Manager, Trade Compliance and Logistics

Department: Operations

Manager, Trade Compliance and Logistics

At Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc., a leading designer, marketer and distributor of small household and commercial appliances, our culture is one of hard work, ethical behavior and team work.  We roll up our sleeves and work hard to create products that have been pleasing customers for over 100 years.  We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package which includes health, dental and vision insurances, along with 401(k),  paid vacation, a paid charitable day off to share your talents with the non-profit of your choice, “summer hours” which is a great opportunity for long weekends all summer long, a quarterly subsidy to help cover the costs associated with staying fit, standing desks, the ability to purchase our products at a discounted cost, employee recognition, team building activities, a casual dress code, and flexible hours just to name a few of the advantages of working for this dynamic company.

We are seeking qualified candidates for a Manager, Trade Compliance and Logistics opportunity at our Corporate Headquarters in Glen Allen, Virginia.  This position will manage the development, execution, and direction of global supply chain logistics and import and export trade compliance strategy for the HBB and Weston brands while promoting the Company’s lawful access to global markets.

Responsibilities of the position include: 

  • Develop and foster strong, ethical working relationships with stakeholders to reinforce operational excellence
  • Perform Trend analysis and historical reviews to anticipate and mitigate regulatory and logistical risk
  • Manage corporate framework for global compliance and all communication with import and export regulatory agendas
  • Responsible for ensuring financial goals are planned and implemented accordingly
  • Facilitate awareness of organizational stakeholders, translating complex global regulatory matters into sustainable work processes
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for global ERP planning and Implementation as well as complete integration of Weston global logistics
  • Manage, mentor and develop Logistics support staff, while supporting senior operational roles
  • Additional assumed duties as needed

 Requirements of the position include: 

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A least 15 years ‘experience in the following areas: domestic and global supply chain management; management of customs brokerage and global freight forwarding service providers; negotiating terms, rates and service levels with multi-national service providers
  • 15 + years’ experience with classification using the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, FDA import classification code building, Code of Federal Regulations, General Rules of Interpretation, Schedule B, Explanatory Notes, Reasonable Care Standards, authoring Binding Ruling requests, and other regulatory standards for global business.
  • 15 + years’ experience with special trade privileges including NAFTA, CTPAT, ISA, Drawback, Miscellaneous Tariff Legislation
  • Management and development experience
  • Fluency in P&L statements
  • Advanced knowledge of Transportation Management Systems
  • Business operations integration experience with mergers and acquisitions
  • Experience working in an FDA-regulated import sector
  • Demonstrated listening, communication, interpersonal, and facilitation skills to deal effectively at all levels within the organization

Our employees enjoy working in a tobacco-free and drug-free environment.   We do not consider candidates who use tobacco products.  Hamilton Beach Brands, Inc. is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce.  We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit

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