Regional Trade Manager – Americas (HID1943)

Austin, TX North AmericaUSAustin, TX
HID Global
Job Type: 
Functional Area: 
Supply Chain
Job Level: 
Mid-Senior Level

Become a Regional Trade Manager – Americas in an Innovative High-Tech Security Company

Job ID: HID1943

Travel: Up to 10%-60%

#Securing your Future!

The Regional Trade Manager is charged with managing people, processes, systems and projects to ensure that all transactions are conducted in compliance with local regulations and minimize both internal and external customer costs.

What you will be doing

  • Directly manage staff supporting Americas import, export operations and US export license program
  • Provide strategic direction on Trade initiatives to regional fulfillment leads
  • Provide leadership and guidance for America’s trade in support of company’s international initiatives while satisfying applicable import and export laws
  • Identify gaps in current practices and develop and implement appropriate compliance improvement plans*
  • Identify applicable preferential trade and customs programs to minimize company’s duty spend. Implement required procedures*
  • For new technologies and product transitions, manage the assignment of origin and classification according to local regulations*
  • Manage company’s offering of applicable preferential trade and customs programs
  • Identify and develop Trade systems and enhancements in support of compliant government reporting
  • Track, report meaningful, actionable import/export trade metrics
  • Support both internal and 3rd party import/export audits and inquiries 
  • Manage regional import/export licensing programs required for lawful transport to/from/within the region
  • Establish and manage all regional sites’ import/export procedures

What we are looking for    

  • Experience/Ability to work in a matrixed organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Analytical and strategic thinking
  • Passion for setting and meeting aggressive goals
  • Strong analytical capabilities
  • Self-starter and independent worker
  • Strong work ethic; unyielding integrity
  • Able to detect gaps and implement the needed solutions

Who you are

  • Combined 10 years of experience in supply chain, logistics and trade compliance in a high-tech manufacturing company
  • Bachelor Science or Business Administration in Engineering or Supply Chain related field
  • Extensive experience in global HS classification, export control classification/licensing, origin determination, FTA qualification, customs programs and customs valuation
  • Working knowledge of the Export Administration (EAR), Customs and Border Protection (19 CFR), Census (15 CFR) and International Traffic in Arms (ITAR) Regulations
  • Ability to read and understand technical specifications of highly technical items such as RF/Encrypted products
  • Proven ability to make sound decisions
  • Ability to effectively multi-task
  • Strong attention to detail

Why Should You Apply?

  • Relocation assistance available for qualified candidates
  • Excellent terms and conditions
  • Flexibility
  • On-the-job training and development
  • Work as part of a global team


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Female/Disabled/Veteran

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world's people, places and things. Every day millions of people in more than 100 countries use our products and services to securely access physical and digital places. Over 2 billion things that need to be identified, verified and tracked are connected through HID Global’s technology. We make it possible for people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We work with governments, universities, hospitals, financial institutions and some of the most innovative companies on the planet—helping them to create trusting and trusted physical and digital environments so that they and the people who use them can fulfill their potential. Headquartered in Austin, Texas, HID Global has over 4,000 employees worldwide and operates international offices that support more than 100 countries. HID Global® is an ASSA ABLOY Group brand. For more information, visit