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Customs & Trade Compliance Manager

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Date: Jul 27, 2022

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

Company: NextEra Energy

Requisition ID:  63519 


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Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy, Inc. is a leading clean energy Fortune 200 Company headquartered in Juno Beach, Florida. We own Florida Power & Light Company, which is the largest rate-regulated electric utility company in the United States.  We are 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 manage the materials management team to drive the fulfillment of material requirements in support of business needs. Individuals are responsible for the effective acquisition, management, and delivery of materials, supplies, and services to achieve competitive power production objectives.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Leads the materials management team to drive down the total cost of ownership and increase business unit productivity
  • Implements associated policies and processes, including warehousing, procurement, and receipt inspection
  • Forecasts and plans projected materials use and manages the supply pipeline to improve cost control, volume changes, delivery accuracy and inventory availability
  • Oversees the management of the supplier base, ensuring new sources of supply are being continually developed and that ongoing supplier performance is being monitored
  • Maintains good working relationships with the business units to facilitate the group’s understanding of their business requirements, supply chain requirements and to stress the importance of scheduling
  • Develops, evaluates, and implements processes, policies, and programs to provide and improve materials management cost and productivity
  • Develops and implements effective personnel safety programs
  • Conducts business dealings with the highest level of integrity and regard for legal and environmental regulations
  • Develops, evaluates, and implements policies and procedures to ensure FERC, Sarbanes-Oxley, and GAAP requirements are met as they relate to materials management processes
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Grad / GED
  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience: 7+ years
  • Supervisor/Management Experience: 1+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None


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, 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.


Nearest Major Market: Palm Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Miami