Sr Trade Compliance Analyst

Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation

Brookfield, WI, USA

Full time

Jan 10

Full Job Description

Job Description:

Senior Trade Compliance Analyst – Milwaukee Tool

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Oversee the process of import/export transactions, manages compliance and assesses best practices for reporting, documentation and recordkeeping.
  • Assist with automation of processes and reports for internal and external reporting.
  • Audit and classify product according to the General Rules of Interpretation and Harmonized Tariff Schedules and assists with maintaining classification databases.
  • Oversee processes concerning free trade activities; including Foreign-Trade Zone(s), Maquiladora/IMMEX, bonded warehouse and other related programs.
  • Review and audit customs valuation, including First Sale Rule, assists, and all other methods for customs valuation of imports and exports.
  • Prepare documentation to support the importing and exporting of materials and applicable benefits and risks in the countries of import and export.
  • Research and monitor local laws, regulations, procedures and applicable benefits related to import transactions; prepares summaries of new regulations for review by team members; distributes updates and summaries to appropriate supply chain and business unit contacts.
  • Communicate with brokers, forwarders, external vendors and customers to ensure that the organization has appropriate supporting documentation and consistent compliance with regulations.
  • Analyze import and export activities to ensure the company does not violate any restrictions on trade compliance activities.
  • Execute team processes as directed and provides input into process improvements related to immediate area of influence.
  • Manage a diverse workload which may include changes in priorities and responsibilities. Organize and document business processes, activities performed, perform needed actions, and quality enhancements.
  • Review and audit products and documents for Anti-dumping/Countervailing and other Non-Tariff duty applicability.
  • Provide guidance to internal business units regarding international shipping documents; including commercial invoices, certificates of origin, Free Trade Agreements, favorable origin preference programs, and other related trade documents. Provides training and guidance on trade compliance activities related to internal departments.
  • Develop and manage processes for compliance programs and initiatives, reviews existing processes for efficiency and supports the implementation of systems automation.


  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills (verbal & written); with the ability to solve complex challenges
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Self-starter, able to identify and issue and drive to completion
  • Accountable and takes ownership with the ability to perform with little or no guidance
  • Subject matter expert and willing to be a resource to others within the department and organization
  • Analyze Issues - Gathers relevant information systematically; considers a broad range of issues or factors; grasps complexities and perceives relationships among problems or issues; seeks input from others; uses accurate logic in analyses.
  • Bilingual in Spanish is a plus
  • Knowledgeable about the Harmonized Tariff Schedule and rules of classification of products as well as the applicable implications of a code determination.
  • Knowledgeable about Export Control Classification Numbers and applicable license determination.
  • Customs Compliance Continuous Improvement and Control – ability to recognize improvement and control opportunities within Trade Compliance, including advising, auditing, quality control and continuous improvement skills
  • Understanding and applying customs regulations, how regulations affect the duties paid, value added tax (VAT) implications.
  • Understands governmental regulations to maintain compliance and retain trade privileges.
  • Thoroughness and Accuracy – ability to be detail oriented, either written, orally, or presented. Able to break down requirements to task levels to achieve project level accomplishment. Achieves thoroughness and accuracy when accomplishing a task through concern for all the areas involved. Provides accurate, consistent information on all documents. Provides information in a useable form and on a timely basis to others who need to act on it.

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in International Business and/or Logistics, Supply Chain, Legal, or similar field
  • LCB, CCS/CCLS, CGBP CUSECO or similar certification preferred
  • At least 5 years of experience in trade compliance or closely related field
  • Intermediate knowledge of ERP Business Systems, Global Trade Compliance software and Transportation Management Systems
  • Intermediate knowledge in Word, Excel, Access, Adobe, SharePoint and other productivity applications.

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