Berwyn, Pennsylvania
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TE Connectivity
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Job ID: 121410
Job Code: 30003974
Business Unit: GLOBAL LEGAL (10003025)
Building: Non-TE facility (902)
Band/Level: 4
Hiring Manager: John Charles Quinn
Recruiter: Dana Liddell-Cofield
Relocation: No
Travel: Less than 10%
Employee Referral Amount: $1,500.00
Education Experience: Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)
Employment Experience: 10 years or more

At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

Job Overview

Global Trade Services – Jurisdiction & Classification Service Center, Change Management Lead

We are building a world class Global Trade Services (GTS) organization, which includes Operational Service Centers focused on critical trade services. This new role leads the Classification Change activities within the Trade Jurisdiction & Classification Operational Service Center (OSC), which is responsible for supporting centralized core activities to assess and manage jurisdiction and classification determinations for export and import in all locations where TE operates.

This role will be responsible for assisting the Director in leading the Trade Jurisdiction & Classification OSC, delivering oversight and management of change requests and activities and implementing process control for the entire Service Center while delivering change management plans and impact assessments for the jurisdiction and classification for import and export jurisdiction and classification assessments to support TE's operations worldwide. Key responsibilities relate to leading Jurisdiction & Classification activities in the relevant jurisdictions and working with the Director to implement strategy development, program design and execution, personnel management and training, and systems deployment and optimization. The role reports to the Director of the Jurisdiction & Classification Service Center, joining a team of global trade professionals who are passionate about ensuring the future growth of the business by providing business solutions for compliance with global trade laws and regulations.

The successful candidate will be able to collaborate and thrive in a global environment while maintaining integrity, taking accountability, working together, and championing change.


  • Oversee all aspects of Change to existing Classifications, both Export control and Harmonized schedule classification for Import and Export.

  • Plan and scope change activities

  • Support Trade Counsel in investigations or activities relative to existing classifications

  • Based on findings from change activities, identify and work with JC SC Leadership to implement process improvements.

  • Partner with the other Trade Service Centers and the GTS Program Management Office in areas of Process improvement, as needed.

  • With with the various businesses to plan and scope projects that effect their existing classifications as needed. Based on Compliance Risk and/or Operational savings, work with the
impacted Businesses to fund projects as necessary.

  • Oversee subcontract labor for projects to reclassify items, as appropriate.

  • Promote and execute all aspects of the Trade Jurisdiction & Classification OSC.

  • Provide high level of operational services to enable TE to conduct trade compliantly and efficiently while limiting risks.

Responsibilities Continued

  • Develop and maintain staffing needs, inclusive of expectations, including knowledge, skills, and abilities, to maintain operational performance

  • Promote employee professional development, including providing regular feedback and performance evaluations.

  • Design and leverage trade data analytics to identify compliance risks, cost-savings opportunities, and other metrics of value and effectiveness

  • Lead strategic projects focused on enhancing capabilities of TE's jurisdiction and classification systems, and other business systems that utilize jurisdiction and classification data, to drive efficiencies and cost savings for the company

  • Partner with GTS Governance to assess the potential impact to the business of trade compliance regulatory and legislative changes, and determine the necessary actions and communications with the appropriate stakeholders

  • Assist with periodic planning sessions in collaboration with GTS Governance, and Operational Compliance teams to align on strategy, results, and opportunities

  • 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:

  • Bachelor's degree required (engineering, supply chain, law or related field preferred)

  • 10+ years of experience in international trade, focusing primarily on trade compliance and management of trade jurisdiction and classification assessments and determinations

  • 5+ years of experience in functional leadership or senior management

  • 5+ years of experience in communications, industrial, or transportation industries

  • Broad functional knowledge of export classification, including direct experience classifying products under the U.S. Munitions List (USML) and U.S. Commerce Control List (CCL)

  • Broad functional knowledge of customs classification, including direct experience classifying products under the Harmonized Tariff System

  • Demonstrated ability to design, deploy, and administer effective trade compliance policies and processes

  • Experience interfacing directly and effectively with government agency authorities

  • Proven ability to build, train, develop, and retain high-performance teams of globally diverse staff and manage resource levels against demand

  • Proven ability to build trust and work with a variety of business groups and functions in a dynamic global organization


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


  • Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $122,960 – $184,440 (subject to change dependent on physical location)
  • Posted salary ranges are made in good faith. TE Connectivity reserves the right to adjust ranges depending on the experience/qualification of the selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
  • Total Compensation = Base Salary + Incentive(s) + Benefits
  • A comprehensive benefits package including health insurance, 401(k), disability, life insurance, employee stock purchase plan, paid time off and voluntary benefits.

EOE, Including Disability/Vets