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Customs & Trade Compliance Manager

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Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location(s): West Palm Beach, FL, US, 33407

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  57607 


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Position Specific Description

Florida Power & Light Company is looking for an experienced Customs and Trade Compliance Manager to join our Global Trade Strategy Team in West Palm Beach, FL.  The selected candidate for this role must have strong regulatory knowledge, and previous experience managing regulatory compliance. The ideal candidate will have a strong working knowledge in the key areas of Customs Compliance, including tariff classification, country of origin determinations, and principles of Customs Valuation.
•    Provide subject matter expertise and guidance on classification, valuation, COO decisions, and Free Trade Agreements;
•    Develop and maintain customs-related programs to enhance existing processes;
•    Assist in the maintenance of the US duty drawback program;
•    Strong knowledge of US Customs reconciliation program;
•    In-depth knowledge and experience of the US Customs Code of Federal Regulations Title 19 and Export Administration Regulations (EAR);
•    Experience with global customs regulations and administrations;
•    In-depth knowledge of HTSUS and rules of origin, with the ability to apply the knowledge into a written reasonable care decision/ruling request;
•    In-depth knowledge of customs valuation rules and the ability to apply the knowledge within the company's business practices;
•    Knowledge and application of free trade agreements;
•    Expert knowledge of Export Administration Regulations (CFR 15);
Bachelor’s Degree in related field and Licensed Customs Broker designation are preferred.  A minimum of 5-years’ experience in trade compliance and experience with related-party transactions and transfer pricing are preferred.

Job Overview

Employees in this position supervise the materials management team to drive the fulfillment of material requirements in support of business needs. Individuals in this role are responsible for the effective acquisition, management, and delivery of materials, supplies, and services to achieve competitive power production objectives for a specific business unit or customer.


Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Supervises one or more Materials Management Specialists and other personnel associated with materials management functions
  • Coaches and directs the materials management team to drive down the total cost of ownership and increase business unit productivity
  • Acquires and manages materials and supplies for day-to-day and long-range requirements
  • Forecasts and plans projected materials requirements and manages the pipeline of assigned materials activity
  • Oversees and directs the development and execution of purchase orders
  • Oversees the management of the supplier base, developing new sources of supply and monitoring ongoing supplier performance
  • Increases efficiency by continually improving processes and procedures, driving standardization and eliminating waste
  • Provides leadership in the development of department personnel
  • Conducts business dealings with the highest level of integrity and regard for legal and environmental regulations
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor's or Equivalent Experience 
  • Experience: 5+ years 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree 
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 1+ years 


Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Purchasing/ Procurement
Organization:  Florida Power & Light Company 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable


Where permitted by applicable law, NextEra Energy requires all employees and new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or be willing to receive the COVID-19 vaccination on or before the first day of employment.


NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.


NextEra Energy provides reasonable accommodation in its application and selection process for qualified individuals, including accommodations related to compliance with conditional job offer requirements, consistent with federal, state, and local laws. Supporting medical or religious documentation will be required where applicable and permitted by applicable law. To request a reasonable accommodation, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 1-844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.


NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.


NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.


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Nearest Secondary Market: Miami