Junior Analyst Customs and Trade Compliance

at Abbott in Lake Forest, Illinois, United States

Job Description

Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 115,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.

About Abbott

Abbott is a global healthcare leader, creating breakthrough science to improve people’s health. We’re always looking towards the future, anticipating changes in medical science and technology.

Working at Abbott

At Abbott, you can do work that matters, grow, and learn, care for yourself and family, be your true self and live a full life. You’ll also have access to:

+ Career development with an international company where you can grow the career you dream of .

+ Free medical coverage for employees* via the Health Investment Plan (HIP) PPO

+ An excellent retirement savings plan with high employer contribution

+ Tuition reimbursement, the Freedom 2 Save ( student debt program and FreeU ( education benefit- an affordable and convenient path to getting a bachelor’s degree.

+ A company recognized as a great place to work in dozens of countries around the world and named one of the most admired companies in the world by Fortune.

+ A company that is recognized as one of the best big companies to work for as well as a best place to work for diversity, working mothers, female executives, and scientists.


The Jr. Analyst’s primary responsibility is to conduct audits/assessments of Abbott’s sites to evaluate compliance with relevant government and corporate policies/procedures; formulate recommendations for improvement in operating performance and controls, ensuring that proper and timely corrective actions are implemented. In addition, the Jr. Analyst will analyze import/export data and trends to identify areas of potential risk for the corporation; and establish/strengthen internal control requirements. The Jr. Analyst will also be the owner of the data related to classifications, COO, FTA, and licensing.

Must have ability to work efficiently, while possessing excellent organizational and planning skills and the capacity to simultaneously handle a variety of complex matters under the pressures of a deadline.

What You’ll Do

+ Responsible for compliance with applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies and procedures.

+ Conduct effective and timely transactional review/audit of all import/export records. Includes researching and documenting value, delivery, broker accuracy for US imports and/or ensuring export filings include correct POE, value, an other export related requirements.

+ Applies basic working knowledge of import/export regulations and requirements to support business needs.

+ Ensure timely and accurate response to Broker Requests for Information and follow-up to ensure resolution.

+ Assist site trade manager and trade team in completing HTSUS and/or ECCN classifications and addressing import and export compliance issues related to 19 CFR and 15 CFR. Includes researching product information and applying the correct HTSUS, ECCN and country of origin.

+ Interface with related functional areas (logistics, finance, purchasing, materials management, etc.) on customs matters.

+ Conduct effective and timely transactional review/audit of all import/export records. Elevate issues requiring correction to Corporate C&TC

+ Provide analytical support to general import/export-related projects as needed.

+ Maintain and update site Item Master Log; work with site/division regulatory to ensure accuracy and completeness of FDA product codes and affirmation of compliance codes.

+ Personally educate self on latest Customs, FDA, and other government agency import regulations

+ Operates with general direction and supervision from the Supervisor/Manager or Senior Analyst.

+ This position handles day-to-day issues and core job responsibilities independently and involves the Supervisor/Manager when needed.

+ This employee must have the ability to analyze data and identify compliance risks and opportunities that may impact the divisional financial objectives.

+ The Junior Analyst will be privy to highly confidential financial information and must work within the scope of attorney/consultant and client privilege, where deemed appropriate

Minimum Qualifications

+ Bachelors degree: Business, Logistics or other related field

+ Minimum 1-3 years experience in import/export operations, transportation, international business, or other related field.

+ Sound analytical abilities and acute attention to detail required.

+ Effective communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills are absolutely critical for this position

Preferred Qualifications

+ Prior global logistics experience in the freight forwarding area is a plus

+ Strong interpersonal and problem-solving skills.

+ Import or export experience

+ Computer skills, knowledge of Excel.

+ Ability to balance multiple priorities simultaneously and manage time appropriately and independently

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  • Participants who complete a short wellness assessment qualify for FREE coverage in our HIP PPO medical plan. Free coverage applies in the next calendar year.

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Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that can help you build your future and live your best life. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.

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The base pay for this position is $51,300.00 – $102,700.00. In specific locations, the pay range may vary from the range posted.

An Equal Opportunity Employer

Abbot welcomes and encourages diversity in our workforce.

We provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities.

To request accommodation, please call 224-667-4913 or email

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Job Posting: JC248481468

Posted On: Sep 25, 2023

Updated On: Nov 15, 2023

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