Trade Compliance Team Leader

BDP International

Charlotte, NC, USA

Full time

Global Trade Management

Jul 25

Job Description:

About BDP International:

BDP International is a privately held, family-owned non-asset based global logistics provider with annual sales exceeding $2.1 billion USD. Founded in 1966 by Richard Bolte Sr. and based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, BDP has grown to be one of the largest logistics providers in the world. BDP employs more than 4,000 people worldwide, and operates freight logistics centers in 270 cities across the world through a global network of wholly owned offices, joint ventures and affiliates in 135 countries.

The company serves more than 4,000 customers worldwide. Clients include Bayer, Dow, DuPont, Heineken USA, Honeywell, Johnson & Johnson, Revlon, Trek Bicycle, Wacker, and others.


  • Review import shipment documentation from customer’s suppliers to identify and resolve errors and compliance issues prior to Customs entry
  • Review and manage Harmonized Tariff Schedule classifications for components and finished goods; submit database and required documentation to appropriate parties
  • Conduct monthly entry audits
  • Work directly with the customer and their suppliers to obtain information required for responses to Customs as related to CF28’s, CF29’s and Post Entry Adjustments.
  • Demonstrate continuous improvement through training, process management, implementing automated solutions and lean procedures.
  • Responds to and supports internal and external audit findings as they relate to trade and import and export classifications and accurate government filing. Determines root cause and corrective actions and coordinates implementation thereof.
  • Manage Customs broker requests to ensure timeliness and accuracy of all entries submitted to U.S. CBP
  • Assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of standard operating procedures and work instructions to support functional area of responsibility as needed
  • Collect, assess and issue free trade certificates; ensure compliance with free trade requirements
  • Manage direct reports

Job Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree is not required but highly preferred.
  • Prefer at least 2 years of experience handling import trafficking functions with a freight forwarder/broker.
  • Licensed Customs Broker preferred.
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and data management, ability to process large data sets, identify abnormalities, challenges, or areas of attention.
  • Prefer one (1) to three (3) years of experience in a customer service type environment.
  • Must be able to work in a fast paced environment.
  • Good communication, organization skills, and a strong attention to detail are required.
  • The ability to work on a team and leadership experience is strongly desired.
  • Candidate should have the ability to learn various computer programs.
  • Entry writer & break bulk experience a plus.

Please note: There is no relocation or immigration assistance associated with this opening.

Compensation based on experience. We offer a very competitive salary, full benefits, matching 401(k), tuition reimbursement, and casual dress environment.

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