Thermo Fisher Scientific Compliance Specialist III in Olympia, Washington
How will you make an impact?
When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, like helping customers in finding cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact, and you’ll be supported in achieving your career goals.
What will you do?
Working within the company's Life Sciences Group the Trade Compliance Specialist is responsible for ensuring full compliance with US and international regulations by supporting the Life Sciences and Laboratory Products Group (LSLPG) and Thermo Fisher trade compliance group in the daily management, execution and supervision of import and general-compliance related operations.
Chemical HTS and ECCN Classifications
Being a general contact for HTS classification requests sent to the GTC department
Assist in the maintenance of US and worldwide HTS classifications
Support broker HTS classification reviews and processes and free trade agreement qualifications
Determining, maintaining and updating product import related HTS classification information
Contribute to the continuous improvement of trade compliance processes
How will you get here?
Bachelor’s degree in business or related field from an accredited four-year college/university, or equivalent experience
Strong chemistry background or laboratory experience
3-5 years of experience in a customs or trade compliance role with emphasis on import related responsibilities
In-depth knowledge and experience in the specialized disciplines noted throughout this job description is required
Strong hands-on operational compliance knowledge
Direct knowledge of biotechnology, chemical and/or pharmaceutical industry and compliance requirements
In-depth knowledge of the Harmonized Tariff Schedule, General Rules of Interpretation, Explanatory Notes, CROSS, audit principles, and all PGAs
Strong ability to communicate effectively with company management of all organizational levels, functional counterparts, US Government officials, and service providers
Excellent knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Knowledge of Microsoft suite of programs including: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Power BI
Graduate degree a plus
Prior experience working with SAP-GTS and Agile/JD Edwards/TRAX strongly preferred
Customhouse broker license strongly preferred
Multinational industry experience highly desirable
Knowledge of international free trade agreements
Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.
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