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Northrop Grumman Import Administrator in Rolling Meadows, Illinois

At the heart of Defining Possible is our commitment to missions. In rapidly changing global security environments, Northrop Grumman brings informed insights and software-secure technology to enable strategic planning. We're looking for innovators who can help us keep building on our wide portfolio of secure, affordable, integrated, and multi-domain systems and technologies that fuel those missions. By joining in our shared mission, we'll support yours of expanding your personal network and developing skills, whether you are new to the field or an industry thought-leader. At Northrop Grumman, you'll have the resources, support, and team to do some of the best work of your career.

The Rolling Meadows, IL facility is looking for an Import/Export Administrator to work in our Manufacturing/Operations organization. Roles and Responsibilities Include: - Plans, schedules and routes imports and exports, including monitoring the flow of traffic to/from foreign destinations, ensuring related customer service, brokerage and customs transaction compliance. - Maintains compliance with federal and foreign regulations governing the shipment, receipt and documentation of imported/exported products. - Assists on trade compliance counsel assessments and prepares and/or reviews documentation as needed with management. - Determines HTS & Schedule B classifications to products and components and ensures the system of record is updated within the parts master. - Establishes and maintains training and post audit assessments (PO/Sales Order to Payment) as it relates to import and export activity, to ensure implementation and effectiveness of internal compliance controls. Interfaces with cross functional departments to manage requests for information missing at the time of import or export.

  • Researches and resolves customer or supplier issues. Interfaces with internal and external worldwide import/export operations and organizations

  • Works with internal programs, outside vendors and suppliers to improve compliance efficiencies, prepare correct documentation in accordance with the internal requirements, terms & conditions, and government regulations while reducing potential inbound and outbound transportation delays.

  • Conducts research on transportation methods, rates and routes, and reconciles domestic and international freight bills.

  • Develops programs to audit and monitor carrier rates and charges and evaluates past performance and cost of transportation.

  • Performs various reporting and accounting functions within the Transportation/Shipping department.



Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree and 3 years of relevant experience or a Master's degree with one year of relevant experience; 7 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's degree

  • Experience in logistics, operations, or supply chain pertaining to Customs Brokerage, Freight Forwarding, Trade Compliance, Import/Export regulations

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent communication (written and oral), must be able to represent organization on specific projects.

  • Must be self-initiating; needing only general supervision for soundness of judgment and overall accuracy

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a US Secret Level security clearance and US Citizenship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Customs Brokers License - SAP experience desired/preferred - In-depth knowledge of handling imports and/or exports in accordance with Government Regulations, including knowledge of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR)

  • 3+ years of experience in processing international transportation activities - Ability to understand global impact of regulatory decisions (assertiveness and diplomacy to achieve results)

Northrop Grumman is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. For our complete EEO/AA and Pay Transparency statement, please visit U.S. Citizenship is required for most positions.

Job Category : Global Supply Chain