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Trade Compliance Specialist

Datum: 10-mei-2019

Plaats: Amsterdam, NL

Bedrijf: XPO Logistics

Experience with Trade Compliance knowledge for setting up procedures and policies on different sites within a Supply Chain environment in the EMEA region? And are you also excellent with improving processes and focusing on standardizations in relation with export? Then look no further, because we are looking for a fulltime Logistic Trade Compliance Specialist in Amsterdam (30-40 h/pw).

What do you do as a Logistic Trade Compliance Specialist?

As a Logistic Trade Compliance Specialist, you ensure compliance with export control legislation and company and client policies, processes and procedures for a high-tech customer within a supply chain environment. You understand export processes and terminologies and are familiar with different Government regulations of USA, Europe and Asia. You will be creating the best possible shipment route depending on the possibilities and regulations of different counties.

In this role you also would be travelling between different sites in Amsterdam (20% of your time)


Other tasks and responsibilities:

  • Ensure that company locations have appropriate business-specific policies and procedures and that appropriate implementation and training occurs;
  • Provide support for the business and resource units on adherence to corporate policies and procedures regarding import/export compliance;
  • Reviews business transactions on customs compliance and support on country of origin determinations;
  • Proactively identify potential for non-compliance with export legislation in the business and recommend, and assist in, the implementation of corrective actions;
  • Interface with internal and external customers in trade compliance matters;
  • Identifies, coordinates and provides export, import or compliance training across respective sites / regions;
  • Make sure all shipments are according to regional compliance requirements (for example dual use items & packaging and labeling requirements etc.)
  • Improve effectiveness of systems and process with a focus on standardization.


What makes you the ideal candidate?

  • Bachelor`s degree in Law regarding export within Supply Chain or similar experience;
  • Thorough working knowledge and experience with regional control and sanction laws and regulations
  • Proven experience with audit practices and encryption regulations within a logistic environment;
  • Proven experience and knowledge of US embargoed counties, EU sanctions, ANSSI requirements (France), shipments to Russia and Israel and free trade zone/non-free trade zone (Dubai).
  • Experience with working in a high-volume distribution center environment;
  • You have strong interpersonal skills
  • You are able to provide trade compliance training to XPO operators in the region
  • Effective verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills in English
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office.
  • Licensed to drive a car in Europe;


 What do we offer you?

  • A dynamic organization, in which your opinion and development matters;
  • The opportunity to work for a Global account in the EMEA region;
  • Opportunity to direct your own success and support from us to develop yourself;
  • A new challenge in an entrepreneurial, open and informal organization;
  • A pleasant work environment with good colleagues;
  • Competitive salary;


Your future work environment:

As a Logistic Compliance Specialist, you will workplace is situated in Amsterdam. There we service our international high-tech client. There is an enterprising, open and informal organizational culture. In this position, you will be reporting to the Senior Manager Program. You will have frequent contact with your business partners at other sites and staff members. In this role it is also possible to work parttime (minimum is 30h).


XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies. Our work is important, competitive and satisfying. We're growing worldwide, and we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require. If you're ready to give us your best, let's talk. We'd like to invest in you.


Want to know more about XPO Logistics? Check out our video with the link below or visit our website 



In short, this is the place where you want to work at!
For further information you can contact Julia Gerrits (Corporate Recruiter), you can reach her by phone on the number 088-5881000.


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“Acquisition to this vacancy is not appreciated.”

XPO biedt geavanceerde supply chain-oplossingen voor 's werelds meest succesvolle bedrijven, waaronder Disney, Pepsi, L'Oreal, Toyota en vele anderen.  In de regio  Nederland, Belgie en Duitsland opereert XPO Logistics vanuit 30 locaties met het hoofdkantoor gevestigd in Eindhoven. Dagelijks zetten ruim 4.500 medewerkers zich in voor de supply chain uitdagingen van de diverse klanten; hoe verschillend of specifiek deze ook mogen zijn. De onderneming beschikt over meer dan 850.000 vierkante meter opslagruimte en circa 200 voertuigen om alle mogelijke logistieke- en transportactiviteiten te kunnen bewerkstelligen. 

Klanttevredenheid, persoonlijke groei van medewerkers en duurzaamheid staan centraal binnen de bedrijfsfilosofie van XPO Logistics. Vandaag de dag behoort deze ambitieuze onderneming tot de top 3 van Nederlands grootste logistiek dienstverleners.                                                                        

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