Plexus is embarking on a journey – one that takes us into new territories and builds on the amazing things our people have achieved together with our customers. We're growing and that means lots of new things – new people, new skills, new approaches to doing things. At the same time, we continue to strengthen the ways we delight our customers every day. So what does it take to bring our ideas, vision and strategy to life? We know that it’s all about the people.
Check out what a career at Plexus can offer you!
Innovative, dynamic and fast-paced
Continuous improvement focused
Focused on relationship and team building
Committed to customer service excellence
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Here are a few examples of what you’ll get for the great work you provide:
Medical, Dental & Vision Insurance Package
Paid Personal Time Off
Employee Discount Programs
Career Advancement Opportunities
Here’s what we are looking for:
The Global Trade Compliance and Logistics Manager is responsible for defining and leading continuous improvement activities for Trade. The Global Trade program encompasses critical areas of Trade Compliance and Logistics such as global processes to facilitate shipments (logistics, import and export compliance), Supply Chain Security programs, logistics quoting and solutions standards, incoterm positions, solutions for importing and exporting into and out of countries globally, developing and marketing customer solutions, and coordinating solutions across Plexus operating countries, customer contract positions, duty mitigation strategies, automation strategies, logistics network optimization strategies, dangerous/hazardous shipment procedures, and trade compliance program management, 3PL partner management framework. This role will work across various functional areas to lead projects, enhance service capabilities, standardize solutions globally, update global metrics and provide leadership to matrix regional operational teams. This leader should be successful and comfortable with speaking to all levels of the organization, from operators to senior leadership team, customers, and suppliers.
Industry and Topic Expertise. Stay current on trade compliance regulatory updates and trends, global export controls, and connected with industry partners. Serve as an escalation contact for research of complex export requirements/questions. Provide guidance to internal customers on acceptable and unacceptable positions for Plexus.
License and Agreement Management. Craft export license applications, obtain approvals on licenses from government, train organization on requirements of licenses and agreements, and provide effectiveness measures of compliance to license/agreement obligations. Provide effective leadership to internal and external customers with technology transfers associated with government licenses, agreements or authorizations.
Trade Compliance Governance: Compliance program management. Lead efforts for risk assessments, audits, policies, roles and accountabilities, contract negotiations for trade compliance, corrective actions, and trade compliance training. Trade Compliance Management System. Import and Export Compliance. Update Management System in regards trade compliance controls and services. Identify and prioritize gaps in the program and utilize project management skills to implement sustainable and scalable solutions. Maintain governance over international trade compliance globally.
Performance and Compliance Metrics: Determine and report quantifiable measurement pertaining to Plexus performs trade compliance and logistics operations.
Matrix Management. Effectively matrix manage & support regional trade compliance and logistics operations teams by championing their needs, develop team strength, prioritizing activities, coordinate global continuous improvement activities, take lead on high risk/high opportunity objectives, provide global tools and processes, craft communication framework and other activities as determined.
Customer Service Excellence: Provide an outstanding customer experience to internal and external customers by providing effective guidance and solutions, listening, delivering on commitments, seeking opportunities to learn and teach, and being respectful and passionate.
Compliance Manual: Write, review and update export compliance SOP/WIs as regulations or business practices change.
Manage day-to-day compliance activities and identify compliance issues that require follow up or investigation.
Demonstrate consideration of ROI and company financial impacts and opportunities.
Prepare and conduct logistics and trade compliance training.
Provide export compliance support for U.S. programs abroad.
Lead initiatives within the Compliance group to improve processes and drive new ideas across the organization.
Minimal travel may be required to meet the needs of the business (estimated 10%).
Additional duties as assigned.
A minimum of a Bachelor’s degree is required.
Seven (10) years of related experience is required; Five (5) or more years of related experience is preferred.
CUSECO Certification preferred
License Customs Broker preferred
APICS certification preferred
An equivalent combination of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the key job accountabilities may be considered.]
Project management skills.
Ability to understand, interpret and apply complex regulations for example: ITAR, EAR, UK Military, Malaysia Strategic Trade Act, OFAC regulations, etc.
Ability to understand business processes and to engage with and influence process owners.
Team building and leadrship skills.
Organization, prioritization, and time management skills.
Ability to facilitate and lead team meetings.
Telecommuting is allowed.
Internal Number: R001823
About Plexus Corp.
Since 1979, Plexus has been partnering with companies to create the products that build a better world. We are a team of over 19,000, providing global Design and Development, Supply Chain Solutions, New Product Introduction, Manufacturing, and Aftermarket Services. Plexus is a global leader that specializes in serving customers in industries with highly complex products and demanding regulatory requirements. Plexus delivers customer service excellence to leading global companies by providing innovative, comprehensive solutions throughout the product’s lifecycle. For more information about Plexus, visit our website at www.plexus.com.