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Director Global Customs Compliance

  
  Please send resumes to Kyle Bueckert [email protected]

Location
Rockford, MI

Wolverine Worldwide is a global marketer of branded footwear, apparel, and accessories. With an established global footprint that spans approximately 200 countries and territories, as well as a rock-solid infrastructure, Wolverine Worldwide is dedicated to advancing the following brands that comprise the ever-expanding portfolio: Bates, Chaco, Cat Footwear, Harley Davidson Footwear, Hush Puppies, Keds, Merrell, Saucony, Sperry, and Wolverine. Wolverine Worldwide’s continued success is driven by our ability to stay true to our simple mission: we empower, engage and inspire our consumers – every step of the way.
The position is responsible for directing the Customs Compliance teams for all merchandise imported globally by Wolverine Worldwide, Inc.  The Director is responsible for developing programs, processes and partners to ensure efficient, best-in-class service to both internal and external customers. The position will target improvements in supply chain visibility, velocity, and flexibility using cost-effective methods.

Responsibilities                                                                                

Bachelor’s degree in Business Management or equivalent experience.
Customs Brokers License required5-10 years experience in dealing with Customs matters required, Logistics experience a plus.
Able to perform in a competent, professional and customer oriented manner.
Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects under stress.
Proven negotiating and analytical skills
Project management experience
Knowledge of international transportation rules & regulations, including hazardous materials, DOT and labor laws.  Knowledge of foreign trade zone regulations preferred
Solid understanding of distribution and shipping operations
Strong business software skills, including databases, spreadsheets and website applications.
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Ability to provide results in a time-bound, fast-paced environment
Well-organized with focused attention to detail