• Trade Compliance Officer

    Job Locations UK-Gloucestershire-New Mills, Wotton-under-Edge
    Job Reference
    No. of Openings
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    Corporate Services Division
    Job Post Information* : Post End Date
    Job Type
    Permanent Full-Time
  • Overview

    Renishaw is a world leader in inspection probe technology and metrology systems. An opportunity has become available for a Trade Control Officer to join our HQ in Wotton-under-Edge, South Gloucestershire. 


    As Trade Control Officer you will be responsible for understanding, applying, and implementing trade control compliance obligations at a Group level. This will include conducting training, acting as a SME for all aspects of trade control, and undertaking audits as necessary.



    • Support with the development implementation and governance of export and import control process and policy to ensure full alignment with legislation
    • Update and maintain customs tariff information in internal systems to ensure its accuracy
    • First point of contact on all preferential and non-preferential origin queries
    • Maintain accurate records and files containing import and export documents and information that will satisfy the scrutiny of ECJU and HMRC audits
    • Support external audits by HMRC and ECJU
    • Lead our internal import and export control audit Programme
    • Support the relevant business processes to ensure all export control licences are in place and conditions met.
    • Assist in creating and facilitating training programmes to all levels and areas of the business
    • Undertake other duties and tasks that may be allocated that are appropriate to the job

    Key requirements

    • Detailed knowledge of HMRC and ECO related formalities – both imports and exports:
      • Customs Procedure Codes
      • Commodity Codes and tariff classification
      • Inward Processing
      • Export controls
    • Experienced in the development of business policies and process governance within an international business
    • IT Literate and proficient in the use of MS Office suite
    • Able to communicate effectively with all levels of management and functional staff

    Person specification

    • Proven ability to work effectively, both independently and within a team environment
    • Communicator with an ability to resolve issues in a pragmatic way
    • Demonstrable practical, hands-on approach to process and regulatory compliance
    • Demonstrable problem-solving skills and attention to detail


    When you join Renishaw, we're committing to your future career. That's because we believe in developing our people's skills and promoting them internally. We also offer a benefits package that's highly desirable, including a 9% non-contributory pension, discretionary annual bonus and pay reviews, subsidised onsite restaurant, free parking and sports and leisure societies. Of course, we appreciate there’s more to work than the office, so we also offer 25 days holiday, Life Assurance, Permanent Health Insurance scheme subject to application and BUPA Renishaw Health Trust.


    Shortlisted applicants will be invited to attend a face to face interview, which will comprise of technical and behavioural questions. This may include an informal problem-solving task(s) or a presentation. It is our obligation to safeguard applicants and our employees during the recruitment process. This applies to the conduct of the interview itself. All applicants will be asked at screening stage whether or not reasonable adjustments at interview stage are required. It is important appropriate measures are in place to facilitate an effective interview or assessment process.


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