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Trade Compliance Specialist

Date: Nov 25, 2021

Location: Livermore, US, 94551

Company: Computacenter AG & Co. oHG



As the Trade Compliance Specialist you will provide export and import trade compliance support to ensure compliance and guarantee a smooth process of delivery of goods to key customers around the globe for an $800M+ IT services provider. You will work closely with the Director of Global Trade & Compliance collaborating with internal and external partners. Through your work, you will be recognized as a key person who can bring a unique skillset to our logistics department.




  • Partner internally and externally to manage international shipments by liaising with warehouse/logistics staff, freight forwarders/customs brokers, and other stakeholders.
  • Assist the Director of Global Trade & Compliance with the implementation of various Trade related programs and duties.
  • Collaborate on, implement and help monitor company-wide policies and procedures to ensure compliance with US and foreign import and export regulations.
  • Contribute to the creation and maintenance of compliance manual, processes, work instructions, and other requirements as needed.
  • Perform day-to-day trade compliance and logistics activities.
  • Provide support for obtaining applicable shipment permits and product certificates.
  • Assist in the determination and assignment of Harmonized Tariff classifications, and ECCN numbers.
  • Support customer compliance and reliability screening, screening for end-use and end-users and review for Red Flags.
  • Assist with the design and delivery of trade compliance training for various internal audiences.
  • Participate in projects to enhance trade compliance efficiency and value contribution.
  • Be curious to learn our business and leverage that knowledge on the job.
  • Embrace and support Computacenter's mission and core values.




  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in experience.
  • 2 years of experience in international trade, export operations, export compliance, or equivalent in experience.
  • Licensed custom broker preferred, or willingness to obtain license.
  • Exceptional customer service experience.
  • Legally eligible to work in the United States.
  • Proficient in the use of Salesforce.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Knowledge of standard logistics and transportation requirements and procedures a plus.
  • Passionate, knowledgeable and a trusted partner to the areas of business who rely on your support.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to interact effectively with all levels of an organization.
  • Solid organizational and time/project management skills.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and critical thinking skills with a high attention to detail.
  • Self-starter initiative and ability to work with minimal supervision.



Computacenter is a leading independent technology partner, trusted by large corporate and public sector organizations. We help our customers to source, transform and manage their IT infrastructure to deliver digital transformation, enabling users and their business. Computacenter is a public company quoted on the London FTSE 250 (CCC.L) and employs over 15,000 people worldwide. In US we support some of the country’s best-known businesses with regional headquarters in both San Francisco & New York City and an Integration Center in Silicon Valley. www.computacenter.com/us



There's so much more to enjoy about being at Computacenter than just having a rewarding career. In addition to offering competitive compensation plans and long-term career opportunities, Computacenter provides an attractive mix of benefit plans to contribute to its employees' good health, future financial security and peace of mind. 

You must be authorized to work in the United States.

Computacenter United States Inc. and all of its subsidiaries and affiliates is an Equal Opportunity Employer with a strong commitment to supporting and retaining a diverse and talented workforce.

No AGENCIES, please. We are not obligated to pay any fees for any individuals we decide to hire.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland