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Trade Compliance Specialist

Surrey, BC
Full Time
4 days ago
Company:Finning Canada

Number of Openings: 1

Worker Type:Permanent

Position Overview:This position is responsible to implement, maintain and audit programs, procedures and controls to ensure compliance with import and export laws and regulations. Responsibilities include managing trade compliance data and process improvements, duty recovery and minimization, creating and managing the HS and ECCN classification process and providing daily operational support.

Job Description:

Trade Compliance Specialist

Major Job Functions:
  • Review, audit and implement trade compliance procedures
  • Support the Export controls program
  • Create a USMCA certification and review process for Finning manufactured goods
  • Create and manage the process to classify ECCN and HS for parts and equipment
  • Analyze insight import and export databases for data integrity errors
  • Audit part descriptions and HS codes to ensure accuracy by maintaining the database
  • Update system data to ensure efficiency gains and compliance
  • Review Finning's import and export history for opportunities to reduce or recovery duty.
  • Analyze parts import database for duty recovery opportunities
  • Liaise and build relationships with Caterpillar and Livingston Consulting to target parts for duty recovery
  • Analyze sales of parts to expand and manage the End Use Duty deferral program
  • Create and manage import/export documents and perform export screening.
  • Liaise with government agencies, carriers and internal contacts to expedite shipments
  • Work with Caterpillar and other vendors to monitor and reduce cost of imports
  • Quote exporting and importing costing to internal contacts.
  • Provide advice to internal contacts for international shipping requirements and compliance
  • Review Customs Department processes for opportunities to improve efficiencies/reduce costs.

  • Post-secondary education in transportation or logistics
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Management
  • Certified/Licensed for Canadian and US Customs brokerage
  • Professional certifications are considered an asset (transportation, international trade or export controls)
  • Minimum 3 years experience in custom or trade compliance.
  • Practical experience and working knowledge of the export control regulations (Export Administration Regulations (USA) and Department of Foreign affairs and international trade).
  • Strong understanding of end to end supply chain operations, International trade compliance, logistics and reverse logistic operations.
  • Practical experience and knowledge in North American Free Trade Agreement and other Free trade agreements
  • Solid comprehension and understanding of HS tariff and ECCN classification.
  • Understanding of supply chain security programs (Partners in Protections (Cdn) / Customs trade partnership against terrorism(US)
  • Solid level of business and financial acumen.
  • Experience and familiarity with duty recovery and minimization programs (End Use certificates).

W e are committed to diversity at Finning, to building and sustaining a diverse and inclusive workforce and as an equal opportunity employer we encourage applications from all qualified individuals. Finning does not discriminate against applicants based on genders, races, national and ethnic origins, religions, ages, sexual orientation, marital and family status, and/or mental or physical disabilities.
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