Compliance Specialist

 Wood Dale, IL

Job ID:
Job Title:
Compliance Specialist
City & State:
Wood Dale, IL
Job Region:
Mid Level Independent Contributor
Business Unit:
Customer Service
Service Offering:
Freight Forwarding
Established in 1998, our client is a pioneer in Air Cargo Transportation. They bring prosperity to people throughout the world by connecting various values through the spirit of Cargo Transportation. Their mission is to grow into a company that fulfills the needs of the society and contributes to the world. They leverage and allow diversity to flourish in creating an energetic and lively enterprise. They respect each employee, customer, partner and all other stakeholders, while ensuring that the organization is run by people filled with vitality.

Compliance Specialist
Our client is seeking a Compliance Specialist to join their team. Typical duties will include compliance, some classification, problem solving, acting as an escalation point for Entry Writers, etc. It also includes assisting in creating a more compliant environment.

Job Type: Full-time

  • Respond to compliance questions from customers, overseas, and sales.
  • Develop detailed knowledge of all current customer requirements/ SOP.
  • Handle certain Post Entry activities (like PEAs, protests, etc.).
  • Monitor pending FDA issues and holds and follow up through release.
  • Communicate with foreign offices and agents, including providing freight quotes to both agents and customers.
  • Stay abreast of new regulations (such as Section 301, steel & aluminum, etc.).
  • Deal with CBP inquires and special requests, approve POA documents and assist customers with customs bond issues.
  • Manage relevant software files.
  • Develop new business as opportunities present themselves.

  • 5-10 years’ experience working for an IFF/CHB operation
  • Should have knowledge in FTA’s, GSP, Section 301 & 232, PGA’s, etc.
  • Should possess strong classification skills
  • Should be familiar with CBP Rulings, Protests, Petitions, Statement, etc.
  • Hands on customs entry and FDA filing experience.
  • Ability to develop handling procedures for new customers and/or products.
  • Ability to work with others to maximize efficiencies.
  • Experience in working with overseas agents and preparing transport quotations.
  • Good IT skills in adapting to new IT environments.

This position offers a competitive base salary.


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