Trade Compliance Specialist

31 Dec 2018 5:41 PM | Anonymous

Harris Corporation
Address: 800 Lees Dr
Rochester, NY 41606

Job Title: Trade Compliance Specialist


General Job Description: Apply, Job ID CS20181910-28186, Date posted 12/08/2018 - Rochester, NY Job Code – CS20181910-28186

Harris Corporation is a leading technology innovator, solving customers’ toughest mission-critical challenges by providing solutions that connect, inform and protect. Harris supports government and commercial customers in more than 100 countries and has approximately $6 billion in annual revenue. The company is organized into three business segments: Communication Systems, Space and Intelligence Systems and Electronic Systems. Learn more at

Job Description:  The Harris Trade Compliance department is an important piece of the international business segment. As a part of the team, candidates will be consistently working with Harris Sales and Program Management personnel to provide guidance related to the imports and exports of U.S. State Department and U.S. Commerce Department controlled goods. Candidates must be able to work effectively with a cross-functional team to effectively keep Harris in compliance with the regulations while also helping to foster international growth within the business. Senior professional with strong knowledge of ITAR and EAR regulations and broad knowledge of project management. Manages complex projects or processes with general oversight. Communicates within and outside of own function to gain cooperation on operational processes, practices, and procedures. Makes moderate to substantial improvements to systems and processes. Contributes to achievement of departmental goals and operating plans with direct impact on the departmental results.

  • Responsible for the execution of divisional compliance policies (e.g. visitor processing, foreign travel, and restricted parties screening) in accordance with U.S. trade regulations (ITAR and EAR).
  • Responsible for providing compliance guidance to the business population.
  • Responsible for submitting licensing and agreement applications.
  • Responsible for managing U.S. Department of State and U.S. Department of Commerce license recordkeeping requirements
  • Responsible for reviewing import and export documentation and interfacing with freight forwarders on behalf of Harris.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Strong knowledge of ITAR and EAR regulations typically obtained through advanced experience and education. Should be specialist within the trade compliance discipline. May have broad knowledge of project management.
  • Adept with utilizing computer software applications, e.g. Adobe, Web-based applications, MS Excel, MS Word.
  • Willingness to travel if required
  • The ability to effectively coordinate simultaneous activities, and successfully prioritize multiple tasks with good judgment
  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills and the ability to interface with personnel at all levels, both verbally and in writing.
  • Exhibits a high level of integrity and discretion
  • Adept with utilizing computer software applications, e.g. Adobe, Web-based applications, MS Excel, MS Word.

Please be aware that many of our positions require a security clearance, or the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that Harris Corporation may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.
Job Qualifications: Qualifications:

BA/BS or equivalent experience; preferably in one of the following fields: Business, Political Science, International Studies

Minimum 6 years of relevant trade compliance experience

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