Minco Products Inc.

  • Trade Compliance Specialist

    Job Locations US-MN-Minneapolis | US-MN-Fridley
    # of Openings
    Customer Service/Support
  • Overview

    At Minco, you can make a difference by being part of something that is evolving, growing and continually improving. Minco products can be found everywhere from on an oil rig miles under the sea to satellites miles above our heads - and in your doctor’s office! Our temperature sensing, controlling, and heating, as well as the flexible circuits that pull it all together, are in products that save people’s lives, explore the world, protect our military, and bring energy to everyone.


    Do you enjoy creating trade compliance policies, auditing, classifying products, working with country of origin requests & manufacturing affidavits, applying for licenses and training? Is your background and experience mainly on the export side? Then this Trade Compliance Specialist position is for you!


    Every day you will help Minco succeed by ensuring global compliance and living Minco’s icare values -- Integrity, Communication, Accountability, Respect, & Energy.



    • Provide knowledge on import and export laws to ensure company compliance.
    • Coordinate activities involved in export/import trade compliance including, but not limited to, ITAR and ECCN product classifications, harmonized tariff classifications, country of origin determination, product valuation reporting, export license applications, manufacturing affidavits, ACE reporting, obtaining and reviewing end use statements for exports, and sanctioned party list screening.
    • Coordinate the development, review company position statements and policies on areas such as terms and conditions of sale, disaster recovery and export control.

    • Assist the company in preparing, submitting, tracking, and monitor licensing, certificate of origin documentation and any special permit required for importing of supplies.
    • Work with trade compliance audit criteria. Coordinate periodic internal and external audits globally. Establish and implement corrective/preventive actions to continually improve performance.
    • Be the point person for REACH, RoHS, WEEE and conflict minerals working closely with Engineering, Quality and Purchasing. 


    Basic Qualifications:


    • Bachelors degree or equivalent education and experience in a trade compliance role.
    • Minimum of two years of trade compliance experience
      • Applying for export-import licensing
      • Understanding of ITAR and EAR
      • Working with Commerce & State Jurisdiction, classifications and USG policy related to technology and international relations
      • Working with proprietary information and handling competition-sensitive materials and information with discretion



    Preferred Qualifications:


    • Working knowledge of REACH, RoHS, WEEE and conflict mineral requirements.
    • Working knowledge of Dodd Frank.
    • Strong understanding of trade practices and applicable laws.
    • Technical expertise regarding U.S. and International customs laws, regulations and related issues.




    • Some travel may be required


    What Skills You Bring:

    • Demonstrated ability to effectively build relationships with employees and management
    • Strong experience responding to and resolving questions and concerns
    • Project management, organizational, analytical and presentation skills
    • Proven track record of implementing programs, policies, and procedures
    • Demonstrated ability to work efficiently under conditions of multiple deadlines and changing priorities
    • Experience working in a fast-paced, dynamic and multi-cultural environment
    • Excellent written and oral communication skills for internal and external customer contact


    This position is a regular, full-time position located in our headquarters in Fridley, Minnesota.


    Why Minco?


    At Minco, we offer benefits and services that help balance work life and personal life, a competitive wage and benefits package, opportunities for continuous improvement and personal growth, casual denim Fridays and company celebrations – some of the many reasons that make Minco a great place to work!


    Find out why you would love working at Minco by learning more about our company culture and the rewards of working with us at www.minco.com/careers - then apply! Current Minco employees: please apply via your Employee page on iconnect. If you need assistance, please contact HumanResources@minco.com.


    We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran, marital, or disability status.

    We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.


    Minco Products, Inc. is an E-Verify employer.


    This position requires use of information or access to hardware and software which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the definition of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.



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