GDLSK

International Trade Analyst

International Trade Analyst

Grunfeld Desiderio Lebowitz Silverman and Klestadt LLP (“GDLSK”) is a leading International Trade and Customs law firm. We have represented thousands of exporters, importers and producers from around the world in Antidumping and Countervailing Duty investigations, other international trade disputes and customs proceedings before government agencies and the courts.

We are seeking a Trade Analyst to provide technical and substantive support to our international trade practice. The Trade Analyst will primarily support our defense of foreign producers and exporters, mostly in China and Vietnam, in U.S. antidumping proceedings before the U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. International Trade Commission and the U.S. federal courts. Blending knowledge of basic engineering and scientific concepts, market and industry research skills, statistical analysis, and legal and economic concepts, this position is ideal for someone willing to enrich, broaden and apply their analytical skill set through critical thinking to solve practical issues arising in proceedings before the government agencies responsible for administration and enforcements of U.S. trade and customs laws.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Researching various aspects of different manufacturing industries in multiple countries.
  • Researching and identifying important/relevant materials using a variety of sources, both on the internet and off-line.
  • Researching price data of various goods and materials in different countries.
  • Contacting institutions, associations, government agencies, and other data providers for price data and related information in the United States and other countries.
  • Researching the marketing and logistics underlying the movement of goods in domestic and international trade.
  • Statistical analysis of trade data.
  • Preparation of various graphs, charts, plots, etc.
  • Classification of products in the Harmonized Tariff Codes of different countries.
  • Assisting in the drafting of substantive submissions before the U.S. Department of Commerce and other agencies filed on behalf of our clients.

 

Applicants should preferably meet the following requirements:

  • Comfortable working with numbers.
  • Comfortable researching technical and scientific concepts; significant coursework or a major in Science or Engineering a plus, preferably in Material Sciences or Chemistry or Chemical or Metallurgical Engineering.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel and proficient in Outlook and Word.
  • Knowledge of Statistical Tools; graph/chart design skills a plus.
  • Knowledge of the structure of the Harmonized Tariff Code and import classification fundamentals a strong plus.
  • Experience in international trade; knowledge of U.S. customs and antidumping/countervailing duty laws/regulations a strong plus.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to handle large projects for multiple cases simultaneously.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently, identify priorities, and handle confidential information with discretion.

Highly competitive salary range offered, depending on the level of international trade experience. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Position currently located in Washington, DC, but will consider remote work arrangements based on experience.

Please submit a resume and cover letter to aharris@gdlsk.com.

Job Type: Full-time