Dollar General Corporation has been delivering value to shoppers for more than 80 years. Dollar General helps shoppers Save time. Save money. Every day!® by offering products that are frequently used and replenished, such as food, snacks, health and beauty aids, cleaning supplies, basic apparel, housewares and seasonal items at everyday low prices in convenient neighborhood locations. Dollar General operated 16,720 stores in 46 states as of July 31, 2020. In addition to high-quality private brands, Dollar General sells products from America's most-trusted manufacturers such as Clorox, Energizer, Procter & Gamble, Hanes, Coca-Cola, Mars, Unilever, Nestle, Kimberly-Clark, Kellogg's, General Mills, and PepsiCo. Learn more about Dollar General at www.dollargeneral.com.
The Customs Compliance Senior Analyst classifies import product within the United States Harmonized Tariff Scheduled framework. They will work with the Customs and Ethical Compliance manager to ensure Dollar General is in full compliance with Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations, as well as partner government agency (PGA) regulations relevant to U.S. imports.
To do so, they will review all of the import quote sheets for any import requirements, ensuring that the correct duty is placed on items so the correct landed cost can be calculated and Customs paid correctly. Additionally, the will ensure that product meets all the import requirements set out by partner government agencies; such as, the Food and Drug Administration, Fish and Wildlife, and the United States Department of Agriculture, and others.
- Customs Classification – 90%
- Classify import product and quote sheet approval for the department
- Process import quote sheets to determine classification for import items
- Assign duty rates for import product
- Review for antidumping and countervailing duties
- Review for applicability of Free Trade Agreements
- Sets business rules to ensure orders do not ship until all requirements are met
- Maintain parts database
- Communicates with overseas office and vendors to obtain product information for classification and documentation
- E-bid and Pre-Quote Review
- Assist the procurement team in obtaining the correct landed cost of items that are up for bid by supplying duty rates
- Review domestic programs for Global Sourcing to help them identify categories to shift to import
- Review for Partner Government Agency Requirements
- Ensure all products meet the import requirements set out by partner government agencies; such as, the Food and Drug Administration, Fish and Wildlife, and the United States Department of Agriculture, and others.
- File for any needed import permits
- Interact with CBP/PGA personnel as necessary on transactional matters
- Submit binding rulings to CBP as needed for guidance on classification
- Work with CBP on Requests for Information dealing with classification matters
- Partner with Merchants and Sourcing teams with recommendations on duty reductions and cost savings opportunities
- Maintain and update standard operating procedures related to all classification processes
- Perform other related duties as assigned or as situation dictates – 10%
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
- Extensive, highly specialized technical knowledge of US Customs and PGA regulations.
- Customs Classification skills
- Excellent computer skills (e.g.: spreadsheets, databases, systems).
- Completely self-directed; self-motivated. Ability to handle multiple tasks, and responsibly ensure proper completion of tasks.
Work Experience / Education
This position requires an associate's degree, or a minimum of 5 years of work experience in Customs Compliance. A Customs Broker's License is preferred, but not required
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