Global Trade Compliance Specialist

  • ID: 524707
  • Posted: 3/17/2023
  • Location: Hauppauge, NY
  • Category: Pro - Professional
  • Job Type: Direct Placement
  • Duration: Direct Placement


Acara Solutions is looking for a Global Trade Compliance Specialist for our client located in Hauppauge, NY

  • The Global Trade Compliance Specialist will provide technical expertise and guidance to the team to ensure the business meets regulatory and local compliance requirements and communicates within and outside of own function to gain cooperation on operational processes, practices, and procedures.
  • Manages complex projects and processes with minimal oversight.
  • Makes substantial improvement to systems and processes.
  • Contributes to achievement of departmental goals and operation plans with direct impact on the departmental results.
  • Interpret International Trade Regulations and apply them as necessary.
  • Provide guidance and requirements to client employees concerning Global Trade Compliance regulations.
  • Ensure proper use of export authorizations (licenses or agreements, exemptions, exceptions).
  • Determine and document classification designation for parts, equipment, and technology.
  • Complete necessary recordkeeping.
  • Maintains knowledge of and stays current on regulatory changes.
  • Review contracts for global trade requirements.
  • Oversee the completion of corrective actions, to include tracking, validating, reporting on, and closing corrective actions.
  • Identify, recommend, and implement process improvements.
  • Assist with responses to government or inquiries on ITAR, EAR, Customs, and other trade related matters.
  • Contribute to the development of, policies and procedures, trainings, and communications related to trade compliance issues.
  • Conduct reviews of potential Export Controlled Information (Technical Data or Technology) to determine the export rating or classification of documents and commodities.
  • Assist with the execution of special projects related to compliance matters.
  • Responsible for all EAR and ITAR compliance and license authorizations related to various programs while working closely with security, sales, supply chain, engineering, and operations to develop ITC strategies, facilitate, analyze, authorize, and assess compliance of export activities performed under export and import laws and regulations.
Job Requirements

Required Skills / Qualifications:
  • Associate degree.
  • Minimum of 8 years' experience as a Global Trade Compliance Specialist.
  • Minimum of 8 years' experience within defense industry.
  • Minimum of 8 years' experience working with OCR EASE.
  • Minimum of 8 years' experience conducting or documenting Order of Reviews.
  • Minimum of 8 years' experience conducting Jurisdiction Classification.

Preferred Skills / Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Master's degree.
  • Good investigative skills with prior experience investigating ITAR and EAR matters.
  • Subject matter expertise in understanding government regulations with primary focus on ITAR and EAR requirement.
  • The ability to coordinate simultaneous activities, and successfully prioritize multiple tasks with good judgment.
  • Good proficiency in International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR).
  • Proficient in OFAC Regulations and Foreign Trade Regulations.
  • Proficient in product classification both domestic and international to include EAR and ITAR.
  • Acute attention to detail as well as the ability to interpret and apply complex regulations.
  • Ability to work independently and in teams.
  • Able to work effectively with a cross-functional team to keep client in compliance with the regulations while also helping to foster international growth within the business.
  • Good knowledge of project management.
  • Critical thinking and excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Effective written and oral communication skills.
  • Self-starter with good organizational, time management, planning and follow-through capabilities.
  • Have high energy, good interpersonal skills, communication, and presentation skills with good leadership skills.

Additional Information:

  • Upon offer of employment, the individual will be subject to a background check and a drug screen.

Aleron companies (Acara Solutions, Aleron Shared Resources, Broadleaf Results, Lume Strategies, TalentRise, Viaduct, and Aleron's strategic partner, SDI) are Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, sex, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected basis. The Aleron companies welcome and encourage applications from diverse candidates, including people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for applicants taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Applicants for this position must be legally authorized to work in the United States. This position does not meet the employment requirements for individuals with F-1 OPT STEM work authorization status.

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