Textron Trade Compliance Analyst in Thief River Falls, Minnesota

Trade Compliance Analyst


About Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc.

Textron Specialized Vehicles Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of golf cars, utility and personal transportation vehicles, snowmobiles, side-by-sides, all-terrain vehicles, professional turf-care equipment, and ground support equipment. Textron Specialized Vehicles markets products under the E-Z-GO®, Cushman®, Arctic Cat®, Textron Off RoadTM, Jacobsen®, Dixie Chopper®, Ransomes®, TUGTM, DouglasTM, PremierTM and SafeaeroTM brands. Its vehicles are found in environments ranging from golf courses to factories, airports to planned communities, and theme parks to hunting preserves.

This position supports the trade compliance function in developing and maintaining Textron Specialized Vehicle’s import and export requirements and controls. The Trade Compliance Analyst ensures compliance with import and export regulations with regards to: classification, valuation, quantity, origin declaration, Free Trade Agreement eligibility, ongoing process maintenance, training and other areas as identified by the business. The Trade Compliance Analyst will work cross-functionally with internal departments including Procurement, Engineering, Finance, Sales, Logistics and Quality to ensure that all trade compliance requirements are met. This role will work externally with brokers / freight forwarders and the corporate office to ensure alignment with global trade initiatives as well as government agencies as required. The position is responsible for driving business-wide trade compliance process improvements to optimize the supply chain and will be the primary point of contact for answering questions and resolving day-to-day trade compliance issues.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Interprets government regulations including the Export Administration Regulation (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR), U.S. Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 19, Canada Border Services Agency Act and Customs ACT, and other government regulations.

  • Provides regulatory guidance to integrate the regulations into business processes to maximize outcomes.

  • Responsible for developing and maintaining customs compliance procedures, policies, and documentation.

  • Responsible for maintaining classification and program activities for including ECCN & HTS.

  • Research & apply non-preferential & preferential country of origin regulations including but not limited to: supply chain facilitation, documentation verification, SAP database maintenance, free trade agreement qualification, customer requests and metric calculations.

  • Respond to customs broker and internal inquiries related to country of origin, classification, and valuation to ensure timely and compliant international shipment clearance.

  • Performs internal compliance audits and responsible for implementation of corrective actions.

  • Prepare Duty Drawback claims.

  • Educate & communicate cross functionally to support import and export policy, process and procedures across the organization.

  • Focus on continuous improvement of Trade Compliance process and procedure.

  • Support Trade Compliance and Legal Department with special project and other duties as assigned.


Position Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree required.

  • A minimum of 2-3 years of import/export compliance experience.

  • A minimum of 1 year experience classifying imports / exports.

  • Travel requirements: 10-15%.

  • Strong time management skills.

  • Strong Excel and analytical skills.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment, to all applicants and employees regardless of, race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, military status, veteran status, handicap, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law.

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise, have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Job Legal

Primary Location US-Minnesota-Thief River Falls

Recruiting Company Textron Specialized Vehicles

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 268088