Global Trade Services Analyst (Hybrid Opportunity)

Your Opportunity

The global trade services analyst is responsible for driving a reduction in costly errors in USDA, export and import documentation for international shipments in excess of 1.2 billion pounds of product each year. The position will create the processes and procedures to ensure an acceptable level of accuracy to comply with all governmental and company requirements. This position must direct 3rd party providers in the correct methods, ensure compliance, and create a focal point by which adherence and compliance is met while minimizing costs and delays. This position will develop and create the reporting tools for international compliance. The position requires an understanding of company’s operations, sales, logistics, export and import compliance as well as costs.

Salary Range

$54,000 - $90,500

Core Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the SAP GTS application. Handles promotion and development of GTS, its role in exports and the growth of the application to include AES filing, import goods to the US. Creates policies and procedures for exporting product.
  • Creates, implements, and audits all policies, regulations, and requirements set forth by USDA, importing country and the company. Drives reduction in errors and costs while improving compliance to these regulations and requirements. Eliminates all non-value-added activities. Lower documentation costs. Improves timeliness of completion. Creates the strategy by which 3rd party providers and/or in company providers exceeds customer and company goals and objectives. Acts as administrator and super user of the PHIS export module as well as the USDA export library.
  • Directs 3rd party documentations departments to meet customer, importing country, and company requirements. Audits for accuracy and timeliness. Reduces delays and costs in the creation of these documents.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. May perform other duties as assigned.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform the essential functions.

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited four-year college or university in business, international business, or international relations and 2+ years of relevant experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience, required.
  • Experience in international logistics or international customer service within the protein industry, highly preferred.
  • Experience working directly with USDA export requirements for proteins highly preferred.
  • GTS and SAP experience preferred.
  • Strong critical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • The ability to work through complex, unstructured problems.
  • Capable of communicating and expressing ideas clearly and concisely, in both written and verbal formats.
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills, organizational planning, teamwork, analytical reasoning, and adaptability.
  • Planning, organization, and execution skills.
  • Ability to influence change.
  • Ability to work well with others in fast paced, dynamic environment.
  • Ability to be respectful, approachable and team oriented while building strong working relationships and positive work environment.

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About Smithfield Foods

Headquartered in Smithfield, Va. since 1936, Smithfield Foods, Inc. is an American food company with agricultural roots and a global reach. With more than 60,000 jobs globally, we are dedicated to producing "Good food. Responsibly®" and serve as one of the world's leading vertically integrated protein companies.

We have pioneered sustainability standards for more than two decades, including our industry-leading commitments to become carbon negative in U.S. company-owned operations and reduce GHG emissions 30 percent across our entire U.S. value chain by 2030.

We believe in the power of protein to end food insecurity and have donated hundreds of millions of food servings to our communities. Smithfield boasts a portfolio of high-quality iconic brands, such as Smithfield®, Eckrich® and Nathan's Famous®, among many others.

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EEO/AA Information

Smithfield is an equal opportunity employer committed to workplace diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, gender identity, protected veterans status, status as a disabled individual or any other protected group status or non-job characteristic as directed by law.
Kansas City, MO
Salary Range:
$54,000 - $90,500
Corporate - Day Shift