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Country Trade Compliance Officer

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We are looking for a Country Trade Compliance Officer to ensure compliance through supply chain from purchasing millions of products and services in over 200 categories from thousands of suppliers all over the world to further sales to our customers. Our goal is to create a supply base that works as an extended enterprise, creating value through continuous improvement in quality, technology and logistics, while optimizing cost and sustainability.

Your responsibilities 

  • Serve as single point of contact for trade compliance authorities and country management in handling trade compliance relating to Hitachi Energy exports/imports, cross-border shipments, customers or vendors
  • Ensure the creation and maintenance of written trade compliance standards and procedures addressing all applicable export control, sanctions and customs requirements
  • Oversee trade related archiving requirements, ensure that trade compliance records are kept and retrievable, as defined in the relevant instructions and regulations
  • Ensure that all imported and exported products, software and technologies are properly classified for import/export
  • Assisting in classification for special transactions, as needed. Ensure maintenance of classification and audit trail in relevant systems (GTS, DMS and SAP or similar systems)
  • Develop and implement a strategy to monitor, manage and mitigate trade compliance related risks and opportunities
  • Notify Local Business management, Group Trade Compliance and Trade Management and in-house legal counsel of any suspected trade compliance violation.
  • Oversee trade facilitation programs, manage, and administrate authorizations and permits.
  • Implement a trade compliance training program to ensure basic knowledge and awareness across the entire local organization and raise specific expertise where needed
  • Ensure that Trade Compliance targets related to customs duty savings are achieved
  • Provide country and Group Trade Management periodic updates regarding the status of the local trade compliance program
  • Communicate trade compliance updates and promote general awareness of trade compliance in the local organization
  • Maintain Local Trade Compliance page on Hitachi Energy`s intranet (TC SharePoint)
  • Organize regular (at least quarterly) trade compliance trainings for local business stakeholders
  • Living Hitachi energy’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 

  • You hold a bachelor’s degree and have a minimum of 8 years of work experience
  •  SAP knowledge and export control, sanctions compliance
  • Proficient in HS classification, free trade agreements, EU customs law, trade compliance management
  • Great communication skills, presentation experience, will need to train employees on GTM areas of responsibility i.e., correctness of documentation, HS classification etc.
  • Proficiency in English and Swedish are required.

More about us 

Are you ready for an exciting new challenge? Does the above description sound like you? Welcome to apply by 11th of October 2023! Our selection process is continuous, and the position may be closed before the advertisement expires. So, if you are interested – don’t delay, apply today! 
Union representatives - Sveriges Ingenjörer: Elisabeth Gudmundsson +46 107 38 32 19; Ledarna: Christer Fridlund, +46 107 382 912; Unionen: Karin Ulvemark +46 730 700 120.All other questions can be directed to Talent Acquisition Partner Renee Lundgren [email protected]

Basic Info
Location Ludvika, Dalarna County, Sweden
Molndal, Vastra Gotaland County, Sweden
Vaesteras, Vastmanland County, Sweden
Job type Full time
Experience Experienced
Job function Data Analytics | Warehousing & Business Intelligence
Contract Regular
Publication date 2023-09-13
Reference number SE55277856
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Hitachi Energy is a global technology leader that is advancing a sustainable energy future for all. We serve customers in the utility, industry and infrastructure sectors with innovative solutions and services across the value chain. Together with customers and partners, we pioneer technologies and enable the digital transformation required to accelerate the energy transition towards a carbon-neutral future. We are advancing the world’s energy system to become more sustainable, flexible and secure whilst balancing social, environmental and economic value. Hitachi Energy has a proven track record and unparalleled installed base in more than 140 countries. Headquartered in Switzerland, we employ around 40,000 people in 90 countries and generate business volumes of approximately $10 billion USD.