Customs Analyst

Phillips66 - Houston, Texas

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Job ID 51311

The primary role of the Customs Analyst is to serve as member of the International Trade Compliance Group, to seek opportunities that maximize duty refunds to the company and support a robust trade compliance program. Generally, this position works under limited supervision and works with many stakeholders including internal refinery personnel, accounting/finance and commercial personnel as well as external regulators and Customs brokers. The Customs Analyst has an opportunity to develop a proficiency in US Customs regulations and will be relied on to apply knowledge and expertise in many challenging situations.

Responsibilities May Include

  • Overseeing and coordinating all aspects of the US Customs Drawback Program.

  • Interpreting and applying federal codes, regulations, ruling and procedures, case law, announcements and notices to company drawback and transactions.

  • HTS classification of Phillips 66 products used for both drawback purposes.

  • Seeking out new/additional drawback opportunities to maximize refunds.

  • Managing collaboration efforts with internal and external partners to implement streamlined data gathering processes across multiple internal and external supply chain functions (Imports, Exports, Tax, Trading, Customs brokers etc.).

  • Leading/Coordinating drawback special projects.

  • Serving as a backup for Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) and Import analysts as needed.

  • Assisting management with FTZ Compliance Reviews/Audits and if needed interacting directly with US port officials and US Customs.

  • Preparing, reviewing and maintaining free trade agreement certificates of origin and manufacture affidavits to support business needs.

Required Qualifications

  • Legally required to work in the job posting country

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field

  • 3 or more years of experience in front/mid office commodity operations

  • Experience in regulatory affairs, compliance, or finance/accounting

  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office- Excel and Word

  • Demonstrated ability to work with a variety of IT systems


  • 3 or more years of experience in International Trade Compliance (e.g. Imports, Exports, Foreign Trade Zones, Drawback etc.)

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills required due to interactions with refinery personnel, accounting analyst, broker and government agents

  • Prior experience with Alteryx and Tableau

  • Ability to work efficiently under time constraints of weekly and daily commitments

  • Detail oriented with ability to multi-task

  • Team player and effective problem solver

  • General understanding of the petroleum Downstream Business

Preferred Qualifications


Company Description


Phillips 66 is a diversified energy manufacturing and logistics company. With a portfolio of Midstream, Chemicals, Refining, and Marketing and Specialties businesses, the company processes, transports, stores and markets fuels and products globally. Phillips 66 Partners, the company’s master limited partnership, is integral to the portfolio. Headquartered in Houston, the company has 14,300 employees committed to safety and operating excellence. Phillips 66 had $58 billion of assets as of March 31, 2019. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @Phillips66Co.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Aug 6, 2019
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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