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Product Compliance Officer / Manager (f/m/d) - Export

Mainz, Germany

Edmund Optics® (EO) is a leading manufacturer of optics, imaging, and photonics components supporting numerous markets around the globe, including advanced diagnostics, semiconductor & electronics, machine vision, automation, R&D, and safety & security.

Edmund Optics Europe, a US owned-group consisting of Edmund Optics Germany and Edmund Optics UK, is responsible for sales, marketing, distribution, manufacturing, engineering and application support for a wide product range throughout Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Europe is one of the main growth markets for Edmund Optics globally, leading to a rapidly expanding and developing local team.

To support our efforts within the European Market, Edmund Optics in Mainz is looking for a

Product Compliance Officer / Manager (f/m/d) - Export

This highly skilled and experienced position reports directly to the Director of Corporate Compliance.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for European Export processes and transactions involving tangible as well as intangible goods under consideration of applicable US export implications
  • Specifying, revising and/or creating export compliance related tools, procedures, manuals, training materials, and/or work instructions if necessary
  • Classifying products according to applicable European and US export regulations and ensure compliance throughout the process, from feasibility and quoting to order and delivery
  • Reviewing quotes/orders to ensure that proper classification is assigned
  • Contributing pro-actively to Global Compliance efforts
  • Liaison between Compliance, Product Line Management and Sales
  • Interpreting various local and global regulatory rules and/or rule changes to assess regional impact and support proper communication through corporate policies and procedures
  • Coordinating product evaluation to ensure additional regulatory product compliance


To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Your profile:

  • Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in position related subjects or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 5 years regulatory compliance-related work experience
  • Understanding of high-tech products and industries, e.g. semiconductor, electronics, telecoms etc.
  • Knowledge of German (and ideally US) import/export regulations, experience in additional export or customs regulations is a plus
  • PC literacy in Excel, Word, Power Point
  • Excellent organization, analytical, implementation, communication and presentation skills
  • Business fluent in German and English

What we offer:

A versatile and challenging position alongside a highly competitive employment package within our dynamic and successful corporation in a growing and future-proof industry. You will have the opportunity to work with highly motivated, self-driven and open-minded colleagues with a great team spirit, and can expect a high level of responsibility and strong impact in an entrepreneurial environment.

Edmund Optics provides a range of employee benefits alongside the salary package including:

  • Company pension scheme
  • Group accident insurance
  • Mobile working opportunity
  • Extensive training and development offer
  • Subsidized gym membership
  • Company events
  • ...and a lot more!

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to nationality, ethnic and social origin, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation or identity and disability.

If you are interested, please send your application to: hr@edmundoptics.de

Contact Information

Agnes Helsper
Edmund Optics GmbH