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Trade Compliance Coordinator in Nashville, TN at LKQ Corporation

Date Posted: 4/25/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

As a part of our continued growth, we are looking for a dedicated and passionate Trade Compliance Coordinator to join our team! The Trade Compliance Coordinator is responsible for ensuring that the import and export activity within the businesses is accurately completed or processed within applicable government rules and regulations. The incumbent must understand and clearly communicate US trade compliance policy, regulations, and import/export laws to LKQ business stakeholders throughout the organization. If you are looking for a fantastic career with great benefits and opportunity for growth, LKQ is for you!

Essential Job Duties:

* Acts as a point of contact, assisting with daily trade compliance activities (e.g., providing ad-hoc Harmonized Tariff Schedule [HTS] classifications, maintaining data online and filing requests electronically for internal control purposes).

* Tracks, audits and maintains records of import and export shipping documents to ensure accuracy and compliance with regulatory requirements.

* Effectively utilize US Customs Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) system, including running reports.

* Reviews import and export documentation for correct values, commodity classifications, tariff codes and authorizations.

* Assists with gathering information necessary for import and export product classification including Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCN).

* Interfaces with freight forwarders, brokers and other trade compliance-related third-party service providers.

* Assists with internal or external audits and assessments Assists with broker and forwarder management.

* Assumes other duties as assigned.

Company Overview:

LKQ Corporation (NYSE: LKQ), an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, is a leading global value-added distributor of vehicle repair parts and accessories. The Company is the leading North American provider of recycled automotive and aftermarket collision parts as well as specialty accessories for automobiles, trucks, recreational and performance vehicles.

LKQ Europe, with operations located in 15 countries, collectively is the largest distributor of automotive aftermarket mechanical repair parts and related products in Europe, holding leading market positions in the United Kingdom, Italy, The Netherlands, The Czech Republic and Slovakia. Globally, the Company has more than 1,100 operating locations and 40,000 employees.

LKQ has an entrepreneurial, growth orientated culture and since 2005 consolidated revenue has grown at a compound annual rate of 28%. Come join the family and be LKQ Proud!

We offer:

* Competitive Pay 401k Plan with generous employer match
* Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability)
* Paid Holiday leave days and a Paid Time Off Program
* Tuition Reimbursement
* A top-notch leadership team with the experience needed to grow and develop your career

Job Requirements

Basic Qualifications

Education & Experience:

* High school diploma.

* 3+ years of relevant experience working for a direct importer/exporter.

* Certifications in US import and export practices plus direct working experience can be substituted for college degree (Licensed customs broker, Certified Customs Specialist or Certified Export Specialist designation).


* Basic global trade compliance knowledge is required.

* Extensive experience using Outlook, Excel, Access, Word, and the ability to quickly learn and use internal system applications is critical.

* Knowledge and experience of import/export Trade Compliance procedures.

* Ability to coordinate activities within small team.

* Excellent internal and external customer service skills.

* Strong attention to detail, good organizational skills and the ability to prioritize with changing situations.

* Ability to recognize and solve typical problems and select solutions from established options.

* Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills to drive tasks to completion.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Two or four-year college degree

LKQ offers competitive pay and a very generous Benefits package that includes:

401k Plan with generous employer match, Insurance Plans for (Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Disability), Paid Time-Off, Paid Holiday, Tuition Reimbursement program, and more!