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Senior Trade Compliance Controls Specialist

Req ID:  5290



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

To support OCA’s compliance with trade regulations by assisting with the implementation of OCA’s Trade Compliance Framework with primary responsibilities for developing trainings and risk assessments.

Job Duties

* Create Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) for the department and coordinate with department heads to implement trade controls in their SOPs and Work Instructions.


* Drive continual improvement initiatives within OCA’s Import and Export and CTPAT compliance programs


* Develop trade compliance trainings on import and export regulations and processes


* Identify gaps in internal controls and develop processes to mitigate risk and close gaps.


* Develop risk assessment matrices


* Conduct risk assessments, monitoring and testing of trade compliance controls


* Provide consultation to OCA business units on complex trade scenarios


* Stay abreast of changes in the regulatory environment and advise OCA as necessary


* Work with IT and Trade professionals to drive continuous automation efforts


* Other responsibilities as needed

Job Requirements



* College Degree required.


* Minimum of 3 to 5 years of experience working with the US Customs, Census and Export Administration Regulations Licensed customs broker a plus Proficiency with ACE required.


* Requires knowledge of both import and export processes.


* Candidate must be a US Person (US Citizen or Green Card).


* Travel 30%.




* Must have critical thinking skills and be detailed oriented.


* Excellent research and analytical skills.


* Excellent writing skills and effective verbal communication skills.


* Proficient in Microsoft office.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you. 


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Pennsylvania (US-PA) || Center Valley || 

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