Compliance Specialist


Miami, FL, USA

Full time

Trade Compliance

Export Import

Nov 18

Full Job Description

Company Description

“We’re not in the shipping business; we’re in the information business” -Peter Rose, Expeditors Founder

Global supply chain management is what we do, but at the heart of Expeditors you will find professionalism, leadership, and a friendly environment, all of which foster an innovative, customer service-based approach to logistics.

  • 15,000 trained professionals
  • 250+ locations worldwide
  • Fortune 500
  • Globally unified systems

Job Description

Scope of Position:

To proactively ensure that the export department meets the highest standards of Customs compliance.

Major Duties and Responsibilities:

Operations and Communications

  • Monitor AES Errors mailbox
  • Respond to Census Verification Requests
  • Evaluate the need for Parameter Requests
  • Assist in the enforcement of Expeditors’ Customs Export Operational Process Standards, policies and procedures.
  • Ensure personnel processing Department of State (DOS) Shipments are qualified
  • Meet regularly with Import Customs Compliance counterpart.
  • Attend monthly Export Customs Compliance conference calls
  • Monitor and support use of the Export Declaration Monitoring Application (EDMA)
  • File and follow-up on Improvement Opportunities related to Export Customs Compliance


  • Facilitate Export Customs Compliance Specialits Certification in the branch
  • Provide monthly Export Customs Compliance Training Monthly based on:
  • Issues discovered during daily operational monitoring
  • Problems discovered during monthly Customs assessments
  • Regulatory Changes
  • Specific customer/market needs
  • Ensure that branch employees are kept up to date on regulatory developments.


Ensure POAs received are completed properly, updated appropriately in CLIENT and uploaded in the POA Tool

Ensure customer instructions are disseminated and stored for future reference


  • Support sales staff and Export Manager in new business development, as needed


Required Training and Experience:

  • 2 years experience in export
  • Proficiency in the following software products: MS Office - Word, Excel, Power Point
  • Strong understanding of the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the Foreign Trade Statistics Regulations (FTSR)
  • Ability to deal effectively with both internal and external customers, and across all levels of an organization
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Research, problem solving and follow-up skills
  • Ability to articulate clearly through written and oral presentation

Reporting Structure: Reports directly to District Trade Compliance Manager

Additional Information

Expeditors offers excellent benefits

  • Paid Vacation, Holiday, Sick Time
  • Health Plan: Medical, Prescription Drug, Dental and Vision
  • Life and Long Term Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plan (US only)
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Training and Personnel Development Program

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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