Senior Analyst, Global Trade Compliance

DanaherDeer Park, IllinoisPart TimeHybrid

Leica Biosystems’ mission of “Advancing Cancer Diagnostics, Improving Lives” is at the heart of our corporate culture. We’re a global leader in cancer diagnostics with the most comprehensive portfolio from biopsy to diagnosis. Our easy-to-use and consistently reliable offerings help improve workflow efficiency and diagnostic confidence. Our associates know that every moment matters when it comes to cancer diagnostics. When you come to work, you’re helping develop solutions that enable accurate diagnoses to turn anxiety into answers. Join our diverse, global team of talented people, and be inspired to grow every day.

Leica Biosystems is proud to work alongside a community of six fellow Diagnostics Companies at Danaher. Together, we’re working at the pace of change to improve patient lives with diagnostic tools that address the world’s biggest health challenges. 

The Senior Analyst, Global Trade Compliance for Leica Biosystems is responsible for ensuring trade master data and associated records required for the Global Trade Compliance program to be effective and audit-ready in all global locations are correctly defined, documented and made available to all stakeholders. This includes classification of goods/data/services to tariff schedules and export control classification regimes in all relevant global locations and calculation of Country of Origin for goods.

This position is part of Global Trade Compliance located in Deer Park, IL and will be hybrid. At Leica Biosystems, our vision is to advance cancer diagnostics and improve lives.

You will be a part of the Global Trade Compliance Team and report to the Director, Global Trade Compliance responsible for enhancing the LBS global trade compliance program, executing tactical trade compliance operations to support the rapidly expanding global business. If you thrive in a global, critical role and want to work to build a world-class Global Trade Compliance organization—read on.


In this role, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain the global classification (according to all applicable tariff schedules and export control classification regimes) and country of origin programs across all Business Units and Selling Units, whilst supporting with classification as it applies to Sanctions regimes and requirements

  • Maintain databases for classification and country of origin in line with stakeholder requirements and work with key stakeholders to maintain audit-ready records across all entities, including where this requires contact with third parties to obtain records for classification or Supplier Declarations for country of origin

  • Work in conjunction with Danaher and Diagnostics Platform Trade Compliance SMEs to complete Annual Tariff Shifts

  • Support reporting and analysis of Global Trade Compliance data for local, global and Danaher and Diagnostics Platform reporting and analysis

  • Support with the maintenance of trade metrics, internal self-audits (Self-Testing) & processes to ensure adherence to customs & import/export requirements

  • Assist with trade compliance audits and government inquiries/responses, providing direct communication to authorities where directed


The essential requirements of the job include:

  • BS or BA degree in international trade, supply chain logistics, or related field

  • 3+ years of direct trade compliance experience in a multinational organization

  • Expert in classification to tariff schedules (HTS/TARIC/Tariff Code) and export control classification regimes

  • Knowledge of global import/customs regulations, export control regulations, embargoes and sanctions (principally the US, UK, EU, China and Australia)

  • Understanding of the principles of Trade Compliance (customs valuation, incoterms, license and permits, country of origin, HTS classifications, duty optimization / Free Trade Agreements, export controls and sanctions etc.)


It would be a plus if you also possess previous experience in:

  • Proficient in ERP and MS Office (i.e. Excel, PowerPoint and Word)

  • Proven ability to build rapport at all levels within the organization

  • Willing to travel internationally up to 15% of time


Based at Deer Park, IL

At Leica Biosystems we believe in designing a better, more sustainable workforce. We recognize the benefits of flexible, hybrid working arrangements for eligible roles and are committed to providing enriching careers, no matter the work arrangement. This position is eligible for a hybrid work arrangement in which you can work part-time at the Company location identified above and part-time remotely from your home. Additional information about this hybrid work arrangement will be provided by your interview team. Explore the flexibility and challenge that working for Leica Biosystems can provide.

This job is also eligible for bonus/incentive pay.

We offer comprehensive package of benefits including paid time off, medical/dental/vision insurance and 401(k) to eligible employees.

Note: No amount of pay is considered to be wages or compensation until such amount is earned, vested, and determinable. The amount and availability of any bonus, commission, benefits, or any other form of compensation and benefits that are allocable to a particular employee remains in the Company's sole discretion unless and until paid and may be modified at the Company’s sole discretion, consistent with the law.

When you join us, you’ll also be joining Danaher’s global organization, where 80,000 people wake up every day determined to help our customers win. As an associate, you’ll try new things, work hard, and advance your skills with guidance from dedicated leaders, all with the support of powerful Danaher Business System tools and the stability of a tested organization.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are committed to equal opportunity regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. We value diversity and the existence of similarities and differences, both visible and not, found in our workforce, workplace and throughout the markets we serve.  Our associates, customers and shareholders contribute unique and different perspectives as a result of these diverse attributes.

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