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Trade Compliance Specialist

Singapore, Singapore, Singapore
Nov 28, 2019


Job Description


At Xilinx, we are leading the industry transformation to build an adaptable, intelligent world. ARE YOU bold, collaborative, and creative? At Xilinx, we hire and develop leaders and innovators who want to revolutionize the world of technology. We believe that by embracing diverse ideas, pushing boundaries, and working together as ONEXILINX, anything is possible.

Our culture of innovation began with the invention of the Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA), and with the 2018 introduction of our Adaptive Compute Acceleration Platform (ACAP), has made a quantum leap in capability, solidifying our role as the adaptable platform supplier of choice. From the start, we have always believed in providing inventors with products and platforms that are infinitely adaptable. From self-driving cars, to world-record genome processing, to AI and big data, to the world's first 5G networks, we empower the world's builders and visionaries whose ideas solve every day problems and enhance people's lives.

If you are PASSIONATE, ADAPTABLE, and INNOVATIVE, Xilinx is the right place for you! At Xilinx we care deeply about creating meaningful development experiences while building a strong sense of belonging and connection. We foster an environment of empowered learning, wellness, community engagement, and recognition, so you can focus on work that matters - world class technology that improves the way we live and work. We are ONEXILINX.


Xilinx, Inc. is seeking a Trade Compliance Specialist to join Xilinx’s Global Trade Compliance team. The specialist will support Global Trade Compliance team’s operational activities to support company’s trade compliance requirement to applicable import and export regulations. The role will support the Asia Pacific operations.



  • Execute Global Trade Compliance team’s day-to-day operational tasks to support business operations in Asia Pacific

  • Carry out daily screening of sales orders in Xilinx’s Trade Compliance System (XTCS) and ensure complete follow through for Denied Party Listing (DPL) hits

  • Review and approve the Export Control Classification Number (ECCN) and Harmonised Tariff Schedule (HTS) for miscellaneous shipment requests from Xilinx Asia Pacific offices to ensure export compliance

  • Ensure Import and Export Control processes comply to the government and customs regulations where Xilinx has operations in the Asia Pacific region

  • Complete license application forms for submission

  • Work proactively and provide guidance to internal departments to ensure international business activities are conducted in compliance with applicable regulations

  • Support investigations/due diligence activities on any breaches relating to import and/or export compliance program
  • Generate and submit monthly Trade Compliance reports to the management

  • Participate and/or drive projects and perform other duties related to trade compliance as assigned by the department manager

The successful candidate should possess the following:

  • At least a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management or Logistics Management discipline
  • At least 2 years of relevant work experience in a high technology company, logistics and trade compliance functions
  • Working knowledge of regional regulations of the US, EU, Singapore, Hong Kong, Taiwan, India, China and other trade compliance regimes of Asia Pacific countries are essential
  • Possess working knowledge in import/export and customs compliance processes including harmonized schedule and customs valuation
  • Working experience in trade compliance tools in managing screening solutions and ERP systems would be an added advantage
  • Positive working attitude and commitment to job tasks are key attributes
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in English and Mandarin are essential as the successful candidate is required to communicate with the regulatory authorities of Asia Pacific countries
  • Ability to work with people at all levels and different countries is an added advantage
  • Energetic and highly motivated individual, with a passion for innovation and continuous improvement

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