Global Trade Compliance Specialist in St. Augustine, FL at Carlisle Interconnect Technologies

Date Posted: 7/21/2019

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"Any unsolicited resumes submitted directly to any CIT employee will be deemed a gift. Recruiter/Recruiting Agency forfeits their right to represent submitted candidate upon breach of Company policy."

The Global Trade Compliance Specialist will be responsible for coordinating the company's requirements pertaining to Carlisle Interconnect Technologies' (CIT) export licensing and trade compliance requirements, including the development, execution (including training and auditing) and oversight of CIT's import and export compliance program. This individual will report to the Director of Global Trade Compliance and will also serve as CIT's "empowered official" per the International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR) to provide required certifications to the U.S. State Department Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC) by signing export licenses and export agreements. Must be U.S. Person within the meaning of ITAR and EAR regulations.


* Develop and manage CIT's import and export compliance program that will include working closely with the Global Trade Compliance Director to develop policies, procedures and guidance
* Conduct internal import/export compliance training as well as general import/export awareness training to all relevant employees
* Provide expert advice and guidance concerning the requirements and obligations of export of defense articles, technical data, defense services under the International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR) and dual use items under the Export Administrations Regulations (EAR)
* Ensure compliance with all customs laws and regulations for exports and imports arranged for by CIT.
* Co-develop duty drawback program
* Manage CIT's IT related Trade Compliance Systems and maintains working knowledge of ERP/MRP systems.
* Determine and certify appropriate legal authority for exports or defense articles, technical data and defense services, in addition to dual use commodities/technologies
* ITAR licensing (preparation, submission, management of approval) and compliance

* DSP licenses
* Technical Assistance Agreements, Manufacturing License Agreements, Warehouse and Distribution Agreements
* Commodity Jurisdictions
* All other ITAR matters as they occur
* EAR licensing and compliance (determination of requirements and classification of commodities)
* Implement the company import/export compliance manual including training in the procedures for ITAR and EAR, customs requirements, use of INCOTERMS, export documentation, license management and recordkeeping
* Conduct and participate in internal export compliance audits on a regular basis
* Investigate all matters of potential non-compliance, coordinate a report of finding with the Global Trade Compliance Director and prepare voluntary disclosures, in coordination with outside advisors/counsel, as directed
* Direct corrective actions as necessary to follow compliance
* Manage Maquiladora operations and C-TPAT program
* Manage Restricted Party Screening

*Other duties may be assigned*

No direct supervision.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work is performed in a normal office environment with minimal physical risks involved. The noise level in the work environment is low to moderate. Occasionally the job may require that you enter the production area, which you will need to maintain OSHA safety standards.

Carlisle Interconnect Technologies is dedicated to identifying and reducing the environmental impact of its operations, activities, and products. It is our commitment to comply with all applicable laws and other regulatory requirements concerning the environment. We are committed to preventing pollution and continually improving our environmental performance in all of our global operations. This will be achieved through a comprehensive Environmental Management System that provides the framework for setting and reviewing environmental objectives and targets of Carlisle Interconnect Technologies.

This position includes access or potential access to ITAR and/or EAR technical data. Therefore, candidates will need to qualify as a US Person which is defined as a US Citizen, or a Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder).

Travel up to 25% on average (might exceed periodically).

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


* Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 5 years related work experience
* Experience as an Empowered Official
* Experience with export and import requirements at the parts component level
* Experience with the use of DDTC's DTRADE, BIS SNAP -R, and CBP ACE
* Background in export and import regulations (ITAR, EAR, Customs, HTS classifications, country of origin and others), USML and ECCN classifications, export licensing and exemptions/exceptions, commodity jurisdiction requests, CCATS, Technology Control Plans and Free Trade Agreement Program Certificate Preparation.
* Strong Microsoft Excel and Word skills -- with Project a plus
* Familiarity with other U.S. Export Regulatory Requirements a plus (OFAC, ANTIBOYCOTT, BATFE, FCPA)
* Experience with managing government contracts subject to ITAR compliance a plus
* Trade compliance auditing experience


* Strong writing, communication, training and research skills with attention to detail
* Ability to work independently with general guidance and as a team player
* Strong organizational skills and ability to establish priorities among a wide array of projects
* Sound judgment, professional demeanor, good work ethic and business acumen
* This position may require exposure to information which is subject to US export control regulations, i.e. the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of U.S. regulations.
* Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; and sit. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
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