Medtronic Trade Compliance Analyst in Heerlen, Netherlands

Trade Compliance Analyst


Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands

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Post Date:

Oct 18, 2016

Trade Compliance Analyst

Location is Heerlen, the Netherlands (Job ID 16000DYY)


At this moment every second, somewhere in the world, two patients are treated with a Medtronic device or therapy. The Medtronic organization in the Netherlands exists out of 1400 enthusiastic professionals. The European Operating Center located in Heerlen houses a team of about 500 professionals in Supply Chain, Warehousing, Value Added Services Logistics, Customer Care, Transport and Master Data Governance. From one the largest Medtronic distribution centers outside US located in Heerlen and other European distribution centers we serve our customers in over 120+ countries in Europe, Central Eastern Europe and Middle East Africa. Next to that the DC in Heerlen acts as a Center of Excellence in our worldwide Supply network.


“The Trade Compliance analyst is part of a team responsible for supporting and controlling the European Trade Compliance activities at Medtronic. The position supports the organization at both a tactical and operational level. This Trade Compliance Analyst is responsible for assisting management in ensuring compliance with applicable company policies and local regulations while ensuring the expeditious flow of international trade. This person will serve as a primary point of contact for internal and external inquiries and audits. Being a team player while having capabilities to lead projects is a key requirement to be successful in this position.

As part of the day-2-day work, the Trade Compliance Analyst focusses on ensuring import and export compliance policies and ensures procedures are followed by the operational teams. Conducting compliance reviews, monitoring import and export activities, conducting data analyses and working in conjunction with our trade and service providers are part of the job content. Working on this, the goal should be to identify and correct compliance gaps and incorporate internal controls to drive/implement best practices.”



•Team player

•Ability to influence others though demonstrated expertise

•Ability to quickly analyze, document, and defend subjective matter

•A natural in stakeholder management

•Experience in a customs environment

•Relevant Bachelor or Masters’ degree

•Strong written, verbal communication skills in Dutch and English

•Strong written, verbal communication skills in German or French is a plus

To be successful in this role, you are used to work in dynamic environment with constant change. Supporting stakeholders to deliver Medtronic products in a compliant way, even under time pressure and given legal restrictions.


Medtronic offers you a professional, international, dynamical and high quality working environment, where personal development is stimulated and personal initiatives are encouraged. Your Development Plan will challenge you to further develop your personal skills and competencies, to build your career within our global organization.


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As a global leader in medical technology, services and solutions, Medtronic improves the health and lives of millions of people each year. We believe our deep clinical, therapeutic and economic expertise can help address the complex challenges - such as rising costs, aging populations and the burden of chronic disease - faced by families and healthcare systems today. But no one can do it alone. That’s why we’re committed to partnering in new ways and developing powerful solutions that deliver better patient outcomes.

Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 85,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Medtronic Eindhoven Design Center and Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 1,500 employees.

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