Customs and Trade Tech - Abbott - Plymouth - Wizbii

Customs and Trade Tech

  • By Abbott
  • Plymouth (United Kingdom)
  • Logistics

Job description

At Abbott, we're committed to helping people live their best possible life through the power of health. For more than 125 years, we've brought new products and technologies to the world -- in nutrition, diagnostics, medical devices and branded generic pharmaceuticals -- that create more possibilities for more people at all stages of life. Today, 99,000 of us are working to help people live not just longer, but better, in the more than 150 countries we serve.

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Position Summary

Provides a variety of technical services to support customs and trade compliance at the site/division level, ensuring compliance with all relevant customs regulations and trade laws and regulations, including 19CFR, 15CFR, FDA, USDA, and other US regulatory agency requirements. Supports department by applying basic understanding of regulations to address a variety of import/export compliance issues, including tariff classification, Customs valuation, FDA inquiries, and other regulatory requirements. DEPENDING ON THE SITE/DIVISION, INCUMBENTS IN THIS POSITION MAY SPECIALIZE SOLELY IN IMPORT- OR EXPORT-RELATED ACTIVITIES, OR MAY HAVE INVOLVEMENT IN BOTH.

Main Responsibilities

Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.
Major Responsibilities:
Applies basic understanding of import/export regulations and requirements to support business needs.
Assist site/division C&TC personnel in completing HTSUS and/or ECCN classifications and addressing import and export compliance issues related to 19 CFR and 15 CFR.
Prepare import/export related documentation, which may include commercial invoices, export declarations, bills of lading, etc.
Ensure timely and accurate response to Broker Requests for Information and follow up to ensure resolution.
Communicate with freight forwarders to arrange and facilitate shipments, including booking, configuration, tracking/tracing, etc.
Maintain and update site Item Master Log. work with site/division regulatory to ensure accuracy and completeness of FDA product codes and affirmation of compliance codes.
Conduct effective and timely transactional review/audit of all import/export records.
Elevate issues requiring correction or further review to supervisor/manager.
Compile quarterly import/export log and provide to Corporate C&TC.
Work with brokers to resolve broker/freight invoice issues/discrepancies.
Provide timely customer service to all incoming critical phone calls, miscellaneous phone calls, and emails.
Provide technical support for general import/export-related projects, as needed.
Personally educate self on latest Customs, FDA, and other government agency import regulations.

Accountability

Accountability / Scope / Budget: · Operates with direction and supervision from the Analyst/Supervisor/Manager.
This position handles routine day-to-day tasks and some questions independently, and involves the Analyst/Supervisor/Manager when needed. · The Technician will be privy to highly confidential information and must work within the scope of attorney/consultant and client privilege, where deemed appropriate. · Budgetary scope: none.

Qualifications

· Associate’s degree: Preferred. Business, logistics/transportation, or other related field.

· High school diploma/GED: Required Other: Licensed Customs Broker or Certified Customs Specialist preferred Minimum 2-3 years experience in import/export operations, international business, or other related field.

· Sound problem solving abilities and close attention to detail required.

· Effective communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills are absolutely critical for this position. Proficiency in database, Excel, and other software programs.

JOB FAMILY:

Supply Chain

DIVISION:

CAHF Cardiac Arrhythmias & Heart Failure

LOCATION:

United States > Minnesota : 5050 Nathan Lane N.

ADDITIONAL LOCATIONS:

WORK SHIFT:

Standard

TRAVEL:

No

MEDICAL SURVEILLANCE:

No

SIGNIFICANT WORK ACTIVITIES:

Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)

Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

EEO is the Law link - English: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_English.pdf

EEO is the Law link - Espanol: http://webstorage.abbott.com/common/External/EEO_Spanish.pdf

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