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

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