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Philips Trade Compliance Manager in Cambridge, Massachusetts

You are a part of a team that is at the core of ensuring that we meet Philips’ promise to comply with trade and transportation regulations. You will be a key player in securing and optimizing the global goods flow by analysis and supporting compliance within US and international regulations governing the transport of dangerous goods, imports and exports, and supply chain security.

Your role:

  • Create, update, adhere to and enforce safety rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.

  • Primarily focus on compliance for Imports, Exports, Dangerous Goods, and Supply Chain Security including day-to-day tasks for specific shipments/workflows as well as strategic planning to improve processes, programs, and systems for improved compliance and business efficiency.

  • Provide data and reports regarding the performance of compliance functions within the business unit.

  • Review inbound and outbound shipping to ensure import/export compliance, to include export licenses, duty drawback, FDA clearance, harmonized tariff codes, FCC, and other governmental agencies.

  • Implement/maintain local internal control procedures in our quality management system on export control and ensure compliance based on Export Control Laws and Regulations (written communication skills/technical writing skills is a must). This also includes occasionally hosting individual/classroom training sessions on compliance issues.

  • At the direction of the manager/lead take on day-to-day projects of varying scope and manage them through to the finish.

You're the right fit if:

  • You’ve acquired a HSD with 5+ years of experience facilitating the import/export of products with US customs and other government agencies. Advanced degree, preferred.

  • Your skills include being a highly intellectual problem solver, self-motivated, and collaborative team player.

  • Certifications and/or experience in the shipment of dangerous goods using IATA, IMDG, and 49CFR, preferred.

  • Customhouse Broker (CHB) License (aka Licensed Customs Broker [LCB]), preferred.

About Philips

We are a health technology company. We built our entire company around the belief that every human matters, and we won't stop until everybody everywhere has access to the quality healthcare that we all deserve. Do the work of your life to help improve the lives of others.

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If you’re interested in this role and have many, but not all, of the experiences needed, we encourage you to apply. You may still be the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Philips. Learn more about our commitment to diversity and inclusion here ( .

Additional Information

US work authorization is a precondition of employment. The company will not consider candidates who require sponsorship for a work-authorized visa, now or in the future.

How we work at Philips

Our newly adopted hybrid work concept fuses flexibility with collaboration to deliver great outcomes for our people and our customers. We are embracing an approach wherein we spend more time together than apart – which for full-time employees translates to an average of at least 3 days working from the office and up to 2 days from home – for our hybrid roles.​

It is the policy of Philips to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all colleagues and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, pregnancy/childbirth, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability or perceived disability, genetic information, citizenship, veteran or military status or a person’s relationship or association with a protected veteran, including spouses and other family members, marital or domestic partner status, or any other category protected by federal, state and/or local laws.

As an equal opportunity employer, Philips is committed to a diverse workforce. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants that require accommodation in the job application process may contact 888-367-7223, option 5, for assistance.

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