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28 Jul 2021

Full-Time Manager, Trade Compliance & Transportation

GoPro – Posted by sasin Anywhere

Job Description

Job Title: Manager – Trade Compliance & Transportation

Location: Remote USA – This role can be performed anywhere from the United States.


About GoPro

GoPro makes it easy for people to celebrate and share experiences. We believe life is more meaningful when shared. We build cameras, software, and accessories that help the world share itself in immersive and exciting ways.

GoPro is a global movement whose business is driven by shared experiences. We celebrate diversity. We practice inclusion. We foster belonging. We demand equity. And we share the experiences of individuals and communities who also hold these values as core to who they are. From Bucharest to Munich, Silicon Valley to Shenzhen, we are dedicated to building a company that reflects and honors the diverse global communities where we live, work, and play.

GoPro is seeking a top-tier candidate for its Manager – Trade Compliance & Transportation position.  The role offers deep global exposure in Import/Export trade compliance, FTZ operations, and trade compliance partner management.  Reporting to the Director, Global Freight and Trade Compliance, the candidate will be responsible for ensuring GoPro meets its trade compliance obligations worldwide while minimizing risk in our global Logistics operations.

The candidate should have strong working knowledge in the critical areas of trade compliance, including tariff classification, country of origin determinations, and valuation principles, and is confident in interacting with local and international customs administrations, legal counsel, customs brokers, and internal stakeholders.  Experience working with FTZ operations and regulations is also a plus.  This is a coordinating position that is expected to collaborate cross-functionally and establish effective and positive working relationships with Operations, Sales & Marketing, Finance, Legal, and Administrative & Workplace Services to ensure internal compliance with Import/Export regulations is properly followed and maintained.  The candidate will also be supervising the activities of an Analyst who supports the Transportation and Trade Compliance functions.


What You Will Do 

Trade Compliance 

  • Maintain GoPro’s parts dictionary of trade compliance designations inclusive of the US and foreign import tariff codes (World’s Customs Organization “WCO” Harmonized System “HS” codes) and US export control classifications numbers (ECCN).
  • Support functional leads with product classification (i.e., Import HS; Export ECCN/Schedule B) for finished goods and components.
  • Partner with trade compliance partners (i.e., customs brokers and trade attorneys) to resolve shipment delays, initiate corrective action, and develop procedures to prevent a recurrence.
  • Assist internal functions with import/export guidance and preparation of trade documentation (i.e., commercial invoice, packing list, technical product information) for the international shipment of GoPro products and sourced commodities via carriers and freight forwarders.
  • Support and lead import and export trade management initiatives that focus on minimizing risk, improving efficiency, and reducing costs.
  • Assist functional lead with investigating trade risk events to include exposure analysis, risk remediation, and development of mitigation controls.
  • Analyze, monitor, and communicate pertinent policy changes to US/foreign customs regulations and US export controls laws that may impact business operations.
  • Manage the process to prepare and submit GoPro’s annual assists calculation on products imported for the EU and US markets.
  • Evaluate import/export compliance requirements such as classification Schedule B, Export Classification Number (ECCN), PGAs, ADD/CVDs, and all other licensing required by local government authorities on products and components.
  • Maintain GoPro’s record-keeping program as required by CBP.
  • Execute and analyze ad hoc ACE Reporting.
  • Oversee activities automated clearing house (ACH) debit/refund program.
  • Monitor and analyze tariff impacts for Sec 301.
  • Manage the Duty Drawback program, reconciliation, post-importation programs such as PSCs and Protests.
  • Maintain and make recommendations of FTZ procedures, as needed.
  • Conduct audits of FTZ weekly entry estimates and weekly entry summary, and all other customs-related transactions.
  • Implement potential duty cost savings, including but not limited to FTA, MTB, and Sec 301 product exclusions.
  • Responsible for country of origin determination, marking, FTA, and other trade programs.
  • Lead and perform training of various aspects of trade compliance to relevant stakeholders.


Skills We’re Excited About

  • Extensive experience with trade compliance, including country of origin & tariff classification determination, Free Trade Zone (FTZ) operations, and Customs Assists reporting.
  • Thorough knowledge of Imports, Exports, Customs Brokerage, WCO HS classification, and US ECCN product classification.
  • Strong understanding of FTZ and all other Customs entry filing process.
  • Familiarity with US trade laws for import (Customs Border Protection) and export (US Department of Commerce, US Bureau of Industry & Security and US Census Bureau).
  • Knowledge of APAC, EMEA, and LATAM Import and Export Regulations.
  • Prior experience in developing and/or supporting an effective Duty Drawback Program.
  • Familiarity with Automated Customs (ACE) and AES Filing Requirements.
  • Significant experience in Customs post-clearance audit and reporting.
  • Extensive experience with Entry Reconciliation including Post Importation Programs such as PSCs and Protests.
  • Working knowledge of core global transportation modes: Air, Ocean, Truck (less-than-truckload and full truckload), and Small Package. Experience with global freight forwarding is a plus.
  • Ability to articulate findings, concepts, and ideas in a concise manner.
  • Familiar with International Air Transportation Association (IATA) and International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations for the transport of dangerous goods (DG) – emphasis on lithium-ion products.


GoPro Highlights

  • Get your very own GoPro camera + gear
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance – premiums are 100% paid for employees, 80% paid for dependents
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Generous time off policy
  • 12 weeks paid parental leave for new parents
  • Pre-tax and Roth 401(k) options
  • Discounted employee stock purchase plan (ESPP)
  • LiveHealthy monthly wellness reimbursement
  • Innovative remote-friendly wellness classes and events
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Professional + personal development opportunities, i.e. LinkedIn Learning
  • Opportunities to get involved in the causes that you care about (annual camera donation + volunteer events)


We strive for the day that no group can be described as underrepresented at GoPro – whether as part of our brand or in our workforce. We are committed to providing a more inclusive, representative, equal, just and happy world. GoPro is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.


The ranges added below are for Colorado-based hires only and will be dependent on candidate experience. Pay ranges for candidates in other locations other than CO may differ. Pay range: $110,500-$130,000.

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Job Types: Full-Time.

Job expires in 39 days.

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