Export Compliance Specialist

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Wilmington, OH


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Overview: Working under the direct supervision of the Supervisor, Export Compliance, selecting from the Export Compliance Specialist reviews orders on AE hold, collects and documents relevant data from the orders, and sends the information to the appropriate export personnel for timely review. The Specialist releases approved orders from AE and EX holds and reviews subsequent changes made to the orders. The Specialist collaborates with various business partners to verify the accuracy of sales order items, billing and shipping addresses, freight forwarder contact information, and end destinations. The Specialist performs regular compliance screening functions related to product end-uses, denied parties, and export license requirements, using regulatory best practices, for all corporate business segment customers and active vendors. The Specialist assists with various administrative functions, including records retention, government filings, and reports related to EEIs and controlled products. The normal hours for this position are 9:30 am to 6:00 pm Monday through Friday, with overtime as needed.
Responsibilities: <p><em>The minimum skills and/or competencies required to be successful in the position are listed below.</em></p> <p><strong><u>Technology</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Basic ERP system knowledge with the ability to navigate.</li> <li>Basic report running utilizing a tool like Business Objects or Crystal Reports.</li> <li>Basic proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office Suite.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Business Knowledge</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Working knowledge of United States Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), including Export Control Classification Number (ECCN), Schedule B, Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS), Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), denied parties, embargoed countries, and deemed export, etc.&nbsp;</li> <li>Ability to read and comprehend the information contained in regulatory publications, Federal Register, and government agency bulletins.</li> <li>Project coordination skill with the ability to track tasks and assignments to completion.</li> </ul> <p><strong><u>Other Behavioral Competencies</u></strong></p> <ul> <li>Good communication, verbal and writing, skills in a cross-functional/matrix environment.</li> <li>Organized with the ability to manage conflicting priorities.</li> <li>Strong problem solving and analytical skills with the ability to ensure export meets approved standards.</li> <li>Detail-oriented with the ability to detect issues with orders.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Additional preferred competencies or preferred qualifications, if any:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Working knowledge of JDE and Business Objects and experience in a technology company is preferred.</li> <li>Certified U.S. Exporter (Certified Exporter&copy;) designation or ability to achieve certification is a plus</li> </ul> <div id="gtx-trans" style="position: absolute; left: 207px; top: 25.3608px;">&nbsp;</div>
Requirements: <span style="text-decoration: underline;">Education and Experience</span><br /><br />Degree requirements:<br /><br /> <ul> <li>Bachelor's Degree or the equivalent combination of education and work experience</li> </ul> <br /><strong>Major if applicable:</strong><br /><strong>Certifications, Licenses or Registrations required, if any:</strong><br /> <br /><br />Minimum years of career experience to qualify for the role: 3<br /><br /> <br />Includes a minimum of 1 year(s) work experience specifically in trade compliance.<br /><br />Total years of career experience to be fully proficient: 5