Job Title:  Export Control Shipping Clerk


Huntsville, AL, US, 35803

Business Unit:  Abaco Business Unit
Posting Date:  Sep 19, 2023
Job Description: 

Abaco Systems is a global leader in commercial open architecture computing and rugged embedded electronics. With more than 30 years of experience in aerospace & defense, industrial, energy, medical, communications and other critical sectors, Abaco’s innovative solutions align with open standards to accelerate customer success.

Abaco Systems is a business unit of AMETEK, Inc., a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electromechanical devices with 2021 sales of more than $5.5 billion.


Job Description

Prepare documents for international shipments and ensure compliance with U.S. and international trade regulations. Maintain and receive, Finished Goods stock, pull, and issue inventory for shipments as required. Primary responsibility is to ensure export compliance as well as maintaining shipment and inventory record accuracy.


Principal Responsibilities

  • Maintain and monitor SAP Shipment Picking and Posting accuracy for all Abaco Shipments. Perform required SAP transactions.
  • Create and process export documentation with a very high attention to detail
  • Responsible for filing, auditing, and amending ACE submissions
  • Follow standard operating procedures and ensure compliance with US Government regulations under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), Customs Border and Protection (CBP), and associated foreign government agencies.
  • Communicate with freight forwarders and carriers to obtain the most current shipment and export information for auditing and recordkeeping purposes
  • Track and trace international shipments
  • Ensure all international trade compliance records are maintained
  • Familiarity with USML and ECCN classifications, HTS codes, and Schedule B classifications
  • Pack and prepare product for shipment and work in Finished Goods Stockroom as required
  • Other duties as required
  • Follow ESD guidelines when handling material
  • Follow EHS guidelines: Wear safety glasses with side shields, follow proper lifting techniques, use PPE as required when performing assigned tasks for job function area


Periodic duties include

  • Over time may be required
  • Repetitive motion


Minimum Qualifications


  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with compiling International Shipping documents
  • Minimum 2 years prior computer experience or training with Windows based applications
  • Ability to stand, sit, stoop, kneel, crouch, stretch, and reach with hands
  • Ability to perform fine motor-skills in the placement & handling of small components
  • Must be able to lift and move up to 35 lbs.


Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience using SAP, Excel. Word and PDF documents.
  • Experience handling electronic components and assemblies
  • Experience and knowledge of ITAR, EAR, FTR, CBP, ACE, NAFTA, and FTAs
  • Quality conscious and detail oriented.
  • Demonstrated organization and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to follow procedures
  • Demonstrated initiative in solving problems
  • Experience interfacing with all levels of management and third parties in a professional manner
  • Be able to work without close Supervision
  • Able to work with a cross functional team, have a willingness to learn in a changing environment
  • Work well in a fast-paced group environment, and the ability to multi-task


Abaco is a Department of Defense (DoD) supplier and as such employees may work with or be exposed to controlled information that may only be seen or handled by US citizens or qualified permanent residents.


Salary Minimum:  Market
Salary Maximum:  Market

Disclaimer: Where a specific pay range is noted, it is a good faith estimate at the time of this posting.  The actual salary offered will be based on experience, skills, qualifications, market / business considerations, and geographic location.

AMETEK is committed to making a safer, sustainable, and more productive world a reality. We use differentiated technology solutions to solve our customers’ most complex challenges. We employ 18,500 colleagues, in 30 countries, that are grounded by our core values: Ethics and Integrity, Respect for the Individual, Diversity and Inclusion, Teamwork, and Social Responsibility. AMETEK is a leading global provider of industrial technology solutions serving a diverse set of attractive niche markets with annual sales of over $6.0 billion. Traded publicly (NYSE:AME), we are a component of the S&P 500. Visit for more information.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. Individuals who need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process should call 1 (866) 263-8359.

Nearest Major Market: Huntsville