Full Time

Import Compliance Analyst – Amazon Jobs

Posted 1 year ago
North Carolina
$40 - $50 per hour

Job Description

Job Type: Import Compliance Analyst from home
Location: North Carolina work from home
Company: Amazon

Ever wanted to be a part of a team developing technology that might revolutionize an industry? A constellation of Low Earth Orbit satellites will be launched as part of Amazon’s Project Kuiper program to bring low-latency, high-speed broadband network connectivity to remote and underserved areas of the world.

Are you hoping to contribute to the creation of innovative Kuiper assets that will benefit millions of customers? Do you want to work for a business where you are the owner, where building is encouraged, and where you have the freedom to experiment with new ideas? Do you have a passion for design and want to invent a brand-new approach to bring pleasant, cutting-edge goods and services to life? This is how you travel every day. Have you prepared? Join us on Project Kuiper after that.

Do you find satellites, space travel, or the aerospace industry exciting? Do you want to work on Project Kuiper to develop solutions that will change the space industry? If so, we would be delighted to speak.


  • Review import documents for accuracy and completeness.
  • Support Kuiper’s customs brokers with the necessary data to enable entry filing for Kuiper.
  • Manage import customs compliance for Kuiper imports, including, but not limited to, harmonized tariff classifications, country of origin determination, product valuation reporting, import license applications, and ACE reporting.
  • Keep track of the entry status of imports and inform the relevant authorities of any holds or delays
  • Upload and maintain electronic import files in record retention repository for audit purposes
  • HTS classification for Kuiper imports, maintenance of items database in ERP system, support to HTS challenges, work with direct manager and Legal on classification rulings as necessary
  • Take action to respond promptly and compliantly to import holds (e.g., CBP/PGA holds).
  • Maintain Kuiper customs compliance work instructions and SOPs, manage document revisions, and support continuous process improvement of Kuiper’s customs compliance program.
  • Adhere to the customs compliance internal controls program to ensure compliance with international import regulations.
  • Keep track of and share metrics of imports, such as transit time, compliance accuracy, cost, customs broker performance, and pertinent data.

Candidates must be U.S. citizens or nationals, permanent residents (currently holding a Green Card), or legally admitted as refugees or recipients of asylum due to applicable export control rules and regulations.

What a day looks like

We celebrate our diversity at Amazon.com. We are dedicated to developing our inclusive culture. Ten employee-led affinity clubs at Amazon have a global reach of 40,000 members and more than 190 chapters. We provide cutting-edge benefit options and hold yearly and continuing learning events. Our 16 Leadership Principles, which urge team members to seek out many points of view, learn from others, be curious, and establish trust, serve to reinforce Amazon’s inclusive culture. Our goal at Amazon is to be the company that values its customers the most. We require highly gifted, intelligent, and motivated individuals to get there.

Work-Life Harmony

On our team, work-life balance is highly valued. It doesn’t matter how much time you spend at work or at home; what matters is the flow you create that gives both areas of your life energy. To be happy and fulfilled for the rest of your life, we think it’s important to find the perfect balance between your personal and professional lives. We provide flexible working hours and support you in finding your own method of juggling your personal and professional obligations.

Mentoring & Career Development

Supporting new members is a top priority for our group. We have a diverse range of tenures and experience levels, and we’re creating a culture that values mentoring and information sharing. We are interested in your professional development and work hard to assign assignments that will enable each team member to evolve into a more well-rounded professional and be prepared to handle more difficult jobs in the future.

Our DNA is infused with innovation! We are just getting started, but our mission is to become the most customer-focused business on Earth. We require individuals who are eager to work on a challenging project that pushes the boundaries of wireless and space-based system design.

We’re committed to helping out brand-new team members. Our team is made up of a diverse range of experience levels and Amazon tenures, and we’re creating a culture that values mentoring and knowledge sharing. Work-life balance is also highly valued by our team. We aren’t concerned with how much time you spend working or online because maintaining a healthy balance between your personal and professional lives is essential to your happiness and success here. Instead, we’re pleased to give you a flexible schedule so you may live a life that is both more productive and well-balanced—both at work and away from it.

About the group

The major duty of the Import Compliance Analyst is to guarantee Kuiper’s compliance with US laws and regulations. The Import Compliance Analyst, who reports to the Senior Global Customs Operations PM, will coordinate activities involved in daily import transactions, such as harmonized tariff classifications, country of origin determination, product valuation reporting, and import license applications, in addition to developing and implementing guidelines and procedures for customs compliance policy.

The Import Compliance Analyst works closely with internal and external clients, customs brokers, government officials, and other functional areas to ensure import compliance and coordination as a crucial member of our Global Trade & Compliance Team. The Import Compliance Analyst will also find possibilities for improvement and help with projects to support objectives for global trade and compliance.



• Three or more years of relevant experience working for US Import Customs
• Three or more years of relevant experience working with customs brokers and managing import transactions from the beginning of the shipment to entry filing and record keeping.
• Three or more years of relevant expertise using SAP-preferably advanced Excel and ERP systems, as well as the capacity to interpret data
• Three or more years of relevant experience in self-evaluations and responding to external audits of customs transactions.
• Three or more years of relevant experience in business, academia, or both.


• Possessing a US Customs Broker’s License is advantageous.
• Understanding the PGA’s regulations for the aerospace sector is seen favorably.
• Be open to learning new skills and comfortable with ambiguity.
• Prior start-up experience developing or sustaining a compliance program from the ground up.
• An inquisitive self-starter with a track record of exploring uncharted waters, picking up new ideas, and stepping outside of your comfort zone.