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Genuine Parts Company

Trade Compliance Analyst

Genuine Parts Company - Atlanta, GA

Trade Compliance Analyst




Trade Compliance Analyst

Category: Logistics/Transportation

Job Id: 252583

Brand: Genuine Parts Company

Location: Atlanta, GA

Major Market: GA – Atlanta

Date Posted: February 13, 2018


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The Trade Compliance Analyst provides support and guidance to the GPC Global Sourcing group and GPC business units to ensure compliance with all applicable government laws and regulations in the company’s international trade activities.

This position serves as a liaison between GPC business units and US government agencies, acts as subject matter expert for all trade issues involving product regulatory oversight, and ensures all import and export transactions comply with the laws and regulations of the US.

This position is also responsible for ensuring GPC international shipments conform to business agreements, including freight charges, service levels, and service provider performance.

This position will require coordination with multiple groups within GPC, including legal, finance, audit, IT, and other relevant departments for process development, compliance evaluations, and training/awareness.

Primary Responsibilities

Researching, interpreting, and assessing applicability of US product regulations for GPC business units, including labelling standards and product testing requirements (Prop 65, SDS, UL, etc.).

Working with the GPC Global Sourcing Office and subsidiary procurement teams to ensure product safety compliance at the sourcing as well as procurement and importation stages.

Ensuring that products and processes comply with local, state, and federal requirements.

Assisting with development, implementation, and maintenance of import and export compliance policies, procedures, manuals, and work instructions.

Monitoring developments and changes in product regulations and international trade, including laws, regulations, customs rulings, and trade agreements. Communicating this information internally as necessary to support global sourcing efforts.

Responding to classification inquiries from GPC business units, customs brokers, and government agencies. Researching and providing necessary information for import entries.

Providing direction related to ADD/CVD, rules of origin, product marking, and qualification of Free Trade Agreements.

Conducting entry audits and supporting the monitoring and retention of records and documentation for import and export shipments.

Interfacing with internal and external customers, freight forwarders, customs officers, and other functional areas to ensure coordination and compliance of shipments.

Coordinating with third party freight audit providers and supporting shipments outside the provider’s scope, including auditing invoices, notifying of corrections, and requesting credits/corrections.

Experience and Qualifications

1 – 3 years’ experience in international logistics and/or trade compliance fields.

Undergraduate degree desired with a preference for International Trade, Transportation Management, or Supply Chain Logistics.

Practical subject matter experience in product safety regulations including Prop 65, hazard communication (SDS, OSHA, WHMIS, GHS, etc.), transport regulations (DOT, IMDG, IATA), and other applicable product regulations (TSCA, VOC, FIFRA, SARA, CPSC, etc.).

Experience with partner government agency regulations such as FDA, NHTSA, EPA, CPSC, OSHA, DOT, FTC, and FCC.

Knowledge of US Customs and government regulations, government agencies, and product regulations.

Strong understanding of state and federal product safety regulations and compliance in connection with the sourcing and distribution of consumer products.

Familiar with US Code of Federal Regulations, ACE Portal, CROSS, US HTS, US Export Rules and Regulations (ECCN, ITAR, Restricted Party Screening).

Skills and Abilities

Excellent project management skills and detail oriented.

A customer-centric mindset is required. Having strong collaboration skills and able to influence without authority is required.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Comfortable working with and across all levels of the organization.

Ability to speak, read, and/or write Mandarin Chinese is a plus.

Self-motivated, with ability to set and achieve goals, and ability to prioritize multiple tasks in order to meet deadlines.

Experience with complex organizational supply chains and systems preferred.

Basic knowledge and functional understanding of Tradestone Software is preferred.

Experience with Microsoft Office applications required. Database and spreadsheet experience preferred.

Ability to learn and utilize various types of software and information systems.

Travel Requirements

This role does not require regular extensive travel.

Extended trips could be required to meet demands of projects. Travel schedule will vary and is flexible based on specific project requirements.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Genuine Parts Company


Trade Compliance Analyst Genuine Parts Company - Atlanta, GA, United States


Location: Atlanta, GA

Company Profile:
Founded in 1928, Genuine Parts Company (GPC) is a service organization engaged in the distribution of automotive replacement parts, industrial replacement parts, office products and electrical/electronic materials. Our products and services are offered through a network of over 2,000 operations, geographically located across the United States, Canada and Mexico.