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TJX Sr Trade Compliance Specialist in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Sr Trade Compliance Specialist

Requisition: 1689743

Brand: TJX Companies


Marlborough, MA, US

Employment Type: Full-Time

Employment Status: Regular

Functional Area: Logistics

Discovery is at the core of everything we do - whether it’s a great value, incredible style, or building long-lasting partnerships with people around the world. That’s what makes TJX different. You can find it all across our brands: TJ Maxx, Marshalls, HomeGoods, Sierra, and Homesense. Every one of our brands has one thing in common: environments that are always changing. That’s just how we like it. Every day is an opportunity to discover something new about our business, our partnerships, and even about yourself. Come discover what different can mean for you.

Senior Trade Compliance Specialist

Job Summary:

The Senior Trade Compliance Specialist acts as a lead associate within the Trade Compliance team responsible for developing and maintaining import policies, procedures, and system applications related to import regulatory compliance. A subject matter expert in key areas including U.S. Customs Harmonized Tariff (HTS) classification and duty determination, U.S. Customs and partner government agency regulations and import requirements, free trade/preferential duty treatment and tariff programs, and the ability to provide technical guidance and training to peers and business partners within TJX’s global network on critical import trade compliance topics.

Major Areas of Responsibility

  • Determine HTS classifications and duty rates for retail merchandise across 65+ chapters of the Harmonize Tariff Schedule, submit binding ruling requests, and maintain tariff and duty-related reference materials

  • Monitor, research, and interpret regulatory changes and import requirements for U.S. Customs and Partner Government Agencies, including FDA, USDA, EPA, Fish & Wildlife, and CPSC, to support import readiness and compliance

  • Support the development and implementation of new processes, procedures, and operating system solutions to enable compliance and efficiency for existing and new import regulations; educate business partners in areas of newness or complex importing requirements

  • Perform product and risk assessments of complex and highly regulated product categories

  • Highly knowledgeable of antidumping & countervailing duty cases, conduct scope determinations across various retail product categories

  • Confirms duty free eligibility of styles imported from Free Trade eligible countries; overall understanding of applicability and documentation requirements across various FTA programs

  • Document and maintain import compliance training and reference materials to support TJX business partners

  • Mitigate compliance risks, avoid additional import costs, maintain import readiness and overall flow of merchandise within international supply chain

  • Support key trade compliance initiatives and projects as required

  • Understand import license requirements, secure and renew applicable licenses as needed

  • Review product labeling completeness and accuracy to applicable laws, government regulations, and import requirements

    Minimum experience required:

  • U.S. Customs Broker License Required

  • 5+ years of work experience in Regulatory Compliance field

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience

  • Understanding of trade and import regulations, willingness to cultivate knowledge

  • Ability to interpret trade regulations to TJX business model

  • Attention to detail

  • Ability to assess and weigh risk

  • Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize work

  • Continuous improvement mindset

Discover Different at TJX means opportunity, teamwork, and career growth. That’s why working here is so much more than a job. When you’re a part of our TJX family, you have the full support of a diverse, close-knit group of people that work together to deliver the best value and style in the business. Our inventory is always changing and our approach is continually evolving, which means every day is another chance to Discover Different.

We care about our culture, but we also prioritize the tangible stuff - competitive pay, great benefits, and a great group of people.

We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, gender identity and expression, marital or military status. We also provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and applicable state and local law.

Full COVID-19 vaccination, including a booster once eligible, is a condition of employment at TJX, subject to reasonable accommodation where required by law.

Posting Notes: Marlborough || MA