Senior Trade Compliance Analyst in Portage, MI at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 11/5/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Senior Trade Compliance Analyst -- to be based in Kalamazoo, Michigan -- will provide direction to Stryker’s internal business units to ensure achievement of goals and objectives through consistent oversight of all goods imported and exported on Stryker’s behalf. This individual will:

  • Act as first point of contact between Customs (Revenue) and Stryker.
  • Interact with divisional and corporate stakeholders to gather information related to our products and shipments including all data required for Customs release and export compliance.
  • Ensure legal compliance and provides import/export administration and control within government rules and regulations, including appropriate licensing for shipments as well as denied party screening.
  • Be responsible for movement of shipments that fall outside normal supply chain, i.e., R&D, Marketing, etc.
  • Partner with international supplier/vendors, 3PL, transportation and custom brokerage providers for Stryker to facilitate shipment release.
  • Work cross functionally with legal, regulatory, finance, quality, IT, R&D, and operations teams to achieve Stryker’s mission, vision and objectives.
  • Execute Stryker’s Global Trade compliance vision, metrics and achievements to all employees as well as senior staff on a regular basis.  Communication may include: business planning, business review, highlights, weekly meetings, etc.


  • Minimum 1-3 years' experience in an international trade related area.  
  • Project management experience. 
  • Commitment to excellence and high standards.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Proven leadership and business acumen skills.
  • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to deal effectively with a diversity of individuals at all organizational levels.
  • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Must be able to communicate with large groups of people.

Education and Special Trainings:

  • Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred.
  • Licensed customs broker preferred.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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