Trade Compliance Specialist II

10 May 2018 10:33 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

Company: Export Solutions, Inc.
13900 County Road 455
Suite 107, #117
Clermont, FL 34711

TO APPLY: Julie Cathell at (703) 907-9651 or

Job Title: Trade Compliance Specialist II

General Job Description:
We are looking for a talented, results-driven individual who can provide excellent support and assistance for our client’s trade compliance activities. The ideal candidate for this position will be a creative problem solver who is able to work effectively in a dynamic, ever-changing business environment – all while maintaining a positive, “can-do” attitude. This is a full-time position with Export Solutions, Inc. and it is located in Melbourne, Florida. Relocation assistance is available.

Essential duties and responsibilities include:

  • Conduct internal self-assessments and compliance audits to improve trade compliance activities. This includes quarterly internal audits of export shipment files, as well as the development and implementation of corrective actions.
  • Build strong partnerships with key internal stakeholders; provide training and strategic input to maintain and improve the organization’s trade compliance.
  • Provide expert advice and assistance to the Empowered Official.
  • Prepare and file State and Commerce licenses.
  • Gather data and prepare Technical Assistance Agreements (TAAs) and other approvals/authorizations.
  • Manage all export and temporary import license applications, to include proper decrementing of licenses.
  • Attend weekly meetings regarding business operations, program reviews, etc., to ensure compliance with import/export regulations.
  • Support investigations and provide necessary assistance to address any potential or actual violations.
  • As requested, analyze and interpret trade compliance laws and regulations (e.g., ITAR, EAR, OFAC, BATF) and implement industry best practices accordingly.
  • Provide assistance to other colleagues as may be requested to back-fill for others who are out of the office or unavailable.
  • Interface with customs brokers, suppliers and service providers to ensure consistency with defined import/export processes and full compliance for all transactions, including issuance of clearance instructions, monitoring recordkeeping, and internal and external auditing.
  • Maintain country-specific records, Free Trade Agreement (FTA) files, and prepare forms required for global import/export, as applicable.
  • Work with customs broker to resolve questions and provide information as needed for timely Customs clearance; Support in preparation of Post-Entry Adjustments for submission to customs or customs broker
  • Provide support with HTS number classifications for all products within the client’s inventory database as required.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum five (5) years prior experience in a trade compliance role
  • Fundamental knowledge of ITAR, EAR and other import/export regulations
  • Prior experience with DTrade, SNAP-R and AES Direct / ACE, as well as MS Office
  • Excellent attention to detail, accurate recordkeeping skills
  • Strong organizational, interpersonal and written/oral communication skills
  • The ability to effectively handle time-sensitive, critical issues despite setbacks, obstacles and time constraints

Desired Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, or the equivalent combination of education and prior experience

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