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Trade Compliance Manager


Job Type

Full Time, Permanent

Work Mode


Job description

  • Report to SDSM Logistics to manage Malaysia import/export operations.

  • Develop and execute a robust trade compliance process including automate the Custom Reporting and Reconciliation Process; LMW and Sub-contract renew to prepare for any Custom/Government Authorization Audit

  • Collaborate with Global Trade Compliance (GTC), internal stakeholders (Legal, Site Finance, REO-Security, IT, etc. and logistics operations to ensure that that US, local Malaysia and other countries compliance requirements are implemented and maintained.

  • Manage the Local Trade Compliance Coordinator (LTCC) Program with Malaysia factories, logistic centers and hub operations to apply and continue Global Trade Operations initiatives that are as follow:

    • GTO training to LTCC to incorporate US, global and local Malaysia regulations into operational processes.

    • GTO & LTCC to work with stakeholders to perform Deemed Export Review for Foreign Hires, Specially Controlled Items tracking, Product Classification, Denial Parties Screening/ Shipment Transfer Approval (STA)

    • GTO & LTCC to work with stakeholders to setup Local Trade Operations community and Internal Compliance Program

    • Annual Self-assessment

  • Support WD C-TPAT supply chain certification awareness training, assessment and audit.

  • Advice and review shipment incoterms, Harmonized System (HS) Codes and Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) or Malaysia Strategic Export Control Code for Malaysia Shipment Transfer Approval (STA).

  • Review our appointed suppliers i.e. 3PLS, brokerage, forwarders and other vendors that support our Logistics Operations, together with stakeholders like Procurement and Security to ensure daily import/export operations requirements that comply to WD trade compliance commitment.


  • Minimum Degree in Logistics/Supply Chain Management/ Trade Compliance or equivalent.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office applications e.g. Word/Excel /PowerPoint.

  • Knowledge ERP application such as Oracle/ SAP a plus.

  • Able to work independently.

  • Strong knowledge in Malaysia Custom Requirements.

  • Take initiative and work with oversea counterparts.

  • Minimum 15 years (8 Years for Analyst) of relevant in Logistics industry and well-versed in the different Malaysia agencies import/export license and operational processes for business/ logistics compliance.

  • Solid Knowledge on handling import/export process within Malaysia.

  • Experience with Malaysia Custom is preferable.


The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature, and level, of the work performed by this position. It is not designed to contain, or be interpreted, as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required.

We invite interested candidates to write-in with CV and regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for a discussion.

Lee Shiow Chyn

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