Trade Compliance Analyst

Applied Industrial Technologies

Cleveland, OH, USA

Full time

Customs and Trade Compliance


Sep 14

Join one of the best companies to work for in Northeast Ohio. Applied Industrial Technologies is a 21-time winner of the NorthCoast 99 best places to work in Cleveland. Headquartered in Midtown Cleveland, we are a Fortune 1000 company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: AIT). With over $3.8 billion in annual sales we are one of the largest industrial distributors in the world.

Benefits include: health, dental, vision, 401(k) with company match, free secured parking, onsite fitness center, subsidized cafeteria, tuitionreimbursement, annual bonus opportunity, career development.


Our Legal Department is hiring a Trade Compliance Analyst with knowledge of U.S. export/import regulations on-sit at our corporate headquarters campus in Midtown Cleveland . If you thrive in a fast-paced, high-performing, and collaborative environment this may be a great fit!


This is a high visibility position with the opportunity to partner not only in the Legal Department, but across the business and other corporate departments in the Company. You will report to Applied’s Assistant General Counsel at our corporate headquarters in Midtown Cleveland.


What you’ll do:

Support Company’s import and export activities through monitoring, maintaining, and executing the Company’s trade compliance program, and identifying and mitigating potential risks. sound judgment to:

  • Support daily export activity by providing guidance on export requirements, assessing documentation to identify and mitigate potential risks, and facilitating release of export orders
  • Conduct denied party screenings and research potential matches in the Company’s restricted party screening tool
  • Complete timely and accurate AES filings with attention to detail by researching products to determine U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS), Schedule B, and ECCN classifications



  • Working knowledge of US export and/or import regulatory compliance, including Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Office of Foreign Asset Controls (OFAC), and other applicable regulations
  • Working knowledge of HTS, Schedule B, ECCN classifications and/or denied party screening preferred
  • Written and verbal communication skills, including good English grammar
  • Computer knowledge, including MS Office products
  • Ability to communicate findings and translate data into understandable formats and documentation
  • Attention to detail and sense of urgency
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and work both independently and as a team member in a fast paced, fluid culture
  • Bachelor’s or Associate degree preferred. Relevant experience may substitute for formal degree

Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT)  is a leading value-added distributor and technical solutions provider of industrial motion, fluid power, flow control, automation technologies, and related maintenance supplies. Our leading brands, specialized services, and comprehensive knowledge serve MRO and OEM end users in virtually all industrial markets through our multi-channel capabilities that provide choice, convenience, and expertise.


We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.

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