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Sr. Trade Compliance Specialist

Req ID:  3632




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

Job Description


The Senior Trade Compliance Specialist will support the EVIDENT business operations by executing the company's import/export policies and procedures with a specific emphasis on, Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) classifications. Work with Trade Compliance organization to determine export classification assessments, and country of origin determination to include but not limited to RPS screening and recordkeeping. Periodically support import team activities as needed,. Work cross-functionally with EVIDENT team members around the globe to ensure compliance with U.S. and international import/export regulations.

Job Duties


*  Analyze, research and assign the appropriate, Commerce Control List (CCL) and United States Munitions List (USML) classifications and Country of Origin for all EVIDENT materials.


*  Maintain required records according to regulatory requirements and company policy.


*  Conduct, assess and monitor RPS screening database.


*  Assist with and apply for appropriate Export Licenses as required.


*  Assist in audits and close out of export and EEI activity.


*  Update and maintain records for the Trade Compliance team.


*  Collaborate with sourcing, engineering and other departments related export classification, Country of Origin and other fundamental ITAR/EAR regulations.


*  Assist in the development of Work Instructions for both export and import processes.


*  Assist in documentation/data gathering requirements related to export/import matters to include assisting in research and preparation of documentation in response to government agencies' inquiries.


*  Assist in the development of reports, metrics related to KPI’s for the Trade Compliance team.


*  Manage and maintain updates to the Export and HTS classifications, in the ERP systems, to include but not limited to management of Teams files and folders.

Job Requirements




*  Bachelor's Degree in Business/Business Administration/Supply Chain or related field of study.


*  Minimum of 5 years' experience in trade compliance with a specific emphasis in the Export and Import Regulations.


*  Proficient with the Microsoft Office platform.  NetSuite, Visual skills a plus.


*  Knowledge of U.S. and Canadian Trade Regulations.


*  Excellent verbal and written communication skills.


*  Must be a highly organized, self-managed individual who works independently with minimum supervision and the ability to work in fast paced environment.


*  Able to analyze technical data.


*  Able to communicate effectively to management, internal and external customers.




*  Ability to provide assistance with: Classification (HTS, EAR/CCL, ITAR/USML, Recordkeeping, Valuation, Country of Origin) and other areas.


*  Ability to interact with fellow employees and outside contacts.


*  Ability to plan, organize and set priorities.  Able to manage multiple priorities and multiple tasks simultaneously with strong attention to detail.


*  Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.


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.


EVIDENT is passionate about the solutions it creates for the life sciences, and industrial equipment industries. 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 has manufactured microscopes since the company’s founding in 1919. Today, EVIDENT is a leading manufacturer of optical and digital microscope systems for life science solutions. EVIDENT’s Life Sciences division supplies microscope systems for biological use in clinical, research, and educational applications. For more information, visit



It is the policy of EVIDENT 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) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Waltham || 

Nearest Major Market: Waltham
Nearest Secondary Market: Boston

Job Segment: Engineer, Database, ERP, Engineering, Technology

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