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Date Added: Wed 14/07/2021

Compliance Engineer-Engineering-Automation-Technology

Hatfield, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Compliance Engineer- Automation / Engineering

Competitive salary, package and excellent development opportunities.

I am currently looking to recruit a Compliance Engineer to join my client based in Hertfordshire.

Vacancy description

I am looking for a Compliance Engineer, to sit within the Projects engineering team in Hertfordshire. As a compliance Engineer you will be working within a team of engineering product specialists to identify and understand relevant and applicable trade compliance requirements for automated equipment / technology including but not limited to commodity codes and tariff in Europe, UK, North America, Japan and Australia and import and export procedures of equipment and/or components.

This role would be perfect for an experienced specialist in import/export of complex automated equipment looking to join a fast-paced, challenging team, with the opportunity to be working on large-scale international projects worldwide with some exciting technologies.

The role will grow into product safety compliance under third party certification, product registration and self-declaration conformity.


Preparation and communication of customs entry instructions to carriers.

Update of commodity code classifications, provide guidance and trade compliance data including all customs entries.

Remain updated on global import and export regulations, policies, and other applicable governmental initiatives, ensuring any changes in regulation are communicated to the wider company.

Assist with the development and implementation of local compliance policies specific to trade compliance, changes due to current and future EU and UK policy changes.

Development of the processes and procedures for our components and equipment.

Assign and verify UK and EU and North America Export Control Classifications and tariff codes.

Provide necessary import/export information to customs brokers and forwarders to ensure appropriate clearance of imports and exports.

Drive continuous improvement, best practices and standardization for trade compliance programs.

Skills/ Experience Required:

Detailed knowledge of global customs, sanctions and export control regulations.

Experience in developing and executing standard processes across an organisation.

Detailed operational knowledge of foreign export laws and regulations, particularly US Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and EU Member States import/export regulations, knowledge of China and Israel regulations a plus.

A passion for trade compliance with significant relevant professional experience in trade compliance.

Detailed operational knowledge of UK, EU and North America regulations relating to import/export compliance and Export Licensing for Dual-Use Goods.

Skills/experience that would be nice to have:

Knowledge of automation industry.

Programme or project management background.

Supply chain and logistic experience.

Remote coordination and support experience.

International working experience.

Application Process

If you have the above skills and wish to be considered for this position or find out more details then please submit your CV.

We will endeavour to contact all applicants however if you do not hear from me within two weeks then unfortunately you have been unsuccessful
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