Global Logistics Specialist in Vancouver, WA at Hawthorne Gardening Co.

Date Posted: 10/29/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

At the Hawthorne Gardening Company (HGC) we want our people to empower more people to garden no matter where and how they choose to grow. We accomplish this by encouraging people to live happier, healthier lives through gardening. If you also feel this way then you’d fit in great with us!

We are looking for a Logistics Compliance Specialist who will grow at our Vancouver, WA office.

The Global Logistics Compliance Specialist will support import/export trade compliance and DOT compliance.

In this role you will:

  • Perform weekly audits of Customs entries and broker entry files
  • Develop and Maintain customs broker compliance scorecard
  • HTS classification for US and CA imports and exports
  • Work with SMG/HGC business stakeholders on binding product rulings
  • Further cultivate Agricultural Use provision duty savings across brands
  • Correspond with broker and overseas vendors relating to import/export documents
  • Monitor Post Entry Corrections to ensure preventive actions and claim resolutions
  • Support quarterly and ad hoc Duty Drawback claim filing
  • Maintain recordkeeping policies related to customs trade compliance
  • Update departmental import compliance SOP and corporate import compliance manual
  • Monitor import/export permit renewals
  • Monitor compliance legislation updates via trade publications
  • Support DOT compliant HAZMAT shipping programs

The perfect person will have:

  • Minimum of 5 years experience with international trade and compliance
  • Knowledge base in origin determination, valuation & invoicing requirements and duty reduction programs
  • Excellent customer services skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication
  • Critical thinking skills

Some other nice to have’s:

  • DOT regulation knowledge

This is what we will bring to the table:

  • Extremely competitive benefits including: Health, Dental and Vision coverage
  • Discounted gym memberships across the U.S.
  • A highly energetic and fast paced environment at a rapidly growing company
  • Unbelievable 401K match and discounted stock purchasing program
  • Generous vacation day policy in addition to 11 holidays

Not interested in this role? Check out our other career opportunities and learn more about what it’s like to work at Hawthorne Gardening Company by accessing our Talent Network: HGC Talent Network

The Hawthorne Gardening Company is a start-up company focused on hydroponic gardening. Dedicated to creating high quality products founded in social and environmental responsibility. Backed by the largest lawn and garden company in the U.S. (Scotts Miracle-Gro, NYSE: SMG) we bring new ideas, values, and culture to our endeavors without the constraints of a large corporation. We are an energetic, progressive-minded, sustainability-focused group of highly-motivated individuals, eager to share our love of gardening with the world.

The brands and products within our portfolio include: General Hydroponics, General Organics, Vermicrop, Botanicare, AeroGarden, CanFilters and Gavita Lighting.

Hawthorne Gardening Company is an EEO Employer, dedicated to a culturally diverse, drug free workplace.

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Notification to Agencies:

Please note that the Hawthorne Gardening Company does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Master Service Agreement, and specific approval to submit resumes to an approved requisition, the Hawthorne Gardening Company will not consider or approve payment regarding recruiter fees or referral compensations.


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