Trade Compliance Specialist, I (Fresh Graduates may apply)

Location SG-Singapore | MY-Penang
Job ID
Zhu Jun Chum
Position Level


At Zebra, we extend the edge of possibility by shaping the future of work on the front line—reinventing how businesses run and moving society forward.

We are a community of changemakers, innovators and doers who come together to deliver a performance edge to the front line of business. We develop new technologies and create new solutions with partners to help organizations act with greater visibility, connectivity, and intelligence—delivering better experiences for workers and those they serve.

Being a part of Zebra means being seen, heard, valued, and respected as you define your path to a fulfilling career. Here, you’ll have opportunities to learn and lead at a leading company, and you can channel your skills towards causes that you and the Zebra community care about, locally, and globally.

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The Trade Compliance Specialist is a key player in Zebra’s APAC Global Trade Compliance team. This role can be fulfilled in Malaysia/Singapore, coordinating import/export activities in various countries across the APAC region as assigned. This position reports to the Senior Manager of Trade Compliance based in Singapore.


Career interests:

  • Regulatory research on international trade and customs matters for assigned territories
  • Writing of work process documentation
  • Business process innovation
  • Scaling of information systems

Day to day responsibilities:

  • Advises the business on HTS classification, valuation, country of origin, export control and free trade agreement matters
  • Handles day to day trade operations, streamlining of workflow between different stakeholders to enable smooth clearance
  • Maintains licenses through product alignment, training and audit
  • Contributes to systems and database maintenance and projects
  • Monitors broker performance and conducts regular audits
  • Occasional night calls with international teams for projects or business alignment




  • Voracious reader, writer – successful candidate must have the ability to read large amount of text and summarize into useful and digestible information for the business
  • Numerically savvy
  • Hardworking and adaptable
  • A proactive, resourceful, innovative, collaborative, business savvy problem solver
  • Ability to work cross-functionally and cross-culturally to influence and contribute to decision-making
  • Great attention to detail with the ability to think strategically

Essential skills:

  • Good Microsoft Office skills, especially Microsoft Excel skills
  • Excellent communication skills in English, written and spoken

Desirable but not essential:

  • Communication skills in Mandarin and/or Bahasa Melayu
  • Microsoft Excel VBA (“Visual Basic for Applications”)


  • Bachelor of science, computer science, information system, engineering, finance/accounting or law with very good academic results or from a top tier university
  • Relevant post-graduate experience of 0 - 3 years preferred but NOT required

Fresh graduates who meet the essential skills and traits are encouraged to apply

Equal Opportunities:

Zebra is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, ancestry, marital status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law.

Zebra’s culture is encouraging and collaborative where employees are encouraged to learn and grow together.

Zebra Benefit Package

We offer competitive pay, bonuses, benefits, career/personal growth and work/life programs to ensure that you are empowered to succeed as a member of the Zebra family!

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