Compliance Specialist

  • Job Tracking ID: 512565-702207
  • Job Location: Torrance, CA
  • Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)
  • Level of Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
  • Date Updated: September 09, 2019
  • Years of Experience: 2 - 5 Years
  • Starting Date: September 9, 2019
  • FLSA: Yes
  • Travel Availability: Road Warrior

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Job Description:

Position Description

  • Supervise the implementation and management of trade compliance.
  • Maintain and/or support projects, meetings, and training to all levels of management and staff.
  • Ancillary duties for internal functions will include, but not be limited to, change management, work orders, and other administrative duties.

Responsibilities/Essential Functions

  • Provide supervision on compliance development and implementation.

? Scope of responsibilities include TSA, CTPAT, Antiboycott, Antitrust, Export Control, etc.

  • Provide supervision on corporate governance development and implementation.

? Scope of responsibilities include J-SOX, ISO, internal audits, etc.

  • Promote company-wide awareness of company’s regulatory requirements.
  • Respond to complex inquiries or complaints from internal and external customers or regulatory agencies.
  • Supervise and actively develop skill set of staff.
  • Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with company policies and applicable laws.
  • Exercise independent judgment and discretion in the performance of designated duties.
  • Act with sense of urgency and understand need for responsiveness.
  • Act as liaison with government agencies, including audits.
  • Establish, maintain, and update standard operating procedures.
  • File appropriate regulatory submissions, including mitigation letters and corrective action reports.
  • Measure, audit, and monitor trade programs.
  • Compliance research, regulatory interpretation, and compliance training development/implementation.
  • Interview & hire employees; plan, train, and assign work; appraise performance; address complaints and resolve problems of staff.
  • Support Operations Management on compliance-related matters.
  • Supervise project work plans, timelines, and implementation progress.
  • Organize specialized or complex material/information into usable format.
  • Supervise and coordinate project task assignments.
  • Ensure effective communication among personnel and operations related to a project.
  • Supervise analytical support to other defining procedural and/or system requirements.
  • Prepare reports for management review.

Experience and Skills:


  • Education: BA/BS required
  • Experience: 2 - 5 years in Trade Compliance
  • Proficient PowerPoint, Word, Excel
  • Some business travel may be required.
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  • Ability to interpret government regulations.
  • Strong analytical skills, including root cause analysis and corrective action proposals.

Additional Requirements

  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Multi-tasking and results-oriented
  • Good business sense and judgment
  • Excels with little or no supervision
  • Team player
  • Perform well in a fast-paced environment.
  • Adaptable to new responsibilities and change.
  • Positive ‘can do’ attitude


Job Benefits:


Nissin Benefits

Nissin offers a robust benefits package for our employees.  It includes health, dental, life and AD&D, short term and long term disability, along with 2 types of voluntary vision plans, additional voluntary life and AD&D, FSA (medical and dependent care), 401k, vacation, sick days and pet insurance.