Sr. Principal Int'l Trade Compliance AnalystRolling Meadows, IL

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At Northrop Grumman, our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean to stealth bombers to landing on the moon. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage, and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future and have fun along the way. Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity, and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, but they're also making history.

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Northrop Grumman is seeking an experienced Sr. Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst for its location in Rolling Meadows, IL .

What You'll Get to Do:

The qualified applicant will become part of Northrop Grumman's International Trade Compliance organization, supporting Rolling Meadows and Amherst Systems Import-Export team, and working to ensure compliance with import/export laws and internal processes.

The role and responsibilities of the Sr. Principal International Trade Compliance Analyst include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • 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.

  • Maintains 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.

  • 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, and prepare correct documentation by the internal requirements, terms & conditions, and government regulations while reducing potential inbound and outbound transportation delays.

  • Assist in the development and implementation of procedures and instructions to support compliance with U.S. Government import/export operations regulations and Company policies.

  • Monitor and provide reports and metrics associated with import/export transactions, activities, and compliance.

  • Develop and manage import training materials.

  • Provide training on import regulations and related company policy and procedures.

  • Assist other Import/Export Operations personnel in day-to-day activities.

  • Support the law department in investigating and resolving compliance problems, questions, or complaints.

  • Participate in sector and corporate-wide special projects and working groups, including corporate-led assessments and audits.

  • Assist with the implementation of import/export automated solutions, which may include conducting testing and providing training on the processes and systems.

  • Provide mentoring to other import-export employees.

  • Review complex transactions and determine the applicability of Customs regulatory requirements.

  • Review of import/export clauses in Statements of Work and Non-Disclosure Agreements and provide recommendations regarding potential impact to business activity.

  • Ability to work independently on complex matters.

  • Maintains applicable trade compliance records in accordance with regulatory requirements.

  • Assessment and application of import and export regulations; HTS classification, valuation, free trade agreements, and participating government agency requirements.

Qualifications:

Basic Qualifications for a Sr. Principal Int'l Trade Compliance Analyst 4:

  • Bachelor's degree with a minimum of 10 years experience in import, transportation, export/import licensing, and/ or compliance in a relevant field (e.g. Trade Compliance, Contracts, Legal, Program Management, etc.), or

  • Master's degree with a minimum of 8 years relevant experience in import, transportation, export/import licensing, and/ or compliance in relevant fields (e.g. Trade Compliance, Contracts, Legal, Program Management, etc.).

  • U.S. Customs Broker License

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Department of Defense Secret Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in the use of the OCR EASE Software and SAP.

  • Knowledge of the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and other US Government Regulations.

  • Demonstrated highly collaborative work style, success in resolving difficult situations, and effective communication with all levels of stakeholders.

  • Ability to exercise leadership, self-initiative, and sound judgment.

  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products and possess the ability to work successfully in cross-functional teams.

MANUMS

Salary Range: $104,900 - $157,300

The above salary range represents a general guideline; however, Northrop Grumman considers a number of factors when determining base salary offers such as the scope and responsibilities of the position and the candidate's experience, education, skills and current market conditions.

Employees may be eligible for a discretionary bonus in addition to base pay. Annual bonuses are designed to reward individual contributions as well as allow employees to share in company results. Employees in Vice President or Director positions may be eligible for Long Term Incentives. In addition, Northrop Grumman provides a variety of benefits including health insurance coverage, life and disability insurance, savings plan, Company paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) for vacation and/or personal business.

The application period for the job is estimated to be 20 days from the job posting date. However, this timeline may be shortened or extended depending on business needs and the availability of qualified candidates.

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