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Trade Compliance Specialist


Employment Type:

Job Level:

Supply Chain/Logistics


Oct 7, 2021



Job Location:

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"I found this opportunity on the What Is Cycling job board."

Job Description

A bit about us

Trek is an awesome place to work, with amazing benefits for all employees. We build only products we love, provide incredible hospitality to our customers, and change the world by getting more people on bikes. When you’re on our team, you’re taken care of, encouraged to learn and grow, and given lots of opportunities to do so. Give us your best, and we’ll give it right back. Sound pretty sweet? Then come join us!

Position Summary/Job Description:

As a member of Trek’s Trade Compliance team, the Trade Compliance Specialist will manage import and export compliance processes to ensure adherence to global customs regulations and partnering agencies. The Trade Compliance Specialist will be a leader of process improvements to ensure compliance to trade regulations while facilitating the inbound and outbound movement of shipments.



  • Identify and resolve U.S. import clearance delays.
  • Manage and enhance the ISF process for U.S. inbound ocean cargo.
  • Identify country of origin and marking on imported goods.
  • Ensure Trek’s imports follow US Customs valuation guidelines.
  • Manage Trek’s post-entry import audit program.
  • Identify free trade program opportunities while ensuring adherence to preferential treatment qualifications.
  • Support Harmonized Tariff Schedule classification in North America.
  • Perform U.S. export compliance functions including denied party screening and license determination.
  • Maintain recordkeeping according to both U.S. and Canadian import regulatory requirements.
  • Develop and maintain standard operating procedures for applicable U.S. and Canadian import and export processes.
  • Other projects and tasks as assigned.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in International Business, Supply Chain or related field
  • 3-5 years’ experience in International Logistics, Trade Compliance, or related field
  • U.S. Customs brokerage license preferred.
  • Experience with reading and interpreting U.S. Government regulations, Harmonized Tariff of the United States, and other applicable regulatory reference and control documents. Tariff classification experience preferred.
  • Practical experience with export and import processes, controls and documentation.
  • Must have a strong passion for continuous improvement, desire to learn and be a self-starter.
  • Capable of managing large data sets, analyzing trends and identifying risk.
  • Advance proficiency with current Microsoft Office and analytics programs including Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and Power BI.
  • Detail oriented, with exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and on teams.


Trek Benefits:

Flexible and fun company culture

Competitive health care

PPO & HDHP medical plan options, Dental insurance, Vision insurance

Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)

Free life insurance & optional term life insurance

Competitive vacation package

401(k) with match and Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP)

12 weeks of maternity leave with 100% pay

Flexible holiday schedule – 10 company holidays

Tuition Reimbursement up to $15,000! (Undergraduate & Masters programs)

Employee discounts on all product

Deep partner retail discounts


In response to the evolving COVID-19 situation, we continue to take extra steps and precautions to keep our employees and customers safe. We are now requiring that all employees show proof that they are fully vaccinated with the exception of a medical or religious exemption.

Make sure to mention in your application:
"I found this opportunity on the What Is Cycling job board."
It helps us to create more job postings and work with more cycling brands. Thank you!
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