Trade Compliance Officer and Product Classification Engineer

Trade Compliance Officer and Product Classification Engineer


Take your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.
At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.
The mission of the Trade and Customs Compliance Officer (TCO) is to support the business management in Electrification business area to ensure that all business processes are aligned with ABB trade and customs policies and guidelines, as well as to provide the business colleagues with hands-on guidance in complying with trade related requirements and in pursuing strategic trade objectives. TCO is a single point of contact for export control, sanctions and customs related matters towards our warehouses and relevant authorities. The responsibility covers both daily trade and customs operations as well as development and implementation of trade related initiatives supporting the business. The mission of the Product Classification Engineer (PCE) is to perform classification, including proper documentation, of all products and spare parts in the unit according to the customs classification EU regulation as well as to perform classification of all products/spareparts, software and technology in the unit according to the EU dual-use regulation and US commerce control list.
ABB is currently working to implement a world class Trade Compliance organization and many interesting initiatives are now being implemented to improve the work related to this area. This is an interesting role where structured approach and quality-centric mindset are needed. If you enjoy development, support quality approach and are driven by building strong relationships with business, then this is a great opening for you!
This role reports to Planning & Fulfillment Manager and is a part of the ABB trade compliance community led by the Country Trade Compliance Manager.

Your responsibilities
Provide the business managers and organization periodic updates regarding customs, export control & sanction laws/regulations
Inform and educate the business regarding existing written procedures and guidelines for customs and export control compliance requirements
Review, analyze and act on order blocks related to export control and sanctions in Trade system used by ABB (SAP GTS=SAP global Trade System)
Efficient Master Data handling in SAP ECC and SAP GTS together with the Master Data responsible regarding Export Control and Sanctions. Participate in tests and implement changes in the SAP GTS system when required.
Perform Critical Assessment of export businesses in terms of product, country, customer, end-user and end-use restrictions
Initiate the application to the appropriate government agencies for any required export control licenses/authorizations and customs authorizations
Execution of trade reviews/audits and/or conduct “self-audits” of trade compliance. Ensure that trade compliance records are maintained for a period that satisfies legal requirements
With the help of technical product experts, perform customs and export control classification on all products, spare parts, software and technology including proper documentation
Participate in relevant classification trainings as required
Ensure that trade compliance targets are achieved
Live ABB’s core values of safety and integrity, which means taking responsibility for your own actions while caring for your colleagues and the business

Your background
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience is preferable
Good understanding of end-to-end supply chain processes, risk management and logistics
Knowledge of export controls & sanctions is preferable and also knowledge of customs rules and regulations are highly relevant
Knowledge in classification (customs and export control) is highly relevant
Ability and willingness to learn
Manage assignments with limited direct supervision
Sufficient seniority to effectively communicate across all levels of the business
Business mindset, responsiveness, strong sense of ownership, sense of details, self-drive personality and willingness to explore
Team player with good communication skills, capable of communicating in English and Swedish, both verbally and in writing
Helpful, not mandatory; Certified Export Control Manager trained at Exportkontrollföreningen
Helpful, not mandatory: basic technical knowledge of safety products and low voltage products
Helpful, not mandatory: Office 365 and SAP/SAP GTS knowledge

More about us
Bring your very own sense of pride and purpose as you help us drive forward the Fourth Industrial Revolution – creating a sustainable future for our planet, and your career. Join ABB and harness the power of our diverse global network, as you collaborate with and learn from our world-class teams. Above all, challenge yourself every day. Let’s write the future, together.
Recruiting Manager Anna Saros, 46 703 490 011, will answer your questions about the position. Union representatives – Sveriges Ingenjörer: Senad Huijc, +46 21 320 302; Unionen: Johan Lundström, +46 21 320 364; Ledarna: Lenny Larsson, +46 21 328 547. All other questions can be directed to Talent Partner Anna Nordlund, +46 761 420 139.
Apply today and help us change together the course of an entire industry. Please note that interviews will be held on an ongoing basis, last day to apply is however May 18.
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  • Arbetsplats: Västerås, Motorgränd 20 Västerås
  • 1 plats
  • Tills vidare
  • Heltid
  • Fast månads- vecko- eller timlön
  • Publicerat: 29 april 2022
  • Ansök senast: 18 maj 2022


Västerås, Motorgränd 20
Västerås, 72132

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