Trade and Customs Compliance Manager

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Hanwha Qcells designs, builds, and manages financially sustainable solar photovoltaic (PV) solutions. The company brings a decade of global leadership in solar PV to North America, combining best-of-world technology, processes, and partnerships to deliver utility-grade solar PV solutions customized for the US energy market.

Please note this role is in Cartersville, GA, 5 days a week onsite. Relocation is available as needed.

Role Summary:

The Trade and Customs Compliance Manager will be responsible for developing corporate processes and procedures and ensuring Qcells compliance with customs and trade laws and internal procedures.

Role Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement internal compliance procedures and policies and ensure adherence.
  • Oversee Qcells compliance with customs and trade laws, regulations, and internal policies.
  • Stays abreast of legal and corporate requirements in customs, trade, etc.
  • Acts as a contact person and liaison and manages information flow between outside counsel, Dalton staff, and management.
  • Report Qcells compliance with customs and trade laws and regulations to management.
  • Train and educate staff and stakeholders regarding legal and corporate requirements and updates.
  • Trade: Develop customs compliance procedures and ensure compliance
  • Manage and communicate with Customs brokers. Ensure adherence with Broker SOPs
  • Maintain tariff classification database
  • Assist with value and origin assessments
  • Conduct post entry audits of Customs entries
  • Manage retention of import records
  • Liaise with Qcells legal and management teams
  • Understand internal ERP systems.
  • Audit compliance with policies and laws.

Education and Expertise:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, supply chain, or other relevant area
  • 8-10 years compliance or risk management experience in customs and trade law
  • Subject matter expert in Global Trade Compliance, Customs Broker License preferred

Other Qualifications:

  • Attention to detail, analytical thinking and ability
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to effectively communicate across all levels within the organization
  • Legal and moral integrity
  • Strategic thinking
  • Ability to multi-task, work in a fast paced environment, and adhere to deadlines
  • Self-motivator and ability to act independently

Hanwha Q CELLS provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or genetics.