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LATAM Region Customs Manager

SpaceX

SpaceX

Latambarcem, Goa, India
Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2023

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

LATAM REGION CUSTOMS MANAGER

As the Global Trade Compliance LATAM Region Customs Manager, you will help the business understand and navigate applicable trade laws and regulations in Latin and South America.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage all import brokerage operations within the region, including but not limited to, import permits, authorizations to ship, signatures and audits
  • Communicate with customs authorities in region to support import operations
  • Work with other departments, including Finance, Logistics, and business teams to devise and implement strategic plans to optimize import activities in region
  • Retain applicable import records according to local requirements
  • Support the selection and management of customs brokers in the LATAM region
  • Assist with onboarding new entities to import into the region
  • Obtain import data from providers and the government to support import tax reclamations and duty mitigation opportunities
  • Monitor import compliance changes in the region and communicate relevant changes to appropriate teams
  • Participate in internal compliance audits for the region

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • College/university degree
  • 6+ years of experience with international trade compliance
  • Fluent in English with multi-lingual proficiency in Portuguese or Spanish
  • Current residency and work authorization in Latin America

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Comprehensive and up to date knowledge of customs laws and requirements in at least one country in the Latin American region
  • Prior international assignments or projects
  • Knowledge of the aerospace and/or telecommunications industry
  • Proven ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
  • Creative and proactive problem solver

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Willingness to travel approximately 50% of the time
  • SpaceX does not yet have regional offices in all regions of the world. Dependent on candidate identified, this role may not work from a SpaceX office

SpaceX is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with SpaceX is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.