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International Licensing Analyst Posted 9/22/21
Littleton, CO

https://www.lockheedmartinjobs.com/job/littleton/international-licensing-analyst/694/12600318304 The coolest jobs on this planet... or any other... are with Lockheed Martin Space.

The International Trade Compliance organization has an exciting opportunity for an International Licensing Analyst in Littleton, CO.

In this dynamic role you will:

- Function as an import/export authority for Denver-based programs and operations, providing analyses of governmental import/export regulations (ITAR/EAR), laws and requirements and interpretation with specific or general reference pertaining to the Space business.

- Provide real-time export and technology transfer guidance to operational programs reporting up through Space's Denver campuses.

- Identify program specific import/export requirements, obtain detailed information from business development, customer support, procurement and contracting related to spacecraft programs and components in order to prepare and submit required import/export licenses and agreements - Develop licenses/agreements and provide program-specific guidance and procedures assuring compliance with regulatory requirements and company policies and procedures.

- Provide import/export training for program management and personnel.

- Ensure technical specifications, documents and technology to be exported to foreign parties satisfies license requirements, protects intellectual and proprietary rights, and is disclosed in accordance with company export procedures and processes and under the authority of appropriate MLAs, TAAs and licenses.

- Lead, motivate, mentor and train spacecraft program personnel responsible for international activities through effective communication and teamwork.

- Support internal and corporate assessments and audits of import/export activities, and assure proper reporting of results.

- Facilitate implementation of audit findings of import/export activities to correct any shortcomings. - Analyze and identify compliance training requirements based on unique program areas and specific import/export needs and develop tailored training programs for individuals or groups to ensure continuous awareness of import/export compliance requirements.

- Work with team to implement training program and process technical data for export to foreign customers and clients.

Candidate will typically have a Bachelor's Degree and 6+ years or experience or a Master's Degree and 4+ years of experience.

Please note this position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a TS/SCI with Polygraph. U.S. Citizenship required.

Tracie Papantones +1 720 360 7423


Req #: 210000HY Posted 9/22/2021

Job Title: Trade Compliance Classification Specialist (Analyst)

Work Location: Greater Charlotte Metropolitan Area (Rock Hill, SC)

Job Description:

3D Systems has an exciting opportunity for a Trade Compliance Classification Specialist (Analyst) to join our team! The Trade Compliance Classification Specialist will manage our export/import classification efforts, such as, assigning the export controls jurisdiction determinations, U.S. Munitions List (USML) classification, Export Control Classification Number (ECCN), Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS).  Further work with our team in EU to support the similar classification efforts.   

What You'll Be Doing:

●             This position supports efforts at 3D Systems to assign jurisdiction and import-export classification to goods and technologies, including Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes, U.S. Munition List number (USML) and Export Control Classification Number (ECCN).

●             Serves as the lead in item and data export classification (i.e., Commodity Jurisdiction and Commodity Classification submissions, HTS Codes/Schedule B).  Interfaces closely with engineering and other key stakeholders to understand business and technical requirements to assure appropriate classifications.

●             Learn 3D Systems products, technical data/technology, and software.

●             Ensure compliance with applicable regional, local, and import/export control laws and regulations concerning the movement of goods and services across borders, to protect 3D Systems from fines, penalties and publicity resulting from violations.

●             Provides technical expertise for compliance initiatives relating to the protection of technology and technical data with a primary focus on export classification.

●             Acts as a liaison among several internal groups across 3D systems businesses such as stakeholders, including engineering, purchasing, and manufacturing, to obtain the information required to assign accurate classifications, while maintaining organized records of such supporting information.

●             Develop classification decision rationale, heuristics and methodology for various product types to improve efficiency in classification while maintaining accuracy.

●             Assist with responses to government inquiries and/or requests, such as CF-28/29s, relating to HTS classifications.

●             Develop, implement, and maintain policies and procedures relating to classification.

●             Assist, monitor with Corrective Actions (CA) related to classifications.

●             Assist with reporting on internal business assessments regarding trade control procedures, including monitor of resulting action items.

●             Support integration of M&A.

●             Support related compliance audit efforts for import/export for international operations with a focus in classifications.

●             Export Compliance Training – Participates in Export Training curriculum development, curriculum presentation, maintenance of company training logs as it relates to jurisdiction and classification.

●             Oversee proper record keeping in accordance with the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and other non-US government regulations.

Qualifications

What We're Looking for:

●             Preferred minimum of 4-year degree or related export compliance analyst and/or technician experience

●             Minimum of two (2) years’ experience with ITAR and/or EAR

●             Strong analytical and attention to detail

●             Understanding of the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (EAR), The International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and relevant classifications

●             Experience applying classification (i.e., ECCN, USML, HTS codes)

●             Must be able to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders

●             Must be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment, and able to work extended hours and travel as required

●             Must have high work and ethical standards

●             Must be eager to learn about Global Trade Compliance and be a team player!

●             A successful candidate for this position will be a U.S. Person.

Contact:

Harder, Ellen Ellen.Harder@3DSystems.Com (People & Culture Regional Partner)

Mobile: +1 803 370 8631

Link: https://dddsystems.taleo.net/careersection/dddsys_external_website/jobdetail.ftl


Req #: R0000073845 Posted 9/22/21

Job Title: Corporate Counsel, Trade and Compliance

Work location: Peoria, IL; Deerfield, IL; Washington, DC

Security Clearance: None

Your Work Shapes the World

Whether it be groundbreaking products, best in class solutions or creating a lifelong career, you can do the work that matters at Caterpillar. With a 95-year legacy of quality and innovation and 150 locations in countries around the world, your impact spans the globe.

When you join Caterpillar, you are joining a team of makers, innovators and doers. We are the people who roll up our sleeves and do the work to build a better world. We don’t just talk about progress and innovation. We make it happen. And we are proud of that because it helps our customers build and power the world we live in – the roads, hospitals, homes and infrastructure.  Without a dedicated workforce Caterpillar could not effectively meet our customer’s needs.  Join us.

Description:

Caterpillar is seeking an experienced international trade and compliance attorney to join its growing legal trade team. The successful candidate will provide legal support and analysis on a wide variety of global trade and complex compliance matters with a focus on U.S. regulations, including export controls, customs, government reporting, antiboycott compliance and sanctions.

The position requires significant interaction with senior leadership legal professionals as well as senior executive and management leadership at Caterpillar. Candidates must have a demonstrated record of interpreting, communicating, and applying the substance of complex export and customs regulations and translating them into appropriate risk management advice and related operational processes.

The position is an exciting opportunity for an international trade attorney that seeks a challenging and rewarding diverse environment with an organization with consistent financial performance and historical significance. Caterpillar offers solutions that help our customers build a better world!

Basic Requirements:

·         J.D. required and licensed to practice law in at least one state

·         5+ years of progressively responsible job-related experience

·         Demonstrated human relations and communication skills

·         Ability to manage multiple projects with minimal supervision

·         Experience in a large law firm or multi-national corporate law department advising on trade and compliance issues

Additional Details:

·         Preferred location: Peoria, IL

·         Additional locations: Deerfield, IL or Washington, DC

·         Relocation is offered

·         10% of travel is expected

Employee benefit details:

Our goal at Caterpillar is for you to have a rewarding career. Our teams are critical to the success of our customers who build a better world.

Here you earn more than just a salary, because we value your performance. We offer a total rewards package that provides day one benefits [medical, dental, vision, RX, and 401(k)] along with the potential of an annual bonus.

Additional benefits include paid vacation days and paid holidays (prorated based upon hire date).

Final details:

Please frequently check the email associated with your application, including the junk/spam folder, as this is the primary correspondence method. If you wish to know the status of your application – please use the candidate log-in on our career website as it will reflect any updates to your status.

This employer is not currently hiring foreign national applicants that require or will require sponsorship tied to a specific employer, such as H, L, TN, F, J, E, O. As a global company, Caterpillar offers many job opportunities outside of the U.S. which can be found through our employment website at www.Caterpillar.com/Careers

Contact Info: Please apply at: https://cat.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/CaterpillarCareers/job/IL-Country-of-United-States/Corporate-Counsel--Trade-and-Compliance---Peoria--IL--Deerfield--IL--Washington--DC_R0000073845-1


Import Export Licensing Analyst - Location: San Diego, CA Posted 9/1/21

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We have an exciting opportunity for a senior export licensing professional to convert international business opportunities into powerful export authorizations. Located in Poway CA, the position is a member of the company’s International Trade Compliance (ITC) organization and will fulfill the company’s need for key export authorizations and provide critical guidance on international program activities. The successful candidate will have deep export controls subject matter expertise, strong experience in both defense and commercial export licensing, and excellent skills as a business liaison.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • ·         Reporting to the GA-ASI Export Licensing Manager, this position will craft State Department and Commerce Department export authorizations, including licenses and agreements to enable the business to achieve international business objectives and technology collaborations.
  • ·         Supports one or more lines of business and/or international programs in an integrated project team, understanding program requirements and objectives while providing trade compliance guidance.
  • ·         Interfaces closely with stakeholders to understand business and technical requirements to assure submission of high quality license applications.
  • ·         Provides subject matter expertise and support to related processes, such as license determination, authorization usage, proviso management, pre-publication reviews of technical data releases, and engagement reviews on foreign person visits and international meetings. 
  • ·         Provides guidance to stakeholders in identifying export control issues which complicate international initiatives, and develop solutions and effectively mitigate risk to support business objectives.
  • ·         Manages authorization activity within the OCR Ease Licensing and Authorization Management modules. 
  • ·         Attends program reviews and business development meetings to provide guidance and intake new licensing efforts.
  • ·         Displays political acumen and strong collaboration skills to bring together multiple stakeholder functions in support of export licensing efforts.
  • ·         Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • ·         Performs other duties as assigned or required.
  • ·         We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:

  • ·         Typically requires a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field and fifteen or more years progressively complex experience with a Bachelors or thirteen or more years progressive experience with a Masters, in import/export administration Additional professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education. 
  • ·         US citizenship is required.
  • ·         Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret Security Clearance.
  • ·         Active DoD secret security clearance highly preferred.
  • ·         Demonstrate a detailed and current expertise and application of U.S. export control laws and regulations, trade compliance best practices, and the ability to manage a dynamic workload while meeting milestones.
  • ·         Must possess the ability to resolve complex technical problems, and serve as spokesperson on assigned projects and/or programs.
  • ·         Strong communication, leadership, presentation, and interpersonal skills are required to enable an effective interface with others.
  • ·         Must be able to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders to include program leadership, engineering, scientists, military personnel, and all levels of management.

URL:
https://jobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25539&siteid=5313&Areq=32258BR



OCR Ease Trade Compliance Administrator - Location: San Diego, CA POSTED 9/1/21

General Atomics (GA) and its affiliated companies is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We have an exciting opportunity at our Torrey Pines headquarters for an International Trade Compliance (ITC) Administrator.  We are seeking an individual with export control experience to lead our efforts to automate our trade compliance processes (which are being built around SAP and the OCR EASE software suite).  Reporting to the Director, GA ITC, this individual will help us to establish smoother and more compliant import-export processes.   The position also will provide compliance support to international transactions under diverse US regulations, including ITAR, EAR, NRC, DOE, OFAC, and US Customs law.  The successful candidate will have export controls subject matter knowledge, experience in trade software implementation, project management background, and excellent skills as a business liaison.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • ·         Leads efforts to implement and adapt trade automation tools in support of GA international business activities
  • ·         Provides subject matter expertise and support of ITC’s use of the OCR EASE trade software solution
  • ·         Supports process improvement initiatives to optimize GA import-export processes
  • ·         Provides guidance on export and import regulations GA ITC policies and procedures to various functional departments across the enterprise, including Business Development, Contracts, Human Resources, Program Purchasing, Shipping & Receiving, Law, and Security.
  • ·         Performs export authority and compliance reviews
  • ·         Prepares government filings, which may include filing export declarations and applying for license authorizations, and supports third party providers, such as Customs brokers and forwarders, in support of import-export activity
  • ·         Administers controls on foreign national visits and employment, including Technology Control Plans.
  • ·         Provides training to users in support of ITC processes
  • ·         Maintains import /export transactional records and administers import /export procedures, manuals and database.
  • ·         Creates management reports and metrics of import-export activities.
  • ·         Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • ·         Performs other duties as assigned or required.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:

  • ·         Bachelor’s degree in International Business, International Relations, Political Science, or Engineering, or a related field and ten years of experience in import-export operations, engineering or information science (or eight years with a master’s degree).
  • ·         5 years’ experience with export controls and/or trade compliance software
  • ·         Understanding of import compliance requirements
  • ·         Strong understanding of US export control laws, including the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (EAR) and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) 
  • ·         Ability to drive complex, cross-functional projects including setting scope, reaching consensus, execution, and presenting results.
  • ·         Detail oriented and highly organized; ability to multi-task several projects at once.
  • ·         Ability to write, speak, and present effectively and persuasively.
  • ·         Must be able to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders to include program leadership, engineering, scientists, military personnel, etc. 
  • ·         Must be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment, and able to work extended hours and travel as required.
  • ·         Experience with process improvement methodologies such as Six Sigma and Lean are very desirable.

URL

https://jobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25539&siteid=5313&Areq=30586BR


Trade Compliance Classification Leader-Location: San Diego, CA. Posted 9/1/21

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems (GA-ASI) has an exciting opportunity for a Trade Compliance Classification Leader to join our International Trade Compliance (ITC) organization at our Poway, California location.

With minimal direction, this position supports our export and import classification efforts such as assignment of export controls jurisdiction, U.S. Munitions List number (USML), Export Control Classification Number (ECCN), and Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS).  The Trade Compliance Classification Leader will play a critical role in mitigating risks and costs associated with GA-ASI’s global import/export operations. The candidate will work with related GA-ASI business functions and stakeholders to drive and deliver exceptional service and compliance, ensuring strong compliance results and uninterrupted supply chain operations. You will be empowered to use your strong organizational, communications, team and interpersonal skills to work effectively with both internal and external customers.  The successful candidate will have excellent export controls subject matter expertise as well as strong experience in process improvement and project management.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILTIES:

  • ·         This position leads efforts at GA-ASI to assign jurisdiction and import-export classification to goods and technologies, including Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) codes, U.S. Munition List number (USML) and Export Control Classification Number (ECCN).
  • ·         Serve as the resident expert responsible for ensuring accurate HTS, USML and ECCN classifications are assigned to GA-ASI products across multiple jurisdictions in which GA-ASI operates, as well as implementing and maintaining systems, policies, and procedures to improve classification efficiency and compliance.
  • ·         Where necessary, work with internal GA-ASI stakeholders, including engineering, purchasing,  and manufacturing, to obtain the information required to assign accurate classifications, while maintaining organized records of such supporting information.
  • ·         Develop classification decision rationale, heuristics and methodology for various product types to improve efficiency in classification while maintaining accuracy.
  • ·         Assess the consistency and accuracy of legacy classifications, and support the transfer of valid data to be stored in trade software and/or SAP.
  • ·         Assist with responses to government inquiries and/or requests, such as CF-28s, relating to HTS classifications.
  • ·         Act as classification expert in meetings with internal stakeholders to discuss alternate sourcing options and/or design strategies that may be utilized to minimize duty spend and/or assist in landed cost analyses.
  • ·         Identify and record applicable Partner Government Agencies (PGA) requirements based upon product classifications.
  • ·         Train other International Trade Compliance team members and designated company personnel on classification so they may support classification efforts, where necessary.
  • ·         Develop, implement, and maintain corporate policies and procedures relating to classification.
  • ·         Support various trade programs and initiatives, such as duty preference programs, which derive from a product’s import-export classification.  
  • ·         We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

Job Qualifications:

  • ·         Typically requires a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field and fifteen or more years progressively complex experience with a Bachelors or thirteen or more years progressive experience with a Masters, in import/export administration Additional professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • ·         U.S. Citizenship required.
  • ·         5+ years’ relevant HTS, USML and ECCN classification experience, preferably in the aerospace industry.
  • ·         Strong experience in import classification, in depth understanding and command of U.S. Harmonized Tariff Schedule, GRIs, Explanatory Notes, CROSS, and preferred experience classifying products across multiple jurisdictions.
  • ·         Strong understanding of the U.S. Export Administration Regulations (EAR), The International Traffic inn Arms Regulations (ITAR) and relevant classifications pertaining to aerospace parts, electronics, computers, IT equipment, encryption technology, and navigational hardware, etc.
  • ·         Ability to drive complex, cross-functional projects including setting scope, reaching consensus, execution, and presenting results.
  • ·         Detail oriented and highly organized; ability to multi-task several projects at once.
  • ·         Experience applying classification, country of origin, and trade preference knowledge/decisions to support import/export operations.
  • ·         Ability to write, speak, and present effectively and persuasively.
  • ·         Must be able to effectively communicate with diverse stakeholders to include program leadership, engineering, scientists, military personnel, etc.  
  • ·         Must be able to work on a self-initiated basis and in a team environment, and able to work extended hours and travel as required.
  • ·         Experience with process improvement methodologies such as Six Sigma and Lean are very desirable.
URL:
https://jobs.brassring.com/TGnewUI/Search/home/HomeWithPreLoad?PageType=JobDetails&partnerid=25539&siteid=5313&Areq=32248BR


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