Trading Complience Manager

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world. 

Job Overview

 We are building a world class Global Trade Services (GTS) organization, including Operational Service Centers focused on critical trade services. This role is for a JP Customs Manager under the Customs & Corporate Services Center (CCS) in APAC region, which is responsible for supporting centralized core activities to manage Customs and Trade-related projects in all locations in JP where TE operates, as a critical part of the APAC regional trade compliance practices.


This role will be responsible for managing key aspects of the Customs & Corporate Services Center, delivering centralized management of Customs brokers, valuation, support of Customs audits, and other aspects of Customs compliance to support TE's operations. Key responsibilities relate to the Customs & Corporate Services Center (CCS) include but are not limited to strategy development, program design and execution, training, and systems deployment and optimization. The role reports to Regional Sr. Manager – APAC Customs & Corporate Services Center, joining a team of global trade professionals who are passionate about ensuring the future growth of the business by providing business solutions for compliance with global trade laws and regulations. 


The successful candidate will be able to collaborate and thrive in a global environment while maintaining integrity, taking accountability, working together, and championing change.

What your background should look like:

  • Bachelor's degree required (international relations, international trade, supply chain, law, or related field preferred)
  • More than 5 years of experience in international trade, focusing primarily on Japan trade compliance and management of Customs imports programs in APAC.
  • Functional knowledge of customs Import/Export topics across JP, including tariff classification, CoO, valuation, export control, etc. (Experience in electronics is a plus)
  • Demonstrated ability to design, deploy, and administer effective trade compliance policies and processes into business operational practices.
  • Lead in customs valuation project and direct/indirect interface to customs.
  • Direct management of the brokerage agency including KPI review and RFQ renew, including centralized day-to-day declaration.
  • Proven ability to build trust and interact seamlessly with a variety of business groups in a dynamic global organization.
  • Experience in the cooperation of the corporate functional team and the BU operational team in JP
  • Training for the BUs and the audience in the region
  • Proven ability to execute and provide results despite challenges and setbacks.
  • Excellent organizational habits and priority management
  • Customer focused with a commitment to quality.
  • Fluency in both in Japanese and English


Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation


State:  14
Country/Region:  JP
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  113992
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Legal

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