Senior Global Trade Compliance Manager at Lime

Posted on:
November 6, 2023

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Lime is the world's largest shared electric vehicle company. We’re on a mission to build a future where transportation is shared, affordable and carbon-free. Our electric bikes and scooters have powered 400+ million rides in 250+ cities on 5 continents, replacing an estimated 100+ million car trips. Named a Time 100 Most Influential Company and Fast Company Brand That Matters, we achieved a fully profitable year in 2022, becoming the first in our industry to reach this milestone.

Lime is looking for a strategic, analytical, and transformational Global Trade Compliance Manager for its global supply chain team, reporting into the Director, Global Logistics & Warehousing. You will own all aspects of establishing best practices, setting policies, auditing and improving our global logistics compliance processes,, reporting and systems.  

The ideal candidate will have experience working in rapidly evolving, high growth, global environments, with a track record of driving data & systems transformation, excellence and scalability.  You are a collaborative business partner, with the ability to support, influence and drive strategic initiatives.  You are data-driven, innovative, and resilient.  You are a continuous learner, and thrive on your ability to solve complex problems that deliver meaningful and sustainable competitive advantage. 

We are a remote first company and welcome applications from California, Texas, Oregon and Washington. What you’ll do:Regularly review and update our global logistics & customs compliance policies and procedures; training others as necessaryAbility to drive complex and cross functional projects to completionDevelop and implement long term strategies for a scalable global compliance programServe as our SME regarding trade compliance and import/export related mattersProvide recommendations to Sr. Management teams regarding cost avoidance/reduction strategies and best practices regarding all aspects of logistics and customs complianceDevelop and maintain our global database of HS classifications, tariffs and related dataManage relationships with our global customs brokerage partners, monitoring performance and setting expectationsResponsible for ensuring operation processes are aligned with local and international regulatory requirements and policiesA strategic partner to the Supply Chain team on optimizing efficiency and cost by leveraging special trade programs and duty/tariff mitigation strategiesWork closely with Finance and Accounting to establish and maintain duty deferment accounts where appropriatePartner with our EOL/Recycling program manager regarding global complianceOther tasks and projects as assignedAbout you:7+ years experience with international compliance/supply chain/logistics5+ years experience with Intra-EU transactions, including deep understanding of VAT rates and intrastat reportingExtensive knowledge on HS codes, ADD and special trade programsExperience with US Section 301 tariff is a plusKnowledge of Dangerous Goods shipments, specifically related to li-ion batteries.  Dangerous Goods certification is a plus.EOL/Recycling Compliance experience in Europe for electronics is a plus.Prior SOX Compliance experience preferredExcellent verbal and written communication skills.Strong logical thinking, verbal, and quantitative reasoning, along with the ability to zoom out and see patterns.Ability to collaborate, build relationships and effectively communicate cross-functionallyExperience in helping companies identify improvements in process areas, and in assisting with implementing those improvementsExcellent computer and system skills, Google, MS office, JIra, Asana and NetSuite ERP experience is a plusBachelor’s Degree preferredThe anticipated salary range for this position is $83,000  to $139,000. Equity and benefits may be provided as part of the compensation package, depending on the position offered. Not all candidates will be eligible for the upper end of the salary range. Exact salary will ultimately depend on multiple factors, which may include the successful candidate's skills, experience and other qualifications as well as the candidate's location of residence. In addition to base salary, some roles may be eligible for a variable bonus based on a combination of company performance, employee performance, and management discretion.


Why Lime? When you join Lime, you join a global community of smart, caring, talented individuals working together to deliver world-changing results; striving to create an experience that enables Limers to do their best work. Here are some ways we support and invest in our team: 

Competitive salaries, performance-based annual bonus and pre-IPO equityHealth and wellness offerings for all team members starting day one including access to top-tier fitness and mindfulness appsFlexible vacation policies with ample paid holidays tailored to country of residenceFully-paid leave following the birth or adoption of a child and financial, medical and educational support for Limers pursuing parenthoodSupport for retirement and financial goals with unlimited access to financial advisorsUnlimited, complimentary use of our vehicles in hundreds of cities around the worldProfessional growth opportunities through quarterly learning days and top-tier toolsOpportunities to connect across teams and locations to network, socialize and volunteerCulture of belonging with Employee Resource Groups that engage and promote cultural awareness and DEI training across all functionsConsistent recognition of great work through meaningful rewards and career advancements

Benefits and perks vary depending on the nature of your employment and country of residence. Terms and conditions may apply.

If you want to make an impact, Lime is the place for you. Not sure if you meet all the qualifications? If this role excites you we encourage you to apply. Explore all opportunities on our career page.

Lime is an Equal Opportunity Employer, but that’s just the start. We believe different perspectives help us grow and achieve more. That’s why we’re dedicated to hiring and developing the most talented and globally diverse team – which includes individuals with different backgrounds, abilities, identities and experiences. Apply for this job

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