Regional Trade Manager - Americas (HID3068)



An Amazing Career Opportunity for a Regional Trade Manager, Americas!! 

Location: Austin, TX, Hybrid

Job ID: 12724



HID Global is looking for a Regional Trade Manager for the Americas region to manage people, processes, systems, and projects to ensure that all transactions are conducted in compliance with local regulations to minimize both internal and external customer costs.   


Do you possess a deep knowledge of the trade and customs programs and a passion for innovation?  Would you enjoy driving trade compliance across organization? If so, we want to hear from you!


Who are we? 

HID Global powers the trusted identities of the world’s people, places, and things, allowing people to transact safely, work productively and travel freely. We are a high-tech software company headquartered in Austin, TX, with over 4,000 worldwide employees. Check us out here: and 


HID’s Global Trade Department: 

Our Global Trade department is responsible for implementing a trade compliance program which allows for identifying risks and preventing and mitigating damages related to the customs laws of countries where the company operates.


As our Regional Trade Manager, Americas, you’ll support HID’s success by: 

  • Directly manage staff supporting Americas import, export operations and US export license program
  • Provide strategic direction on Trade initiatives to regional fulfillment leads
  • Provide leadership and guidance for America’s trade in support of company’s international initiatives while satisfying applicable import and export laws
  • Identify gaps in current practices and develop and implement appropriate compliance improvement plans
  • Identify applicable preferential trade and customs programs to minimize company’s duty spend. Implement required procedures
  • For new technologies and product transitions, manage the assignment of origin and classification according to local regulations
  • Manage company’s offering of applicable preferential trade and customs programs
  • Identify and develop Trade systems and enhancements in support of compliant government reporting
  • Track, report meaningful, actionable import/export trade metrics
  • Support both internal and 3rd party import/export audits and inquiries
  • Manage regional import/export licensing programs required for lawful transport to/from/withing the region
  • Establish and manage all regional sites’ import/export procedures


What we will love about your background: 

  • Experience/Ability to work in a matrixed organization
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a team environment
  • Analytical and strategic thinking
  • Passion for setting and meeting aggressive goals
  • String analytical capabilities
  • Self-starter and independent worker
  • Strong work ethic; unyielding integrity
  • Able to detect gaps and implement the needed solutions.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States.  


Your Experience and Education include:             

  • Bachelor Science or Business Administration in Engineering or Supply Chain related field
  • Combined 10 years of experience in supply chain, logistics and trade compliance in a high-tech manufacturing company
  • Extensive experience in global HS classification, export control classification/licensing, origin determination, FTA qualification, customs programs, and customs valuation
  • Working knowledge of the Export Administration (EAR), Customs and Border Protection (19 CFR), Census (15 CFR) and International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)
  • Ability to read and understand technical specifications of highly technical items such as RF/Encrypted products


Who you are as a Leader:

  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal. 
  • Willingness to ‘roll up sleeves and dive deep into tactical work when necessary.
  • Good interpersonal skills, willingness to learn and continue to grow professionally.
  • Strong team player and ability to work well with others.
  • You proactively seek to adopt and implement diversity into your work, including valuing different backgrounds, experiences and thinking. You also embrace creating and nurturing a culture of diversity, inclusion, and belonging.


Why apply? 

  • Empowerment: You’ll work as part of a global team in a flexible work environment, learning and enhancing your expertise.
  • Innovation: You embrace challenges and want to drive ambitious change.
  • Integrity: You are results-orientated, reliable, and straightforward and value being treated accordingly.


HID Global is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer – Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation. 


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We make it easier for people to get where they want to go!
On an average day, think of how many times you tap, twist, tag, push or swipe to get access, find information, connect with others or track something.  HID technology is behind billions of interactions, in more than 100 countries.  We help you create a verified, trusted identity that can get you where you need to go – without having to think about it.  
When you join our HID team, you’ll also be part of the ASSA ABLOY Group, the global leader in access solutions. You’ll have 50,000 colleagues in more than 70 different countries. We empower our people to build their career around their aspirations and our ambitions – supporting them with regular feedback, training, and development opportunities. Our colleagues think broadly about where they can make the most impact, and we encourage them to grow their role locally, regionally, or even internationally. As we welcome new people on board, it’s important to us to have diverse, inclusive teams, and we value different perspectives and experiences. 


Austin, TX, US, 78753

Production & Skilled Trades
Mid-senior level

Nearest Major Market: Austin