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Global Trade Compliance and Customs Specialist

Budapest, Hungary
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

The major roles of the Global Trade Management (GTM) Analyst are to maintain and update compliance documents to reflect current regulatory requirements and procedures.  The GTM Analyst reports to the GTM Regional Team Leader. The GTM Analyst is responsible for engagement delivery, customs compliance and quality, productivity and report management, and exception management. Within the responsibility of project delivery, the GTM Analyst performs import classification under the Harmonized System, export classification under the EU ECN or other country level systems in the region, free-trade agreement (FTA) qualification and analysis.

Execute  FTA solicitation and qualification, ensuring all necessary documentation is retained to ensure full compliance; Ability to fully explain the rules of the FTA to internal customers, detailing why a particular item qualifies or does not qualify for the FTA.


Carry out classification projects, including working with engineering and procurement, to ensure Eaton items are properly classified for import and export.


Prepare all documentation needed to assist with Pre and Post Entry activities with customs brokers and forwarders, such as responses to customs inquiries, refunds claims, duty recovery submissions, product classification rulings, post entry amendments, and proof of export delivery requests to complete documentation requirements.

Trade support work to include providing certificates of origin, specific FTA documents, and receipt, coding, and arrangement for the loading of GTM vendor receipts for approval.    

Identify situations and events where formal communication is necessary; works with others to consider communication approaches; assists in the development of messaging.


Produce reporting for the tasks performed, provide updates to relevant teams and escalate issues where necessary.


3-5 years in trade compliance experience 
Experience should include proficiency in product classification, origination, and valuation skills. Proficiency in EU customs regulations.
Strong knowledge of EU member states import and export regulations, including knowledge of HS classification rules and valuation laws. 
Familiarity with Customs BTI rulings.
Bachelor’s degree required 
English Fluent
German is a plus
Microsoft Suite skills required.
Self-starter/Highly motivated. 
Career oriented. 
Team player, able to work in a team setting. 
Possess excellent organization skills.
Possess exceptional analytical skills. 
Able to work within tight time constraints.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 056383