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Global Import/Export Compliance Specialist in Rome, NY at BARTELL MACHINERY SYSTEMS, LLC

Date Posted: 3/26/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Rome, NY
  • Experience:
    5 to 7 years
  • Date Posted:

Job Description

BARTELL MACHINERY SYSTEMS, L.L.C. is a global leader in providing highly-engineered industrial manufacturing equipment for the Tire & Rubber, Oil & Gas, and Wire & Cable industries with a commitment to innovation and customer satisfaction. Our highly skilled and diverse professionals possess generations of industry knowledge, making Bartell a recognized leader with over 8,000 systems in operation worldwide. Bartell offers full-time opportunities, co-ops and internships. Many of our employees have launched life-long careers and you too can be a part of a global company that works together on some of the world’s largest and unique industrial equipment. Opportunities for career progression within the many divisions of this company are outstanding if you are ready to take the challenge.

The Position

This position is a member of the Distribution Center Department.  The Global Import/Export Compliance Specialist will report directly to the Materials Manager. 

Job Description

Primary Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain a full Global Import/Export Compliance Program
  • Serve as the subject matter expert for import/export compliance, providing advice and guidance on import/export compliance policies and procedures, working with Pettibone Trade Advisory Team as required
  • Ensure that the activities of the business units comply with applicable import/export control laws and regulations, as well as requirements set for in the Import/Export Compliance Program
  • Leading all compliance and governance matters, which include internal/external audits and compliance with policies, procedures, and government regulations
  • Manage all Export shipments which include scheduling shipments with freight forwarder, preparing the necessary paperwork requirements, and filing of required documentation
  • Manage all Import shipments working with our inter-company partners, customers, and suppliers
  • Work with Bartell’s finance department, banks, shipping agents and customers to ensure the proper preparation and execution of international letters of credit, site drafts and open account contracts
  • Work with Bartell’s shipping department to ensure all domestic shipments are meeting compliance requirements
  • Maintains a safe and healthy work environment by implementing, maintaining and aligning company policies that adhere to local, state and federal environmental, health and safety regulations

Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree with 7-10 years of job-specific experience
  • Associates Degree with more than 10 years of job-specific experience
  • High School Diploma or GED with more than fifteen years of job-specific experience


  • Working with the Operations team, Replacement Parts Group and Distribution to lead a best in class Import/Export Management and Compliance Program
  • A thorough understanding of complex federal import/export laws and regulations including but not limited to the U.S. Customs regulations, Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Denied Party Screening, End User Certification, and Anti-boycott laws
  • A thorough understanding of North America Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and other global trade programs
  • Responsible for worldwide implementation and compliance of Import/Export best practices throughout the organization.
  • Work with Bartell Logistics Team for Freight and Transportation to ensure optimization of freight to drive towards a neutral freight cost model.

Skills & Relevant Work Experience

  • Thorough understanding of product classification (HTS and ECCN)
  • Experience managing import/export compliance programs
  • Experience in business application of import/export regulations and the ability to identify and solve critical custom issues
  • Knowledge/experience working with freight forwarders and U.S. Customs Brokers
  • 5-7 years’ experience in import/export controls
  • Ability to function under deadline pressures and deal with a wide array of internal and external personnel

Travel Requirements: 5%