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Trade Compliance Analyst

Applied Industrial Technologies Cleveland, OH
  • Posted: December 06, 2019
  • Full-Time

Trade Compliance Analyst

Cleveland, OH, US, 44115

1100-Applied Industrial Technologies

Join one of the best companies to work for in Northeast Ohio. Applied Industrial Technologies is a 19-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 $3.5 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, cafeteria, tuition reimbursement, bonus opportunity and career development opportunities.
Our Legal Department seeks an experienced Trade Compliance Analyst with proven experience in U.S. trade compliance and working knowledge of U.S. export regulations who thrives in a fast-paced, high-performing, and collaborative environment to join its team. This is a high visibility position with the opportunity to partner not only in the Legal Department but across the business and in the corporate community. This position will report to Applied's Assistant-General Counsel.
You will act as Company liaison with various regulators, provide training to applicable Company personnel in export compliance, and ensure that the Company has the appropriate systems and processes in place to demonstrate compliance. Support import and export activities through monitoring and maintaining the Company's compliance program.
Ensure compliance with import and export laws, including training and monitoring systems and processes to meet/exceed standards.
Support daily operations by providing guidance to Company on export requirements and facilitating release of export orders as needed.
Develop and conduct regular export compliance awareness training to communicate and reinforce compliance processes and procedures.
Research products to ensure timely and accurate U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) and Schedule B and ECCN classifications.
Develop, implement and maintain processes, tools and forms required to support export operations and ensure compliance with Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Office of Foreign Asset Controls (OFAC) and other applicable regulations.
Perform regular assessments of export documentation and AES filings to identify and mitigate potential risks.
Assists with export compliance program development/implementation and related projects as required.
Conduct analysis required to qualify products for preferential duty programs, such as NAFTA or other free trade agreement programs.
Responsible for the preparation, implementation and modification of export/import license applications, agreements, and exemption/exception usage to support program execution and business opportunities.
Assist with denied party screening program requirements.
Ensure export records are being maintained and audited as required by EAR.
Maintain Company trade compliance policy and manual.
2+ yrs proven experience in US trade compliance with working knowledge of US export regulatory environment
Experience with HTS, Schedule B and ECCN classifications and denied party screening required
Proven ability to work with and coordinate activities at all levels within the organization
Written and verbal communication skills, including English grammar
Computer knowledge including MS Office products
Ability to communicate findings and translate data into understandable formats and documentation
Attention to detail, multi-tasking, prioritizing, sense of urgency, sense of humor
Ability to work independently and as a team member in a fast paced, fluid culture
Proven track record of sound judgment and decision-making
Bachelor's or Associate degree preferred; relevant experience may substitute for formal degree
Applied Industrial Technologies (NYSE: AIT) is a leading industrial distributor that offers more than 6.5 million parts to serve the needs of MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry. In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber and fluid power shop services. Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to our customers.

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, 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.

Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Applied Industrial Technologies


Cleveland, OH
44101 USA

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