Bergstrom Climate Control Systems

Compliance & Cost Analyst

Falcon Rd. Rockford, IL
Department: Logistics / Compliance
Reporting To: Nicole Koser
Hours: 7:30am - 4pm


The Compliance & Cost Analyst is responsible for assisting in Import and Export operations and performs governmental required foreign trade zone reporting. This role also assists the Director of Logistics/Compliance and the Corporate Director of Business Process in a variety of trade compliance and product costing initiatives.



  • Perform Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) inventory, lot control tracking and FTZ reporting in compliance with Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) regulations
  • Assist to ensure compliance with all regulatory requirements relative to country duties and tariffs for both Import and Export shipment of products
  • Assist to ensure the organization achieves the lowest possible cost of freight while maintaining requirements for quality and responsiveness
  • Assist in analyzing government regulations and procedures in order to determine Free Trade Agreement (FTA) eligibility of goods in response to customer requests
  • Assist in obtaining Bill of Materials (BOM) and assigning HTS classifications to support the FTA qualification process
  • Assist in preparing FTA Certificate to Customers
  • Assist in updating supplier information for solicitation in accordance with Free Trade Agreement Compliance regulations
  • Assist in internal audits to ensure compliance with trade policies and processes
  • Interact with multiple functions and the leaders of these functions, such as legal, strategic sourcing, business unites and finance
  • Assist in maintaining the product costing systems of the company
  • Assist to ensure accurate part setups and part costing as related to Freight, Duties & Tariffs
  • Assist in the annual standard cost roll process as related to Freight, Duties & Tariffs
  • Follow environmental management system requirements


  • Regularly required to stand, reach, bend, pull and move about the facility
  • Ability to assist in internal audits to ensure compliance with trade policies and processes
  • Must be effective working in a support position, influencing teams and individuals throughout the entire organization
  • High energy with demonstrated ability to work independently and in a team environment and show initiative in a fast paced, high energy global environment
  • Ability to assist in Compliance Policies and Procedures
  • Experience in applying business judgement in determining the best approaches and alternatives to address issues encountered
  • High analytical skills and abilities


  • Bachelor's degree in business, Finance, Accounting, International Trade or equivalent
  • Experience in a manufacturing industry or customs trade experience preferred
  • Knowledge of Harmonized Tariff Schedules (HTS) preferred
  • Competency in JD Edwards and Microsoft Windows products: Outlook, Word, Access and Intermediate to Advanced lever for Excel and PowerPoint


If you would like to be considered and meet all the position requirements, please email your resume and cover letter to Andrew Hall in Human Resources.

Bergstrom Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.