Manager, Global Trade Compliance

Job Locations US-NC-Greensboro
Business Group

About Us



Centric Brands is a leading lifestyle brand collective that designs, sources, markets and sells high quality products in multiple segments, including women’s, men’s and kid’s apparel, accessories, entertainment and beauty. Centric Brands is focused on our customers and our brands that will drive the company’s future growth. We are defined by innovation as we seize new opportunities and thrive in an environment informed by creativity and thinking that is both analytical and outside the box. Centric Brands reflects a team built on respect, for others and for the hard work it takes to achieve our goals and build our bright future together.


As one of the world’s premier lifestyle brand collectives, we want to ensure that warehouses, factories, retail outlets and on-line retailers all over the world have what they need, when they need it. You’ll be part of a team that leverages leading-edge technology – and innovative solutions – to deliver goods and materials on time, on schedule and in great condition. It’s a career path the offers non-stop challenges and endless variety – along with the opportunity to learn the business from the best.

Specific Responsibilities Would Include

  • Management of C-TPAT Program and facilitation of annual corporate training for all North American employees (est. 1,200 employees)
  • Import document management and liaising with Customs Brokers
  • Binding Rulings creation and submission to CBP.
  • Post Entry Review auditing.
  • CF28’s (Post Entry Requests from Customs and Border Protection)
  • Creating SOP’s, developing effective processes/procedures, and updating compliance manual as needed.
  • Validating HTS classifications in SAP; provides customs broker with monthly updates for each business.
  • Annual license renewals for Other Government Agencies (OGA’s).
  • Validate first sale imports for accuracy.
  • Ad hoc projects/research related to Customs matters.
  • Importer of Record Account Management.
  • Assist team with duty drawback programs.
  • KPI development and reporting.

Our Best Fit Candidate Would Have

  • Bachelor’s degree preferred with a minimum 8+ years direct experience in customs compliance.
  • Licensed Customs Broker or Certified Customs Specialist – required.
  • In-depth knowledge of US import regulations, HTS classification, trade programs, C-TPAT requirements, etc.
  • Previous experience in the apparel industry required.
  • Familiarity with trade programs strongly preferred.
  • A self-motivator; work independently and across functional groups.
  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to manage direct reports.
  • Effective communication and presentation skills required.
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Previous experience with SAP, PLM and Infor-Nexus strongly preferred.
  • Available to travel US/CA sites (less than 10%).

In return, we provide an industry-competitive salary, along with a comprehensive benefits plan (medical, dental, vision) that includes a matching 401(k), Summer Fridays, generous PTO, merchandise discounts, excellent career development opportunities, and a work environment that reflects our industry leadership. Our social impact program, Centric Cares, focuses on volunteerism to make a difference in communities we live and work in and our D&I committee is shaping the future of diversity, equity and inclusion at Centric Brands though workshops, resources and inspiring conversation.


At Centric Brands, we believe our people are our greatest asset, and we seek to structure competitive compensation offers to ensure that we are able to attract and retain the best talent. Our job postings include an annual base salary range at the time of employment. The stated base salary range represents our good faith estimate as to what candidates are likely to expect, and we tailor our offers within the range based on several factors, including the selected candidate's educational and professional experience, industry knowledge, location, technical and communication skills, and other factors that may prove relevant during the selection process. Base salary is a part of a total compensation package, which, depending on the position, may also include commission earnings, annual bonus and other Centric Brands sponsored benefit programs.


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Centric Brands is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Please note that Centric Brands will only reach out to interview, make an offer of employment or conduct onboarding activities for candidates who have applied through our careers site. When interviewing for a position, the candidate experience will include live interaction, such as a video conference or telephone call, with a Recruiter and/or company employee(s). We will never ask for any money or payments from applicants at any point in the recruitment process. Be aware of suspicious recruitment activity. If you think you are a victim of an employment scam, you may contact your local law enforcement agency and/or visit the Federal Trade Commission website here:


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