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Teledyne DALSA is a subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Inc., a U.S. publicly listed enterprise, and specializes in the manufacture, design, research and development of high performance CMOS and CCD image sensors and modular expandable cameras. Teledyne DALSA's products are used worldwide in machine vision, document scanning, image capture, surveillance, process monitoring, manufacturing inspection, medical imaging, and multi media.
As part of our continuing growth in this high technology market, Teledyne DALSA is recruiting for the following opening.
This position is responsible for the development, implementation and management of the import/export customs compliance functions across the business unit. The role demands strong customs compliance expertise with exceptional communication and collaboration skills. The Customs Compliance Manager will support the business unit in managing imports/exports, interacting with all of the various functional areas, the CBU Lead, and Teledyne’s Corporate International Trade Compliance office.
Develop, implement and manage customs compliance processes to meet goals and cost objectives. Selects, develops and leads personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the International Trade Compliance function. Plans and administers procedures and budgets. Receives assignments in the form of objectives with goals and process to meet goals outlined.
As the Regional Business Unit’s Customs Manager, they will support the locations in managing customs compliance for both imports and exports, interfacing with all the various functional areas, the designated Import/Export Administrators for the assigned locations, and Teledyne’s Corporate International Trade Compliance (“CITC”) office. Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors. Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results. Determines critical methods and procedures on new assignments and coordinates activities of other personnel.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Education and/or Experience
Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in a related field and 10-15 years of directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Specific Customs Experience
Practical experience implementing customs compliance programs is mandatory. Extensive knowledge of Canadian Customs and experience with customs brokers essential. Experience in Free Trade Agreement qualification, evaluating FIRMS Data, and Customs Special Procedures a plus.
Ability to apply technical knowledge of regulations to business transactions; and experience with automated denied party screening systems and Canadian Government on-line permit application procedures strongly preferred. Familiarity with the Canadian export laws and regulations, including the Canada Export and Import Permits Act, and Canada Controlled Goods Regulations a plus.
Canadian Customs certification strongly preferred.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret governmental regulations, general business periodicals, professional journals, or technical procedures. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Outlook, MS Excel and MS Word software.
Position may require one or more of the following:
Ability to travel (domestically/internationally) approximately 15%.
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies: