United Parcel Service, Inc TMA I Analyst III Classification/Ops STTAS in Southfield, Michigan

UPS Supply Chain Solutions is currently seeking a Trade Management Analyst (TMA) I to impact the business by mastering import/export regulations. The ideal candidate will possess a Customs Broker License or be currently pursuing a license from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This position offers on the job training in the areas of import/export classification, NAFTA origin verification projects and other FTA eligibility programs, and various customer specific compliance projects. The TMA I is responsible for coordinating and carrying out all tasks necessary to develop, maintain and maximize established classification/origin functions. He/She assists in employee training regarding accounts and projects. The TMA I is responsible for providing insight, guidance and other supportive services necessary for Classification/Origin. Responsibilities and Duties * Assists with process management * Participates in calls with client for root cause analysis and process improvements * Assists with workload management and distribution * Classifies import products under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS) * Substantiates classification decisions using General Rules of Interpretation (GROI), Explanatory Notes, CROSS (Customs Rulings Online Search System) and other resources * Engages in Country of Origin verification projects, contact suppliers to obtain correct Country of Origin for customers' products * Determines eligibility for various FTA programs, including AALA and other regulatory programs * Manages and organizes product databases and classification information in Excel and Access * Enters product classifications and substantiation into proprietary operating system * Coordinates daily activities with TMS team members and project supervisor * Communicates proactively with customers including educating customers on regulatory procedures Knowledge and Skills * Strong knowledge of US Customs and Border Protection Regulations * Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment under minimal supervision with a high attention to detail * Excellent analytical, verbal/written communication, customer service, and time management skills * Previous experience with classification and/or FTA determination * Bachelor's Degree (or internationally comparable degree) - Preferred * Customs Broker License - Preferred * International Trade, Logistics or Freight Forwarding experience - Preferred * Proficient foreign language skills - PreferredUPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/ve