Trade Compliance Specialist - Import

Date: Mar 19, 2024

Location: US-NY-Rochester, New York, US

Company: Bausch + Lomb

Bausch + Lomb (NYSE/TSX: BLCO) is a leading global eye health company dedicated to protecting and enhancing the gift of sight for millions of people around the world—from the moment of birth through every phase of life. Our mission is simple, yet powerful: helping you see better, to live better. 

Our comprehensive portfolio of over 400 products is fully integrated and built to serve our customers across the full spectrum of their eye health needs throughout their lives. Our iconic brand is built on the deep trust and loyalty of our customers established over our 170-year history. We have a significant global research, development, manufacturing, and commercial footprint of approximately 13,000 employees and a presence in approximately 100 countries, extending our reach to billions of potential customers across the globe. We have long been associated with many of the most significant advances in eye health, and we believe we are well positioned to continue leading the advancement of eye health in the future. 


Position summary:
The Trade Compliance Specialist - Import provides administrative and operational support to Bausch & Lomb’s Global Trade Compliance program to include compliance with US Customs Regulations, applicable Partner Government Agency (PGA) regulations,  Free Trade Agreements (FTA), and Supply Chain Security.


Key responsibilities:
•  Monitor import entries, provide clearance details, and respond to broker requests for information
•  Monitor import brokerage related emails, sort, categorize and escalate accordingly.
•  Review and draft departmental procedures for management review, organize files, maintain historical data archives.
•  Update stakeholders on clearance status and potential delays
•  Maintain and update parts databases
•  Run and review reports in ACE and proprietary broker systems.
•  Conduct internal compliance audits 
•  Support the Company’s C-TPAT certification
•  Support the Company’s C-TPAT Trade Compliance (ISA) program
•  Support the implementation of global trade content software
•  Work with cross functional teams to review and communicate trade compliance requirements and provide guidance as a subject matter expert when requested
•  Review and process PMS, brokerage billing and PO/GL code assignment


Qualifications and experience:
•  Bachelor’s degree or Associate’s degree with equivalent business experience
•  3 + years in import compliance related job responsibilities
•  Demonstrated knowledge of US Customs and FDA import regulations
•  Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work with others in a positive and effective manner in a global organization.
•  Ability to critically review product information and assess application of regulatory framework to products.
•  Ability to follow managerial directives and collaborate within a team to meet departmental goals.
•  Self-starter with the ability to work independently on multiple tasks to meet or exceed deadlines, prioritize, and maintain flexibility in fast-paced, changing environment. 




This position may be available in the following location(s): US - Rochester, NY (GEHC)

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.


As required by New York State's pay transparency bill, Bausch + Lomb provides a good faith minimum and maximum salary range of compensation for roles that can or will be performed, in New York State.  Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, and specific office location.  For New York State, the range of starting annual base pay for this role is $56,000 - $86,000.

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