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Senior Customs Compliance Analyst

Job Number:  66278
Group:  Magna Powertrain
Division:  GO Troy
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Troy, MICHIGAN, US, 48083

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Job Number: 66278 
Group: Magna Powertrain  
Division: GO Troy 
Job Type: Permanent/Regular 
Location: TROY 


Group Introduction


Advancing mobility. Making automotive technology that is smarter, cleaner, and safer, while still fun to drive. And making it for everyone. That’s what we’re passionate about at Magna Powertrain. We do it by creating world-class powertrain solutions for conventional, hybrid, and pure electric vehicles. We’re making electrification more than a buzzword, we’re bringing it to the road. Innovation is what drives us and we drive innovation. Dream big and create the future of mobility at Magna Powertrain.


Mission of the Position

The Customs Compliance Analyst will have responsibility for various Customs Compliance tasks to support the MPT facilities supported by the MPT Customs Team.  This position will be the Subject Matter Expert on classification activities for parts (e.g., HTS and Schedule B) and will work closely with vendors, suppliers and manufacturers to obtain information necessary to make classification determinations.  

Key Responsibilities

•    Responsible for determining daily classifications for parts (e.g., HTS and Schedule B)
•    Analyzing HTS and control data across country regulations to identify country specific HTS and ECCN discrepancies and change management.
•    Supporting all global auditing of import and export/re-export transactions for the following as applicable:  Adherence to procedures; proper documentation, classification, valuation, country of origin; assists; price reconciliation processes; licensing; Free Trade Agreement qualification; record keeping; marking and labelling; statistical reporting; etc.
•    Identifying compliance gaps to established procedures in the classification of Magna Powertrain and Magna Electronics products and qualification of those products under any of the free trade agreements as well as in the business processes.
•    Provide decision support on day-to-day compliance matters.
•    Provide reporting and analytical support for other Compliance team initiatives, as necessary.
•    Process Mapping and Maintaining of departmental procedures.
•    Additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.

Magna Standards


  • Practice and maintain integrity while following Magna’s Charter and Constitution.
  • Follow Magna’s Code of Conduct and Ethics and related compliance policies.
  • Supports and adheres to policies, procedures, and operational guidelines related to established quality management system (IATF 16949).
  • Drive the development of new technologies to improve quality, efficiency and reduce cost.
  • Comply with safety policies and procedures to ensure duties of self are performed in a safe manner.
  • Health & Safety responsibilities:
    •      Understand applicable Environmental, Health & Safety policies and procedures in the workplace.
    •      Report unsafe conditions immediately.
    •      Report injuries, accidents, illnesses, near misses, property damage immediately.
    •      Follow safety rules.
    •      Comply with requirements for the use or operation of machines or equipment.
    •      Comply with Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) requirements.
  • Create a positive work environment by demonstrating and sharing functional/technical knowledge.
  • Develop and maintain a responsive and cooperative working relationship with internal and external customers.
  • Treat everyone with dignity, trust and respect.
  • Complete additional duties and responsibilities as assigned.


The above is intended to describe the general content of and the requirements for the performance of this position. It is not to be construed as an exhaustive statement of duties, responsibilities, or requirements.

Customers and Business Interfaces


  • Internal Purchasing and Logistics teams
  • Magna Purchasing and Logistics teams
  • External customers and suppliers


The above is intended to describe the key internal/external customer or supplier groups of this position.

Requirements and Qualifications

•    Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, or an Operations Management related field strongly preferred.
•    Customs Broker License and/or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) designation preferred.
•    5 to 7 years of related work experience.
•    U.S. & Canadian regulatory import, export, and re-export trade compliance experience. 
•    Complete understanding of U.S. CBP and CBSA Regulations, including knowledge of Customs valuation and classification under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the U.S. & Canada
•    Understand country of origin and marking issues, record keeping requirements, and supply chain security regulations as they relate to imports.

Work Environment

Ability to travel domestically and internationally, approximately 10% of the time.

While working in this environment, the employee will be exposed to machinery, moving equipment and material, moderate noise, airborne particles, fumes, and various levels of temperature created by manufacturing processes.

Awareness. Unity. Empowerment.


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: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

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