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Trade Compliance Operations Specialist

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Job ID TOR00097 Date posted 10/16/2020 Location : Toronto, Canada

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The Trade Compliance Operations Specialist will perform moderate-to-low complexity trade compliance operations activities, executing routine tasks and procedures. Using critical-thinking and problem-solving skills, you'll collaborate with multiple business units to drive continuous improvement.


Execute trade compliance operations activities with limited supervision, using department procedures and controls to preserve value and mitigate risk.

Validate and coordinate import/export transactional requirements that apply to documents and data.

Update and maintain customs master files and records, and support compliance with records and information management policies and controls.

With limited supervision, review or prepare documents (invoices, preferential trade documentation and other cross-border documents) to ensure they meet legal and fiscal requirements.

Collaborate cross-functionally, internally and externally, to implement trade compliance operations solutions.

With limited supervision, execute cross-border clearance, and file import/export declarations with customs and other government agencies using defined procedures.

Process, collect, organize, analyze and report required data to facilitate cross-border execution and analysis.

You will work under minimal supervision and independently handle complex clerical, administrative, technical or customer support issues while referring only the most complex issues to higher-level staff.

Other duties as assigned


• High school diploma, secondary education level or equivalent 

• Knowledge of Incoterms

• Minimum of four years of related work experience 

• Experience working with customs brokers and government agencies on import and export clearance related activities

• Must be legally entitled to work for Cargill in Canada


• Demonstrated client/customer focus role and strong relationship builder

• Proficient in Microsoft Outlook and Office, expert in Microsoft Excel

• International commercial terms knowledge.

• Experience managing SAP and global trade services

• Knowledge of Canada trade compliance regulations

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