14 days old


Virginia Beach, Virginia 23452
  • Job Type
  • Job Status
    Full Time



This position performs functions related to global trade working within broader areas of purchasing, shipping and compliance and in partnership with global value chain stakeholders.


  • Direct communications with value chain stakeholders in various countries and across various cultures utilizing language skills and a variety of communication platforms to optimize business relationships at appropriate levels.
  • Serve as main contact on various aspects of compliance to include inspections and audits by field personnel which effect the business and then communicate those inspection/audit results clearly, effectively and in a timely manner to key stakeholders.
  • Perform various global compliance (packing, labeling, legality, certifications, pricing, logistics) tasks, and where applicable, also help identify gaps. 
  • Help confirm compliance with various requirements for the global movement of products including chain of custody certification standards for vendors in various global locations.
  • Confirm quote and sales process steps within area of responsibility within the global trade network.
  • Confirm, and later potentially negotiate, quarterly and/or semi-annual agreements with logistics and associated vendors, tracking performance of said vendors.


  • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic achievements and work ethic.
  • Conversant in a foreign language; French preferred.
  • Strong communications skills; written and verbal. Well-developed mathematical skills.
  • Must possess a high level of attention to detail.
  • If not a U.S. citizen, must be authorized to work in the United States.
  • In depth knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite of applications.

 For more information visit: www.thepenrodcompany.com.

Qualified applicants may send an updated resume and cover letter to:  humanresources@thepenrodcompany.com.

   PENROD is an E.O.E.


A diversified global distribution company headquartered in Virginia Beach, Virginia, USA, with worldwide offices in Canada, Europe, Africa, China, and Brazil.

From its inception in 1888 as a manufacturer of forest products, Penrod has grown to be one of the world’s largest suppliers of forest products, metal and PVC products for the residential and commercial construction markets. With offices in every major region around the globe, distribution centers on most continents, and an efficient trade network, we are an international leader in the industries we service. Penrod is proud to embrace the concept of sustainable forestry as an essential element to our success as a company and as a solidly compliant, responsible global citizen.

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