Sensata Technologies, Inc. Trade Compliance Specialist in Thousand Oaks, California

This position provides support and control for all export and import activities, and maintain compliance with the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Customs, and other relevant trade compliance regulations.

Support the company€™s overall trade compliance operations, especially those relating to ITAR and EAR.

Provide support and guidance to functional groups for export and import compliance issues.

Identify and report to the supervisor and/or other trade compliance management any potential violations of trade compliance laws and compliance violations and any incidents involving significant weaknesses in processes or procedures.

Request advice and guidance the supervisor and/or other trade compliance management for trade compliance issues involving significant complexity and potential concern to the company.

Assist with the development of training materials, and when required, provide necessary supplemental training and updates for employees having trade compliance functions.

Provide support in maintaining and implementing company export and import compliance procedures and work instructions.

When needed, review and validate the export classifications of parts and materials.

Support the trade compliance supervisor and/or other trade compliance management with the preparation of classification ruling requests.

Monitor the statuses of licenses, agreements, shipping documents, and other underlying documentation for accuracy compliance with ITAR and other applicable export compliance regulations.

Maintain license files and a database of current and expired license files and tracks pending and approved licenses/approvals.

Audit license, agreement, and shipping files for completeness, accuracy, and compliance with record keeping requirements and reports findings to trade compliance supervisor and/or other trade compliance management.

Support internal, external, and government-directed compliance audits and assessments.

Attend trade compliance seminars/conferences to maintain knowledge on regulatory updates and proposed changes.

Assist in preparation of letters and other correspondence to vendors, brokers, and other parties involved in export transactions.

Under direction of the Trade Compliance supervisor and/or other trade compliance management, gather information and prepare periodic updates and metrics reports for export operations.

Job Requirements:

U.S. citizen or U.S. permanent resident is required for this position

BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience required .

Familiarity with export and import operations and U.S. government regulations as set forth in the ITAR, EAR, FTR, OFAC, Customs, and other relevant trade compliance regulations

Minimum 2 Years of trade compliance experience

Proficiency with MS Office applications

Working knowledge of JD Edwards or other ERP system desirable.

Excellent oral and written skills

Must pass background check and drug test

Additional Details:

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong organizational and interpersonal skills

Able to work independently with minimal supervision

A passion for getting things right.

Turn obstacles into challenges and motivate and inspire those they work with to keep morale and productivity high

Can-do attitude, committed to finding solutions

Able to adapt and rapidly respond to the changing demands of a fast paced, high growth service oriented environment

Flexibility in dealing with a variety of business partners, situations and requirements while remaining calm under pressure

Team oriented €“ values the synergy of a team and operates as a team player

Collaborator €“ engages others in discussion and is hands-on in problem solving

Because this position requires potential access to technology controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a \"U.S. person\" as defined in the ITAR and EAR. In order to be a U.S. person for ITAR and EAR purposes, you must: (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident (i.e., \"green card holder\") of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum, provided that you have applied for naturalization within six months of the date you first became eligible, and if not yet accepted, you are actively pursuing naturalization after two years from the date of your application.

Our employees are the reason we have been successful in the past and the reason we will be successful in the future. Employees€™ skills, talents and work ethic have defined the business and will shape our collective future.

Our Vision is to be:

  • A world leader and early innovator in mission-critical sensors and electrical protection

  • Satisfying the world€™s growing need for safety, energy efficiency and a clean environment

  • A partner, employer, and neighbor of choice.

NOTE: If you are a current Sensata employee (or one of our Affiliates), please back out of this application and log into Workday via the Company Intranet to apply directly. Type FIND JOBS in the Workday search bar.

Requisition ID: IRC26596