Job Details

  • Title: Senior Associate Import/Export
  • Code: RCI-8061
  • Location: Thousand Oaks California (CA) 91320
  • Posted Date: 01/06/2021
  • Duration: 12 Months
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  Job Description

* Candidate will be FULLY remote, open to any US Time Zone (must sit within US)
* Any industry, ideally pharma or biotech
* 3+ years of experience

Key Responsibilities
• Partner internally and externally to manage inbound/outbound shipments by liaising with internal and external requestors, transportation and logistics, carriers, customs brokers, and government agencies
• Provide expertise, consult and advise on international Customs and Other Government Agency (OGA) Import/Export requirements
• Determine commodity classification for shipments
• Review shipping documentation and customs invoices for accuracy including valuation, commodity classification, and country of origin
• Provide support for obtaining applicable shipment permits and licenses
• Review and Resolve SAP-Global Trade Services (GTS) blocks
• Respond to issue requests submitted to global import/export inbox
• Assign Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) classification codes and Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCN) to company’s commodities including drug product, raw materials, chemicals and other materials supporting the company’s business

Required:
Master’s degree in Customs & Trade, Logistics and/ or Supply Chain OR Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Science, Biology, Chemistry, Customs & Trade, Logistics and/ or Supply Chain AND 3 years experience in Trade Compliance or Import/Export operations OR Associate’s degree & 8 years experience in Trade Compliance or Import/Export operations OR High school diploma / GED & 10 years experience in Trade Compliance or Import/Export operations


Top Skills:
commodity classification
validation experience
free trade zone (ideal)
clearing shipments through government agencies

Preferred qualifications:
• U.S. Licensed Customs Broker
• Experience releasing SAP GTS blocks, such as legal control and sanctioned party list.
• Understanding of International Customs and World Trade Organization Regulations
• Versed in key import/export processes including valuation, commodity classification, country of origin determination
• Awareness of industry trends and developments in biopharmaceutical import/export compliance
• Ability to build working relationships and effectively partner cross-functionally, cross-regionally and at all levels in the organization
• Excellent oral and written communication, facilitation, collaboration and executive presentation skills
• Knowledge and understanding of GMP regulations and GDP requirements
• Working knowledge of harmonized tariff schedule and ECCN number assignments
• Familiarity with FTZ Operations