Bio-Rad Laboratories - Hercules, CA
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Coordinate all US CDG import and export compliance activities, including guidance on tariff and commodity classifications, customs risk assessment, and coordination of proper assist declaration and documentation. Provide training to shipping, purchasing and other departments as required, regarding import/export compliance requirements. Work with Suppliers to ensure compliance for shipments to Bio-Rad. Develop and implement policies and coordinate development of procedures to ensure compliance with appropriate regulations. Conduct audits of import/export documentation and procedures.
Ensure business goals and quality standards are enforced and achieved to meet ISO, SOX and FCPA requirements. Ensure Bio-Rad s ERP solution is updated with correct INCO terms & country of origin for all materials & products.
Establish and maintain Key Management Indicators associated with Import and Export Trade Compliance programs including managing key Service Providers for U.S. Customs import / export.Required Skills
In-depth understanding of import/export laws, customs documentation, commodity classification, customs duties, and other regulatory programs that encompass customs compliance. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Strong accountability and deliverables management required.
Working knowledge of the device/drug/biotech documentary requirements and manufacturing process including FDA, USDA, ISO, SOX and FCPA standards and policies is required.
BA/BS in life sciences or equivalent to support the job duties.
10+ years working in a customs compliance role with a focus on import/export compliance. Prior experience working in Customs is key to the success of this role. Understanding customs audit processes, flagging of non-conforming shipments and issue resolution is a must. Experience in handling dangerous goods & temperature controlled goods. Prior experience working with internal departments to achieve logistics and tax compliance. Current customs broker license and experience in an FDA regulated industry is preferred. Ability to travel up to 25%.