The National Instruments Global Trade Compliance Department has an immediate opening for a Trade Compliance Analyst located in Heredia, Costa Rica.
The successful candidate must be a strong individual contributor with the ability to work on customer requests, regulatory compliance, product classification, and logistics challenges.
The successful candidate will collaborate with other experts in the Global Trade Compliance Department to collectively ensure that NI remains in compliance with all applicable trade and product compliance regulations pertaining to NI’s products and systems.
The successful candidate should have good communication and presentation skills and be comfortable communicating with peers and management alike.
This position requires collaboration with NI employees across time zones in the Americas, Europe and Asia and may require limited travel for training, team meetings and functions.
Collaborate on managing the inflow of questions and requests into the trade compliance email box. Assign questions and requests into the appropriate folders and answer some as appropriate
Manage product and environmental compliance restrictions around the world and track the resulting global product availability holds.
Collaborate with sellers and colleagues to release holds where possible.
Classify NI’s products under the US and international import and export classification schemes (e.g. US Export Administration Regulations (EAR), MY Strategic Trade Act, US HTS, EU Taric, etc.)
Collaborate on product compliance projects to facilitate the import and sale of NI products worldwide
Interact with branch and corporate Trade Compliance personnel to address routine technical import requirements
Propose and support implementations of continuous improvements actions within trade compliance systems and processes
Position Requirements :
Good written and verbal communication skills in English
Prefer a minimum of 1 year of experience in a high-tech or electronics manufacturing company
Prefer a degree in International Trade
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office and collaboration applications
Ability to effectively multi-task
Strong attention to detail
Ability to thrive in a global, multi-time-zone team environment
Track record of initiative to undertake additional responsibilities
Experience classifying items under the US and international import and export classification schemes a plus
Foreign language skills are a plus (especially Portuguese)