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Classification Senior Analyst

Job Description

Job: Manufacturing & Operations
Primary Location: Mexico-Baja California-Mexicali-Mexico-Mexicali
Schedule: Full-time
Requisition ID: 201017


Company Description:

Who is Intuitive Surgical? The numbers tell an amazing story. Learn more about our company.

Joining Intuitive Surgical means joining a team dedicated to using technology to benefit patients by improving surgical efficacy and decreasing surgical invasiveness, with patient safety as our highest priority.



  • Provide day-to-day operational classification support for upcoming shipments

  • Responsible for ensuring resolution of various inquiries and requests from service providers (e.g. Brokers, Freight Forwarders, etc.) and clients, to resolve global issues associated with HTS and ECCN classification

  • Assist with researching of Customs and Partner Government Agencies (PGA) regulations

  • Assist with Trade data (HTS and ECCN) management in ERP system

  • Assist with drafting analysis and memorandums of COE HTS classifications

  • Global classification alignment audits

  • Assist with manage and tracking of multiple ongoing assignments

  • Validate tariff codes and qualification criteria for purchased parts and updates ERP system to support Free Trade Agreement (FTA) requirements

  • Validate ECCN for purchased parts and other products, including updates in ERP system

  • Interact with other functions to identify improvement opportunities and timely remediation

  • Assist with maintaining Global Classification Product Matrix

  • Assist with creating and updating HTS classification logic maps to ensure classification accuracy and consistency


  • 5+ years of international trade experience, focusing primarily on customs and trade

  • 5+ years of experience in HTS and ECCN classification and program development

  • Detail oriented and highly organized with ability to multi-task, including a demonstrated ability to drive decision-making in a fast-paced environment with on-demand requests

  • Demonstrated ability to deliver novel and practical solutions to solve complex Customs and regulatory issues

  • Global Classification Experience or familiar with classifying in other countries, strongly preferred

  • Ability to write, speak, and present effectively (English and Spanish)and persuasively at all levels

  • Working knowledge of SAP and experience with databases and enterprise resource planning (“ERP”) global trade automation solutions

  • Licenciatura degree or equivalent; or evidence of exceptional ability and/or experience

  • Customhouse Broker License or equivalent, preferred

  • Some business travel (~10%) may be required