Sr. International Trade Manager

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International Trade Senior Manager

Who is Guardian Industries?


When you are looking at a city’s skyline or any of the latest cars and trucks, chances are you’re seeing our products. Through Guardian Glass, a Guardian Industries company, we make high- performance, energy efficient glass for homes and buildings. SRG Global™, a Guardian Industries company, makes automotive trim products that define a vehicle’s DNA and help improve fuel efficiency. 

And perhaps most of all, we make the ideas, formulas and processes that make these products possible. Guardian Industries is 18,000 people working to make products that improve people’s lives! To Learn more visit our website at:


 Guardian Industries is seeking you to become our next International Trade Senior Manager!

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Daily business consultation and customer service to employees, drive international trade awareness, which includes providing support for all aspects of trade and customs compliance covered by import and export regulations.
  • Identify cost savings opportunities and measures to create long term value.
  • Proactively identify customs compliance gaps, escalate issues, and contribute in the process of establishing key controls.
  • Develop and implement risk assessments/gap analysis on International Trade issues within each region/country in which the company has legal entities.
  • Lead efforts to manage comprehensive post-transaction review program, manage remediation program and manage customs broker and freight forwarder relationships to ensure compliance with Customs regulations.
  • Initiate, coordinate and/or lead cross-functional projects (including customer service, sales, sourcing, tax, transportation, and contacts at the facilities) to accomplish core responsibilities and project goals.
  • Lead free trade agreement program activities, including qualification, review, evaluation, validation, approval, execution and communication.
  • Proper classification of products, technology and software for import and export activities.
  • Collaborate with the business to determine appropriate export / import license requirements.
  • Cultivate proven practices and lead continuous improvement projects within organization.
  • Continuous learning, promotion, and application of MBM®.
  • Collaboration with various level of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Prioritize and balance long-term projects and goals in perspective with immediate/short-term responsibilities.
  • Stay abreast of new, amended, or proposed regulatory activities to determine business impact, implement necessary program modifications and effectively communicate throughout the organization.

What You Will Need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent work experience).

  • At least 6 years of experience in international trade-related activities including extensive experience with import and export regulations and activities.

  • Experience with classification, determination of license requirements, valuation determination and free trade agreement qualification.

  • Understanding of Incoterms and their practical application.

  • Excellent customer service, problem-solving, data analytics, and communication skills.

  • Strong organizational and team skills.

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products to include: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.

  • Ability to travel and provide guidance to global / regional offices.

What Will Put You Ahead?

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 10+ years of experience in international trade-related activities or roles; International work experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in International Business/Trade, Logistics or Supply Chain

  • U.S. Licensed Customs Broker or similar international trade related certification (e.g., Certified U.S. Export Compliance Officer)

  • Knowledge of global import and export regulatory compliance requirements, including Europe, Asia and Middle East

  • Experience with C-TPAT/AEO programs, IMMEX programs and free trade zones

  • Knowledge of REACH and TSCA

  • Import and export valuation services, including the tracking and declaration of additions to price paid or payable

  • Experience in international logistics and capital equipment shipments

  • Experience with automotive and other industrial manufacturing industries

  • Work experience at a customs broker or freight forwarder company

  • Fluency in foreign languages

  • Experience working with Global Trade Management software (e.g., Integration Point, SAP GTM)


Want to learn more about Georgia-Pacific?

Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
Equal Opportunity Employer.
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