Trade Compliance Engineer & Analyst

Job Description:

What You’ll Be Doing

This entry level engineering position ensures compliance with applicable U.S. export and import control laws, including the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”), International Traffic in Arms Regulation (“ITAR), and the Office of Foreign Asset and Control (“OFAC”) sanctions, and regional and local  regulations concerning the movement of goods and services across borders. The position acts as a liaison among several internal groups across Arrow businesses, and may interface with government licensing offices, such as the Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”), to ensure proper adherence to trade management and trade control laws and regulations.

  • Using their knowledge, skills and abilities, a Trade Compliance Engineer and Analyst to review part specification sheets, related product documentation, and the Export Administration Regulations to determine Export Classification Code Numbers (“ECCN”) and or local country export classifications for items sold.
  • Collect, review and approve Customer End Use and Export Compliance Certifications (EUC).
  • The engineering knowledge is also used to determine the validity of End Use Statements by assessing the identified components for the intended use which is   described by customers when procuring certain products.
  • Determine and assign local export/import country and U.S. license requirements to orders placed on hold within trade compliance software for trade control reasons. When necessary, escalate orders to department leader for guidance.  Engineering knowledge supports this process.
  • Process global supply chain partner reviews, including reviews of current government restricted / denied parties list matches, to confirm decision for partner release or block within trade compliance software.
  • Review and action red flag related exception reports.
  • When necessary, conduct and document further due diligence for partners and or transactions to resolve potential red flags. 
  • Prepare and submit low- and high-complexity government license applications when required for select export and import transactions. Process government licenses following local regulations (including reporting for import/export licenses, General Licenses, record keeping, etc.).
  • The position may be asked to provide import and export clearance support for inbound and outbound shipments.
  • Other duties include preparing and reporting metrics and database administration.

What We Are Looking For

  • Requires a degree from an accredited school, or related work experience. 
  • Ability to read specification sheets and engineering drawings.
  • Ability to analyze technical parameters (parametric values) in specification sheets as well as in other required documents and regulations.
  • Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite specifically Excel and Access.
  • Ability to travel domestically up to 5% of time
  • Strong technical understanding of electronic components.
  • Curious: eager to learn and asks questions.
  • Driving results: solutions and results-oriented style with a high degree of analytical ability and proven problem-solving skills.
  • Confident: ability to thrive and quickly adapt to change, in a dynamic, fast-paced industry and work environment.
  • Collaborating and influencing ability to build strong relationships and partnerships within and outside of the company.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization with an open, honest and direct communication style that establishes an empathetic and effective relationship with front-line and mid-level personnel.

What’s In It For You

At Arrow, we recognize that financial rewards and great benefits are important aspects of an ideal job. That’s why we offer competitive financial compensation, including various compensation plans, and a solid benefits package.

  • Special/Extra Leave
  • Performance Bonus
  • Insurance
  • 5-Day Work Week
  • Growth Opportunities
  • And more!

About Arrow

Arrow Electronics, Inc. (NYSE: ARW), an award-winning Fortune 102 and one of Fortune Magazine’s Most Admired Companies. Arrow guides innovation forward for over 180,000 leading technology manufacturers and service providers. With 2020 sales of USD $28.67 billion, Arrow develops technology solutions that improve business and daily life. Our broad portfolio that spans the entire technology landscape helps customers create, make and manage forward-thinking products that make the benefits of technology accessible to as many people as possible. Learn more at www.arrow.com.

Our strategic direction of guiding innovation forward is expressed as Five Years Out, a way of thinking about the tangible future to bridge the gap between what's possible and the practical technologies to make it happen. Learn more at https://www.fiveyearsout.com/.

For more job opportunities, please visit https://careers.arrow.com/us/en.


CN-Shanghai, China (11/F BM Intercontinental BC)

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Business Support


For any great company, the biggest asset is its people. Arrow Electronics is no exception. Our global workforce of over 18,000 employees in many locations around the globe, strive each day to deliver the products and services that create value for our customers and suppliers worldwide.

Arrow is an award-winning Fortune 200 company and a global provider of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions. Arrow offers many challenging and rewarding career opportunities for motivated individuals who are driven to succeed.

At Arrow, you'll be part of a team dedicated to global growth and innovation in an industry that is changing the world. Plus, we work with state-of-the-art technologies and some of the biggest players in the industry. You have the opportunity to acquire the skills necessary for personal advancement and gain visibility through shared leadership with peers and management. At Arrow, we'll encourage you to develop your talents and discover new challenges every day.

Arrow is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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