|Reference # :||18-18252||Title :||Trade Compliance Auditor|
|Location :||San Diego, CA|
|Position Type :||Contract|
|Experience Level :||Start Date / End Date :||10/15/2018 / 01/15/2019|
Basic Function and Scope of Position: Support import operations and conduct trade compliance audits in support of Illumina's trade compliance efforts to ensure compliance with applicable US regulations.
Tasks and Responsibilities:
Work with Illumina's Customs Brokers in Americas region for timely and accurate customs clearances and PGA releases.
Support daily import operations to clear any import holds.
Support internal and external customers by providing timely status updates on import shipments.
Assist Trade Compliance team with import training and documentation.
Participate in broker evaluations and business reviews.
Audit import records to ensure compliance with US import regulations:
Value, duty, Origin, product description, classification, etc.
Compliance with PGA's such as FCC, FDA, USDA, TSCA
Analyze audit data and present findings in concise, professional format
Work closely with internal departments and other Illumina sites to gather information in support of audit activities
Gather information from Customs brokers and freight forwarders necessary to perform audits
Assist with timely and accurate recordkeeping and document management processes in support of audit activities
Review SOP's and confirm procedures are being followed by Illumina personnel, freight forwarders and customs brokers
Inform Trade Compliance Manager of any irregularities or potential trade compliance violations
Support the Trade Compliance team with the management of records, forms, and documentation
Review audit findings and recommend process improvements
Assist the Trade Compliance team on ad hoc trade compliance projects
Other duties as assigned
Preferred Experiential Background:
Experience in US import operations
Ability to analyze and interpret trade data and present findings
Basic understanding of:
US import regulations and documentation
Customs entry documentation
Including, but not limited to: CI, 7501, 3461
PGAs role / requirements for importation
FDA, USDA, FCC, TSCA etc.
Ability to interpret INCOTERMS
Strong analytical and organizational skills
Ability to run and analyze ACE import / export reports
Must be able to adapt to rapid change, work with a sense of urgency, and prioritize tasks through effective time management
Strong communication skills in English
Advanced skills in MS Office, Excel, Word
Experience with SAP and export management systems
Experience in life science or medical device industry considered a plus
Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Logistics, Trade Compliance, Business Administration or other related field