Senior Trade Analyst

Join Livingston’s Global Trade Management team and help large companies manage their supply chains on a global scale.  Livingston is a market leader offering customs brokerage, consulting and compliance, and freight forwarding services at more than 90 key locations in North America, Europe and Asia.  Our Global Trade Management experts help companies lower their costs, get to market faster, and free up resources as they do business internationally.  You can be a part of our global operations and grow your career by becoming an expert in the ever-changing world of international trade. 

 

Job Type: Full Time 

 

Location: MI Southfield - US017 

JOB SUMMARY

Responsible for performing varied trade related functions to client’s scope of work residing within Livingston International’s Global Trade Management functions.  Work in conjunction with the direct management, functional or client teams, and external parties as necessary to meet and exceed client deliverables.  The incumbent may specialize in one or more functional areas such as classification, import/export operations, restricted party screening, special trade programs, reconciliation, post entry and vendor performance management.

KEY DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Utilize Trade Applications & Software to analyze import and/or export data to create transactional documentation, KPI reports, perform HS & ECCN Classification, determining FTA Qualification applicability, etc.
  • Monitor and adhere to changing priorities as required by the Client(s), Customs and other regulatory bodies, and management
  • Interact with internal and external parties including other Livingston employees, clients, brokers, freight forwarders and carriers
  • Troubleshoot and resolve complex issues
  • Respond to inquiries from customers, brokers, freight forwarders, carriers, US Customs and other regulatory bodies
  • Audit Trade Analyst work for quality and compliance
  • Develop and deliver desk side training to Trade Analysts
  • Contribute to process development and improvement
  • Assist Manager in daily workflow oversight and management
  • Adhere to established policies and procedures
  • Perform other related duties as assigned by management

KNOWLEDGE & SKILLS

  • Superior communication skills, both written and oral
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • The ability to analyze and solve problems quickly
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • The ability to set and manage priorities to meet all deadlines
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite, specifically with MS Word and MS Excel
  • Display the characteristics of a leader
  • The ability to make informed decisions in sometimes stressful situations
  • A positive and flexible attitude is required
  • A developed level of subject matter expertise in at least one of the following areas:
    • Import HS Classification
    • Export ECCN Classification
    • Reconciliation and/or Valuation
    • Broker Management
    • Post Entry
    • Free Trade Solicitation & Qualification
    • Freight & Export Operations
    • US Customs Brokerages Operations

WORK EXPERIENCE – MINIMUM REQUIRED

3 years of related experience

EDUCATION

Required: High School/GED or equivalent
Preferred: Bachelors Degree or equivalent

CERTIFICATIONS DESCRIPTION

COMPETENCIES

Customer First Focus
Business Acumen and Straight Talk
Accountability
Agility
Inclusion and Collaboration
Leading and Developing

Livingston is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.


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