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Job Title:  Import & Export Compliance Analyst (m/f/d)

Req ID:  30984
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Cologne, NW, DE, 50933


At STERIS, we help our Customers create a healthier and safer world by providing innovative healthcare and life science product and service solutions around the globe.

Position Summary

The Import & Export Compliance Analyst is responsible for the Import and Export regulatory compliance.  The position supports STERIS’ import and export activities through monitoring and maintaining the STERIS Compliance Program.  The position ensures that STERIS international shipments

 are handled in an efficient manner while meeting all international Customs and DACH government export and import laws.


  • Maintain and update the STERIS Harmonized Classification Database as required
  • Properly classify STERIS products with the correct harmonized code for Customs entry
  • Distribute the Harmonized Classification Database
  • Respond to Customs and carrier inquiries
  • Answer questions & provide information to STERIS Customs brokers as it relates to Compliance and other government agency inquiries
  • Ensure STERIS importations are compliant with the DACH import regulations in all areas – including e.g.: valuation, country of origin, trade preference programs, reported quantities
  • File and maintain the claims for all STERIS shipments when needed
  • Prepare Customs invoices when required to support the movement of STERIS cargo


Required Experience

  • Apprenticeship in transportation, logistics or customs
  • Min. 2 years experience in customs related activity, e.g. as a Customs Broker in an transportation company like DHL or UPS
  • Good knowledge in MS Office
  • Customer-oriented and communicative
  • Demonstrating effective decision making, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Proficient language skills in German and English

We offer:

  • Support from an experienced team, extensive training and challenging activities
  • Performance-related compensation, 30 vacation days per year and modern technical equipment
  • Possibility of mobile working (home office) up to 40%
  • Good development and training opportunities in an expanding, globally active and dynamic company


STERIS is a leading provider of products and services that meet the needs of growth areas within Healthcare: procedures, devices, vaccines and biologics.  We exist to fulfill our MISSION TO HELP OUR CUSTOMERS CREATE A HEALTHIER AND SAFER WORLD. STERIS is a $3B, publicly traded (NYSE: STE) company with approximately 16,000 associates and Customers in more than 100 countries.

STERIS strives to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  

Req ID:  30984
Job Category:  Processing Operations

Cologne, NW, DE, 50933

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