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Amgen Sr Associate Import/Export in Mississauga, Ontario

Title: Sr Associate Import/Export

Reports to: SC Manager Order-to-Cash Business Support

Location: Mississauga


Global Trade Operations (GTO) is an organization within the North America Global Supply Hub function. The GTO Team is accountable for seamless integration of policy and execution activities for imports and exports in support of the entire Amgen organization to ensure our medicines are timely delivered at the right place.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Partner internally and externally to lead inbound/outbound shipments by collaborating closely with internal and external requestors, Amgen transportation and logistics, carriers, customs brokers, and government agencies

  • Provide expertise, consult and advise on international Customs and Other Government Agency (OGA) Import/Export requirements

  • Resolve commodity classification for shipments

  • Review shipping documentation and customs invoices for accuracy including valuation, commodity classification, and country of origin

  • Provide support for acquiring applicable shipment permits and licenses

  • Review and Resolve SAP-Global Trade Services (GTS) blocks

  • Respond to issue requests submitted to global import/export inbox

  • Assign Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) classification codes and Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCN) to company’s commodities including drug product, raw materials, chemicals and other materials supporting the company’s business

  • Broker Management, KPIs and entry audits to ensure vendors maintain high speed and low error rate

  • Represent Global Trade at any CBSA audits

  • Maintain records for all Canadian imports/exports according to AMRIM document retention timelines

Basic Qualifications

BS or MS degree

Preferred Qualifications

  • Canada and/or U.S. Licensed Customs Broker or experience with CBSA regulations

  • Experience in Customs & Trade, Logistics and/ or Supply Chain

  • 3+ years’ experience in Trade Compliance or Import/Export operations

  • Experience releasing SAP GTS blocks, such as legal control and sanctioned party list

  • Understanding of International Customs and World Trade Organization Regulations

  • Proficient in key import/export processes including valuation, commodity classification, country of origin determination

  • Awareness of industry trends and developments in biopharmaceutical import/export compliance

  • Ability to build working relationships and optimally partner cross-functionally, cross-regionally and at all levels in the organization

  • Excellent oral and written communication, facilitation, collaboration and executive presentation skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of GMP regulations and GDP requirements

  • Proven understanding of harmonized tariff schedule and ECCN number assignments

  • Familiarity with FTZ Operations

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