Trade Compliance Classification Expert

Contractual | 6 months |
San Jose, CA, California, USA
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Currently, we are looking for talented resources for one of our listed clients. If interested please reply to me with your updated resume or feel free to reach out to me for more details at (949) 535-1646

Title: Trade Compliance Classification Expert III
Location: SanJose, CA
Duration: 6 months

Essential Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Client is seeking a Trade Compliance professional who will be an integral member of the Global Logistics/Global Trade Operations team responsible for performing the following trade compliance activities

Primary Purpose:

  • Will work with internal and external contacts.
  • Internally will deal with all levels of the organization including senior levels.
  • Externally will deal with customers, suppliers, etc.
  • Information exchanged will be technical/legal and can be highly confidential.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for classifying Client products, components, and technology with:
  • Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs) according to the Bureau of Industry and Security's, Commerce Control List (CCL) and other EU and AP country laws and regulations.
  • Harmonized Tariff Schedules (HTS) by the importing and exporting country tables.
  • Interface with relevant vendors, engineering design /Product Management/Sales/Procurement team to determine and validate product classification.
  • Respond and maintain classification data in the Oracle-GTM, and complete classifications assigned within the defined turnaround time.
  • Ensure data integrity related to classification and value information declared to Customs authorities. Responsible for ensuring legal compliance with government rules and regulations pertaining to classification
  • Ability to research discrepancies and provide substantiation to support classification claims to Customs in a timely manner
  • Support implementation of approved internal trade projects related to classification and other import and export areas, submit binding rulings when necessary and applicable Support denied party screening, Country of Origin, and Free Trade Agreement-related projects.
  • Should be able to support on shifts if the business mandates that as a requirement.
  • Participate and Contribute to the development of the Trade operations team by identifying opportunities for process automation and simplification.
  • Provide support and details to the supervisor on the monthly KPI.
  • Responsible for any other task that is assigned by the management from time to time.


  • 6+ years of experience in a global electronics manufacturing organization, in-depth knowledge of Harmonized Tariff System (HTS), Export Control Classification Number (ECCN), Country of Origin (CoO) Management, and Trade compliance screenings.

Skills & Abilities

  • Self-starter – minimal supervision required
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • High degree of integrity
  • Excellent organizational skills with attention to detail
  • Must be able to work with R&D, procurement, Product Management & Logistics Group
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills. Cross-cultural communication skills desired
  • Ability to travel as needed


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other relevant discipline.
  • Ability to write and communicate in English Language effectively.

About us:
At our organization, we take our mission and values to heart! We are on a mission to offer more and better jobs all over the world! Our goal is to care for you while you care for our clients and get you paid the highest pay possible. All our associates working with us are expected to embrace our RACE values: R - Results Matter, A- Approachable, C - Care, and E - Emergency i.e. work with a sense of urgency.

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