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Vacancies at Coca Cola – Tariff Classification Specialist

Website The Coca-Cola Company

Job Description:

Reporting to the Global Customs and International Trade Compliance Senior Manager, the Global Tariff Classification Specialist will be responsible for ensuring proper tariff classification of goods and that related import/export requirements are assigned to individual goods crossing international borders.

Job Responsibilities:

  • There is and will continue to be an increasing number of bespoke exports / imports which add complexity and risk due to the nature / type of goods and engagement required at origin / destination and during movement of goods with customs authorities / sanitary / health / inspection agencies / carriers / freight forwarders / port authorities and liaison with customs brokers; commodity codes are the basis on which much of this rests
  • Ensuring compliance with commodity code regulations in jurisdictions where the Costa business and its partners operates
  • Preventing non-compliance and overcoming barriers to the international movement of goods
  • Ensure all activities are carried out in alignment with The Coca-Cola Company and Costa policy requirements and locally, in-country applicable regulations.
  • Evaluating and recommending new compliance processes / opportunities to enhance business performance
  • Across the EU and UK, this will be a minimum of 250 movements to be declared each month in 2022 and does not include new market openings, new product launches and integration of Costa Express global supply chain into Costa Limited
  • Ensuring commodity codes are fit for purpose in countries where goods will be exported / imported

Job Requirements:

  • Experience auditing customs entries/data and identifying and correcting errors, as well as recommending corrective action
  • Ability to read and interpret product specifications and identify the issues relevant to tariff classification procedures
  • Strong understanding of General Rules for the Interpretation (GIRs)
  • Significant International Trade / Customs / Trade Compliance / Tariff Classification experience, ideally within a Multi-Channel Retail and/or FMCG business
  • Strong understanding of international tariff classification methodology
  • Knowledge of import and export declaration processes
  • Experience working with customs brokers, and monitoring accuracy and compliance with documented instructions
  • Knowledge of purpose and content of documents of international trade and non-tariff requirements

Job Details:

Company: The Coca-Cola Company

Job Category: Private

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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