Lucid Motors

Newark, CA, United States

Posted on: 2022-05-16

Category: emobility

Employment type:

Full time

Experience required:



Salary not provided

Sr. Trade Compliance Analyst

About the company:

Lucid is the new generation of EV. Our relentless focus on innovation, luxury, and sustainability drives us into a reality where you no longer have to choose between doing great things, doing the right thing, and doing everything with the highest regard for efficiency and design. There were luxury cars, then EVs, now there’s Lucid.  

Leading the future in luxury electric and mobility
At Lucid, we set out to introduce the most captivating, luxury electric vehicles that elevate the human experience and transcend the perceived limitations of space, performance, and intelligence. Vehicles that are intuitive, liberating, and designed for the future of mobility.
We plan to lead in this new era of luxury electric by returning to the fundamentals of great design – where every decision we make is in service of the individual and environment. Because when you are no longer bound by convention, you are free to define your own experience.
Come work alongside some of the most accomplished minds in the industry. Beyond providing competitive salaries, we’re providing a community for innovators who want to make an immediate and significant impact. If you are driven to create a better, more sustainable future, then this is the right place for you.

 The Senior Analyst of Trade Compliance is an experienced import / export professional who will be responsible for multiple aspects of trade compliance at Lucid Motors. This opportunity requires a good working knowledge and experience in the area of (U.S.) Trade Compliance. We are looking for an individual who possesses ambition, integrity, personal accountability, a high level of energy, enthusiasm and positive attitude, with a passion for import/export compliance and customer service. The successful candidate will have spent time launching new plants and/or new products in an automotive manufacturing environment, prior experience with EV vehicles preferred.  The ideal candidate will exhibit a can-do attitude and approaches this opportunity with determination. 

At Lucid, we don’t just welcome diversity - we celebrate it! Lucid Motors is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, and any other characteristic protected under applicable State or Federal laws and regulations.

Notice regarding COVID-19 vaccination requirement as a condition of gainful employment within the United States
At Lucid, we prioritize the health and wellbeing of our employees, families, and friends above all else. In response to the novel Coronavirus, and the increased transmissibility with recent variants, all new Lucid employees, whose job will be based in the United States, must provide original documentation confirming status as having received the prescribed inoculation (doses) based on the manufacturer's guidelines on their first day of employment.
Individuals seeking a medical and/or religious exemption from this requirement may be granted such an accommodation after submitting a formal request to and the subsequent review and approval thereof by our dedicated Covid-19 Response team.
To all recruitment agencies: Lucid Motors does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our careers alias or other Lucid Motors employees. Lucid Motors is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. 

You Will:

  • Support the Trade Compliance team with the review, approval and maintenance of daily trade compliance activities and operations.
  • Establish and maintain a good working rapport with various internal and external partners. Have daily interaction with internal systems and cross functional partners (e.g. Purchasing, Transportation/Shipping, Material Planning, Tax, Finance, Legal, Retail, Marketing, Engineering, etc.) and Lucid Suppliers to obtain the necessary trade information.
  • Support the Trade Compliance team with developing, implementing, monitoring, and managing the necessary policies, internal controls, procedures, training, audit programs to meet its obligations adhering to import & export regulations.
  • Subject matter expertise in classification, valuation, country of origin, special trade programs and export controls
  • Consistently demonstrates sound judgment and take actions even in ambiguous situations
  • Help to drive implementation of technology solutions to scale our operations
  • Identify and implement opportunities to streamline and automate operations, improve timely delivery and reduce cost
  • You Bring:

  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred in Trade, Supply Chain, Logistics or related field; advanced degree is a plus.
  • 2 years of relevant experience within an in-house trade compliance department, accounting/indirect tax, international trade consulting, trade law, or related discipline.
  • Experience with import and export regulations, HTS classification and customs valuation
  • Someone with previous logistics operational experience is a plus.
  • Experience with FTZ – Foreign Trade Zones is a plus
  • Analytical skill set
  • Interface with stakeholders regarding challenges and disruptions due to trade issues, root cause and help with mitigation strategies
  • Broker management
  • U.S. Customs interface
  • Strong computer proficiency in MS Office applications and SAP experience re: SAP-GTS &/or QuestaWeb/Descartes is a plus
  • Working knowledge of CBP’s Informed Compliance Publication on ‘Vehicles, Parts, and Accessories’
  • Working knowledge and experience of U.S. Section 301 and 232 Tariffs, U.S. Antidumping and Countervailing duty orders
  • HTS Classification and Schedule B - including understanding of GRI’s
  • U.S. HTS Chapter 98 provisions
  • U.S. Customs Broker License is a plus

  • Travel requirements 15 %
  • Role will be located in Newark, CA and will report to the Sr. Mgr. of Trade Compliance.