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When you’re part of the team at Thermo Fisher Scientific, you’ll do important work, and you’ll be valued and recognized for your performance. With talented managers and inspiring coworkers to support you, you’ll find the resources and opportunities to make significant contributions to the world.

The Global Trade Compliance (GTC) Specialist is responsible for promoting compliant imports and exports by Thermo Fisher businesses, including adherence to all applicable U.S. and non-U.S. laws and regulations and with Thermo Fisher policies.

Key Responsibilities:
  • These efforts are undertaken principally through training, consulting with, and advising employees and through assessments and audits of international trade practices of Thermo Fisher businesses.
  • Agencies with whom the GTC Specialist may interface include, but are not limited to, the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) and its Census Bureau, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), the U.S. State Department’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC), and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), as well as non-U.S. competent authorities (e.g., Her Majesty’s Customs).
  • The GTC Specialist participates in and performs training activities pertaining to import and export regulations (e.g., related to classification of goods, software, and technology; embargoed and of concern countries; license applications; denied parties screening; completion of export and import documents; etc.) as well as performing transactional activities for the above areas.
  • The GTC Specialist is also responsible for supporting the GTC Manager in assessing and auditing sites for import and export compliance and assisting in determining and implementing corrective actions where necessary.
  • The GTC Specialist also provides assistance to business units and works with Group and Divisional Legal counsel to resolve trade compliance matters (e.g., government audits, notices of possible violations) when required by GTC Manager.
  • Each GTC Specialist coordinates with other GTC team members on activities as required (e.g., on uniform process development, transfer pricing review for risk evaluation, review of products/services subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), management of service providers).
  • Each GTC Specialist focuses on compliance assistance as required, of selected Thermo Fisher businesses in the Analytical Technologies Segment (ATS) and the Laboratory Products and Services Segment (LPSS), or in selected divisions of the aforementioned Segments, and is also responsible for management and development of direct and indirect reports.
Requirement Qualifications:
  • 3+ years of experience in global trade compliance focused on import/export.
  • Some college or equivalent experience in import or export.
  • Basic computer skills (i.e. Office).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills Ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, involving cross business functionality.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in relevant area.
  • Technical or scientific background.
  • Experience in logistics.
  • Customs (Import) Broker’s license.
  • Experience in delivering training.
This position has not been approved for Relocation Assistance.

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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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