Export Analyst

Date:  Nov 27, 2022
Division:  Plasma Control Technologies (40000002)

San Jose, US

Requisition ID:  6167

The COMET Group is a globally leading Swiss technology firm. For more than 70 years, we have been developing and producing innovative high-tech components and systems based on x-ray and radio frequency technology. Consistently able to take advantage of global trends and developments, we grow continually. COMET Plasma Control Technologies (PCT) is a leading expert in RF power delivery and a global innovation partner of RF related businesses. Our customers are primarily manufacturers in the semiconductor and adjacent industries.



COMET Plasma Control Technologies (PCT) is looking for an Export Analyst to provide support to the Trade Compliance group and assist in the development and on-going administration of Trade Compliance and its automation.  The role will have a focus on export classification, country of origin, valuation, export shipment filing in AES, SAP GTS, and record retention.

The Export Analyst role includes but is not limited to arranging communications and international shipments between Marketing, IT, HR, R&D, Engineering, Purchasing, RMA, the Sales group, its customers, and export shipment processing in SAP. You will work both independently and on teams within Comet.


Responsibilities Include:

  • Execute transaction related Know Your Customer activities.
  • Maintenance and up-keep of databases and spreadsheets to ensure that a full and accurate audit trail is available for use by authorities when required.
  • Develop and manage standard supplier/carrier performance metrics and ongoing evaluation process utilizing a standard scorecard and quarterly business reviews.
  • Monitor, record, analyze and report on activities, trends, results, and recommendations relating to export activities or specific supply chain-based performance measurement systems.
  • Establish process ownership, SLAs, and SOPs across internal depts.
  • Provide transactional business unit SAP GTS support including process troubleshooting, license management and sanction party list screening / reviews and complete due-diligence investigations.
  • Simplify reporting with automatic procedures for creating, printing, and submitting declarations to the customs authorities via internationally available EDI systems and other electronic media.


Key Skills and Qualifications:

  • Filing Electronic Export Information (EEI) in Automated Export System (AES).
  • Ability to work independently by applying import and export rules and regulations to daily activities and exercising sound judgment.
  • Positive attitude, excellent judgment, and integrity with the ability to make timely and sound decisions.
  • Provide guidance to brokers, freight forwarders, and internal business stakeholders to ensure compliant and timely execution of import and export filings.
  • Knowledge and application of import and export regulations and compliance including Deemed exports.
  • Ability to effectively write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  
  • Ability to stay focused and prioritize a heavy workload while achieving extraordinary quality.


Desired Experience:

  • 3-5 years of experience in filing Electronic Export Information (EEI) in Automated Export System (AES).
  • Prefer candidates with experience in trade compliance, regulatory, legal, or supply chain, distribution.
  • Experience in creating & maintaining documentation of Export Compliance controls & processes and record keeping.
  • Experience with U.S. Customs and Export regulations and laws ( EAR) and HTS, and Schedule B.
  • Experience with SAP / GTS application highly preferred but may not be required depending on other relevant experience.
  • Proficiency with MS Office products (i.e., Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Empower).
  • Strong preference for candidates with working knowledge of SAP and SAP GTS.


 Education and Certifications:

  • A bachelor’s degree in Trade Compliance, Supply Chain, International Business, Business Administration, or a related field, or relevant work experience in lieu of 4-year degree preferred.
  • Certified Export Specialist (CES) preferred.
  • Specialized courses/certifications pertaining to domestic/international shipping are helpful.


Physical Demands:

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or touch objects or controls; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach above shoulders; and stoop, kneel, crouch, and lift to 30lbs.


Work Environment:

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee works in an office environment with average office conditions and average office noise level.


Why join us?

  • Collaborate with diverse international colleagues from all over the world for a successful listed multinational company headquartered in Switzerland
  • Take on inspiring projects in a highly dynamic environment and thriving industry, which is growing globally in emerging and mature markets
  • Attractive training and career opportunities in our global locations, as well as flexible work arrangements



Comet Technologies USA Inc. offers an excellent and competitive compensation package; an excellent work environment; and a comprehensive benefit program (including medical, dental and vision care benefits), tuition reimbursement, a 401(k) plan, vacation and paid sick days.


Apply via https://www.comet-group.com/careers/open-positions


Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto