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Job Title:  Import and Export Compliance Analyst

Req ID:  28948
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Madrid, M, ES, 28109


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 UK / EU government export and import laws.


1.    Maintain and update the STERIS Harmonized Classification Database as required.
2.    Properly classify STERIS products with the correct harmonized code for Customs entry.
3.    Distribute the Harmonized Classification Database.
4.    Respond to Customs and carrier inquiries.
5.    Answer questions & provide information to STERIS Customs brokers as it relates to Compliance and other government agency inquiries.
6.    Ensure STERIS importations are compliant with the UK and EU import regulations in all areas – including but not limited to: valuation, country of origin, trade preference programs, reported quantities and packaging markings.
7.    Procure all required information for participation in all Trade Preference programs as required and ensure STERIS products properly qualify, should STERIS participate in one or more program.  Provide and maintain any and all certification surrounding the participation in such program(s).
8.    File and maintain the claims for all STERIS shipments when needed. 
9.    Have working knowledge of STERIS compliance system, Integration Point.
10a.  Perform compliance checks as required.
10b.  Evaluate compliance failures for correctness and override failure if not valid after investigation.
10c.  Address issues and assist users with operating the system. 
10.    Prepare Customs invoices when required to support the movement of STERIS cargo.
11.    Audit and submit to carriers, post clearance amendments.  
12.    Ensure STERIS participation and maintenance in various Customs security programs as deemed necessary.
13.    Assist the Transportation and Customs Compliance Manager in the evaluation of Customs brokers and international transportation providers.
14.    Provide assistance to all STERIS Internal/External Customers as it relates to resolving issues relating to Customs or import / export regulation issues to or from a STERIS or STERIS supplier/vendor facility

15.    Provide assistance with other department duties as required.


Required Experience

1.     B.S. Degree in related field and 2 years experience in Customs related activity, OR 6 years experience in Customs related activity.  

2.     Must have demonstrated proficiency using personal computer applications, with at least 1-2 years experience using email (Outlook), word processing (Word), spreadsheets (Excel), and Windows applications. Must be able to effectively work with Excel spreadsheets using formulas and functions. 

3.     Demonstrated excellent written and oral communication skills with the ability to effectively and tactfully interact with customers and others at all levels of the organization and in outside agencies. 

4.     Demonstrated effective decision making, problem solving and organizational skills.

5.     Ability to multi-task in a fast paced, results driven environment

Preferred Experience

Experienced Customs broker and/or knowledge in international transportation processes is preferred.


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:  28948
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Madrid, M, ES, 28109

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