Ever want to ride a rocket ship? Ever want to do hard work that will make a REAL difference in the world? Do you want to solve some of the most difficult problems with a team of exceptional players at a company that does not believe in impossible?

Powin LLC is a leading producer of a utility scale modular battery energy storage system (complete with a patented, advanced, cloud-based monitoring/control system). That means we build power plants out of batteries that put coal and gas generators out of business and enable sustainable viability for renewable energy sources like solar and wind.

Powin is, and will continue to be, one of a handful of companies that will provide the equipment necessary to make this happen. Powin has distinct competitive advantages: cost-effectiveness; reliability; scalability; ease of deployment; and operational sophistication. Every day we work to ensure that we maintain these competitive advantages and our position as a global leader in providing turnkey, battery energy storage solutions for utility-scale, commercial and industrial, and microgrid applications.

ABOUT THE POSITION

Powin is seeking an Import Specialist that will report to the Senior Director of Global Logistics. In this role you will have the opportunity to effectively manage the imports for our diverse and globally distributed manufacturing supply network. This network includes offshore Powin owned manufacturing assets and a number of outsource manufacturing companies.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist with technology, hardware, and software trade classification for import (Harmonized Tariff Schedule – HTS)
  • Interface with carriers and customs broker
  • Develop compliance program to satisfy import requirements
  • File Binding Ruling requests
  • Serve as internal resource for information requests regarding import compliance.
  • Assist with maintenance of import/export standard work and controls and collaborate with team members to drive trade compliance solutions for efficiency
  • Work with cross functional groups to obtain information necessary for the import process and respond to broker inquiries
  • Monitor timeliness and accuracy of customs entries; conduct auditing
  • Design and Conduct Trade Compliance training
  • Collect, enter, and present data using spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software
  • Perform project management support tasks to enable delivery of team assignments and objectives

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • BS or BA degree (or equivalent work experience)
  • 3-4 years of experience working with US regulations governing imports with an importer/exporter or service provider.
  • Microsoft Office skills required with strong Excel skills preferred.
  • Customs Brokerage License or Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) a plus, but not required.
  • Global logistics or supply chain experience a plus.
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and collaboratively.
  • Detailed oriented and highly organized; ability to multi-task several projects at once.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, judgment, creativity, flexibility, and excellent motivation.

READY TO JOIN POWIN?

Working at Powin is more than a job. Life at Powin is an opportunity for personal and professional growth and a journey into the unexpected. Powin employees often experience moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.