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Trade Compliance Analyst

Company: Varian Medical Systems
Location: Palo Alto, California, United States
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

Varian seeks a trade compliance professional to facilitate the Companyís business by assisting with the implementation and the maintenance of internal import controls to ensure compliance with US Customs & Border Protection (CBP) regulations, conduct SPL screening and perform export order clearance in accordance with the US Export regulations.

The role reports into the Senior Trade Compliance Manager. A successful candidate would be able to work cross-functionally and cross-regionally to ensure alignment across the business and across the globe.

  • Support management on the interface with business partners on import regulations.
  • Support management on the interface with business units, internal and external customers for import compliance issues.
  • Assist with the implementation of regulatory requirements.
  • Assist with the implementation of business processes, procedures and tools to ensure compliance with U.S import regulations and company policies.
  • Interact with customs brokers and freight forwarders to ensure complete, accurate and compliant information is declared to Customs/Census/FDA to minimize delays and expedite release.
  • Perform post entry reviews on customs entries
  • Assist the Senior Customs Compliance analysts with timely and accurate responses to Customs inquiries per local rules and regulations.
  • Perform SPL screenings under the direction of the Senior Export Compliance Analyst
  • Perform order clearances under the direction of the Senior Export Compliance Analyst

Minimum Required Skills and Knowledge:

  • Knowledge of US Customs & Border import regulations, import customs clearance processes and have experience dealing with other government agency requirements (such as the FDA, EPA & US Census) at the point of importation.
  • Familiarity with US export and sanctions regulations and the import or export regulations of other countries (Europe/Asia/South America) is beneficial.
  • Customs operational experience for all aspects of customs/import compliance.
  • Knowledge of HS classifications in the medical device context is a plus as is knowledge of US export classifications.
  • Knowledge of customs valuation, country of origin and dealing with global import formalities, including broker oversight preferred. Knowledge of SAP/GTS is preferred
  • Proficient in utilizing business tools such as: E-mail, Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with SAP or equivalent ERP product and productivity software desired.
  • Typical Education and Experience:
  • Bachelorís degree (or equivalent experience) and 5 years of related experience or Masterís Degree with 3 years of related experience.


Uyen Tran
Senior Corporate Recruiter at Varian Medical Systems
Job Poster Location
Sacramento, California Area

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