Dir, Logistics & Customs Compliance

Chico's FAS

Fort Myers, FL, USA

Full time

Customs and Trade Compliance


Sep 5

With approximately 1,300 boutiques and outlets throughout the U.S., as well as an online presence for each of our brands, it takes sophisticated technology, resources and infrastructure to ensure the continued success of our businesses. From finance and accounting to technology and merchandising careers, we have diverse opportunities available for talented professionals to join our team of nearly 16,000 associates who share our commitment to excellence.


The position is responsible for developing and executing strategy for the Global Logistics/Trade as a part of our Global Supply Chain, which includes inbound freight to the DC (both import and domestic), Customs Clearance, Trade Compliance, Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) and Outbound Freight from the DC to stores and digital customers. Creates, directs, and executes Logistics strategies that will improve the supply chain and support company growth. This role must also partner with leadership to understand risks and develop risk mitigation strategies for all Global Logistics and Trade.



  • Provides overall direction for company’s Global Logistics and Trade function.
  • Develops supply chain strategies to complement corporate goals and objectives.
  • Identifies strategic improvement opportunities by benchmarking competitor’s operations and strategies to bring savings to the bottom line. This may include conducting sensitivity analyses.
  • Ensures that incentives are met, creates budgets and tracks actual expenses, and builds critical links with key resources. Manages multiple budgets.
  • Drives Drawback program with 3rd party and partners with each vendor for contract negations and data handovers.
  • Drives software initiatives that provide supply chain visibility.
  • Manages relationships with key support vendors to ensure optimum logistics strategies are successfully executed (ocean, air, TL, intermodal, parcel, dray, trans loader).
  • Negotiates key contracts and manage third-party partnerships to minimize expense and receive world class service.
  • Manages customs clearances at Ports of Entry. Ensures compliance requirements are met.
  • Ensures support of, and compliance with, corporate C-TPAT initiatives and Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) through our KPMG partners.
  • Directs customs compliance strategy and operations.
  • Partners closely with Asia Logistics team and provides additional direction.
  • Drives and manages the change associated with organizational growth.
  • Values individuality and the diverse talents of their team. Leads the team by communicating expectations, providing guidance, delivering feedback, and empowering the team to be their best.



  • BA-BS degree is required, in a related field
  • Must be a Licensed US Customs Broker preferred
  • 8+ years of experience in domestic and international freight movement and Customs compliance
  • Ability to track record that demonstrates continuous process of improved customer service and cost control
  • Experience in RFP development and contract negotiations
  • Proven track record of leadership in a dynamic environment
  • Proficient PC skills 


Chico’s FAS, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, lactation, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, military service, veteran status, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

Other details

  • Job Family
  • 1 - Director
  • Job Function
  • LOG - Logistics
  • Pay Type
  • Salary

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