Trade Compliance Engineer, Grade-II

Oceaneering International Services Limited

  • Chandigarh, India
Trade Compliance Engineer, Grade-II
Job Posted : Apr 20th, 2022

Job Description

Research, coordinate and support engineering staff in Trade Compliance, selection, and qualification of sourced and bought out components, assemblies, and related hardware. Ensure these components meet the product specifications and are reliable and effective. Works under limited supervision

Duties & Responsibilities:-



  • Determine Harmonized Tariff Schedule classifications ((HTSUS) for components and finished goods, including maintaining HTS data in corporate systems.
  • Work closely with configuration management team to maintain visibility to new item set-ups requiring classification.
  • Review and update Local Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and act as liaison with the company’s broker and Corporate Trade Compliance on classification issues.
  • Handle all Country of Origin issues including maintaining Country of Origin data in corporate systems.
  • Work with Trade Compliance management to streamline the process associated for classification.
  • Coordinates with Buyers to ensure that all attributes for Purchase Requisition requirements are being followed and met.
  • Initiates communication with distributors and manufacturers to obtain and ensure that the part classification is correct and complete.
  • Monitors the Daily report for new items added to BU from any source and ensures that all appropriate attributes are assigned.
  • Continually checks both PLM and PeopleSoft databases for errors, inconsistencies and duplicates and make repairs as appropriate. Interfaces with Worldwide Configuration.
  • Record keeping and history of all COTS parts including description of issues and measures taken to resolve
  • Provide technical support for data cleanup on raw material, electrical components, hydraulic/mechanical components and faster definitions and using Engineering Change Request process to analyze modifications to COTS.
  • Adopt and maintain a strong, ever-present, and overriding culture of safety in all facets of professional activities and actively help manage and promote Oceaneering’s HSE policies and
  • Research, co-ordinate and support engineering staff in selection and qualification of sourced and bought out components, assemblies, and related hardware.
  • Create/Update database for COTS/Material, maintain effective COTS database to match specifications; including attribute definition, component classification, vendor definition.
  • Interpret & use industry codes, company SOP’s & standards relevant to process being designed.
  • Perform duplicity check for all new COTS requests.
  • Handle the COTS/Material changes and updates in PLM/PDM systems as per Business Unit specific processes.
  • Understand and comply to established CE/SCM processes.
  • Ascertain deliveries with required quality, within schedule.
  • Resolve technical queries raised by customers or field technician to select/source RIGHT PRODUCT.
  • Review work specifications/ECO etc. created by other engineers.
  • Communicate regular progress updates to customer.
  • Monitor & record performance/health parameters related to project assigned, take corrective actions in case of any anomaly observed, define/implement preventive action plan.


  • Classify components/products as per UNSPSC Standards.
  • Analyze COTS data as per SCM prospective.
  • Be open to travel as per business needs.



  • Required Bachelors of Engineering with Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic or other relevant educational field.
  • Two or more than 2 years of experience in the field of Component Engineering/Trade Compliance.
  • Good understanding of Trade compliance Codes and Standards
  • Awareness of Mechanical/Electrical industry codes/standards (e.g. ASME, ASTM, AISC, IEC tc.)


  • Basic working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Basic knowledge of PLM / PDM

 Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics:-

  • Self-motivation, confidence and passion
  • Teamwork & Interpersonal skills
  • Disciplined documentation and record keeping skills
  • Flexibility and adaptability under adverse conditions
  • Ability to show initiative, good judgment, and resourcefulness
  • Ensure regular and consistent communication within the area of responsibility
  • Innovation mindset and Creative intelligence


  • Chandigarh, India.

Company Overview:-

Oceaneering is a global provider of engineered services and products, primarily to the offshore energy industry. We develop products and services for use throughout the lifecycle of an offshore oilfield, from drilling to decommissioning. We operate the world’s premier fleet of work class ROVs. Additionally, we are a leader in offshore oilfield maintenance services, umbilical’s, subsea hardware, and tooling. We also use applied technology expertise to serve the Défense, entertainment, material handling, aerospace, science, and renewable energy industries.