Tariff Classification Analyst

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Date: Apr 1, 2024

Location: Brecksville, OH, US, 44141 Wickliffe, OH, US, 44092

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Lubrizol Corporation, a Berkshire Hathaway company, is a specialty chemical company whose science delivers sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. Founded in 1928, Lubrizol owns and operates more than 100 manufacturing facilities, sales, and technical offices around the world and has about 8,000 employees. For more information, visit www.Lubrizol.com. 
We value diversity in professional backgrounds and life experiences. By enabling a consistent, unbiased, and transparent recruitment process, Lubrizol seeks to create a positive experience for candidates so we can get to know them at their best. We recognize unique work and life situations and offer flexibility, ensuring our employees feel engaged and fulfilled in every aspect of life.


Join Our Thriving Team at Lubrizol as Tariff Classification Analyst

Unleash Your Potential. At Lubrizol we're transforming the chemical industry and looking for exceptional talent to join us on this journey. If you are ready to join an international company with talent around the world, and want to make a real impact, we want you on our team.


What You'll Do:

As a Tariff Classification Analyst, you'll be at the forefront of our innovation, maintaining our right to operate by ensuring consistent and compliant tariff classifications and engaging in tariff-related trade and manufacturing activities that maintain or improve our competitive advantage. You'll collaborate with a diverse group of passionate individuals to deliver sustainable solutions to advance mobility, improve wellbeing and enhance modern life. This role works closely with internal parties including regional trade compliance, business leadership, Information Technology, and other supply chain departments. This role reports to the Global Process Owner - Classification and may have the opportunity to act as project lead.    


What We’re Looking For:

  • Act as lead for self-audits and internal audits including identifying and implementing corrective action.
  • Assign classifications to raw materials, intermediates, complex research samples, and non-chemical items.  Support other team members with questions and problem-solving regarding classification and associated processes. 
  • Evaluate low-complexity internal and external classification challenges and questions.
  • Perform low-complexity alternative manufacturing request reviews and provide support to the lead for complex reviews.
  • Assign chemistry-based free trade agreement rules in low-complexity situations.
  • Assist and support the lead on authoring customs ruling requests by gathering data, documents, and other information necessary.
  • Evaluate complex Global Trade Services (GTS) system issues and improvements, and lead implementations of new solutions, including new or more complex procured tariff content files, and processes associated with classification metrics.
  • Evaluate and release SAP holds for moderate/high complexity system controls. Assist with the implementation of new SAP GTS controls, including testing, by working with the Global Process Owner, Process Leads, IT and business managers.

Skills That Make a Difference:

  • Minimum of a bachelor’s degree. 
  • Experience in international trade or chemical regulations. 
  • 3+ years of experience in chemistry, tariff classification, compliance, or related field.
  • Able to analyze required information for audits and assess compliance with regulations. Ability to identify issues and root cause.
  • Experience implementing low-complexity solutions and responses to internal and external challenges and questions.
  • Attention to detail with a holistic mindset and strong organizational and project management skills.

  Considered a Plus:

  • Certified Classification Specialist (CCLS) 
  • Customs Broker License


Perks and Rewards That Inspire:

  • Competitive salary with performance-based bonus plans
  • 401k Match plus Age Weighted Defined Contribution
  • Competitive medical, dental and vision offerings
  • Health Savings Account
  • Paid Holidays, Vacation, Parental Leave


Ready for your next career step? Apply today and let's shape the future together!
It’s an exciting time to be part of Lubrizol. Lubrizol is not staying put. We are continually learning and evolving. Our passion delivers our success — not only for Lubrizol but for those who count on us every day: our employees, customers, and communities.
As a diverse, global team, we work together to solve some of the world’s most pressing challenges. We impact everyday lives through science only Lubrizol can deliver, and we never stop pushing to do it better. 
One of the founding principles of The Lubrizol Corporation more than 90 years ago was treating every employee with dignity and respect. That same commitment is only stronger today. More than that, we are committed to providing an environment where every employee can be the best they can be, no matter their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic.  



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