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Mondelez International NA Customs Compliance Manager in East Hanover, New Jersey

Mondelēz International, Inc. empowers people to snack right in over 150 countries around the world. With 2021 net revenues of approximately $29 billion, MDLZ is leading the future of snacking with iconic global and local brands such as Oreo, belVita and LU biscuits; Cadbury Dairy Milk, Milka and Toblerone chocolate; Sour Patch Kids candy and Trident gum.

The primary responsibility of this position is to manage cross-border efficiency in a secure supply chain environment, yielding quick entry, minimal delays, and maintaining an outstanding reputation of compliance with government agencies and our customs brokers.

The NA Customs Compliance Manager will continuously enhance import processes and procedures to maintain a best-in-class, high-volume customs compliance program for Mondelēz International. As a leader, the NA Customs Compliance Manager will mentor the Mondelēz Customs Team’s technical acumen in complex customs regulations, and consult in all new projects involving foreign-sourced merchandise, materials and equipment. The NA Customs Compliance Manager will also actively support the Global Services Lead on complex valuation, supply chain security and other legal matters.

  1. Manage US import compliance policy and daily operations to ensure they meet the requirements defined by the US Government. Work to integrate Mondelēz Corporate Compliance Customs and Trade Laws and Finance Intercompany Transfer Pricing policy requirements into Mondelēz Global business.

  2. Manage Canada import compliance policy and daily operations to ensure they meet the requirements as defined by the Canadian Government. Work to integrate Mondelez Corporate Customs and Trade Laws policy and Intercompany Transfer Pricing policy requirements into Mondelez Canada business.

  3. Supervise and develop Customs Team’s abilities, to ensure Customs Team's responsibilities and activities are timely and accurately met with regard to government regulations. This includes education, training, and government documentation audits to ensure policies and procedures, as well as U.S. and Canadian law, are adhered to across Mondelēz.

  4. Day-to-day management of Mondelēz customs brokers to ensure customs and FDA compliance obligations are met. Ensure customs brokers provide industry leading customer service to all stakeholders in the import supply chain. Monitor broker costs, service and security requirements. Recommend or take appropriate corrective action to deliver compliance and supply chain efficiencies.

  5. Support participation in Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (CTPAT) participation. Maintain corporate supply chain security profile required for CTPAT participation. Identify cross-border security risks and recommend and implement solutions to mitigate the identified risks associated with cross-border trade.

  6. Conduct regular reviews of Mondelēz customs compliance processes, including those in other functions, which impact the company's compliance program. Initiate compliance process improvements which advance the compliance program

  7. Maintain a working knowledge of Customs and other government agencies (FDA, USDA, CFIA, etc.) and any regulations relevant to importing into the United States and Canada. Serve as a leader supporting the Senior Customs Analysts as needed to determine appropriate import instructions and strategies in more complex or challenging instances.

This position requires considerable cross functional interaction within Mondelēz International. Typical contacts include personnel in Customer Service & Logistics, Product Supply, Research & Development, Procurement, Engineering, Transportation, Strategy, Finance, Accounting, Shared Services Centers, Legal, and Tax. All of these contacts have an interest and bearing on customs compliance and/or security for current or planned cross border shipments.

External contacts routinely include customs brokers, freight forwarders, carriers, and potentially legal counsel and government officials. These contacts routinely focus on the implementation and execution of the company's customs compliance program and the timely and cost effective delivery of goods across borders

-Bachelor’s degree (4-year) in international business, finance, business administration or the equivalent

-U.S. Customs Broker’s License preferred

Where permitted by applicable law, new hires are required to be fully vaccinated with the COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of employment by their date of hire, unless they are granted a medical, religious, or other accommodation as required by law. You may review the Mondelez COVID vaccination policy by visiting the US careers website at [2] . This COVID-19 vaccine mandate does not apply to several U.S. states that do not permit certain vaccination mandates, including, but not limited to Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, Florida, Indiana, Montana, North Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, and West Virginia.

Mondelez Global LLC is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact 847-943-5460 for assistance.