Trade Compliance Manager - EMEA (m/f/d) in Wetzlar, Germany at Leica Microsystems

Date Posted: 11/6/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: LEI004901

About Us

Leica Microsystems is a world leader in microscopes as well as scientific instruments and represented in over 100 countries, thereof more than 20 countries with sales and service organizations. The foundation of our success is constant innovation and focusing rigorously on pushing the boundaries of visualization. We serve the research and life sciences, medical, material sciences, industry, forensics, education and surgery, setting new standards in precision optics and bringing analytical capabilities to our customers.

Do join us in our commitment for brilliant solutions and continuous improvement!

Leica - From Eye to Insight


Your Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that the company’s activities within EMEA are aligned with domestic and international import/customs, export, and sanctions requirements and serve as the resident for export on EU in this field

  • Support the Global Head of Trade Compliance in developing and deploying trade compliance program and procedures. Act as primary person responsible for implementation and oversight of EMEA-based entities

  • Ensure compliance with all applicable trade compliance laws and regulations for international transactions into, out of, or within the EMEA Region

    • Oversee activity in EMEA to ensure compliance with trade compliance policies and procedures

    • Conduct self-testing and audits of our EMEA operations with respect to trade compliance activity

    • Analyze and interpret requirements for compliance as they relate to customs/import laws and regulations, export control laws and regulations, and sanctions from applicable countries within the EU and EMEA region

    • Conduct training to EMEA-based company associates and new hires

    • Provide consultation to EMEA-based business units, subsidiaries, and business function leadership on issues affecting the business, and resolve compliance related matters

    • Oversee and provide day-to-day guidance to trade compliance logistics personnel on compliance related matters, including but not limited to: HS classification, export control/dual-use classification, customs valuation, country of origin determination, free trade agreement qualification, and customs broker Management

Job Requirements


Our Expectations:
  • BA Degree; Law or graduate degree preferred.
  • Long term experience of direct trade experience, with extensive experience in HS (tariff) classification, export control/ dual-use classification and country of origin Determination
  • Extensive knowledge of EU import/ customs regulations, export control regulations and sanctions
  • Excellent report writing and presentation skills about trade compliance concepts in a technical environment and to persons at all levels
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Critical thinking and excellent problem solving and analysis skills
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize, with excellent time management skills
  • Ability to handle confidential information frequently and appropriately
  • Capable of working independently and collaboratively with trade compliance personal and a variety of business functions
  • Excellent communications skills - both proficient in German and English (verbal and written)

What we offer:

  • With us, you can expect varied, challenging tasks that you can master with great colleagues at your side.
  • An attractive remuneration package
  • Exciting internal programs for further development, because our employees are very close to our hearts

Are you interested to discover new opportunities in an innovative, team-oriented environment? Do you feel that this could be your future position? Then do apply online. We are looking forward to your application!

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
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