International Trade Compliance Classification Specialist – Regulatory Filings
The International Trade Compliance Specialist – Regulatory Filings is a member of the central Würth Industry North America (WINA) International Trade Compliance team focused on the support of the individual companies’ import/export filing requirements, in alignment with the policies of the WINA International Trade Compliance Program.
The International Trade Compliance Specialist – Regulatory Filings is a member of the central Würth Industry North America (WINA) International Trade Compliance team focused on the support of the individual companies’ import/export filing requirements, in alignment with the policies of the WINA International Trade Compliance Program. The Trade Compliance Specialist leading the efforts to meet regulatory filing requirements will be responsible for: the management of all Importer Security Filings for all WINA ocean shipments; the development of work instructions necessary to meet WINA International Trade Compliance Program policies related to regulatory filings; the implementation and oversight of a recordkeeping process to ensure all records required for regulatory filings are retained and available in accordance with the Group’s policy; the daily filing, validation, and maintenance of importer security filings; generation of documentation necessary for regulatory filing; enabling compliance at the individual company level by providing any necessary support and assistance which may be required; reporting; and any necessary activities to be undertaken in sustaining a firm knowledge of the company’s business partners, relative to import/export requirements to conduct business.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Participate in and assist with the development of the WINA International Trade Compliance Program at the company level.
- Implement and oversee the execution of the recordkeeping process and activities for Importer Security Filings, as the filings pertain to the overall record of import.
- Manage, submit and validate the accuracy of daily regulatory filings.
- Collaborate and coordinate with the WINA International Trade Compliance team, the operating company, and third party entities involved in international trade in effecting compliance throughout all levels of the organization.
- Provide assistance related to import/export awareness, practices, policies, work instructions, and activities as necessary.
- Lead in activities necessary to establish the viability of all regulatory filings necessary to ensure compliant import/export for all WINA companies.
- Establish and execute work instructions to facilitate regulatory filing compliance for all operating companies.
- Ensure that the proper documentation is generated and accompanies all regulatory filings conducted on behalf of the operating companies.
- Be a knowledgeable representative of the company, and the WINA International Trade Compliance function, with external auditors, government officials, trade advisory groups, customs brokers, etc.
- Utilize detailed reporting skills in the production and analysis of data related to regulatory filings.
- Actively engage in the facilitation of all elements of the WINA International Trade Compliance Program at the operating company level.
- Perform other related duties, projects, support, or assistance as required to accomplish the objectives of the position and overall compliance.
QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & ABILITIES
- Fluency in Spanish or German, a plus
- High standard of professionalism and ethics
- Preferred style of teamwork, collaboration, and humility
- Ability to analyze complex business situations.
- Demonstrated ability to read, comprehend, interpret and follow complicated written and verbal instructions, interpret regulations
- Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and with written communications.
- Effective organizational, analytical and problem-solving abilities.
- Ability to prioritize multiple assigned tasks and execute parallel tasks in a high-pressure environment.
- Fluency with data analysis.
- Perform duties with minimum supervision, and participate in cross-functional projects as scheduled.
- Computer proficiency.
- Travel estimated at 10% - 15%
- Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Procurement, or related field, or equivalent experience.
- Knowledge of and experience with regulatory compliance.
- Experience in implementing, managing, and administering import/export compliance programs, or various elements thereof, a plus.