Trade Compliance Specialist

Aimmune Therapeutics

Aimmune Therapeutics

Solon, OH, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 13, 2024

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.


The Trade Compliance Specialist works collaboratively with internal partners such as Transportation, Internal Legal Counsel, Trade Compliance Tax, Regulatory/Quality and Demand/Supply Planning functions, and with external partners such as Customs Brokers, External Legal Counsel, and Government Agencies (FDA, USDA, Dept of State, and US Customs and Border Protection) to ensure compliance in accordance with all federal rules and regulations as it pertains to Nestle’s imported/exported products.

  • Daily collaboration with internal/external parties to monitor and facilitate compliance and due diligence on imported/exported product.
  • Work with shippers, customs brokers, and freight forwarders to ensure all information and/or documentation is compliant and received timely for import and export declarations and processes.
    • Gather ingredient list in order to properly assign Harmonized Tariff Schedule United States (HTSUS) Classification(Imports) and/or Schedule B(Exports)
    • Research internally to identify ingredient sourcing and manufacturing processes and make determinations of eligibility for free trade agreements such as but not limited to USMCA, Chile Free Trade, CAFTA, GSP, etc
    • Solicit FTA certificates from exporter and/or prepare, certify, and issue certificates accordingly to receiving markets.
    • Apply functional expertise to assist and support determinations concerning customs clearance, incoterms, documentation, export routed transactions, and various initiatives involving import/export trade compliance.
    • Request/obtain government certificates/permits for importation/exportation of goods.
    • Assist with internal/external audits to ensure full compliance and adherence to trade regulations.
  • Closely collaborate with global affiliates and exporters to ensure ISF timely filing and compliancy.
  • Participate in quarterly reviews with customs brokers, freight forwarders, as well as internal, post entry and valuation reviews.
  • Foster an end-to-end mindset as you drive process improvements together with cross functional teams when gaps and risk is identified.
  • Serve as the internal functional expert for import and/or export related programs, processes, industry trends, etc.
    • Continue self-education of latest industry practices by attending seminars, conferences and webinars on regarding Trade Compliance to keep abreast of current events and constantly changing procedures and regulations


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Broker’s license a plus
  • Must have 3-5 years customs and international trade compliance experience; proven experience in relationship building, facilitation, implementation skills and influence; and financial and operational oversight skills in both centralized and decentralized environments.


  • Good verbal and written communication
  • Able to function in a team environment
  • Results oriented
  • Analytical problem solver
  • Works autonomously

Requisition ID:304371

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