The Global Trade Compliance Specialist is a direct report position to the Senior Global Trade Compliance Manager and provides expert insight concerning the requirements and obligations of Spirent Global Trade activities in the EU, specifically France.
This position contributes (50%) to export compliance and (50%) to import compliance for Spirent France office.
Why Spirent…. Because together we can shape tomorrow
Spirent offers unique career opportunities where you can set your innovative spirit free. Our customers look to us to provide services and products that are at the forefront of the telecom industry. We are large enough to provide a wide-range of opportunities, but small enough for you to make an impact.
Spirent is its people and when you join Spirent, you will work alongside some of the best subject matter experts in the industry. Success is important to us and so is having a work/life balance. We believe that you should be able to pursue your career aspirations in an innovative and creative environment, as well as explore your personal passions. At Spirent, we want you to love your work and your life too!
Your journey begins here. So, let’s discover the future together – apply today!
Analyze and oversee the importing and exporting of products for our Global business.
Classification according to country specific Customs regulations and trade requirements.
Document on-line processes and procedures for Import/Export Compliance Manual.
Review and approve pre-and post import/export transactions to ensure accuracy and consistency of the data in accordance with accepted and established standards.
Other Daily Responsibilities:
As the subject matter expert, provide guidance to company personnel on Import and Export related questions and documentation requirements.
Understanding of the Common European Customs Tariff (CCT)Record retention
Maintain alignment between Global Trade Compliance department and other Spirent departments and locations worldwide.
Manage communication with service providers (i.e. Freight Forwarders, Carriers and Customs Brokers etc.)
Ensure Spirent imports and exports satisfy Customs regulations and rules.
Skills and Abilities
Technically minded in product classification- ECCN and Harmonized Tariff application.
Carnet processing- Temporary Importing
Incoterms application in shipping transactions
Demonstration of strong verbal and written communication skills to produce accurate, professional and error-free documents.
Excellent interpersonal and command written/verbal English communication skills
Skills That Are a Plus:
Classification of products/parts for import and export
Experience with interacting with French Customs agencies
BTI (Binding Tariff Information)
Sales Force experience
Encryption Products- Regulatory Issues in EU
Experience working with International Subsidiaries
Telecommunications/Electronics industry background
Strong capability to prioritize tasks and take on additional responsibilities
Working knowledge of ANSSI
Education and Experience
Five years of work experience in a dynamic Global Trade environment with a strong emphasis on import and export compliance.
Practical experience with European Customs laws and regulations as well as France National government regulations.
BA Degree and/or equivalent work experience preferred.
Knowledge of the United States Export Administration Regulations
Experience with the TARIC database
Self-motivated, reliable, and ability to work independently and in a team.
Strong organizational and time management skills.
Strong knowledge of PC based systems, Microsoft Word, PPT and Excel.
Excellent attention to details and proficient recordkeeping and database maintenance skills.
Presents a neutral and ethical disposition
Maintains confidentiality in communication and information
Passionate about Compliance
Spirent is looking for a qualified person to participate in taking the Compliance program in France to the next level of excellence. The Global Trade Compliance team headquarters are in Calabasas, California USA. Our worldwide team is passionate about Global Trade Compliance. We are supportive and work in synergy to accomplish Global Trade tasks.