Compliance Specialist II

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Puerto Rico Remote

Full time

Sep 9

Full Job Description

How will you make an impact?

This position is responsible for ensuring all import activities are completed in compliance with applicable government rules and regulations. The Global Trade Compliance (GTC) Specialist will support the Life Science Group (LSG) Global Trade Compliance Manager by assisting with our Drawback and import compliance programs. This includes, without limitation, adherence to applicable US laws and regulations pertaining to international trade as well as ensuring compliance with Thermo Fisher Scientific corporate policies.

What will you do?

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Keep tabs on pertinent regulations and respond accordingly to update all functions/personnel in the division that are affected by changes.
  • Preferred knowledge of Drawback as this will be a primary responsibility
  • Collaborate with freight forwarders, US customs officers, custom brokers, and internal and customers on all matters pertaining to customs and import regulations.
  • Conduct post entry reviews of imports and ensure recordkeeping
  • Maintain and improve policies, and procedures to ensure site-wide compliance with regulations and corporate policy

How will you get here?

Minimum Experience and Skills Required:

  • 2-3 years experience in trade compliance or similar function
  • Bachelor's degree preferred, but not required
  • Knowledge of US Tariff Schedule, Import regulations
  • Drawback experience and understanding.
  • Ability to work within teams and independently with minimal direction
  • Detail oriented with the ability to multitask, prioritize and be adaptable
  • Proven communication (written and verbal) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to quickly manipulate data and draw appropriate conclusions
  • Ability to interface professionally with all levels and functions of the organization, including serving providers
  • Ability to collaborate with internal and external partners in order to implement GTC initiatives across cross-functional departments
  • Capable of resolving problems and supporting root-cause analysis
  • Ability to apply judgment and discretion

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