Regulatory Compliance Associate - Job ID:5789

The Operational Compliance Specialist is responsible for maintaining full compliance and execution of policies related to import and export transactions, controlled substances, and other programs. 


  • Ensure full compliance for import transactions, including issuance of clearance instructions, monitoring, record keeping, and (internal and external) auditing.
  • Ensure full compliance for export transactions including valuation, classification, country of origin, execution of export license determination, the completion of export documentation, issuance of shipper’s letter of instruction, filing of Electronic Export Information and export record retention.
  • Monitor research compounds for controlled substances and other regulatory compliance aspects
  • Assist with the creation and standardization of compliance programs, including writing SOPs and conducting training
  • Interface with customs brokers, suppliers and service providers to ensure consistency with defined import/export processes


  • BS in the Life Sciences field
  • Minimum 1-4 years of experience in importing and exporting, preferably in the scientific industry
  • Demonstrated experience in the clearance of import shipments to the U.S., customs brokerage, interactions with brokers and Customs and Border Protection
  • Demonstrated experience with export shipments, including checking for export license requirements and export reporting to US authorities


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