Import / Export Trade Clerk

Location: Burlington, VT, USA


This position is no longer open.

Requisition Number: 807

Position Title: Trade Clerk

External Description:

The Breakdown: 

The Import / Export Trade Clerk’s primary role will be to provide general administrative support within the trade department of Burton Snowboards.  Support will require communicating and collaborating with other Burton departments, as well as Burton’s vendors and brokers.  The qualified candidate will be reliable, have an analytical mind and exceptional attention to detail, possess a high level of professionalism, and interact effectively with all levels of the company. 

What You’ll Get to Do: 

  • Provide day-to-day support for import and export activities
  • Prepare, and carefully review, all import and export documentation for accuracy, and correct data where necessary
  • Performs pre-import review process, and ensures complete document set for import
  • Communicate documentation requirements to overseas vendors and agents, as needed
  • Provide auditing assistance to Trade Compliance Specialist
  • Run daily in-transit reports for prioritization of clearance documentation to prevent shipment delays
  • Create advanced shipping notices (ASN) within SAP ERP
  • Enter data from source documents into prescribed computer database, files and forms
  • Assist in transportation entry [CBP Form 7512] completion for in-bond shipments
  • Resolve import issues with Customs broker(s)
  • Maintain a positive relationship with both internal and external partners
  • Participate in projects that enhance compliance and support growth of business
  • Ensure compliance with US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) rules and regulations, and industry and company standards
  • Store completed documents in designated locations
  • Comply with data integrity and security policies 

What You’ll Bring to the Team: 

  • Position requires high school diploma and 1 to 3 years of high-volume data entry experience. 
  • Highly organized with a strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Proficiency with computer programs especially Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and Power Point)
  • Self-motivated with the ability to handle multiple priorities in a fast-paced, often changing, environment
  • Ability to collect and manage information
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to collaborate across all functions
  • Confidentiality
  • SAP ERP software experience, a plus
  • Previous experience with import and/or export logistics, preferred



Community / Marketing Title: Import / Export Trade Clerk

Company Profile:

EEO Employer Verbiage:

At Burton, we are a purpose-led brand rooted in snowboarding and the outdoors. We fight for the future of our people, planet, and sport. We aim to maximize our positive social impact and minimize our negative environmental impact while delivering high-quality performance products. 


As a global leader in snowboarding, we’re committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion for the long-term health of our company, sport, and community. Through these efforts, we aim to make snowboarding and the outdoors accessible to all.

Location_formattedLocationLong: Burlington, Vermont US

CountryEEOText_Description: The Burton community believes in respect for all people and the planet. We embrace and strive for a community that values differences and stands for equality and the fight to get there. Regardless of how you identify, how the world sees you, or how you play outside, please feel welcome to apply and join our community.

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