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Global Trade & Compliance Manager

Mississauga, Canada
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Lighting Division-Canada is hiring a Global Trade and Compliance Manager. The Global Trade and Compliance Manager will be located from our Mississauga, ON Facility.
Position Overview:
The primary function of this position is to oversee the day-to-day importing, exporting and customs-related activities of Eaton’s Cooper Industries (Electrical) Inc. businesses in Canada. The position also includes oversight for logistics and site security for Mississauga and Calgary distribution centres.
Position Responsibilities:
  • Manage the relationship between brokers and customers and the Eaton Center of Excellence for classification and qualification.
  • Manage import and export classification projects for the business.
    Assist with country of origin determination for all products.
  • Management of the reconciliation process with US and Canada Customs.
  • Work with appropriate personnel to ensure correct INCOTERMS are being used for both import and export transactions.
  • Ensure freight forwarders and suppliers comply with ISF filing requirements.
  • Ensure that freight forwarders are using the proper export license and that licenses are being tracked.
  • Support denied party screening activity.
  • Act as escalation point and ensure proper communication of site level trade compliance issues to GTM management.
  • Assist in audit of customs entry to ensure compliance and accuracy.
  • Assist with pre and post entry activities including protests, refunds, drawback and post entry amendments.
  • Improve compliance through annual internal self-assessment and improvement plans.
  • Prepare, review and participate in the development and implementation of trade compliance processes and procedures.
  • Perform and assist with offsite targeted visits - one to two per year.
  • Work with CBSA representative handling Cooper businesses.
  • Manage CSA program.
  • Manage PIP program.
  • Oversee logistics/MRO purchasing supervisor.
  • Maintain the security function within MESH.


Basic Qualifications:
  • College Diploma in Customs Border Services from an accredited institution.
  • Certified Customs Specialist Certification (Canadian Society of Customs Brokers)
  • Minimum 5 years of trade compliance work experience
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with Canadian Customs Self-Assessment program and PIP program.
  • No Relocation- Candidates must currently reside within an 80km radius of the Mississauga, ON facility.
  • No Sponsorship – Candidates must be legally authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship now or in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • Minimum of 5 years w/ Certified Customs Specialist Certification (Canadian Society of Customs Brokers)
  • Professional Logistics designation.
  • Certified Trade Compliance Specialist (CTCS).
  • Experience managing people.
  • Experience dealing with multiple sites and businesses.
  • Security Supply Chain Experience
Position Criteria:
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • High proficiency utilizing Microsoft Office tools.
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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – Canada
Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 047535