Summary: The Trade Analyst will be responsible for reviewing future US import shipments, determining appropriate import requirements based on commodity and shipment details, then communicating that to stakeholders and/or shippers. Responsible for contributing to team performance, transactional support and/or individual process analysis in support of departmental goals. Interfaces with management, internal/ external customers, and suppliers. Mentor the technical development of others. Adheres to company policies and procedures. Ensures compliance with governmental regulations. Provides customer service in support of clients product quality and supply chain principles.
· Provides technical expertise to shippers, receivers, and project teams regarding the US Customs and Other Government Agency (FDA, USDA, F&W, DEA) import clearance requirements for all commodities (equipment, supplies, capital equipment, finished goods, API bulk drug substance, MRL samples, clinical research materials, marketing and training materials) to support ongoing and evolving Company business processes.
· Routine communication among MMD sites, vendors, stakeholders, receivers, brokers/freight forwarders, to ensure timely delivery of supply chain items Qe. raw materials, production components, intermediate and finished product), research and marketing shipments, and miscellaneous commodities. Actively facilitates resolution of unforeseen operational impediments to minimize supply chain interruptions.
· Supports import trade compliance transactional and audit activities.
· Trade compliance and logistical planning for new global trade activity resulting from cross functional project teams, including source change, new product, manufacturing site selection, basic research, clinical trial, product value extension, divestiture, and capital projects.
· Logs activity on a transactional basis for the purposes of trend analyses, performance metric reports, and productivity evaluations.
· Oversee initial execution of shipment protocols to meet trade compliance and commercial obligations for new international shipment flows.
· Supports creation of new shipment lanes with Global Logistics' strategic providers and internal/external parties.
· Maintains a central library of shipment protocols for operational use and review as applicable.
· Supports the investigation of corrective action/preventative action as applicable.
Education and Work Experience Requirements:
· Minimum of 3 years of US import compliance experience is required.
· Bachelor's degree
· Knowledge of local import trade regulations, and regulatory awareness (Pharmaceuticals, FDA, USDA focus).
· Experience with pharmaceutical or chemical commodities involving FDA, USDA, F&W, DEA, and other OGA preferred.