International Trade Specialist

Job Posted 2/6/2024
MasterBrand Cabinets
Indianapolis, IN 46237
United States
Job Description

Company Description

For nearly 70 years, MasterBrand has been shaping the places where people come together, enriching lives and creating meaningful memories for our customers. That, combined with our stylish products, expansive dealer and retail network, and dedicated associates, has helped make us the number one North American residential cabinet business. Our unique culture of continuous improvement is based on trusting the tools, empowering the team and moving forward, and is kept alive by our more than 14,000 associates across 20 plus manufacturing facility and offices. Visit to learn more and join us in building great experiences together!

Job Description


The International Trade Compliance Specialist is responsible for finalizing record-keeping Customs Compliance activities in alignment with International Trade compliance policy, procedures, and timelines. This role requires maintaining accurate records, managing/approving vendor invoices, and controlling, reviewing, and auditing data for record keeping. The individual will approve and submit payables for international trade transactions, ensuring compliance with policies and coordinating with team members to finalize entry records according to policy

 Key Accountabilities  

  • Meet goals and deliverables that support key business goals in collaboration with senior management and stakeholders. 
  • Effectively communicate with vendors, internal team members and stakeholders in a timely and clear fashion. 
  • Format, code, review and submit all international invoices and billing summary documentation for accuracy and payment  
  • Maintain, create and audit additional invoices received  
  • Audit – review value and other key statistical requirements declared on Customs’ declaration transactions as well as other government forms, such as Lacey, TSCA, FDA, and FCC. 
  • Update, maintain, manage and improve systems/databases for all supplier contact information and compliance certifications and trade compliance documents. 
  • Assist with developing, implementing, communicating and improving compliance policies and procedures to internal and external MBCI vendors. 
  • Maintain the filing/record keeping requirements for the Compliance Department  
  • Oversee data Integrity for all source documentation required by U.S. Customs Border Control’s A(1)a list 
  • Maintain recordkeeping review and audit process controls 
  • Maintain historical databases for audit and Customs and record keeping provisions 
  • Perform annual NAFTA “Trust but Verify” supplier audits 
  • Manage and update system exceptions for shipments going to Canada, and maintain records for export. 
  • Other duties as assigned. 


  • Bachelor’s Degree with an emphasis in Supply Chain, Business or related field required. 
  • Demonstrated analytical capabilities. 
  • Chinese/Spanish Language Proficiency a plus 
  • Demonstrated ability to learn, understand, and apply new technologies. Attention to detail is a must 
  • Ability to prioritize multiple tasks and organize tasks  
  • Ability to communicate via email and over the phone to ask detailed questions and follow up for answers 
  • Excellent attitude, aptitude to learn and work independently.  
  • Must have a committed, conscientious work ethic with a need for organization and accuracy 
  • Advanced Microsoft Office skills (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.). 
  • Occasional travel. 

Additional Information

Equal Employment Opportunity

MasterBrand Cabinets LLC is an equal opportunity employer. MasterBrand Cabinets LLC’s policy is not to discriminate against any applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, national origin, ancestry, age, disability/handicap status, marital status, military status, sexual orientation, genetic history or information, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws. MasterBrand Cabinets LLC also prohibits harassment of applicants or employees based on any of these protected categories. It is also MasterBrand Cabinets LLC’s policy to comply with all applicable federal, state and local laws respecting consideration of unemployment status in making hiring decisions.

Reasonable Accommodations

MasterBrand Cabinets LLC is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment, please contact us at [email protected].

*Actual pay will vary based on qualifications and other factors