Staff Engineer / International Trade Compliance

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POST DATE 9/2/2016
END DATE 12/19/2016

UTC Aerospace Systems Phoenix, AZ

Phoenix, AZ
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UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world's largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. We design, manufacture and service systems and components and provide integrated solutions for commercial, regional, business and military aircraft, helicopters and other platforms. We are also a major supplier to international space programs.

In 2012, UTC Aerospace Systems was formed by combining two industry leaders, Hamilton Sundstrand and Goodrich, creating an organization with key positions on a wide range of aircraft flying today and substantial content on various UAVs, satellites and ground and naval vehicles.

Our customers include original equipment manufacturers that build aircraft and helicopters, engine manufacturers, and airlines, as well as defense agencies and contractors. Our commitment is to help them develop and maintain safer, lighter, more reliable and more efficient aircraft and other platforms.

UTC Aerospace Systems employs approximately 42,000 people worldwide with approximate annual sales of ~$14 billion.

UTC Aerospace Systems

Global provider of aircraft cabin management systems, wood veneers, cabinetry, furniture, in-flight entertainment (IFE), cargo handling systems, inflatables (i.e., evacuation slides, slide/rafts and life rafts), interior and exterior lighting systems, propulsion systems and specialty seating systems, including Advanced Concept Ejection Seats (ACES), pilot/co-pilot, observer, cabin attendant and VIP seats.

Our mission is to deploy an integrated Interiors strategy that leads to increased value for our aerospace customers by providing world-class products and services for the Interiors market. Interiors recently expanded its business jet market products and capabilities with the latest addition to the Interiors family, the WINSLOW LifeRaft Company

Role is responsible for all compliance aspects related to U.S. Jurisdiction and Classifications (J/C), to include Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) for Interiors business

Provide advice and guidance for technical interpretations of both U.S. and non-US International Trade Regulations
Make conformal changes to Policies, Standard Work and Work Instructions to align with changes to U.S. Export Regulations
Conduct J/C training and track course completion
Conduct audits on J/C and work with classifiers and site leads to address gaps
Act as Interiors liaison to Central organization for technology management
Manage communication flow down to all Interiors business units regarding technology management and regulatory requirements (U.S. and non-U.S. sites)
Review Agreement and License Applications when requested as Technical Subject Matter experts
Provide technical descriptions for Technical Assistance Agreements (TAAs) and Manufacturing License Agreements (MLAs)
Perform Technical Data Export Authorization Approvals
In coordination with Central Technology Manager Team support Commodity Jurisdiction submittals
Support the drafting of ITC Program Control Plans
Provide technical guidance to ITC Site lead for HTS classification
Provide technical support for investigations and review of technical issues for Voluntary Disclosures
Review sensitive documents, presentations and communications for executives for Classification
Support all Interiors sites, foreign and domestic, to ensure compliance with both US and domestic export law.
Manage technology management requirements to ensure consistency in execution of the Self-Assessment program
Provide final adjudication for 'export jurisdiction' or 'export classification' disputes or interpretations for the Interiors, in conjunction with UTAS Lead Technology Manager Create, review and approve Standard Work and Work Instructions for 'export jurisdiction' and 'Export classification' processes (U.S. regulations and non-US regulations - UK, EU, etc.)
In collaboration with site ITC lead support categorization of parts and components to ensure compliance with USML/ITAR and CCL/ECCN characteristics
Reclassify technical data in xClass as required
Manage and provide any metrics needed by Sr. ITC Manager
Manage watermarking software for business
Drive correct classification across Interiors
Drive J/C special projects as needed

Education / Certifications

Bachelor's degree in a related field is required.

Experience / Qualifications

Minimum of 4years of experience with US export / import trade compliance and trained classifier with experience in jurisdiction and classification for a minimum of one year
Able to work in a complex and fast paced environment
Demonstrated business acumen
Demonstrated leadership skills
Strong communications skills
Self-started with a strong organizational
Forward Thinking
Planning and follow-through capabilities

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United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.