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Job ID: 48915
Export Compliance and Logistics Specialist
Our client is seeking and Export Compliance and Logistics Specialist to join their team. This role is responsible for providing global trade compliance and logistics expertise. This role will encompass a broad range of regulatory compliance subjects, including: Import and Export Compliance, Software and Technology Exports, Deemed Exports, and all related Import/Export Compliance Governance requirements.  You will be involved in the selection and management of carriers and 3PLs. You will interact with the Business Units, Legal, Finance / Accounting, Operations, Procurement, Supply Chain, and other internal businesses and external stakeholders.  

Act as internal consultant with all company offices, business units, internal and external customers for import and export compliance issues.
Support quoting total cost for DDP requests shipping domestically or internationally. I learned from Randy (the hiring Manager) today that quoting costs for import / export.
Develop processes, procedures, and systems related to export compliance and logistics.
Handle technical details relating to international transportation, such as customs regulations and any necessary documentation.
Support selection of and manage 3PLs and carriers.
Identify relevant trade compliance imperatives applicable to our hardware, software, services, technologies, and people.
Proactively identify areas of compliance risk, and present risk assessment and improvement plan.
Support quoting total cost for DDP requests shipping domestically or internationally.
Serve as a subject matter expert on shipment document preparation and transportation for international and domestic shipments.  Also, for harmonized tariff codes, ECCN, and schedule B when required.
Stay current on changes to regulatory requirements and best practices related to trade compliance.
You will be required to efficiently evaluate the costs of transportation, and services within any budget or distribution strategy.
Will be responsible for identifying any tax and tariffs that could be imposed on domestic and international shipments.  
Will provide cost estimates to the business and recommend alternative options to minimize the costs.

Bachelor’s Degree 
10+ years of experience in trade compliance with experiences in import/export operations, broker management, customs valuation, country of origin, special trade modes (e.g. bonded warehouse, free trade zones) in Asia-Pacific region, South America, and other countries.
Must have knowledge of hardware and software for computer and telecommunications industries and experience in a Trade Compliance role in these industries.
Experience engaging with regulators and representing complex requirements for import and/or export activities preferred.
Must be able to work independently and autonomously and must be able to multi-task in an extremely fast-paced environment with changing priorities.
Strong MS Office tools experience.
Strong presentation and verbal and written communication skills.
Willing to Travel approximately 15%.

Benefits are available to eligible VanderHouwen contractors and include coverage for medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short and long term disability, and matching 401k.

About VanderHouwen 
VanderHouwen is an award-winning, Women-Owned, WBENC certified professional staffing firm. Founded in 1987, VanderHouwen has been successfully placing experienced professionals throughout the Pacific Northwest and nationwide.  Our recruitment teams are highly specialized in either Technology and IT, Engineering, or Accounting and Finance career markets. Our recruiters value building meaningful, professional relationships with each candidate as well as developing honed knowledge of companies' staffing needs and workplaces. Partner with us to land your next exciting career.

VanderHouwen is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify. VanderHouwen does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by applicable local, state or federal civil rights laws. 

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