Global Trade Compliance Site Compliance Leader
Position available in multiple states such as: Wilsonville, OR/ Goleta, CA/
Elkridge, MD/ Billerica, MA/ Nashua, NH
The Site Trade Compliance Operations Leader is responsible for leading the
successful implementation of Global Trade Compliance requirements in all site
functional areas (e.g.
contracts, order entry, supply chain, engineering, human resources, shipping) at
assigned facilities. They will serve as the primary global trade compliance
relationship with facility
leadership and operations personnel and must be well rounded in all global trade
compliance disciplines to effectively drive compliance. This role will require
high business acumen, active engagement, and forward-thinking involvement in the
business operations. The Site Trade Compliance Operations leaders will also play
a key role in the strategic planning process and execution of day-to-day
activities at the facility level. The ability to proactively identify risks and
compliance challenges that may arise and to develop and monitor metrics and Key
Performance Indicators to monitor the overall health of trade activities at the
sites will be critical. This unique partnership with COMPANY’S operations is
part of COMPANY’S strategic plan to make compliance in our operations a
strategic advantage as compared to our competitors.
Site Trade Compliance Operations Leaders will be responsible for
implementation of site level compliance operations, standard practices, and
training programs that align to corporate GTC program requirements, published
policy documentation, and applicable regulations, in coordination with corporate
GTC staff, local site functional leadership and operations teams.
Site Trade Compliance Operations leaders will be responsible to ensure that site
level activities are compliant with policy & regulation and will provide
daily operational guidance and internal customer support as necessary to
facilitate compliant business transactions. They will also be called upon to
support corporate initiatives and
projects and will routinely communicate with corporate GTC leadership to ensure
effective program execution at sites as required. They may also be required to
participate in trade audit preparation activities and work with other site leads
to drive consistency, where possible, in operating procedures.
Site Trade Compliance Operations leaders will have demonstrated hands-on ITAR
experience and will act as Empowered Officials in the United States or as
designated officials, as required, in non-U.S. locations. In addition to being
the primary global trade point of contact for site operations, the individual
will be responsible for working as a liaison between business operations and
other GTC functions, including Customs, Licensing, Traffic, Investigations and
Disclosures and may be required to lead compliance activities at assigned sites
or at smaller, satellite facilities that do not have designated GTC compliance
leads. This role requires an individual with the highest degree of ethical
business conduct and integrity, and one that demonstrates COMPANY’S Core Values
- University degree plus minimum 7+ years of relevant experience in High
- Defense or Aerospace environment.
- Strong leadership skills required. Previous program/project management
experience highly desired.
- Previous experience in a similar capacity for a high tech/defense firm
with large volumes and licensing agreements.
- Expert in ITAR and EAR regulations. Extensive experience with Customs
Regulations, Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), OFAC Sanctions, Boycott
Requirements, Dual Use and Multilateral Control Regimes.
- Excellent communication skills (verbal, written and presentation)
- Possesses strong leadership skills with a willingness to lead, create
new ideas, and be assertive.
- Able to serve as a resource to others in the resolution of complex
problems and issues.
- Able to constructively work under stress and pressure when faced with
high workloads and deadlines; able to make sound and timely business
Gateway Recruiting, INC.
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