Country Trade Compliance Specialist (80-100%)

Baden, Aargau
09.09.2019 | Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties | 80% – 100%

Country Trade Compliance Specialist (80-100%)

Join ABB and work in a team that is dedicated to creating a future where innovative digital technologies allow greater access to cleaner energy.

At our location in Baden, we are looking for a Country Trade Compliance Specialist. In this challenging role you will provide business and solution-oriented support to our Local Business Lines (LBL) under the lead of our Country Trade Compliance Officer (CTCO) in order to comply with national and international customs and trade regulations. You will be working in an international environment with the possibility to collaborate with different interfaces such as Logistics, Finance, Sales and Project Management. The wide range of challenging tasks gives you the ideal opportunity to develop yourself further in this role.

Do you have a higher education and a strong track record in Trade Compliance? Are you equipped with well-developed networking skills and the ability to proactively support our Local Business Lines on operational customs and export control matters? We then have the right job opportunity for you!

Your responsibilities

  • Provide operational support to the CTCO in order to enable best-in-class services for the Local Business Lines (LBLs) in terms of customs, tariffing, origin calculation and export control classification
  • Check, advice and elaborate on request relating customs procedures (Zollverfahren), preferential calculations, HS codes (Zolltarifierung), VAT and dual-use classifications
  • Create and improve internal directives, standard of procedures considering ABB’s directives (GDLI30, CHALI30)
  • Prepare, improve and hold trainings regarding Trade Compliance in the LBL’s on selected customs, international trade (Incoterms), rules of origin and customs tariffing matters
  • Work together and advise operational trade responsible (e.g. product classification engineers, customs tariff coders, logistics staff, external forwards, TCO’s)
  • Contribute to customs audits and internal risk reviews
  • Work on improvements and give support on SAP GTS
  • Carry out internal checks (internal control system) on trade compliance aspects (incoterms, HS codes, export controls, preferential origin correctness, import and export efficiency)
  • Deputize the CTCO on its absence

Your background

  • Basic education with further training as an Export Specialist or Customs Specialist or Bachelor with focus on law
  • Several years of experience in the export and import sector
  • Very good knowledge of customs tariffing, origin, customs procedures and the Swiss free trade agreements with EU/EFTA, GCC, China
  • First experience in Project Management
  • Sound knowledge with SAP, SAP GTS (Global Trade System) would be a plus
  • Proactive, independent and solution-oriented team player
  • German and English spoken and written, other languages advantageous

Position with re­spon­si­bil­i­ties, 80% – 100%


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