• 08 Nov 2018 11:49 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    ELTA North America
    8955 Henkels Lane Suite 508
    Annapolis Junction, MD 21042

    TO APPLY: https://easyapply.co/a/c659248f-6da3-4598-950d-3aed8c9d4b40

    Job Title: Trade Compliance Officer

    General Job Description:
    ELTA North America (ELTA NA) is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and support of innovative electronic systems for the United States government. ELTA NA has received widespread recognition for its exceptional workplace culture, including the Top Workplaces Award from the Baltimore Sun. ELTA NA is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Compliance Officer.

    Summary:  The Compliance Officer will provide strategic leadership for the trade compliance program. This role will report to senior management on compliance program status. The Compliance Officer will manage all trade compliance matters, provide oversight on all company activities that relate to any controlled equipment or technology, work closely with business units to ensure internal controls are met, and provide training tailored to the level of interaction with export regulations. The Compliance Officer will identify risk areas and implement or improve policies and training to ensure robust compliance.

    ELTA – NA is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

    Candidates must document US citizenship as required to obtain a secret clearance.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Advise the business on all aspects of ITAR and EAR export licensing policies, regulations, guidelines, and practices.
    • Apprise the business of changes in regulations and the potential impact on the business.
    • Guide and assist the business with licensing strategy, planning and execution.
    • Serve as The Empowered Official under 22 CFR 120.25.
    • Submit and track export license and agreement applications and other submissions (general correspondence, advisory opinions, commodity jurisdiction requests, etc.) to the appropriate U. S. Government agencies using D-Trade and SNAP-R.
    • Manage communications to/from DDTC and BIS with respect to prospective, pending, or existing export licenses and other authorizations.
    • Download approved licenses and discuss Provisos/Conditions with the appropriate business stakeholder.
    • Create a Compliance Plan for each license and obtain signatures confirming stakeholder responsibility to manage the license.
    • Maintain in-depth knowledge and expertise in the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) (15 CFR 730-774) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) (22 CFR 120-130) particularly Categories XI and XII.
    • Track and decrement all temporary repair/replacement exports/imports.
    • Update all licensing logs.
    • Screen all third parties to include suppliers, vendors, consignees and freight forwarders against all denied parties lists using Visual Compliance.
    • Ensure adherence to all ITAR and EAR recordkeeping requirements.
    • Conduct regular internal audits relative to all current authorizations to ensure coverage.
    • Establish and maintain good working relationships with licensing officers at the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) and Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS).
    • Support ELTA North America enterprise initiatives to execute, sustain and enhance the company’s International Trade Compliance program.
    • Participate in cross-functional teams on development, implementation and maintenance of ELTA North America ITC requirements, policies, procedures and standard work, with a focus on export compliance.
    • Participate in planning, organizing and delivering ELTA North America ITC training initiatives.

    Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree or combination of education and experience
    • The incumbent in this position must have a minimum of 7-10 years of export licensing and compliance experience in private industry or at a government agency
    • Expert knowledge of U. S. export control regulations and export licensing policies and practices, with focus on defense trade controls under the ITAR and military/dual-use controls under the EAR
    • Full understanding of U. S. government agencies responsibilities in the export licensing review process and their interrelationships
    • Strong organizational, project planning, and work management skills with a process efficiency orientation
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    • Ability to communicate effectively with senior management at all levels and with U.S. government officials
    • Demonstrated leadership competencies and ability to work proactively across groups and functions
    • Proficiency in IT applications, with knowledge of D-Trade and SNAP-R
    • Must qualify as Empowered Official according to 22 CFR 120.25.
    • Travel: 10 to 20% domestic and international.


  • 25 Oct 2018 4:49 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    NORDAM
    6910 N. Whirlpool Drive
    Tulsa, OK 74117

    TO APPLY:  mailto:lthornton@nordam.com

    Job Title: Compliance Analyst Senior

    General Job Description:
    Applies extensive knowledge of principles, theories, concepts and industry practices to all aspects of the Company’s Global export/import compliance program. Provides expertise to management and may represent the Company to customer, outside business or regulatory personnel in matters relating to import/export compliance.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Develops solutions to a variety of complex and unusual problems that require independent judgment and ingenuity to modify procedures standards related to the export/import compliance program. Work is accomplished under general direction and completed work is reviewed for results.

    Assists in all aspects of company’s export/import compliance program on a world-wide basis. Support ongoing development, implementation, and administration of global export/import compliance programs, including the development and implementation of policies and procedures, business processes, reporting requirements, recordkeeping, and training.

    Interprets and applies internal, customer and regulatory compliance policy related to import/export. Participates in trade organizations and ongoing education to stay apprised of changing regulatory affairs that affect export/imports. Conducts outreach efforts with supplier and service providers to insure compliance requirements are flowed down.

    Directs internal stakeholders and suppliers to identify aspects of internally developed and third party products that subject the product to potential regulatory controls. Prepares commodity classification requests, jurisdiction determinations, license applications, TAA, etc. Obtains and manages U.S. product ECCNs, USML Category listing, Country of Origin, and Schedule B/HTS codes.

    Works with HR, Engineering, Purchasing, Contracts, IT, and Legal to ensure compliance with deemed export control laws. Works with Sales and Operations in US to conduct export control screening for all company orders. Conducts periodic internal monitoring to ensure compliance.

    Partners with the Operations and Logistics groups to maintain export/import screening at all direct distribution points worldwide; ensures all products’ Bill of Materials are properly classified prior to export and obtains applicable approvals from regulatory agency(ies) where required.

    This position may provide administrative and technical leadership over other Stakeholders in the department. Perform other duties as required. These duties may include assignments in job classifications other than the primary assignment.
    Job Qualifications: Bachelor's level degree in Business, Government Affairs, International Affairs, Management or another appropriate discipline from a four-year college or university and five (5) plus years related experience in U.S. import/export compliance, or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience with SAP based systems is preferred. Experience may be substituted for the formal education and training requirements in this section at the discretion of management.

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics:

    • Communicate effectively using electronic media and in written and verbal forms.
    • Excellent communication and diplomacy skills required.
    • In depth knowledge of U.S. Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR).
    • Implement and maintain export screening controls for order processing systems.
    • Must be able to conduct compliance training and education.
    • Ability to make critical decisions and enforce compliance in high pressure situations.
    • Prior aerospace experience required.
    • Must be a U.S. Citizen.
    • Must be able to arrive at work on time, work on-site, and attend regularly.
    • Must be able to read and write the English language, perform basic mathematical calculations and learn to interpret and comprehend company policies, procedures, safety instructions, and other like documents used in an aerospace manufacturing environment.
    • Competent in the use of standard software applications such as Microsoft Word and Excel and operate standard office equipment.
    • Make telephone and direct personal contact with internal and external personnel and make formal presentations to small or large groups.
    • May perform work of lesser skilled employees.


    While performing the duties of this job, the Stakeholder is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk and hear. The Stakeholder frequently is required to move from one place to another and reach with hands and arms. The Stakeholder must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus. Must be able to travel between facilities and internationally up to 25% on a regular basis. Must be able to work in excess of eight (8) hours per day and five (5) days per week, if required. NRD: Must be able to ascend and descend stairs.

    While performing the duties of this job, the Stakeholder is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, and outside weather conditions. The noise level in the work environment is usually
    loud.

    Able to work as a team member, highly organized, work well under stress and handle multiple priorities. Must possess interpersonal and communication skills to interact with other people inside and outside the company.

  • 19 Oct 2018 3:30 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    United Technologies Aerospace Systems
    One Hamilton Road
    Windsor Locks, CT 06096

    TO APPLY:  mailto:Timothy.Mclaughlin@utas.utc.com 

    Job Title: Manager, International Trade Compliance


    General Job Description:

    • Work closely with other UTC organizations to mentor and train Authorization Owners and Coordinators within UTAS's strategic business units, to ensure best practices and authorization systems are deployed across the enterprise.
    • Review Department of State and Department of Commerce License and Agreement applications on behalf of UTAS's ITC organization and ensure submissions are in accordance with UTAS and UTC policies and industry best practices.
    • Create and maintain standard work. Provide leadership to SBU's in all matters that pertain to authorizations and perform audits as required.

    Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's Degree in a related field.
    • 6+ years experience with at least 3 to 4 years working with International Trade Compliance matters.
    • Substantial experience with the ITAR & EAR.

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics:

    • Strong understanding of US Export Regulations
    • ITAR/EAR/OFAC.
    • Ability to manage and track multiple project and drive actions to closure.
    • Ability to collaborate and work on cross functional teams.
    • Ability to work in a complex, fast moving environment with multiple international partners and foreign nationals.
    • Experience with SharePoint, SAP, OCR, MK Denial is a plus.
    • ITC certifications and Aerospace experience is preferred.


  • 15 Oct 2018 9:05 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Export Solutions, Inc.
    13900 County Road 455
    Suite 107, #117
    Clermont, FL 34711

    TO APPLY:  mailto:EmmalieA@ExportSolutionsInc.com

    Job Title: Trade Compliance Manager

    General Job Description:
    Are you a trade compliance expert who can manage a broad range of responsibilities in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment? We are looking for “boots-on-the-ground” support to help our client maintain its compliance footing. As the Trade Compliance Manager, you will serve as the “go-to” resource for all things import and export – interacting with employees at all levels of the organization, while working both independently and with other members of the Legal, Contracts, Finance and Sales teams. This is a full-time, contract position located in San Jose, California for an initial term of six months.

    This position will report to the General Manager of our client’s San Jose, CA facility and the Export Solutions Vice President of Operations.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for remaining knowledgeable of and applying a wide variety of U. S. Import and Export regulations, (i.e. Export Administration Regulations, International Traffic in Arms, U.S. Customs, Food and Drug Administration).
    • Perform Restricted Party Screening as required for all export and import related activities, (i.e. International Travel Authorizations, Visitor Requests, Teleconferences, etc.), and participate in the review of such transactions within the organization.
    • Participate in product jurisdiction and classifications reviews for all products.
    • Responsible for the preparation of license applications, (i.e. EAR and/or ITAR), to include obtaining all pertinent supporting documentation to justify application.
    • Ensure export licenses authorizations, technical data transfer logs and other export records are maintained and organized in accordance with U.S. export regulations.
    • Monitor the preparation of all export shipment and invoicing documentation, as well as reviewing the transmission of such export information via the Automated Export System (AES) and UPS Worldship and/or Federal Express Ship Manager software, or to a specified designated freight forwarder
    • Resolve any AES issue/issues that may result internally or with freight forwarders in a timely manner.
    • Responsible for the preparation of all import clearance checklists for the Customs Broker, to include a review of product jurisdiction/classifications, duty rates, applicability of duty-free entry, valuation issues, country of origin, NAFTA and other Free Trade Agreement issues of imported commodities.
    • Provide guidance to and coordinate Imports with all functional areas including Supply Chain, Program Management, Transportation and Logistics, Security, etc.
    • Monitor import shipments for vendor invoicing/billing accuracy. Communicate all errors; research and communicate variances according to compliance guidelines to responsible parties both internally and externally.
    • Maintain and administer Certificates of Origin pertaining to special trade programs, or other governmental agency certificates, (i.e. Food & Drug Administration and Federal Communications Commission), as they pertain to all products being imported from overseas suppliers.
    • Responsible for monitoring product jurisdictions, classifications, Country of Origin, Harmonized Tariff and Schedule B codes in Item Master and providing corrections to these in a timely manner.
    • Oversee activities with U.S. Customs Brokers and freight forwarders, including audit and verification of Import/Export documents, such as 7501’s, SLIs, AWBs, Commercial Invoices and Manufacturing Affidavits, and expedite clearance of shipments that have been delayed by U.S. Customs.
    • Coordinate and participate in periodic formal assessments of the division and plant activities to ensure that policies and procedures are properly followed and that all activities and transactions are following the appropriate import/export laws.
    • Assist the Corporate Trade Compliance Manager with the investigation and documentation of any export or import violation.
    • Assist the Corporate Trade Compliance Manager with the resolution of any identified compliance gaps.
    • Assist with miscellaneous projects and reporting requests as needed.
    • Job Qualifications:
    • Minimum three (3) years of Import/Export compliance experience with progressively more complex responsibilities. Prefer experience in EAR/Customs regulations, licensing, and knowledgeable in other international trade compliance areas such as the ITAR, FCPA, Anti-boycott and OFAC.
    • Knowledgeable in SNAP-R, DTRADE, or other licensing applications
    • Associates and/or Bachelor’s Degree, or equivalent experience in export/import field.
    • Maintain ongoing knowledge of all export/import regulations by attending local or national seminars, webinars, or other types of applicable compliance training.
    • General bookkeeping procedures knowledge, including Accounts Receivable.
    • Proficiency in relevant computer applications, including, but not limited to Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, Access.

    TO BE SUCCESSFUL IN THIS ROLE, YOU WILL NEED:

    • A broad range of experience in import/export compliance issues
    • Close attention to detail and accuracy
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • The ability to manage and prioritize multiple tasks
    • The ability to work independently
    • Confidence and experience working with people at all levels of an organization
    • Excellent administrative and organizational skills


  • 12 Oct 2018 11:04 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    Export Solutions Inc.

    13900 County Road 455
    Clermont, FL 34711

    TO APPLY:  https://www.exportsolutionsinc.com/about/jobs/ OR mailto:emmaliea@exportsolutionsinc.com

    Job Title: Trade Compliance Program Manager - Melbourne, FL

    General Job Description:
    We are looking for a talented, results-driven individual who can provide excellent support and assistance for our client’s trade compliance activities. The ideal candidate for this position will be a creative problem solver who is able to work effectively in a dynamic, ever-changing business environment – all while maintaining a positive, “can-do” attitude. This is a full-time position with Export Solutions, Inc. and it is located in Melbourne, Florida. Relocation assistance is available.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Drafting and managing export/import license authorizations and agreements
    • Oversee proviso/condition management and interpretations
    • Evaluating and interpreting US Regulations on import and export transactions
    • Train and Assist facility import export Resource Personnel (IERP) at each business unit on licensing related issues.
    • Conduct internal self-assessments and compliance audits to improve trade compliance activities. This includes quarterly internal audits of export shipment files, as well as the development and implementation of corrective actions.
    • Build strong partnerships with key internal stakeholders; provide training and strategic input to maintain and improve the organization’s trade compliance.
    • Provide expert advice and assistance to the Empowered Official.
    • Assist in the development and implementation of trade compliance processes and procedures.
    • Gather data, prepare and file EAR licenses.
    • Gather data and prepare ITAR licenses for exports/temporary imports and Technical Assistance Agreements (TAAs)/Amendments.
    • Manage all export and temporary import license applications, to include proper decrementing of licenses.
    • Manage all uses of exemptions/exceptions
    • Ensure all regulatory Record Keeping requirements are complied with
    • Attend frequent meetings regarding business operations, program reviews, etc., to ensure compliance with import/export regulations.
    • Support investigations and provide necessary assistance to address any potential or actual violations.
    • As requested, analyze and interpret trade compliance laws and regulations (e.g., ITAR, EAR, OFAC, BATF) and implement industry best practices accordingly.
    • Provide assistance to other colleagues as may be requested to back-fill for others who are out of the office or unavailable.
    • Interface with customs brokers, suppliers and service providers to ensure consistency with defined import/export processes and full compliance for all transactions, including issuance of clearance instructions, monitoring recordkeeping, and internal and external auditing.
    • Maintain country-specific records, Free Trade Agreement (FTA) files, and prepare forms required for global import/export, as applicable.
    • Work with customs broker to resolve questions and provide information as needed for timely Customs clearance; Support in preparation of Post-Entry Adjustments for submission to customs or customs broker
    • Provide support with HTS number classifications for all products within the client’s inventory database as required.

    Job Qualifications:

    • Minimum five (5) years prior experience in a trade compliance role
    • Fundamental knowledge of ITAR, EAR, CBP and other import/export regulations
    • Prior experience with DTrade, SNAP-R and AES Direct / ACE, as well as MS Office
    • This position is subject to the International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR) and the Export Administration Regulations (EAR) which require that candidates be able to document that they are a lawful permanent resident as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or are a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).
    • Final selection is contingent upon the successful completion of a background investigation by the U.S. Department of State.

    Desired Qualifications:
    Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, or the equivalent combination of education and prior experience

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics:

    • The ability to effectively handle time-sensitive, critical issues despite setbacks, obstacles and time constraints
    • Excellent attention to detail, accurate recordkeeping skills
    • Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy
    • Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills
    • Organization: very detail oriented and always comes prepared



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