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UPS Trade Management Analyst I in Southfield, Michigan

Job Summary

UPS Supply Chain Solutions is currently seeking a Trade Management Analyst (TMA) I to impact the business by mastering import/export regulations by working onsite at our customer. The ideal candidate will possess a Customs Broker License or be currently pursuing a license from the U.S. Customs and Border Protection. This position offers on the job training in the areas of import/export classification, North America Free Trade Agreements (NAFTA) origin verification projects and other Free Trade Agreements (FTA) eligibility programs, and various customer specific compliance projects.

The Trade Management Analyst (TMA) I is responsible for coordinating and carrying out all tasks necessary to develop, maintain and maximize established classification/origin functions. The incumbent assists in employee training regarding accounts and projects. This position is responsible for providing insight, guidance and other supportive services necessary for classification/origin.


  • Assists with process management

  • Participates in calls with client for root cause analysis and process improvements

  • Assists with workload management and distribution

  • Classifies import products under the Harmonized Tariff Schedule of the United States (HTSUS)

  • Substantiates classification decisions using General Rules of Interpretation (GROI), Explanatory Notes, CROSS (Customs Rulings Online Search System) and other resources

  • Engages in Country of Origin verification projects, contact suppliers to obtain correct Country of Origin for customers' products

  • Determines eligibility for various FTA programs, including American Automobile Labeling Act (AALA) and other regulatory programs

  • Manages and organizes product databases and classification information in Excel and Access

  • Enters product classifications and substantiation into proprietary operating system

  • Coordinates daily activities with TMS team members and project supervisor

  • Communicates proactively with customers including educating customers on regulatory procedures


  • Possesses knowledge of US Customs and Border Protection Regulations

  • Displays ability to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment under minimal supervision with a high attention to detail

  • Demonstrates excellent analytical, verbal/written communication, customer service, and time management skills

  • Possesses experience with classification and/or FTA determination

  • Bachelor's Degree (or internationally comparable degree)

  • Customs Broker License

  • Proficient in foreign language skills

UPS is an equal opportunity employer. UPS does not discriminate on the basis of race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/age/sexual orientation/gender identity or any other characteristic protected by law


Category: Logistics, Engineering, Logistics, Warehousing, Brokerage and Freight Forwarding, Professional

Requisition Number: 283439

Location: Southfield,Michigan