Trade Compliance Specialist

Date: Jan 25, 2023

Location: Smithfield, NC, US

Company: Dover Corporation

For over 125 years, OPW has led the way in designing and manufacturing world-class retail fueling, fluid handling and car wash system solutions for the safe and efficient handling and distribution of fuels and critical fluids. OPW makes above ground and below ground products for both conventional, vapour recovery and clean energy applications in the retail and commercial markets. Additionally, OPW supplies loading arms, valves and dry-break couplings, tank truck equipment, rail car valves and equipment, and car wash systems. OPW has manufacturing operations in North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia Pacific, with sales offices around the world. OPW is part of the Dover Corporation, which is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange under 'DOV'. To learn more about OPW’s 125 years of providing industry-leading solutions, visit our website at

Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenue of over $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, specialty systems, consumable supplies, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments: Engineered Products, Fueling Solutions, Imaging & Identification, Pumps & Process Solutions and Refrigeration & Food Equipment. Dover combines global scale with operational agility to lead the markets we serve. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of approximately 24,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible. Headquartered in Downers Grove, Illinois, Dover trades on the New York Stock Exchange under "DOV." Additional information is available at

Primary Responsibility:


  • Responsible for ensuring the accuracy of import/export recordkeeping.
  • Manage, request, and compile necessary import documentation to ensure entry accuracy.,
  • Partner with Engineering and Compliance to ensure accurate Harmonized Tariff classifications
  • Assist in maintaining part databases with global trade compliance data including product classifications, HTS Codes, ECCN, and country of origin classifications.
  • Manage third parties, as it relates to international shipments.
  • Create metrics for internal compliance and spend control.
  • Audit Import entry data and manage any Post Entry Amendment requirements with the broker.
  • Monitor brokered carrier KPI’s. Review broker invoices in CTSI for accuracy.
  • Work with Sourcing to identify and implement opportunities to maximize landed cost savings opportunities to include, but not limited to freight cost, consolidate, routings, regional parts warehousing, and/or tariff considerations.
  • Export Hold Releases
    • Obtain and save End Use Statements for high-risk countries
    • Assess ECCN vs Country of Destination for License Requirements
    • Assess Denied Parties Holds for True Match vs False Positive.
  • Manage the proper reporting of assists as related to Dover trade compliance policy.
  • Coordinate with OPW Compliance Team to resolve trade compliance issues and implement corrective actions as needed.
  • Other duties pertaining to Sourcing and Compliance as assigned.             .


Qualifications/Experience Requirements:


  • Minimum 2 years of experience in import/export compliance related job responsibilities
  • Significant experience in manufacturing, supply chain, traffic, logistics, business, and trade highly desired.
  • Minimum Associate’s Degree in relevant discipline; Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, with a positive, team-oriented approach. 
  • Ability to assess risk and recommend actions and strategies to mitigate regulatory risks.
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently on multiple tasks to meet deadlines, prioritize, and maintain flexibility in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in tariff classification and country of origin determination.
  • Minimum of 2 years of work experience within NAFTA/USMCA and customs and import/export operations, Duty Drawback, HTS Codes, and Tariff Shifts.
  • Strong understanding of custom documentation requirements and US customs regulations.
  • A strong understanding of domestic and international freight (all modes).
  • Data analysis and Excel skills a must.
  • US Customs Brokerage License not required, but highly desirable.
  • Impeccable ethics and trustworthiness.





All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : North Carolina : Smithfield || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Apex || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Charlotte || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Conover || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Durham || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Elon || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Greensboro || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Raleigh || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Whitesett || Americas : United States : North Carolina : Winston-Salem

Sub Division : RF - North America

Job Requisition ID : 47564

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