Customs Specialist, Foreign Trade Zone

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Date: Sep 28, 2021

Location: Adrian, MI, US

Company: Wacker Chemie AG


Our world needs ideas! As one of the world’s most research-intensive chemical companies, we have been developing leading solutions for numerous sectors – from construction to photovoltaics and cosmetics to rubber – for over 100 years. We have a global presence with production sites on three continents and 14,600 employees from 70 nations.


At our site in Adrian, we are currently looking for a ​Customs Specialist, Foreign Trade Zone​ to join our growing team.


Job Responsibilities

This position is responsible for administering the day-to-day FTZ (Foreign Trade Zone) operations.

  • Administering of Foreign Trade Zone 70U, Adrian Michigan daily admissions into the FTZ including entry filings CF214 and QP/WP.
  • Reconcile inventory records between SAP & Integration Point.
  • Identify and resolves any inventory issues and anomalies in a prompt and timely manner.
  • Provide annual FTZ reports (Yearly Blanket CBP form 216, Annual Reconciliation, Certification Letter, FTZ Board Report). 


  • Minimum of and Associates Degree required with 5 years of position related experience. 
  • Customs Broker License, Certified Customs Specialist a plus but not required
  • Less than 5% travel required
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Computer proficiency including spreadsheet software, SAP, Tableau a plus
  • Critical thinking and time management skills.
  • Position also requires the ability to maintain multiple projects simultaneously


WACKER, as an innovative chemical company, makes a vital contribution toward improving the quality of life around the world by developing intelligent solutions for sustainable growth. Our culture focuses on building and retaining diverse and inclusive teams. WACKER offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, competitive benefit offerings and beyond through giving back to our communities.


Be part of our WACKER family, across all nations!


We are looking forward to your online application at www.wacker.com.
Reference Code: 6490 



The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. A minimum requirement for this US-based position is the ability to work legally in the United States on a permanent unrestricted basis.  Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, including for any type of US permanent residency (e.g., for a Green card).


WACKER is proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected classs.

Nearest Major Market: Adrian
Nearest Secondary Market: Ann Arbor