• Trade Compliance Specialist, II

    Location CN-Shanghai
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  • Overview

    The Global Trade Compliance team is responsible to support all business functions related to cross-border transactions.


    • Policies, Procedures, Processes (Creation & Implementation)
      • Ensures compliance is documented throughout the supply chain by maintaining existing process flows.
    • Systems & Product Database Management / Trade Data Management (e.g., HTS, ECCN, COO)
      • Ensures accuracy of import and export classifications by working with Engineering to review drawings/specifications and supplier information as reference for proper HTS assignment;
      • Monitors and maintains trade compliance elements in the various databases by working with IT and other departments;
      • Supports integration of data, systems, and procedures;
      • Releases holds in Global Trade Management per one's scope of responsibility.
    • Regulatory Updates & Guidance to Various Internal & External Stakeholders
      • Keeps abreast of regulatory changes within the assigned area of specialization and notifies the manager of the changes in laws and regulations.
      • Suggests certain sources of updates to the manager for her or his review.
    • Customs Broker Selection & Management
      • Supports management of relationship with Customs Brokers, reviews post-entry import files, periodically audits part database.
    • Clearance / Processes / Export Controls (Export, Import or Both)
      • Identifies procedural gaps and areas if improvement by creating and maintaining departmental procedures;
      • Manages various day-to-day compliance issues, as well as supports with other projects as requested by the manager;
      • Releases holds in GTM per one's scope of responsibility.
    • Recordkeeping
      • Supports manager and senior specialists when maintaining the database;
      • Identifies gaps, offers ideas closing the gaps in recordkeeping, and implements them with manager's approval.
    • Trade Compliance Audits & Investigations
      • As assigned, conducts export and import audits pursuant to the established Trade Compliance Audit program;
      • Supports senior specialists and managers when they audit and investigate certain issues.
    • Training (Internal & External)
      • Trains trade compliance members on various systems and tools, i.e., Global Trade Management (GTM);
      • Creates courses on certain topics of export and import compliance, as assigned by the manager;
      • Offers ideas on the topics and program improvement.
    • Communication with the Government
      • Assists senior specialists and managers with the collection of information for responses to government inquiries.


    • Education:
      • Bachelor degree is a must requirement.
      • Bachelor degree through diploma is excluded.
    • Preferred Education:
      • An advanced degree such as Master.
      • Bachelor’s degree, Master Degree in Business, Finance, Communication, or Law is preferred.
      • Certified Export Specialist (CES) or its regional / country equivalent is required.
      • Certified Import Specialist (CIS) or its regional / country equivalent is required.
      • Licensed Customs Broker is preferred
    • Work Experience:
      • 2 years related experiene is must have.
    • Preferred Work Experience (years):
      • A minimum of 2-5 years of trade compliance experience, such as regulatory work experience with import or export laws & regulations, or both.
      • Shanghai or Beijing Customs officials working experience or big 4 working experience. 
      • 1 year of continous Customs classification experience. 
    • Key Skills and Competencies:
      • Import and Export license application experience (including commodity classification determinations, Commodity Jurisdiction, sanctions work, etc.) is preferred.
      • Analysis sill re Customs classification/valuation/COO, or others - take an example that candidate know how to analize product nature and utilize Customs classification ruling to classify product. 
      • English and Chinese writing skills are required.
      • Average English speaking skills. 
      • Excellent communication skills are required.
      • Project Management knowledge is required. Require to know what role in the project and how to communicate with project team stakeholders. 
      • Advanced knowledge of MS Word and Excel is required. 

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