Export and Compliance Specialist

Germany (DE)
18 Oct 2016
17 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

I am recruiting for an Export and Compliance Specialist in Wurzburg, Germany on a staff basis.

My client provide scientific instruments for numerous industries (oil and gas, chemicals, marine, pharmaceutical) and are going through significant growth.


  • Coordinate all outbound shipments with freight carriers, customers and internal functional groups. Provide all necessary documentation for shipments and customs clearance.
  • Review project-specific shipping and/or carton/crate specifications. Comply with and/or negotiate with customer.
  • Determine best transportation and compliance methods and carriers using input from customers, freight carriers.
  • Determine acceptable export compliance on international shipments by completing export compliance checklist and destination screen.
  • Maintain and update export compliance processes and procedures as required.
  • Track customers’ purchase orders and contracts for freight payment terms and billing specifics. Ensure all billings are conducted in accordance with the terms.
  • Coordinate the tracking of all shipments with internal and external customers (domestic and international) ensuring timely communication and follow-up as required.
  • Follow all company safety policies and procedures and organizes work areas for efficiency and safety.
  • Provides status reports to management as required.
  • Respond to change productively and handle other duties as required.


Education and Experience:

  • Associates Degree, preferred not required.
  • 2 plus years’ experience relating to export shipments and/or export compliance; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Fluent German Speaker


  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office products (Word and Excel)
  • Working knowledge of INCOTERMS and compliance requirements under national export laws.
  • Ability to make appropriate decisions and work with limited supervision

  • CV to firaz.hameed@airswift.com if interested.