.



Experience/Special Knowledge/Skills
•    2 to 5+ years of experience working with U.S. & Canadian regulatory import, export, and re-export trade compliance experience. 
•    Complete understanding of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) Regulations, including knowledge of Customs Valuation and Classification under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. and Canada
•    Knowledge of Free Trade Agreements, Special Trade Programs, HTSUS 9801/9802 and documentary requirements
•    Understand country of origin and marking issues, recordkeeping requirements, and supply chain security regulations as they relate to imports.
•    Ability to travel domestically and internationally, approximately 10% of the time

Additional Information

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At Magna, we believe that a diverse workforce is critical to our success. That’s why we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We hire on the basis of experience and qualifications, and in consideration of job requirements, regardless of, in particular, color, ancestry, religion, gender, origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. Magna takes the privacy of your personal information seriously. We discourage you from sending applications via email to comply with GDPR requirements and your local Data Privacy Law.

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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