Customs Compliance Specialist at Fisher Canada


Fisher Canada

Company: Fisher Canada
Job role: Customs Compliance Specialist
Location: Ottawa, ON
Job Id: R-01218347
Job Type: Full time
Category: Corporate
Remote: Fully Remote

Position Summary:

Support the new Third party (Encompass) program for Fisher Canada by coordinating and reviewing new items for customs. Responsible for ensuring compliance with customs regulations.  The role requires a deep understanding of the import regulations, tariff classifications and customs procedures.  The Compliance Specialist will play a crucial role in minimizing risks, optimizing customs processes, and ensuring legal compliance for Thermo Fisher Scientific.

In addition, support the Third-Party Manager with daily requests and program development.


Key Responsibilities:  

  • Staying up-to-date with customs laws, regulations and procedures to ensure compliance.
  • Determine the correct tariff classification for imported goods by researching and interpreting tariff schedules, customs rulings, GIR (General Interpretive Rules), explanatory notes, D-memorandum, and trade agreements.
  • Maintain new classification database (RTB).
  • Apply PGA (Participating Government Agencies) coding to all new Third-Party products.
  • Ensure compliance with all third-Party Suppliers regarding Incoterms and other pertinent customs related information.
  • Maintain country of origin in Fisher Master File.
  • Conduct weekly, monthly, and quarterly audits.
  • Manage PIP (Partners in Protection) process for all suppliers.
  • Collaboration with Canadian Customs team and other cross-functional teams to optimize the trade compliance program.
  • Identify potential risks and mitigate them through effective customs procedures and documentation.
  • Conduct risk assessments to identify areas of vulnerability and create internal customs audits as required.


Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 2 years Customs Administration diploma from a Community College preferred.
  • 3-5 years’ experience in a Customs Related field preferred.
  • Certified Customs Specialist (CCS) is preferred.
  • Certified Trade Compliance Specialist (CTCS) Designation is an asset.
  • In-depth knowledge of customs regulations, import procedures, and tariff classification.
  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail to ensure accurate customs declarations.
  • Excellent communications and interpersonal skills to collaborate with internal teams and external stakeholders.
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing regulations and work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Teams, Excel, Outlook, Word, Powerpoint)

To apply for this job please visit

About the author

Author: Jobs Admin

If you would like to post an available job opening please send a description of the job requirements along with contact details of the recruiter/employer to

disqus comments