• Import/Export Analyst

    Job Locations US-NC-Durham
    Requisition ID
    Category (Portal Searching)
    Logistics and Warehousing
  • Job Description

    The Customs and Trade Compliance Specialist will assist with all daily activities related to Cree’s import clearances to ensure compliance with all regulations. This individual will work closely with internal departments as well as external US Customs brokers and forwarders to ensure the accurate and efficient flow of shipments into the US. This role will fully support the Global Trade Compliance Manager in ensuring Cree’s imports and exports are handled in a world-class manner.


    What can Cree do for you? 

    • Encouraged to think innovatively in a dynamic environment
    • Opportunity to work in a quickly evolving market at a leader in the industry
    • Potential for upward mobility in a thriving organization.
    • High visibility in $1+ billion company.


    What can you do for Cree? 

    • Interact with customs brokers, suppliers, and service providers to ensure consistency with defined import/export processes and full compliance for all transactions
    • Provide support with Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) number classifications
    • Resolve questions and provide information to custom brokers as needed for timely Customs clearance
    • Establish and oversee internal audit processes to test compliance with internal policies as we as all applicable laws, regulations, and rules
    • Support in the development and presentation of export related training materials
    • Collaborate with cross-functional business units on key deliverables to mitigate risk and meet deadlines


    What you need for success: 

    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio)
    • Thorough understanding of NAFTA and other global trade programs
    • Working knowledge of HTS/commodity classification process and INCOTERMS
    • Attention to detail and are accurate in execution of any task
    • Ability to complete complex tasks in creative and effective ways
    • Exceptional critical thinking skills
    • Ability to work autonomously, with minimal direction, and are self-motivated and results-driven
    • Ability to work well in multidisciplinary teams and international environment
    • Excellent communication and effective interpersonal skills
    • Excellent organization, presentation and writing skills


    Highly preferred skills and certifications: 

    • Licensed Customs Broker Preferred
    • Knowledge/experience working with freight forwarders and U.S. Customs brokers
    • Experience with Customs Border Control


    Since our beginning 30 years ago, we have introduced innovative and disruptive solutions that enable a more efficient, productive and safer world. We continue our leadership in developing market-leading lighting-class LEDs, lighting products and semiconductor products for power and radio frequency (RF) applications. We believe in unlocking the power and potential of technology, enabling the world to do more with less. We aim to transform the way people experience light and are also leading the innovation of Power/RF products that move us toward a more energy efficient future.

    Be part of our future and have a direct impact while working for an organization that provides a place to work alongside brilliant people, a competitive total rewards package, and a problem solving culture. We invite you to submit an application if you feel we would be a good fit.

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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