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Trade Compliance Manager

Company: Thales Defense & Security, Inc.
Location: Clarksburg
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

OverviewThales Defense & Security, Inc. is a global company serving the defense, federal, and commercial markets with innovative solutions for the ground tactical, airborne and avionics, naval/maritime, and public safety and security domains. In addition to mission-critical communication systems, the company provides helmet-mounted displays and motion tracking technologies; SATCOM terminals; advanced sonar systems; and data protection solutions. Furthermore, the company serves as a gateway for technology, leveraging Thales-wide solutionssuch as combat management systems; naval, airborne, and ground ISR; and electronic warfareto address U.S. requirements. - -COVID-19 Statement -The health and safety of our employees is a top-priority at Thales Defense & Security, Inc. - In order to provide the safest possible environment for our employees, their loved ones, our customers and the communities in which we do business, every employee is expected to do his/her/their part by getting vaccinated and following our safety protocols. - -Top Benefits -

  • Competitive Salary
  • Yearly Incentive Bonus Program
  • Generous 401(k) program - - up to 7% company contribution and 100% immediate vesting
  • Tuition Reimbursement
  • Paid wellness, vacation, and holiday leave
  • Paid maternity, paternity, and parental leave
  • 9/80 Work Schedule (every other Friday off)ResponsibilitiesThe Trade Compliance Manager is responsible for day-to-day operational aspects of trade compliance requirements for assigned internal stakeholders. - Reporting to the Senior Manager, Trade Compliance, this role ensures compliance with U.S export and import regulations including Export Administration Regulations (EAR), International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR), Customs and Border Protection (CBP) regulations, and other export/import regulations from a both licensing and international logistics perspective. -Responsibilities include: - -
    • Provide overall trade compliance guidance and support to TDSI internal stakeholders (PM, BD, Contracts, Logistics) on day-to-day trade compliance operational activities and issues including: export control requirements, authorization determinations for hardware, technical data, and services (licenses, TAAs, exemptions or exceptions) and restricted party screening (RPS).
    • Prepare and monitor licenses applications, technical assistance agreements, and import permits for hardware and technical data/defense services. Monitor other export control and import control recordkeeping and documentation requirements. Administer and oversee compliance with authorizations when appropriate.
    • Complete ITAR/EAR/HTS classification determinations in conjunction with internal stakeholders.
    • Provide guidance for logistics personnel on license applicability for export and imports.
    • Provide input to the Senior Manager, Trade Compliance regarding trade compliance policies, procedures, and guidelines for TDSI business operations.
    • Audit, on request, TDSI business activities to measure compliance with internal policies and procedures implemented to ensure compliance with U.S. trade controls and licensing requirements and support investigations of any potential violations.
    • Develop and foster relationships with internal departments involved in trade compliance activities.Qualifications
      • U.S. Citizenship Required.
      • May be selected for work that requires ability to obtain and maintain US Secret Level Security Clearance.
      • 5+ years professional experience in ITAR, EAR, and/or Customs compliancepreferably for a high technology or aerospace/defense company.
      • Bachelors degree preferred.
      • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite of Software Applications
      • Proficient in Government systems for authorization submission and approvals including DECCS, SNAP-R and ACE.
      • Strong knowledge of ITAR, EAR, CBP, and other export/import regulations.
      • Experience in USML/EAR and HTS/Schedule B classification for high tech electronics hardware and associated technical information and software including VR/AR, encryption, and open source software use and application. Engineering experience a plus.
      • Experience in customs brokerage or import compliance a plus.
      • Demonstrated research and analytical ability to provide problem-solving solutions and recommendations.
      • Working Knowledge of OCR Ease System desirable.
      • Occasional domestic and international travel required.
      • Ability to comply with all Company guidelines, policies, procedures and embrace Company Core Values. -For specific questions about this job posting, candidates may contact the recruiter at -Thales champions inclusion and we believe diversity strengthens the fabric of our culture. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer/AA/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled. Thales is an E-Verify employer. -Thales is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age or any other characteristic protected by law. -If you need an accommodation or assistance in order to apply for a position with Thales, please call Human Resources at 240-864-7630.

Keywords: Thales Defense & Security, Inc., Germantown , Trade Compliance Manager, Executive , Clarksburg, Maryland

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