North America Trade Compliance Manager - Remote


Logistics at full potential. 


At GXO, we’re constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of.


Logistics at full potential

Strong leadership, management, and customer service are the heart of our operations at GXO Logistics. As the North America Trade Compliance Manager you will support the Senior Manager, Trade Compliance in the implementation and enhancement of our international trade compliance program globally, but with specific focus and responsibility for North and South America.  


If you’re ready to take your career to the next level, come join us at GXO!


Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability and more.


What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Implement GXO’s corporate-level export/import compliance standards, guidelines, and compliance monitoring procedures for GXO’s operations globally, but with specific responsibility for Canada, Mexico, USA, and South America
  • Identify and escalate any potential violations of customs or trade compliance regulations (ITAR & EAR) and implement process improvements to mitigate risks
  • Support internal, external, and government-directed trade compliance site visits, audits, and assessments, and assist with corrective actions, as necessary
  • Advise the business on the application and implementation of corporate-level trade compliance initiatives, trade regulations, or other compliance initiatives as required and work with legal and business units to formulate best solutions and strategies
  • Assist in compliance-related training initiatives including training material development and delivering presentations to various departments and business units
  • Support the standardization of trade compliance processes and assist with trade compliance-related matters relevant to the North/South American offices
  • Perform Restricted Party Screening and Enhanced Due Diligence processes and identify improvements as necessary
  • Support and assist with other aspects of the Compliance teamwork as required, such as compliance audits and visits, reviews, awareness, and training on the GXO Code of Business Ethics and its associated policies
  • Review licensed transactions and maintain accurate records for global shipments to sanctioned countries
  • Participate and provide input on new business proposals
  • Research and respond to requests for information and assistance from the business units
  • Maintain effective relationships with the business units, vendors, and customers
  • The role will require travel within Canada, Mexico, USA, and South America           

What you need to succeed at GXO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field or equivalent work experience
  • 4+ years of experience as a trade compliance professional
  • Significant knowledge of trade compliance and customs law
  • Possess good working knowledge of ITAR, EAR, Free Trade Zones (FTZ’s), and Bonded Warehouses
  • Significant knowledge about United States economic sanctions regulations, with particular emphasis on the Office of Foreign Assets (OFAC) sanctions and general knowledge about U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry Security (BIS) and U.S. State Department, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) export control regulations
  • Strong Microsoft Office skill including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Travel Requirement: up to 25%

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Licensed Customs Broker, strongly preferred
  • Knowledge of the logistics and/or supply chain business
  • Experience working with 3PL customers on import and export issues
  • Familiar with CTPAT
  • Knowledge of US Export control procedures
  • Free trade qualification experience (USMCA and IMMEX)
  • Forwarding/Brokering experience
  • AES application experience
  • Thorough knowledge of internal company software applications applicable to position
  • Familiarity with the most widely known and emerging tools, technologies, and social applications
  • Familiarity with various Transportation Management Systems (TMS) and Warehouse Management Systems (WMS)

We engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains.





GXO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make GXO a great place to work.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.


All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here. 

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Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth