Compliance Manager

FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc.

Mesa, AZ

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Overview

Who We Are

 

FUJIFILM Electronic Materials, U.S.A., Inc., is a global leader in chemical solutions which enable the semiconductor industry and the digital universe. We have an exciting opportunity at our Mesa, Arizona facility for a Compliance Manager!  

 

With state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities in the U.S., Europe, Taiwan, China, Korea and Japan, local sales offices throughout the world and on-site applications support, FUJIFILM Electronic Materials supplies the world's top tier semiconductor manufacturers with a broad array of products and services used throughout the semiconductor manufacturing process. 

 

The Role

 

This role plays a vital role in the organization by ensuring that products and raw materials shipped and received (both domestic and international) comply with U.S. and international trade regulations. They will be responsible for ensuring current business practice adheres to domestic and foreign trade laws and regulations and assures the day-to-day operations of the business are meeting FUJIFILM and global trade compliance requirements. This includes training, guidance, documentation, and auditing support.

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Key responsibilities for this role include:

 

  • Execute as a key resource in providing functional knowledge, support, and solutions for the integrity of global operations and resolution of trade compliance and related import/export and transportation issues across the enterprise.
  • Create and implement internal policies and procedures that ensure company-wide compliance with U.S. and international customs regulations, shipping requirements, and trade laws, and which define responsibility and accountability for completion of activities and support of operational processes.
  • Manage and/or support investigations, audits and assessments to ensure adherence to policies, procedures, and compliance of all activities and transactions with applicable import and export laws, regulations, and recordkeeping requirements. Perform root cause analysis on deficiencies, and manage the development and implementation of resulting corrective action plans.
  • Stay current on import and export regulations and other applicable governmental initiatives and activities that impact global business operations.
  • Implement necessary changes to company trade compliance practices in conformity to import/export regulatory information and requirements.
  • Serve as subject matter expert for the implementation and adherence to import/export regulations, and provide support to the business with respect to a variety of trade compliance issues.
  • Drive continuous improvement, best practices, and standardization through the understanding of global trade regulations, international supply chain, and customs documentation.
  • Writing an export compliance manual and drafting procedures.
  • Ensuring compliance and efficiency for international operations through established processes and procedures.
  • Develop a strategy for a robust global trade compliance program, ensuring ownership for every aspect of the compliance policy and process
  • Train all applicable departments and global sites on internal procedures and latest trade compliance standards.
  • Lead objective setting, measurement, reporting, organizational development and process improvement in all areas of responsibility.
  • Serve as a liaison to executive and senior management regarding customs questions, direction, and strategies. Coordinate with management on issues, opportunities, recommended solutions and cost savings.
  • Coordinate and administer denied party screening activities and clearance of exports.
  • Assist in the classification of products according to import and export control requirements.
  • Effectively manage and audit third party freight forwarders, customs brokers, customs representatives and suppliers.
  • Evaluate duty drawback opportunities, determine corporate eligibility, and support drawback claims.
  • Establish processes for complying with Free Trade Agreements.
  • Create a strong audit posture within the organization for compliance.
  • Prepare export license applications and process renewal applications.
  • Working knowledge of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) for managing transaction details and history.
  • Other related requirements as assigned.

 

REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution, preferably in Foreign Trade or a related field.
  • 5 to 8+ years direct experience in a customs compliance role with international responsibilities.Experience supporting operations in a multi-site, manufacturing environment in the U.S. and other international locations.
  • Experience in life science, biopharma, or chemical related industry is preferred.
  • Experience building, managing, and/or supporting global logistics, supply chain, and customer service functions.
  • Strong Personal Computer Skills
  • Experience in classifying and assigning Export Control Classification Numbers
  • Strong working knowledge of restricted party screening requirements, controlled goods and classification, interpreting and understanding Federal Register rules and regulations.
  • Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
  • Current practical knowledge of regulations, policies, international trade laws, and import/export control regulations, including but not limited to:o BIS/US Export Administration Regulationso OFAC and SON Listso US Customs and Border Control Regulations
  • Economic Embargo Regulations
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit, type, and talk on the phone. The ability to type and to hear is essential.
  • The employee is frequently required to read, compile, compute, and record data.
  • Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.
  • Ability to travel as necessary (domestic and international.)
  • This is a safety-sensitive position that requires candidates to successfully pass a post-offer drug screening prior to employment. One of the essential job functions is the ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.

 

MENTAL & EMOTIONAL REQUIREMENTS

 

  • Resilience - Adapting well in the face of workplace stressors, the ability to work effectively and efficiently in high stress and conflict situations, the ability to remain poised under all circumstances, the ability to maintain regular attendance and be punctual. 
  • Communication - The ability to successfully and professionally express and exchange ideas and meanings with all levels of employees in the organization, the ability to interact appropriately with a variety of individuals including customers/clients, the ability to work as an integral part of a team, ability to interact effectively with people in a positive manner that engenders confidence and trust.
  • Reasoning and decision-making - The ability to understand, remember and follow verbal and written instructions, the ability to reason logically and make sound decisions.
  • Comprehension - The ability to complete tasks without direct supervision, the ability to simultaneously address multiple complete problems.
  • Organizational skills - Ability to multitask without loss of efficiency or accuracy, the ability to work and sustain attention with distractions and interruptions, the ability to perform in situations requiring speed, deadlines or productivity quotas.

 

FUJIFILM Electronics Materials, U.S.A., Inc., is part of the Fujifilm family – a company that has been evolving and transforming for more than 85 years. Fujifilm is focused on four strategic business areas: Advanced Materials, including electronic materials for semiconductor manufacturing; Imaging; Healthcare; and products and services to support Business Innovation. As a global company, Fujifilm has revenues of $21 billion, with 310 group companies and 73,275 employees worldwide. 

 

FUJIFILM Electronic Materials, U.S.A., Inc. is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion, disability, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law. 

 

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