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Export Manager

Location:
Palatine, IL, 60074
Posted:
March 06, 2019

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ANNA D. MIKIEWICZ

LINKED IN PROFILE: www.linkedin.com/in/annadmikiewicz

**** ***** ***** #** ****: 847-***-****

PALATINE, IL 60074 CELL: 224-***-****

EMAIL: ac8otm@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE

DOW CHEMICAL – Contract Job In Midland, Michigan OCTOBER 2018 – DECEMBER 2018

NAFTA & Free Trade Agreements Consultant

Assigned to NAFTA Audits Project for incoming Supplier NAFTA’s for multiple Dow Chemical Corporations.

Updated SAP ECC & GTS (Global Trade System) & MicroSoft Access DataBase with Supplier’s NAFTA Data.

Performed corrective NAFTA work with Dow Chemical Suppliers. Maintained NAFTA Records.

Special DuPont NAFTA Project per Dow Chemical / Dupont Merger.

Completed required Corporate Training Modules for Dow Chemical & Accenture.

Weekly Travel To Dow Chemical Corporate Hdq in Midland, Michigan. Travel Plans & Budgets, Expense Reports & Audits.

MINERALS TECHNOLOGIES INC / AMERICAN COLLOID INTERNATIONAL - Contract Job MAY 2018 – AUG 2018 Logistics Coordinator / Domestic USA & International RailRoad Transportation

Assistant To RailRoad Transportation Manager charged with managing $55 Million Dollars of Rail Freight Transportation.

Daily Resolution Of RailCar Problems: Track & Trace, RailCar Delays, OverLoads, RailCar Repairs, External RailCar Services.

CSX RailRoad Invoices Project – Obtained a $66,000 Credit From CSX RailRoad.

RailCar Reports Project: Worked To Correct & Resolve Problems With 2 RailCar Report Companies: LOUP & IntelliTrans.

Created & Corrected Rail Pattern Routes In Oracle & RailRoad Websites for Plants. RailCar Diversions & New WayBills.

Daily Reconciliation Of Complex RailRoad Invoices in CassPort For Rejected Payments, Accessorial Charges, Past Due Invoices, Incorrect Billing, and Past Due Accumulated Finance Charges. Worked with I.T. Dept for EDI billing corrections.

Updated the RailCars Fleet DataBase. Analysis of RailCar Reports for specific Routes to identify any transport delays.

Interface with Plant Personnel to resolve RailCar Transports Obstacles. Flagged RailCars for Urgent RailCar Transports.

Daily Contact with RailRoads. Re-Route & Monitoring of RailCars Transport per a RailCars DeRailment incident.

EVENT MARKETING / CONSUMER SALES / PRODUCT PROMOTIONS / FIELD MARKETING JAN 2017 – MAY 2018

Interim Contract Jobs / Self Employed

Event Marketing & Product Promos, RoadShows, Direct Consumer Sales, Self Job Training,Trained Store Employees, POS & Display Setups, Inventory Mgmt, Stock Replenishments, Interface With Corporate & Store Management, Corporate Reports.

RETAIL ASSISTANCE CORPORATION (RAC) – Part-Time Contract Job OCT 27 2016 – DEC 31 2016 Brand Ambassador For Seiko & Pulsar Watches

Macy's & JC Penney (JCP) / Woodfield Mall – Schaumburg, IL

ACHIEVEMENT: SOLD $22,000 OF SEIKO PRODUCTS WITHIN 2 MONTHS / 22 HOURS PER WEEK PART–TIME.

Consumer Marketing & Sales to Macy's & JCP Customers. Educated & Trained Dept Employees & Managers on Key Sales Points, benefits, features, & technical specs to emphasize to Consumers for Seiko & Pulsar Watches. Visual Display Case Merchandising & Product Exhibits, Seiko Collection & Display Planograms, POS (Point Of Sale), Display Case ReStocking & Inventory Mgmt.

SHURE INCORPORATED Niles, IL Contract Job 12 / 2014 – 3 / 2015

Customs Compliance & NAFTA Specialist / Export Consultant

Shure Professional Audio Products –Microphones, Wireless Systems, EarPhones & HeadPhones

Evaluated Shure’s Products BOM's (Bills Of Material) against NAFTA Rules Of Origin to determine which Shure Products qualified for NAFTA. Provided Export Guidance to Shure Supplier Network for NAFTA. Follow up work with Shure Suppliers to collect delayed Annual NAFTA Forms.

Daily Audits of ISF’s (International Security Filings) from Brokers (before filing). Provided final approval to Brokers.

Daily UPS Quantum Email Audits of Import Data vs Export Documents for accuracy from Foreign Suppliers.

FTZ Warehouse El Paso, TX. Audited & Re-Calculated 6 months of Monthly FTZ Activity Reports to find error(s).

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SHURE INCORPORATED (cont’d)

C-TPAT Country Chart. Cargo Vunerability Assessment - researched & updated Cargo Risk Data for 33 Countries

Per 6 Categories.

Per special request from Shure Management, prepared a List Of My Final Recommendations for Shure Customs Dept.

ELKAY MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGY CENTER Broadview, IL Contract Job 8/ 2013 – 3/ 2014 NAFTA Program Manager

Elkay Stainless Steel Sinks / Plumbing / Faucets / Water Coolers / Multiple Cabinet Product Lines

Revitalized & Managed Elkay NAFTA Program. Re-Organized, Audited, Improved Elkay NAFTA Dept. Key Focus On Quality & 100% Accuracy. Provided Export Compliance Guidance To Elkay Supplier Network.

Managed Vast Vendor/Supplier Network of 100’s of Elkay Suppliers For Elkay Products: Stainless Steel Sinks / Plumbing / Faucets / Water Coolers / Multiple Cabinet Product Lines.

Analyzed Elkay Products BOM’s (Bills Of Material) against NAFTA Rules Of Origin to determine which Elkay Products qualify for NAFTA.

Setup Automated System to streamline McMaster Carr NAFTAS & Certificates Of Origin per each Elkay P.O.

Audited All Elkay Supplier Export Data, NAFTA & Export Forms. Organized All Corporate Export Records.

Developed an effective standardized Step By Step Procedures Directive for Elkay NAFTA Program.

JDC INTERNATIONAL (Customs Imports Broker) Elk Grove Village, IL 6 / 2012 – 5 / 2013

International Customs Imports Specialist

JDC Owned By SIRVA Corporate Relocation Services / WorldWide Territory

SIRVA Move Management, Allied International, Allied Van Lines, Allied PickFords & North American Van Lines

Effectively handled WorldWide FCL & LCL Container Imports of Personal Effects & Household Goods from all Continents, plus Caribbean, Puerto Rico & Hawaii for Corporate Relocations. Maintained high level of Confidentiality Security to protect Importer Data. Power Of Attorney Authority granted by JDC International.

Customs Brokerage - Processed entire Importer Relocations A to Z, including Vacis Exams & Intensive Exams, Trucker Dispatch & Corporate Billing. Interfaced with SteamShip Lines for Arrival Notices, Ocean Bills of Lading, Container Releases, PickUp Numbers, and Last Free Days.

Daily Interface with SIRVA Intl Coordinators, U.S. Customs, Freight Forwarders, CBP, Brokers, Freight Consolidators, SteamShip Lines, Warehouses, Terminals, Railyards & Truckers. All Fees Paid per Import.

Customs Entry For Imports: Prepared Proforma Invoices & Customs Entry Forms: 7501 & 3461 for both OCEAN & AIR Shipments. RLF (Remote Location Filings) via ABI (Automated Broker Interface) & Customs Entry Packets for both Chicago Imports & U.S. Customs at various U.S. Ports.

Collaborated with over 105 SIRVA International Relocation Consultants to process International Importer Relocations from World-Wide locations. Followup work to obtain necessary Customs Importer Forms & Data. Resolved Problems to prevent delays and/or Storage Charges.

N.A.E.R. (NAFTA & EXPORT RESCUE) 6/ 2007 – 6/ 2012

Export Consultant – Self Employed / Private Corporate Clients

CLIENT PROJECT EXAMPLES:

CLIENT PROJECT: Custom Export Program prepared for Chrysler to Export Automotive Diagnostic Products into 104 Countries.

CLIENT PROJECT: Financial Services Industry - Export Consultant for USA based Financial Company with 2 Foreign Clients in Belize & Panama. Performed extensive research to find parameters which would permit 2 Foreign Clients to market Financial Services to United States Consumers via the Internet. Researched International Trade Agreements, USA Treaties, Foreign Relations for United States/Belize/Panama to seek specific text within International Country Agreements / Laws. Provided viable data & resources for 2 Clients to present to Belize & Panama Government. Interfaced with US Dept of State, US Commerce Dept, US Trade Representative (USTR), USA Based Embassies & Consulates, United Nations, World Trade Organization, CIA (WorldFact Book & Country Data), USA International Trade Organization, USA Treasury Dept (International Trade Division), and Caricom.

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OTHER PAST INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS & EXPORT JOBS

Details Available Upon Request

ELGIN SWEEPER - International & Domestic Logistics Manager, Elgin IL – Contract Job 7/2011 – 11/2011

ANIXTER INTERNATIONAL – NAFTA Program Manager & Export Compliance Specialist, Glenview IL 1/2005 - 6/2007 BARILLA AMERICA - International Legalizations For New Export Markets, Bannockburn IL – Contract Job 11/2004 - 1/2005

JST CORPORATION – International Exports Account Manager, Waukegan IL 3/2000 - 10/2004

CLAIRE'S BOUTIQUES INC / CORPORATE - International Exports Specialist, Hoffmann Estates IL Contract Job 2/2000 - 3/2000

MITSUBISHI MACHINE TOOLS USA, INC. – Export Manager, Itasca IL 8/1997 – 5/1999

RESUME TIME GAPS: Time Off Medical Issues/Treatment 2016 / 2017. Worked Interim Event Mktg Contract Jobs Resume #2.

EDUCATION

ELMHURST COLLEGE

BACHELOR OF SCIENCE, MARKETING

COMPUTER SKILLS

Microsoft Office * Oracle * SAP ECC & SAP GTS (Global Trade Systems) * AS 400 * UPS Supply Chain Solutions Flex Global View * JP Morgan Chase Vastera TradeSphere (Global Trade Mgmt) * ABI (Automatic Broker Interface) For Imports * Corporate Export Data Websites * Vendor/Supplier Websites For Technical Product Specs * Customized Corporate Global Trade Systems

INTERNATIONAL TRADE SEMINARS

Bureau Of Industry & Security (BIS) & US Dept Of Commerce

Export Controls Seminars & NAFTA Seminars

Washington, D.C. & Chicago

SEMINARS

MicroSoft Access - 2 Day Seminar / Rosemont, IL

Motorola Motiss Program Certification – 2 Day Seminar / Chicago, IL

OWIT (Organization Of Women In International Trade) & ExecuNet Seminars

HONORS, RECOGNITIONS, MEMBERSHIPS

Available Upon Request



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