• 21 Jun 2017 7:55 AM | Anonymous

    Name: Michael Clemence
    Company: General Dynamics Land Systems
    Address: 38500 Mound Road
    Sterling Heights, MI 48310
    Email: mailto:clemence@gdls.com

    Job Title: Site Lead / Compliance Officer


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Lead and provide operational oversight for the site specific trade compliance department, ensuring compliance with applicable import/export and domestic trade laws and regulations, including, but not limited to:

    • Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
    • Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations
    • Gun Control Act, National Firearms Act, Organized Crime Control Act and the implementing regulations of the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
    • National Security Act, National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual (NISPOM) and the implementing regulations of the US Department of Defense, Defense Security Service
    • Oversee the implementation of policy/requirements by the organization (arrangements, procedures, systems, etc.)
    • Interpret and explain Compliance requirements and regulations, and assist in resolving issues
    • Provide guidance and clarifications and suggest alternative courses of action
    • Chair site specific Trade Compliance Council
    • Develop and oversee implementation of Trade Compliance training and assist with training for international operations, including those in Australia, Saudi Arabia and the United Kingdom
    • Monitor overall Trade Compliance activities:
    • Develop and maintain TCM procedures and processes
    • Review functional area procedures and processes to ensure alignment with organizational Trade Compliance requirements
    • Oversee formal and informal audits and conduct internal reviews
    • Investigate reports of possible non-compliances and facilitate the development and implementation of corrective action(s)
    • Develop any associated Voluntary Disclosures
    • Develop and implement technology control plans and security plans
    • Address issues
    • Lead and execute key projects related to Trade Compliance
    • Fulfill the role of Empowered Official for GDLS

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics:

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to travel internationally if required.
    • Expert knowledge of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations(ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive Regulations (BATFE). Working knowledge of other laws and regulations governing international trade is desired.
    • Candidates should possess at a minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline. Candidates that possess solid and/or comprehensive experience in the areas of ITAR, EAR, BATFE or an equivalent combination of experience and a graduate degree may be considered with less overall years of experience.
    • Must be able to effectively communicate with individuals at various levels throughout the organization both written and verbally.
    • Proficient computer skills including all MS applications.
    • Must be a self-starter capable of working independently as well as in a team environment.
    • Must be able to multi-task and plan, prioritize, organize and control heavy workloads in a fast paced environment.
    • Strong inter-personal and problem solving skills a necessity.



  • 21 Jun 2017 7:52 AM | Anonymous

    Name: Michael Clemence
    Company: General Dynamics Land Systems
    Address: 38500 Mound Road
    Sterling Heights, MI 48310
    Email: mailto:clemence@gdls.com


    Job Title: Licensing Officer

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:  Ensure compliance to applicable import/export laws and regulations, including, but not limited to:

    • Arms Export Control Act and the International Traffic in Arms Regulations
    • Export Administration Act and the Export Administration Regulations
    • the implementing regulations of the US Department of Justice, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives
    • Interpret and explain licensing requirements, and assist in resolving issues:
    • Provide guidance and clarifications and suggest alternative courses of action
    • Develop import/export authorization strategies
    • Oversee the development and processing of import/export authorizations:
    • Implementation of licensing strategy
    • Identification and development of applications
    • Review of applications to ensure they meet business objectives
    • Preparation of general correspondences (retransfer requests, advisory opinions, proviso reconsiderations, etc.)
    • Execute key projects related to Trade Compliance, to include amending authorizations pursuant to Export Control Reform
    • Fulfill the role of Empowered Official for GDLS

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics:

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen and able to travel internationally if required.
    • Expert knowledge of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations(ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosive Regulations (BATFE). Working knowledge of other laws and regulations governing international trade is desired.
    • Candidates should possess at a minimum a Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant discipline. Candidates that possess solid and/or comprehensive experience in the areas of ITAR, EAR, BATFE or an equivalent combination of experience and a graduate degree may be considered with less overall years of experience.
    • Must be able to effectively communicate with individuals at various levels throughout the organization both written and verbally.
    • Proficient computer skills including all MS applications.
    • Must be a self-starter capable of working independently as well as in a team environment.
    • Must be able to multi-task and plan, prioritize, organize and control heavy workloads in a fast paced environment.
    • Strong inter-personal and problem solving skills a necessity.
  • 20 Jun 2017 8:33 PM | Anonymous

    Company: FusionStorm
    Address: 39660 Eureka Drive
    Newark, CA 94560

    Job Title: Director, Global Trade

    TO APPLY: https://careers-fusionstorm.icims.com/jobs/2160/director%252c-global-trade/job

    General Job Description: We have an immediate opportunity for a Director of Global Trade in the Bay Area. The ideal candidate must have at least 10 years of international trade experience with a strong expertise in regulations, policies, and laws affecting foreign trade, including those related to technology, dangerous goods, currency, environmental concerns, taxes and security. This position will be at the Integration Center in Newark, California but will travel to the headquarters office located in San Francisco at least two (2) times per week.

    The Director, Global Trade, ensures that fusionstorm and its subsidiaries ship and receive product in adherence with all laws and regulations throughout the globe. This person oversees all aspects of the Company’s global trade initiatives. This person also supports the sales efforts with foreign trade while balancing compliance risks. This position will work closely with peers to ensure our global logistics process is consistently in line with our core values.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Manages the company’s trade compliance program, which includes export/import classifications, licensing determinations, conduct denied party screenings and sanctions programs, identifying deemed exports and more.
    • Ensures that all shipments conform to U.S. Governmental and foreign regulations.
    • Oversees the review and approval of all commercial invoices, license applications, and any other paperwork required for international shipments.
    • Develops and manages global trade compliance procedures to assure proper alignment of the logistics processes to meet fusionstorm’s business objectives.
    • Oversees the classification, usage and reporting of Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCNs) control list numbers, tariff codes (HTSUS), and Country of Origin information.
    • Interfaces with other business functions to ensure documentation is accurate and maintained.
    • Assists in the development of any reporting or documentation needed for compliance purposes (Country of Origin certificates, Free Trade Agreements, HTSUS codes, ECCN classifications).
    • Oversees filing of applicable reports with U.S. Government (Automated Commerce Environment (ACE)/Automated Export System (AES), et. al) and foreign jurisdictions.
    • Oversees the required record retention of documents to ensure recordkeeping and reporting requirements are maintained in accordance with the U.S. regulations and are also in a manner whereby audits are completed quickly and without material issues.
    • Monitors the conduct of business activities for adherence to import/export procedures throughout the business lifecycle, including early-stage review of new products and classification/characterization of commodities through final delivery to customer.
    • Identifies and analyzes causes of international and domestic compliance issues and gaps and generate recommendations to management.
    • Liaise with Sales and Engineering department to structure global transactions to ensure adherence with U.S. import/export laws and regulations, as well as laws/regulations of foreign jurisdictions.
    • Responds in a timely manner to questions from Sales and Engineering departments related to international transactions.
    • Advises fusionstorm clients on proper import/export structuring for complicated international transactions.
    • Trains business functions with regards to U. S. import/export regulations, as well as international logistics and processes.
    • Collaborates with the Legal Department to ensure that transactions are appropriately described in contracts.
    • Works with freight forwarders, customs brokers, regulatory agents, attorneys and trade compliance consultants to assist fusionstorm in maintaining trade compliance
    • Conducts internal periodic assessments of company’s activities in the context of import/export compliance.
    • Monitors, measures, and reports on adherence to regulations and procedures in the conduct of import/export.
    • Acts as change catalyst and drives global change and global process improvement.

    Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's or Master's degree in foreign trade or a related field
    • 10+ years of international trade experience
    • Licensed U.S. Customs Broker is a plus, but not necessary
    • Lawyer a plus, but not necessary

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics:

    • Expertise in the regulations, policies, and laws affecting foreign trade, including those related to technology, dangerous goods, currency, environmental concerns, taxes and security, among other issues.
    • Exceptional knowledge of international trade regulations and their effect on business processes.
    • Detailed knowledge concerning Incoterms 2010.
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
    • Analytical and detail-oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    • Ability to interface professionally with all levels and functions of the organization, as well as customers.
    • Exceptional customer service skills.
    • Ability to apply judgment and discretion.
    • Ability to work under minimal supervision.
    • Legally eligible to work in the United States


  • 19 Jun 2017 6:44 AM | Anonymous

    Name: Priom Patel

    Company: Avaya
    Santa Clara, CA 07920
    Phone:  908-953-2129
    Email: mailto:mitra10@avaya.com


    TO APPLY: mailto:mitra10@avaya.com

    Job Title: Senior Trade Compliance Manager -Import/Export Manager

    General Job Description:  The successful candidate will report to the Director of Global Trade Compliance and provide support specific to the Americas region including but not limited to; United States, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile, Peru, Caribbean and Central American territories regarding import and export requirements within the region.

    The candidate will provide consultative support; evaluate import/export requirements; conduct periodic assessments of import and export processes and systems; assist with the development of compliance guidelines and participate in the roll-out and training on compliance improvement measures.

    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Support global and regional compliance requirements in maintaining continuity with corporate trade compliance direction. Coordinate with Trade Compliance personnel on other governmental agency matters such as customs, country of origin, markings, denied party screening, embargoed countries, anti-boycott compliance, in-country transfer authorizations, and practices related to Foreign Trade Agreements as well as specific in country import/export requirements
    • Serve as subject matter expert and work with business units to ensure import and export activities are effectively managed to meet all Latin American countries and other foreign government import and export rules and regulations
    • Act as internal consultant with all regional sites, business units, internal and external customers for import and export compliance issues
    • Proactively identify areas of compliance risk, and present risk assessment and improvement plan
    • Act as primary interface and maintain a close working relationship with local Customs and regulatory agencies for any potential regulatory issues, ensure timely and accurate filing of entries and declarations according to the local rules and regulations.
    • Reviews and reports on the state of the company's compliance effectiveness, report areas of risk to senior team, recommend solutions, and obtains guidance and/or decision support for required improvements.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of special programs (i.e., FTAs, GSPs, Tariff Quotas, Tariff Suspensions, other VAT or Duty avoidance opportunities) geared primarily for the US, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Peru
    • Knowledge of the Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) requirements and US Customs and Border Protection (USCBP)
    • Familiarity with Americas, EU and Asian trade regimes and disclosure practices
    • Responsible for customs import compliance queries and matters specific to the Americas
    • Manage and execute yearly US Customs Reconciliation program
    • Liaison with US Department of Commerce, NSA, Treasury, OFAC and Customs and Border Protection (Port specific)
    • Audit of AI import entries performed by brokers
    • Prepare and submit US Customs Rulings as necessary
    • Issue and maintain Broker Guidelines for the Americas International countries
    • Provide advice and guidance as requested to non-GTC members regarding export and import regulations in the Americas
    • Trade Compliance review and input for all Non Inventory shipments within the Region

    Job Qualifications:

    • Bachelor´s degree in International Trade or Business Administration
    • Minimum 7 years import/export experience in US, Mexico, Brazil, and/or other Latin American countries
    • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communications skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to follow processes and operational policies.
    • Solid project management and analytical skills.
    • Strong knowledge of import & export best practices
    • Customer Focus
    • Action Oriented
    • Structured planning skills
    • Fast learner

    Required Skills & Personal Characteristics:

    • US reconciliation is desirable.



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