Job Description: Job ID: VID004904
We invite you to Imprint the WORLDTM on an exciting journey of continuous improvement! Every day, 4,000+ associates in over 38 countries work together to achieve amazing results as One Videojet. From freshness dating to track and trace coding, Videojet technologies help ensure products sold across the globe are authentic and safe for consumers to use in the food, beverage, pharmaceutical and industrial marketplaces.
As a global leader in the marking and coding industry, our continued growth brings an opportunity for you to chart the course and drive your own career success. As a Videojet associate you will:
The Global Trade Compliance Platform Director is primarily responsible for developing, executing, and managing the trade compliance program that is aligned with the Operating Companies (OpCo's) business strategy and supply chain. This position requires a person with genuine humility to voluntarily take on tactical roles, as needed, to complete objectives from time-to-time while sustaining the strategic path for the Platform. The Director needs to possess patience and agility to adjust to a dynamic and growing business environment, while continuously improving the program.
The Director will also be responsible for overseeing the development of OpCo trade compliance team members to ensure they possess the skills and experience necessary to support their OpCos. This position will also advise OpCo leaders about trade compliance matters, oversee trade compliance training, and work with various functions impacting trade compliance to ensure appropriate controls are implemented.
Design and implement the strategic trade compliance program that is in-line with international trade rules and each OpCo's business strategy and value chain and supply chain;
Develop and maintain a deep understanding of the Platform's value chain and supply chain to advise Product Identification Platform Legal and OpCo leaders on risks and opportunities and to ensure ongoing relevance to the trade compliance program;
Ongoing advisement and consultation with OpCo leaders regarding OpCo trade compliance programs;
Lead OpCo trade compliance team members in maintaining a relevant trade compliance program for their businesses;
Ongoing development of the OpCo trade compliance team members, including their own, to provide team members with the knowledge and tools necessary to provide ongoing support to their respective OpCos;
Ensure OpCo trade compliance team members are actively engaged in OpCo strategic business and supply chain changes to ensure an ongoing relevant trade compliance program;
Demonstrate ongoing leadership to OpCo trade compliance members to ensure they appropriately balance OpCo compliance and business strategies against day-to-day operations; championing the cause with OpCo leaders to ensure the right priorities are being focused on by OpCo Compliance teams;
Oversee the management of OpCos' global "single source of truth" for international trade data elements (e.g., tariff numbers, country of origin, etc.);
Identify opportunities to increase efficiencies within existing processes, including, where relevant, recommending and implementing systems to improve current trade compliance processes;
Identify opportunities to achieve cost-savings through various free trade programs;
Work closely with Transfer Pricing and Finance teams regarding Transfer Pricing/Customs valuation methodology, Transfer Pricing adjustments/changes, and statutory additions to value compliance (assists, royalties, etc.);
Manage documentary due diligence for key positions taken relative to international trade (e.g., customs valuation, tariff number determinations) across the supply chain;
Maintain a trade compliance training and communication program;
Review, escalate and respond to government inquiries related to trade compliance;
Manage internal and external audits under the supervision of Product Identification Platform Legal;
10+ years relevant international trade and customs experience
2 3 years of employee Supervisory or Managerial experience
Demonstrable experience advising non-US companies on international trade matters
Background in trade consulting preferred
BS in accounting, finance or related field is required
MBA or master's degree preferred
Ability to quickly and concisely brief non-technical persons (e.g., OpCo leaders) on technical topics in-person or in written format
Extensive knowledge of import and export trade laws and regulations as they relate to embargos, sanctions and controlled product, technology and software
Extensive understanding of applicable export, re-export and deemed licensing requirements
Deep experience with global valuation-specific regulations that impact trade and compliance, including customs valuation hierarchy and methodology, and transfer pricing methodologies
Extensive data analysis skills, including the ability to work independently or self-learn
Working knowledge of general enterprise resource planning data structures
Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
High accuracy and attention to detail are essential requirements for this position
Ability to influence across the company and to interact with persons at all levels; comfortable working cooperatively with other OpCo functions and indirectly leading team members in a matrixed environment
Critical thinking and excellent problem solving and analytical skills
Strong project and people management skills
Capable of multi-tasking and prioritizing with excellent time management skills
Ability to handle confidential information frequently and appropriately
Capable of working independently and collaboratively plus experienced and competent in making good judgment calls
Videojet Technologies Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Danaher Corporation Overview
Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.