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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Global Customs Compliance Specialist in Reynosa, Mexico

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Job Description

The Global Customs Compliance Specialist is an expert in international trade regulations and customs compliance and aid BD Reynosa with trade activities to import and export shipments.

The Regular Activities for the position are:

  • Interpret, analyze, and summarize Import-Export (IE) compliance requirements and Free Trade Agreements applicable to BD Reynosa.

  • NAFTA/USMCA qualification of all parts produced by BD Reynosa to avoid excessive duty payments.

  • Free Trade Agreement analysis to affect the elimination and/or reduction in import duties on transactions.

  • Issue proper certifications where goods are Free Trade Agreement (FTA) qualified.

  • Interact with Engineering and Supply Chain along with external vendors to obtain technical expertise regarding parts and components classifications.

  • Harmonized Tariff Classification assignment.

  • Interpret Bill of Materials (BOMs) from JDE and Import-Export (IE) Software.

  • Analyze manufactured bills of materials for Free Trade Agreement (FTA) eligibility.

  • Work with Purchasing regarding Country of Origin for purchased parts and Harmonized Tariff Classification (HTS) classifications for Bill of Materials (BOMs).

  • Analyze all information, determining whether myriad of parts qualify under applicable Free Trade Agreement (FTA) rules.

  • Manage Export Compliance records for active parts, origins and full Harmonized Tariff Classification (HTS) code information.

  • Conduct research of Import-Export (IE) requirements, Harmonized Tariff Classification (HTS) code changes, rules affecting compliance.

  • Counsel and guide Supply Chain to obtain country of origin data, annual vendor NAFTA/USMCA, Bill of Materials (BOMs) and classification descriptions. Work with Purchasing to drive all aspects of compliance documentation and workflow.

  • Develop, document, and maintain appropriate processes and record-keeping of Import-Export (IE) requirements, assisting BD businesses in implementation of consistent processes.

  • Entry Audit.

  • Post Entry submissions and corrections.

  • Working with Buyers to ensure all NAFTA/USMCA certificates are received timely to avoid duty payments at time of entry summary.

  • Keeping an updated database of all NAFTA/USMCA certificates and record of country-of-origin document solicitation.

  • Responsible for quarterly KPI reviews, prioritizing workload.

  • Driving process improvements that streamline processes and increases compliance.

  • Duty studies to evaluate future product strategies and sourcing strategies.

The periodic activities of the GLOBAL CUSTOMS COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST Position are:

  • Reviewing all shipments covered by the yearly value reconciliation process.

  • Validate the CTPAT Security Profile.

The Eventual Activities of the GLOBAL CUSTOMS COMPLIANCE SPECIALIST Position are:

  • Other duties/tasks as assigned.

  • Support Savings Improvements Projects.



  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, International Business, Foreign Trade, Accounting, Logistics, in a related field or equivalent experience.

Knowledge and Training

  • Knowledge of NAFTA/USMCA Understanding of proposed changes from NAFTA to USMCA.

  • Rules of origin and methods for determining eligibility

  • Strong knowledge of the full Microsoft suite of products.


  • Minimum five years of experience in Customs regulatory environment, consulting, or brokerage environment - Import-Export (IE) operations experience.

  • Experience in both how to determine eligibility as well as completing certificates of origin.


  • Bilingual communication skills, both English and Spanish; both verbal and written.

  • Proficient computer skills. High Experience with spreadsheet, presentation, and word processing software.

  • Experience with digital tools and platforms with advance skillset in compiling and analyzing large datasets.

  • Ability to work without direct supervision.

  • Proven analytical, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities.

Primary Work Location

MEX Reynosa

Additional Locations

Work Shift

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.