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Compliance Classification Analyst

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Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Mumbai, MH, IN, 400079

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

Lubrizol Advanced Materials is an essential ingredient in improving lives. Our innovative products enhance the shampoos, lotions and soaps you use; the medicine you take; the sports apparel and shoes you wear; the detergents that keep your whites whiter and your colors from fading; the medical devices that speed your recovery and enhance your comfort; the specialty coatings that make your wood furniture, floors and cabinets more durable, more beautiful and more sustainable; and the plumbing systems in your home that will never corrode, pit or scale.  With such a diverse portfolio, Lubrizol Advanced Materials offers unparalleled career growth opportunities for top-talent To learn more about each of our core businesses, click on the following linksEngineered PolymersPersonal CareHome CareLubrizol LifeSciences


Title:                  Compliance Classification Analyst

Department:     Trade Compliance

Division:           Lubrizol Advanced Materials

Reports to:       Classification Manager

Location:          Vikhroli, Mumbai, India


Summary of the Role:

The Compliance Analyst Classification position is responsible for providing Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) classifications and support to Lubrizol’s supply chain operations on a global basis.  This position coordinates with regional classification resources to ensure Lubrizol has a consistent classification process.  Tariff classification includes raw materials, intermediates, and finished goods.  Classification functions impact compliance with governmental laws and regulations.  The position is responsible for evaluating global Free Trade Agreement (FTA) qualifications based on chemical reaction and blend rules.


Responsibilities / Accountabilities:  

  • Classification of raw materials, intermediates, and finished goods for LZA and LZAM divisions. 
  • Maintains global database of HTS classifications including supporting documentation subject to customs audit. 
  • Audits SAP data and global classifications for consistency  
  • Responds to government agency, customer, and regional inquiries regarding classification defense/support.
  • Monitors SAP and provides timely release of order blocks related to missing commodity code
  • Qualifies materials for FTA participation based on chemical reaction and blend rules
  • Identifies and communicates to the business opportunities for cost savings related to tariff engineering
  • Obtain Customs’ rulings as necessary
  • Project support as required from Classification Manager


Requirements (education, experience, competencies and specific job requirements):

  • Bachelor’s degree in chemistry or biology from an accredited college or university
  • Demonstrated research, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Experience in SAP
  • Proven written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Self-sufficient and able to execute a variety of priorities simultaneously with minimal supervision 
  • MS office Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects or activities
  • Communication, verbal and written
  • Ability to interpret and apply multiple regulatory agency requirements
  • Collaboration


  • HTS Classification including the ability to apply General Rules of Interpretation (GRIs), research and interpret Customs rulings for determining the proper classification for chemicals
  • Lubrizol chemistry background
  • SAP GTS experience

Success Competencies:

  • Collaboration
  • Communication Effectively
  • Acts with Integrity
  • Delivers Results

About Us : Lubrizol Advanced Materials India Private Limited (LZAM) is part of The Lubrizol Corporation a Berkshire Hathaway company, an innovative specialty chemical company that produces and supplies technologies to customers in the global transportation, industrial and consumer markets.

LZAM South Asia is having diverse business segments and plants in India and is responsible for business development of ingredients and additives for personal care products and pharmaceuticals; specialty materials, including plastics technology and performance coatings in the form of specialty resins and additives. Lubrizol’s industry-leading technologies in additives, ingredients and compounds enhance the quality, performance and value of customers’ products, while reducing their environmental impact.


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.


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