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Sysco Contract & Bid Foreign Trade Zone Compliance Specialist in Medley, Florida


US0016 Sysco South Florida, Inc.

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Minimum Level of Education:

High School or Equivalent

Minimum Years of Experience:

1 Year

Employment Type:

Full Time

Travel Percentage:



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The Contract & Bid Foreign Trade Zone Compliance Specialist is responsible for providing daily oversight of all FTZ transactions for Sysco South Florida. Associate will conduct the daily FTZ operations, compliance review and administrative functions. This person reports directly to the Contract Sales - Cruise Manager. Associate will partner across the company to provide foreign trade compliance guidance and develop processes to ensure compliance. This individual will also respond to inquiries from internal and external customers.


Compliance Specialist will be assigned duties, based on organizational needs and priorities.

  • Respond to daily internal and external compliance inquiries

  • Review/Prepare FTZ admission (e-214)

  • Review/Prepare withdrawals for exportation and IT (QP/WP CBP Forms 7512)

  • Review/Prepare withdrawals for consumption with designated customs broker

  • Review/Prepare withdrawals for bonded warehouses and zone to zone transfers

  • Review/Prepare manipulations, destructions and temporary removals (CBPF 216)

  • Operate the FTZ inventory control and record keeping system.

  • Process and verify FTZ related data.

  • Reconcile the inventory records within the FTZ software.

  • Prepare and submit periodic reports required of the FTZ

  • Daily auditing of CBP documents prior to submission to CBP

  • Interface with CBP, including Officers, Supervisory Inspectors, Port Directors and Ace account reps.

  • Interface with cruise line customer, brokers, forwarders, carriers and Sysco operation teams.

  • Will need to maintain an overview of all incoming bonded products into Sysco South Florida, by interfacing with vendors, Sysco Receiving and Operations.

  • Responsible for accounting support, billings

  • Maintain proficiency on applicable laws and regulations issued by various government agencies and translate them into business compliance best practices.

  • Follow established internal compliance procedures with active input for improvement to increase business growth.

  • Explain regulations, procedures, and policies to employees and stakeholders, as necessary

  • Other duties as assigned - depending on the status of ongoing projects and support needed on the different areas of customs compliance including but not limited to audits.



  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Sales, Marketing, Hospitality or Culinary Arts preferred.


  • 1 year prior outside foodservice sales or B2B experience.

  • Preferred 2+ years of prior foodservice sales, B2B experience, restaurant management or culinary background.

Certificates, Licenses, and Registrations

  • Valid driver's license with a driving record that meets Company insurability standards.

Professional Skills:

  • Prior Foreign Trade Zone Compliance experience preferred

  • Prior experience dealing directly with US Customs and Border Protection preferred

  • Ability to establish appropriate timelines and to meet project milestones and timelines

  • Analytical thinking

  • Time and project management

  • Information Seeker

  • Ability to multi task

  • Excellent Verbal and Written Skills

  • The individual should be self-motivated and be capable of working as part of a team or alone with little supervision.

  • Use of personal vehicle might be necessary to visit CBP offices.

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by associates within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of associates assigned to this job.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed above are representative of knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


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Sysco is the global leader in foodservice distribution. With over 71,000 colleagues and a fleet of over 13,000 vehicles, Sysco operates approximately 333 distribution facilities worldwide and serves more than 700,000 customer locations.

We offer our colleagues the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations. We're looking for talented, hard-working individuals to join our team. Come grow with us and let us show you why Sysco is at the heart of food and service.


Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer, and consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status or any other protected factor under federal, state or local law.

This opportunity is available through Sysco Corporation, its subsidiaries and affiliates.