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Trade Compliance Expert - Product Compliance


A career with MilliporeSigma is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 60,300 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in Healthcare, Life Science and Electronics. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others. MilliporeSigma is a business of Merck KGaA, Darmstadt, Germany.   

Your Role:


As the Trade Compliance Expert in the US Product Compliance Organization, you will engage in functions related to import/export/domestic trade compliance with an emphasis on technical trade classifications and analysis. In this role you will also drive continuous process improvements aimed at the execution of best-in-class performance in Trade Compliance.

  • Responsible for maintaining compliance with requirements of the FDA, USDA, EPA, DEA, ATTB, CDC and any other applicable regulatory agencies as they relate to export, import, and the domestic movement of materials.
  • Monitor and review the US Export / Import Regulations with respect to the determination of product classifications within the Harmonized Tariff Schedule and Commerce Control List.
  • Participate in compliance audits/assessments, review corrective actions, and evaluate site compliance including respective agency registrations.
  • Assign all Technical Trade classifications for products (e.g. HTS, ECCN, Country of Origin etc.) and respond to inquiries on an as needed basis.


This position is located in Temecula, CA but is also open to remote possibility.


Who You Are:


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Biology or Chemistry or other applied science/discipline.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Work experience in areas of Trade Compliance, including high capabilities in import and export compliance, USDA, FDA, DEA, CDC and other governmental agency regulations and their respective classification systems.
  • Well versed in PC based systems and software related to document preparation (Microsoft Office, Lotus Notes, or similar programs) and enterprise systems including SAP and Oracle.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of the U.S. Export Administration Regulations and U.S. Customs Regulations, import/export documentation and recordkeeping.


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As an employee of the Company, you will be required to comply with all of the Company’s COVID-19 safety protocols and policies. The organization has currently suspended enforcement of its COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, but that policy may be reinstated by the Company in its discretion.

Job Requisition ID:  242158
Location:  Temecula
Career Level:  B - Recent University Graduate(<1 year of experien
Working time model:  full-time

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