Edgewell Personal Care
Global Trade Compliance Manager
This is Edgewell
We are a global team of 6,000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we re-imagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination.
From baby to body, Edgewell is passionate about making the little moments leading up to the big memories just a little bit easier. Simply, we aim to make the products that families rely on more inspired, more personal, and more trustworthy—so they can devote that much more energy to the people they care about most.
We are re-imagining personal care.
At Edgewell Personal Care, we're passionate about helping people be at their best when it matters most: whether preparing for a first date, practicing for the big game, or protecting your family on vacation. The Edgewell family of brands has a product for everyone -- with well-established brand names such as Schick and Wilkinson Sword men's and women's shaving systems and disposable razors; Edge and Skintimate shave preparations; Playtex, Stayfree, Carefree and o.b. feminine care products; Banana Boat and Hawaiian Tropic sun care products; Playtex infant feeding, Diaper Genie and Wet Ones moist wipes.
The Global Trade Compliance Manager is responsible for leading and further developing the global trade compliance strategy for Edgewell, ensuring adherence to all customs import and export regulations. The position holder will work closely with internal leadership and stake holder teams to drive improvements in strategy, processes, technology, and the organization, in alignment with Edgewell's corporate guidelines. They will provide functional guidance and oversight to a global trade compliance team, driving adherence to country specific regulations. They will build and maintain partnerships with internal and external customers and suppliers to deliver on service and continuous improvement.
•Provides leadership, direction and focus to the organization's trade compliance function
•Gaining a deep understanding of the organization and becoming thoroughly familiar with the existing supply chain relationships and needs
•Drives continuous improvement, best practices and standardization through the understanding of global trade regulations, while assessing existing and future requirements of the organization
•Becomes a trusted and valued partner and business leader in the management of an integrated global supply chain
•Effectively manages third party relationships with freight forwarders, customs brokers, customs representatives and suppliers
•Manages and continuously improves the Trade Compliance organization. Assesses the current team and recommends development changes to address identified capability gaps
•Supervises staff to include hiring, training, evaluating performance, providing compensation recommendations, driving development opportunities and determining disciplinary actions when necessary
•Directs the activities of a global team to include overseeing the development, administration and implementation of policies, procedures, programs, goals and objectives to ensure compliance with global trade policies and regulations
•Administers and monitors the departmental budget including allocating resources and approving expenditures
•Serves as a liaison to Executives regarding customs questions, direction, and strategies
Required Skills and Experience
•Bachelor's degree and 10 years of management experience in trade compliance, logistics, operations, and customer service or related discipline
•Knowledgeable on import and export regulations and other applicable governmental initiatives such as, but not limited to: WTO, HTS, FTA's, COO's, C-TPAT, ISA, ACE, FDA, SDS's and hazardous materials
•Understanding of an international supply chain, including the effects of customs regulations across the broader spectrum of our business and its performance
•Familiarity with international transportation and associated customs documentation
•Exposure to and expertise in programs such as Lean, Six Sigma or other continuous improvement practices and the ability to bring those to bear in the trade compliance environment
•Strong interpersonal and business communication skills – both written and verbal
•Strong results focus and goal achievement skills
•Ability to work in a team environment and solve problems
•Strong analytical, organizational and planning skills
•Knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Office
•Proven leader capable of long and short term strategic planning, driving positive change across an international organization
•Strong collaborative skills while a proven influencer able to gain trust and confidence from peers, leadership and subordinates
•Able to work and travel across multiple time zones
Working Relationships & Environment
•Position will be based in Milford, CT
•International travel required 25%
•Will need to manage flexible hours given international leadership role
•Ability to lead cross culturally
•Mange both direct and indirect line reporting
An Offer to Grow On
Edgewell offers a competitive compensation package which includes full medical and retirement savings coverage, paid vacation and holidays. Edgewell is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.
Edgewell Personal Care
Website : http://edgewell.com/
About Edgewell We are a global team of 6,000 visionaries, doers, and makers. Our portfolio of over 25 brands touches lives in more than 50 countries. Together, we reimagine good mornings and endless summers, beauty and bonding, confidence and determination. From baby to body, Edgewell is passionate about making the little moments leading up to the big memories just a little bit easier. Simply, we aim to make the products that families rely on more inspired, more personal, and more trustworthy—so they can devote that much more energy to the people they care about most. We are reimagining personal care. Vision We will win through focus, insightful innovation and agility; delivering better solutions to our consumers and customers. Mission We will be the trailblazing personal care company; leveraging our colleagues' creativity and passion to challenge convention and drive growth. The Edgewell Name Edge expresses our drive to always be on the leading edge of innovation and deliver meaningful advantages over competitive products. It also evokes the rich heritage of our largest global business, shaving, which is quite literally about putting an edge on blades.