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Job Title:  Import & Export Coordinator

Req ID:  31503
Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

Mentor, OH, US, 44060


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 Coordinator is responsible for the Import and Export regulatory compliance.  The position helps to support STERIS’ import and export regulatory compliance through monitoring and maintaining the STERIS Compliance Program.


We offer a comprehensive benefits package, including:

  • Competitive pay
  • Annual merit and bonus plans
  • Training and coaching
  • Medical, vision, dental and life insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Paid vacation time and paid holidays
  • Tuition assistance
  • Opportunities for advancement


  • Maintain and update the STERIS Harmonized Classification Database as required.
  • Classify goods with proper harmonized tariff number (HTS) for U.S. export, U.S. import, and Canada import.
  • Procure and audit all required information via the STERIS Global Trade or manually (as needed) for participation in various Trade Preference Programs (TPP).  Assist in the proper qualification for TPP as well as prepare TPP certificates for STERIS products that may qualify.
  • Provide and maintain all certification surrounding the participation in such program(s).
  • Conduct entry audits on broker entries for U.S. import and CA import shipments to enhance STERIS Customs compliance program.  Request Post Summary Corrections from brokers as needed.
  • Assist with filing freight claims for STERIS shipments globally as needed.
  • Assist in evaluating compliance holds for validity.  Release holds determined not to be valid.
  • Prepare insurance certificates.
  • Maintain and update policies and procedures as relating to Compliance when/where required.
  • Provide assistance to all STERIS Internal/External Customers as it relates to resolving issues relating to Customs or export regulations moving to or from a STERIS or STERIS supplier/vendor facility.

Duties - cont'd

  • File Commodity Classification Automated Tracking System (CCATS) to obtain the proper Export Control Classification Number (ECCN).
  • Assist STERIS brokers with clearing shipments into U.S. and Canada for questions such as classification, FDA, valuation, preferential treatment, etc.
  • Conduct analysis of country of origin and free trade qualification for STERIS manufactured items.
  • Provide assistance with other department duties as required.

Education Degree

    Required Experience

    • Associate Degree or equivalent and 1 year experience in Customs related activity OR 3 years’ experience in Customs related activity in lieu of degree.
    • Two (2) years of experience in a customer service environment.
    • Proficient in the use of Microsoft applications including Outlook, Excel, and Word, as well as have competent typing capabilities.
    • 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 at outside agencies.
    • Effective decision making, problem solving and organizational skills.
    • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment with shifting priorities.

    Preferred Experience



    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.

    If you need assistance completing the application process, please call 1 (440) 392.7047. This contact information is for accommodation inquiries only and cannot be used to check application status.

    STERIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We are committed to equal employment opportunity and the use of affirmative action programs to ensure that persons are recruited, hired, trained, transferred and promoted in all job groups regardless of race, color, religion, age, disability, national origin, citizenship status, military or veteran status, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, and any other category protected by federal, state or local law.  We are not only committed to this policy by our status as a federal government contractor, but also we are strongly bound by the principle of equal employment opportunity.

    The full affirmative action program, absent the data metrics required by § 60-741.44(k), shall be available to all employees and applicants for employment for inspection upon request. The program may be obtained at your location’s HR Office during normal business hours.

    Req ID:  31503
    Job Category:  Supply Chain Management

    Mentor, OH, US, 44060

    Nearest Major Market: Cleveland
    Nearest Secondary Market: Akron

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