Trade Compliance Specialist - ECCN and HTS

Ingram Micro Irvine, CA

About the Job

Ingram Micro - where the “Promise of Technology” is more than a brand promise. It’s our way of life. Our success is driven by our exceptional people and through our strong values. Without them, we would just be another technology solutions provider.


  • Responsible to assist with developing, refining and implementing best practice processes and work instructions around product classification, licensing, record keeping and auditing/report to ensure the implementation and effectiveness of internal controls to meet the current and changing U.S. export control laws and regulations.
  • Review and release transactions on hold throughout the day.
  • Determine HTS and ECCN for a wide range of products across multiple industries with a high amount of electronics products.
  • Identify, prepare and apply for export licenses and CCATS.
  • Create, maintain, train and audit compliance procedures especially when there are regulatory changes.
  • Act as subject matter expert for the company and answer questions and resolve issues.
  • Continually challenge processes and drive process improvements.

This position is heavily weighted on ECCN and HTS classification for controlled items and items with encryption technology. Classification is generally 65% or more of each day. 



  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience or coursework/training in export administration.


  • 4 years of functional experience including at least 2 years of position specific experience.
  • 3-5 years in an ITC organization.
  • Strong knowledge of the Export Administration Regulations, OFAC Sanction Regulations and controls.
  • Strong ECCN and HTS classification skills including experience with encryption technology and electronics overall.
  • Advanced knowledge of the MS Office Suite.
  • Strong Knowledge of GTS or other trade automation systems.
  • Must have a business-oriented, pragmatic approach to challenges that arise in a fast-paced environment.
  • High level of integrity and professionalism, including dealing with complex and sensitive matters.
  • Flexible, positive and hardworking team player and motivator with strong people skills.
  • Time management, prioritization, and organizational skills; ability to prioritize among demanding and sometimes conflicting requirements.
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Interest in taking on additional challenging duties as time permits and business growth requires.
  • Ability to develop and implement Macros and run reports in Magellan preferred.
Ingram Micro Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, veteran status, or any other protected category under applicable law