Abbott Customs, Trade and Compliance Analyst in Alameda, California

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.

Exciting opportunity to join Abbott's fastest growing division, Diabetes Care, and to improve the lives of millions of people living with diabetes across the world.

Primary Job Function:

Provide technical & analytical support for customs & trade compliance matters at the site/division level, ensuring compliance with all relevant customs regulations & trade laws & regulations, including 19CFR, 15CFR, FDA, USDA, & other US regulatory agency requirements. Applies working knowledge of import/export regulations & requirements to support business needs. Consolidate & analyze import/export data to identify risks or opportunities for savings. Prepare reports & make recommendations to management, as appropriate. Provide analytical support related to CBP Requests for Information, Post-Entry Amendments & Prior Disclosures. Ensure proper classification, valuation & origin determination for the site’s exported goods, including non-commercial goods. Interface with related functional areas (logistics, purchasing, materials management, etc.) on customs matters & coordinate training for personnel in these areas, as needed. Conduct effective & timely transactional review/audit of all import/export records. Elevate issues requiring correction to Corporate C&TC. Provide analytical support to general import/export-related projects, as needed.

Minimum Education and Experience :

  • BA in Supply Chain, Engineering, or Business

  • Knowledge preferred: 19CFR, 15CFR, FDA, and experience in Import/Export regulations

  • 2-3 years of experience in the medical device / biotech industry is preferred but not required

  • Analytical, detail oriented, drives process improvement, good communication skills, eager to learn

Additional Preferred Qualifications : Other relevant industries include Pharmaceutical, Aerospace and Finance. Strong administrative skills are also important.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

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