SR MGR GLOBAL TRADE COMPLIANCE

TE Connectivity

Location: #, MN, US, _

Job Type: Full time

Posted


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Job Overview

We are building a world class Global Trade Services (GTS) organization and the Medical Business Unit Lead is a new position that will play a critical role in supporting trade operations and compliance within the Business Unit (BU). The Medical BU Lead serves as the trade lead and advisor within TE’s Operational Compliance team for the BU and is the primary point of contact to the Medical leadership team. The purpose is to ensure TE’s compliance, at the BU level, with import and export regulations globally to enhance global trade compliance, reduce risk, increase responsiveness to issues and opportunities, and facilitate effective operational aspects of international trade. This role will originally report into the Medical Global Supply Chain Director but will be a key member of the Global Trade Services (GTS) team. As part of the GTS team, the Medical Lead will join a group of professionals who are passionate about ensuring the future growth of the business by providing business solutions for compliance with global trade laws and regulations.

Lead Trade Compliance Activities in the BU

  • Lead trade operations and provide compliance oversight for the assigned BU to ensure TE’s compliance with import/export laws and regulations
  • Establish and maintain trade operations and compliance activities in accordance with TE policies, procedures, and controls, in collaboration with key stakeholders throughout the BU
  • Act as the point of contact for BU leadership on trade-related matters.
  • Engage BU stakeholders and counsel to understand business changes and develop trade-related solutions/strategies and controls to ensure compliance
  • Maintain BU-level Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and reporting to ensure efficiency and effectiveness of the operations
  • In partnership with GTS Governance, establish and maintain relationships with trade-related government entities


Partner with Trade Compliance Professionals and Stakeholders across the Enterprise

  • Partner with GTS Governance to monitor trade compliance regulatory and legislative changes, assess the potential impact to the BU, and determine the necessary actions and communications to the appropriate stakeholders
  • Work with GTS Governance teams to conduct trade compliance audits and oversee corrective action plans
  • Partner with GTS Governance to develop and administer effective trade compliance training as required throughout the region and organization
  • Ensure appropriate utilization of the GTS Operations Service Center for product classification (import and export), restricted party screening, and duty savings compliance, and otherwise ensure proper country of origin determination, valuation, and admissibility
  • Work with the Operational Service Centers to identify, evaluate and administer opportunities to facilitate trade in a cost-effective and compliant manner (e.g. make use of applicable Free Trade Agreements, Duty Drawback, First Sale for Export, Foreign Trade Zones, etc.)
  • Establish and maintain relationships with internal functions, including corporate functions, to encourage awareness of global trade compliance issues, pro-actively identify trade risk and threats, and develop appropriate trade compliance controls

Talent Development & Leadership

  • Create a culture of engagement and performance in alignment with TE’s core values
  • Provide timely, thoughtful feedback to support your team’s growth and development
  • Lead and coach with empathy

What your background should look like:

Success in the role requires strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills, strategic analysis and planning capabilities involving complex situations, highly developed oral and written communication skills and the ability to coordinate interdisciplinary teams (internal and external) to drive issues and projects to conclusion.

In addition, successful candidate will have the following qualifications, experience, and skills:

  • Bachelor's degree required (international business, supply chain, law, or related field)
  • 10+ years’ experience in global trade compliance
  • 3+ years’ experience in functional leadership or senior management in a multinational environment
  • 3+ years’ experience in supporting trade functions within an industrial, communications, transportation, or similar business
  • Broad functional knowledge of import and export regulations and familiarity with customs practices in countries across the region
  • Proven ability to work with variety of business groups, including supply chain, legal, procurement and finance
  • Ability to foster teamwork and internal and external relationships
  • Excellent organizational habits, priority management, multi-tasking, and delegation skills
  • Customer focused with a commitment to quality
  • Preferred: Customs Broker License other Customs / Trade certification
  • Travel may be necessary in fulfillment of responsibilities

Please Note
This position may involve working with technical data, technology, software/source code, hardware or other items (collectively “items) subject to U.S. and non-U.S. export control laws and regulations. Under these regulations, it may be necessary for TE to verify a candidate’s national origin and/or citizenship status to determine whether a U.S. or other government export license is required prior to releasing its technologies to the candidate. If TE determines that TE will require a license or will be prohibited by applicable laws from providing the candidate with items necessary for the performance of this position, then TE expressly reserves the right to either a) make an offer of employment contingent upon TE receiving required export licenses from the appropriate government agency, b) consider the candidate for a different position that is not subject to such restrictions, on whatever terms and conditions TE shall establish in its sole discretion, or c) decline to move forward with the candidate’s application

Competencies

Building Effective Teams
Motivating Others
Managing and Measuring Work
Values: Integrity, Accountability, Teamwork, Innovation
SET : Strategy, Execution, Talent (for managers)
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