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Trade Compliance Senior Analyst

The Lubrizol Corporation
Posted Jul 04
Full Time
Brecksville, Ohio

About Lubrizol

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit

We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.

Job Title: Trade Compliance Senior Analyst

Job Location: Brecksville, OH

Job type: Full-Time

Type of role: Hybrid

Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Trade Compliance Senior Analyst

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the chemical industry and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team.

What You'll Do

As a Trade Compliance Senior Analyst, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation, accountable for maintaining our right to operate by ensuring compliance with trade regulations and deploying trade programs that maintain or improve our competitive advantage. You'll collaborate with a diverse group of passionate individuals to deliver sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. The Senior Analyst works closely with internal parties including trade compliance, master data center of excellence, other supply chain departments, Information Technology, as well as external parties including customs agencies, auditors, and service providers. This role reports to the Regional Trade Compliance manager but may have responsibilities as a global process lead.

What We're Looking For

  • Act as regulatory lead for multiple countries or the region. Review & interpret new regulations & implement a course of action to ensure compliance.
  • Identify and resolve trade issues and implement process solutions for major events and changes (Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A), system changes, partner changes, etc.)
  • Act as lead for internal or external audits including coordinating with internal parties and implementing corrective actions.
  • Assess the need for new and changing Free Trade agreements and implement in Global Trade Services (GTS) as needed.
  • Analyze supply and demand planning data to forecast and identify duty savings opportunities based on existing or emerging trade programs. Support long-term impact assessment of special customs procedures (Duty drawback, suspension, bonded warehouses, etc.)
  • Manage the SAP system controls and implement new controls in SAP where needed.

Skills That Make a Difference

  • Bachelor's degree in business, Logistics/Supply Chain, or other related fields.
  • 5+ years of experience in compliance, supply chain, or related field.
  • Demonstrated experience successfully managing external audits.
  • Ability to solve unique trade requirements by combining import and export regulatory. knowledge and Lubrizol network knowledge.
  • Proven experience with performing an impact assessment.
  • Strong strategic thinking, financial acumen, global perspective, ability to lead decisively.
  • Thorough knowledge of free trade regulations, Lubrizol preference systems, and business needs.
  • Strong analytical skills and knowledge of existing and emerging trade programs.
  • Strong knowledge of GTS controls and systems and import and export regulations.

Considered a Plus

  • Customs Broker License
  • Certified Customs Specialist (CCS)
  • APICS CPIM certification or equivalent.

Perks And Rewards That Inspire

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401k Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave

Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together!

It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities.

As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better.

One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today.

More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic.