Free Trade Analyst
Location: Kalamazoo, MI
Pay: 48 an hour
Contract: 1 year
Provides direction to the division s Trade Compliance team to ensure achievement of divisional business goals and objectives through consistent oversight of all goods imported and exported on Stryker s behalf.
1. Responsible for the FTA regulatory compliance on Stryker s behalf.
2. Responsible for all auditing, metrics, savings tracking, record keeping, tariff coding and FTA certifications.
3. Works cross functionally with legal, regulatory, finance, quality, IT, R D, OEM and operations teams to achieve Stryker s mission, vision and objectives.
4. Executes department s trade compliance vision and achievements to all employees as well as senior staff on a regular basis. Communication may include, but is not limited to: business planning, business review, highlights, weekly meetings, etc. Manage international supplier/vendors, 3PL, transportation and custom brokerage providers for Stryker. BA/BS degree in business or related discipline required. Master s degree highly preferred. Must have two-five years of direct international logistics experience. Must possess excellent communication, research, analytical and negotiation skills.
Expert knowledge FTA regulations, FDA importing regulations, US Customs import/exporting regulations, export filing, USHTS coding, FDA product codes, international logistics all modes , and recordkeeping Must possess valid driver license in the state of residence. Basic skills - Time management, project management, inter-personal, reports and records, stress management, database management, customer service, Windows, advanced computer, statistics, financial systems, organization structure, and office equipment. Functional skills research, record keeping systems, organization structure protocol, inter-departmental interface, inter divisional interface and audit conduct.
Expected to handle complex or difficult situations on a daily basis. Meets cognitive demands to include visual discrimination/memory, auditory discrimination/memory reading ability, independent decision making and retention of specific knowledge.