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Johnson Controls, Inc.

Trade Compliance Manager

Johnson Controls, Inc. - Glendale, WI

Job Description:

At Johnson Controls, we’re shaping the future to create a world that’s safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.

What you will do:

Under general direction from the Trade Compliance Manager, North America, this Trade Compliance role position will support projects and other required initiatives related to the Power Solutions Compliance Program.  This position guides and sets policies to support North America through the regional businesses.  

How you will do it:

Supports the continued development and deployment of a customs and international trade compliance program for all PS facilities, Subsidiaries, and controlled Joint Ventures.

Improve, maintain and drive the adoption of policies, procedures and processes that are required to enable Power Solutions, its subsidiaries and third parties to comply with Trade Compliance laws and regulations globally.  These include but are not limited to goods valuation, goods classification, country of origin, customs declarations, preference programs, licensing, and record keeping.

Coordinate with functional partners, such as; Finance, Risk Management, Legal Counsel, Tax, Information Systems, Procurement, Supply Planning, Logistics, etc. to resolve and/or improve international trade activities.

Responsible for reporting out International Trade compliance Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) for region.

Stay current with regional requirements for Trade Compliance.

Special assignments, such as unique projects, dispute management, International trade compliance awareness building activities, and due diligence activities.

Support the execution of HTS classification, country of origin determination, valuation, free trade agreements, and other critical import trade compliance functions.

Partner with region freight forwarders and customs brokers trade compliance processes.

Monitor North America post entry processes to final liquidation on through to duty drawback.  

Support resolution of potential trade compliance risks.

Work with internal stakeholders to create/enhance policies, Standard Operating Procedures, training materials, and controls to support a culture of compliance with applicable regulations. Provide day-to-day regulatory guidance on packaging specifications, marking, labeling, and shipping documents.

Supports compliance processes and procedures in conjunction with other cross-functional and cross-divisional business areas as they relate to trade.

What you will need:

Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain, Transport & Distribution, or Logistics, Master’s degree preferred.

Minimum 5 years experience in international trade either through execution of transactions, managing trade effort of a business or compliance assurance, including development of a global Trade Compliance program

Experience in international organization in a corporate import/export compliance setting, preferred.

Exceptionally good customer service skills to enhance customer experience.

Prefer experience with Microsoft applications, SAP, QAD, MFGPro, SharePoint, GT Nexus.

Possess excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to interact effectively across multi-functional departments and at all levels of the organization.

Self-motivated and directed, capable of operating semi-autonomously.

Strong organizational skills, with the ability to handle multiple tasks and manage priorities.

Multi-lingual in English & Spanish, preferred.


approximately 10 - 15 %.

Utilize technology for efficient meetings and communication globally.

13 days 16 hours ago

Johnson Controls, Inc.

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Location: Glendale, WI

Company Profile:
Johnson Controls, Inc. is engaged in building efficiency, automotive experience, and power solutions businesses worldwide. Its Building Efficiency segment designs, produces, markets, and installs integrated heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems, as well as building management systems, controls, and security and mechanical equipment. This segment also provides technical services, energy management consulting, and operations of real estate portfolios for the non-residential buildings market. In addition, this segment offers residential air conditioning and heating systems, and industrial refrigeration products. The company’s Automotive Experience segment designs and manufactures interior products and systems for passenger cars and light trucks, including vans, pick-up trucks, and sport/crossover utility vehicles serving original equipment manufacturers. This segment offers seating systems and components; cockpit systems consisting of instrument panels and clusters, information displays, and body controllers; overhead systems, such as headliners and electronic convenience features; floor consoles; and door systems. The company’s Power Solutions segment produces lead-acid automotive batteries, as well as offers absorbent glass mat and lithium-ion battery technologies for hybrid and electric vehicles. It serves automotive original equipment manufacturers and the general vehicle battery aftermarket. The company was formerly known as Johnson Electric Service Company and changed its name to Johnson Controls, Inc. in 1974. Johnson Controls, Inc. was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.