About Compliance Operations in SJO
Compliance Operations (C-OPS) is responsible for conducting operational and transactional tasks for the programs within the S3C Organization (Safety, Sustainability, Security and Compliance) which include Restricted Products, Dangerous Goods, Global Trade, Product Safety, among others.
SJO’s main scope is overseeing the LATAM region, which at the moment includes the Mexico and Brazil marketplaces. Given the nature of our tasks, we strive to deliver the highest quality in our actions since this allows us to achieve safety and regulatory compliance for both our customers and Amazon.
This moves us always look for ways to improve our processes, seek to understand how we can have better communication with our customers and stakeholders, and work together to achieve our goals.
Are you looking for a new challenge in a fast-paced, innovative company? Come make history in Amazon’s Trade Compliance department!
We are looking for talented Global Trade Compliance Classification Specialist to support our rapidly growing and evolving businesses.
You will support the business by inferring the trade laws and in turn work with colleagues who will classify the products accordingly.
The classification should be according to the country specific customs regulations and trade requirements. You will work directly with Amazon Operations, Retail teams, Legal, and a variety of global internal businesses and outside vendors to drive import / export compliance across the supply chain.
Roles and Responsibility :
Provide accurate HTS classifications dossiers to support the classification of products under various HTS laws and in turn support internal business units to ensure compliance with Customs regulations and other trade requirements.
Provide global classification / ruling guidance to programs that will result in duty savings and ultimately benefit the programs.
Build and enforce the classification processes.
Work with Amazon’s Global Trade Compliance team to execute strategy, seek automation opportunities and leverage technologies.
Work with Amazon’s internal technology teams to develop creative and best-in-class trade compliance business processes that can scale up.
Leverage data to continuously improve Trade Compliance at Amazon
Job may require work on rotating shifts. Shift timing will be defined based on business need
Key Performance Areas :
Indirect people Management (knowledge support role, advisory role, )
Support in Formulation, Implementation, and tracking trade compliance program path
Management of quality standards of dossier and rule writing process.
Mentor and guide Quality lead / Process Expert to manage quality, improve process efficiency and minimize variation, conceptualize, design and deliver trainings to the team
Program manage the team and ensure high standards of trade of classification.
The Ideal Candidate Should Exhibit The Following Behavioral Traits :
Common sense, great judgment, and a good sense of humor
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Strong analytical and computer skills
Ability to demonstrate sound judgment even in ambiguous situations
Ability to turn complex compliance requirements into scalable processes·
You must possess the below minimum qualifications to be initially considered for this position. Preferred qualifications are in addition to the minimum requirements and are considered a plus factor in identifying top candidates.
Basic Qualifications :
Bachelor's degree in a related field (foreign trade, logistics and / or customs & trade compliance or alike)
3+ year experience working in relevant industries such as Tariff Classification, e-commerce, Global Trade.
Strong analytical and quantitative skills with the ability to use data and metrics to back up assumptions, recommendations and drive actions.
1+ years of experience analyzing data using Microsoft Excel, SQL, Power BI or others.
Advanced Portuguese and English proficiency both written and verbally.
Retail industry experience
Experience leveraging technology to drive process improvements
Experience with Lean Six Sigma and other process improvement tools
Familiarity with SQL
Indirectly managed people or programs for at least 1 year
3+ years ECCN or Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) experience