International Compliance Manager

Fond du Lac
Full Time


Why Grande?

With more than 80 years of crafting “The Finest Italian Cheeses That Money Can Buy”, Grande is a leader in the industry! Whether partnering with independent pizzerias from coast-to-coast to ensure they’re delivering the very best pizza to their customers or assisting our food manufacturing partners in delivering specialty whey ingredient solutions, our commitment to quality can’t be matched. While Grande’s reputation of excellence in the market is important, we believe our commitment to our workplace and community culture is of equal merit – our Associates come first at Grande. To complement our industry-leading benefits, Grande puts an emphasis on your career growth opportunities, while always promoting a positive work/life balance and supporting the communities in which we live and work. If you want to learn more about our company – what we do and how we go about it – or learn more about our beautiful, state-of-the-art corporate headquarters, visit

Did we convince you yet? If not check out our unique benefits

  • Free onsite clinics.
  • Free onsite fitness center.
  • Free healthy snacks throughout facility.
  • Health and wellness reimbursement program.
  • Associate cheese purchasing program.
  • Two-year mentorship program.
  • Relaxation rooms (based on location).
  • Coffee and gelato bar (based on location).
  • State of the art corporate building:
  • Hybrid work offering (3 days in office and 2 days remote).

Why Fond du Lac?

In Fond du Lac (FDL) you get the full four-season experience – warm in the summer with highs reaching into the 80s and plenty of sunshine for golf, biking, camping and live music under the open sky, and brisk air in the winter with average temps in the 20s and ample snow for snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, ice fishing and winter festivals. The greater FDL area (population 43,000) is easy to get around and roughly an hour drive to almost all major metros in the state (Milwaukee, Madison and Fox Cities/Green Bay). We’ve been rated “Top 100” in job growth among small U.S. metro areas. Additionally, our cost of living is 4% below the national average and you’ll pay 21% less for housing, rent and property taxes compared to the rest of the country. From wonderful educational partners (public and private K12 schools and three local colleges/universities), a plethora of things to do/see, and a vibrant business and commerce community…learn more about how you can call Fond du Lac, HOME!

Job Summary

Grande is seeking an experience professional to join our International Foodservice team and support the growth and advancement into new markets across the globe. The International Compliance Manager will serve as a key contributor to the implementation of both our long-range strategies and annual goals and objectives. As such, this role will be key to leading the documentation and institutionalization of International best practices – researching import/export regulations, transportation and logistics, food/dairy compliance and more. As a key partner in informing and educating stakeholders of these learnings, your role is critical to ensure we are mitigating risk as we establish and optimize our business in developing markets. With this in mind, we are seeking a candidate that possess strong written communication skills with a strong attention to detail, demonstrated cross-functional collaboration commitment, the ability to effectively educate and influence, an excitement to navigate a fast-paced environment, and…someone who desires to be part of growing and evolving our market position in making “the finest Italian cheeses money can buy” across the globe.

This may be the most exciting compliance opportunity you’ve ever seen!

What you need to be considered for the role:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience required. 
  • 6+ years of relevant experience in an import or export compliance role in the food industry, dairy industry preferred.
  • Understanding of international trade terminology (incoterms, letters of credit, etc.)
  • Demonstrated understanding and working knowledge of U.S. import/export regulations as related to food exports.
  • Familiarity with international transportation and logistics processes and best practices
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents, i.e., regulations, and procedure manuals.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively translate complex regulations and technical data into simplified language that cross-functional Associates can understand and act on.


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