Trade Compliance Manager
Lisle, IL 
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Job Description
Take Ownership of an Important, Hands-On Trade Compliance Role at a Growing Global OrganizationEnjoy Wide Exposure and Influence as You Serve as OurSubject Matter Expert on Trade Requirements, Policies and Procedures If you combine trade compliance experience, including strong regulatory knowledge (e.g. customs, ITAR, EAR, FTR, etc.), with a proactive mindset and the ability to interact effectively with business stakeholders around the globe, the role of Trade Compliance Manager with CTS offers you some compelling opportunities. You will:
  • Serve as our trade compliance subject matter expert as you develop, implement, and monitorthe Companys trade compliance program and interface with the business regarding trade policies and procedures.
  • Enjoy wide visibility and exposure as you work with leadership at our U.S. and foreign facilities, including Plant, Logistics and Operations Managers, and Supply Chain, Finance, Legal and other departments.
  • Act as our key import/export resourceand strongly influence the execution of the compliance programby identifying gaps, making improvements, training stakeholders and more.
  • Showcase your potential to take on additional responsibilities and grow within our expanding global organization.
  • Enjoy an open and upbeat culture. Our leaders, including your supervisor, are accessible and promote broad communication at all levels, including town hall meetings and company round tables with the CEO and other leaders.
Reporting to the Vice President General Counsel and Security, as Trade Compliance Manager, you will be responsible for developing, implementing, and monitoring the Company's trade compliance program under applicable U.S. and foreign laws and regulations. You'll proactively liaise with the business on import/export requirements and serve as an SME regarding trade policies and procedures, training internal stakeholders as needed. In addition, you will provide support for other general compliance initiatives.

To meet the basic qualification for this role, you will have legal authorization to work permanently in the United States for any employer without requiring a visa transfer or visa sponsorship. In addition, to be a good fit for the Trade Compliance Manager opportunity, you will have:
  • Bachelor's degree preferred; relevant trade certifications are a plus.
  • 7+ years of relevant trade compliance experience. [[Question: 680180]]
  • Working experience with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), including anti-boycott regulations, sanctions administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC), Customs Regulations (CR), and Foreign Trade Regulations (FTR). [[Question: 680189]]
  • Working experience with ECCN and HTS classifications and country of origin determinations; familiarity with NAFTA requirements and Maquiladora manufacturing structures a plus. [[Question: 680177]]
  • Familiarity with duty drawback programs and other opportunities to reduce duty exposure.
  • Ability to apply trade compliance knowledge and experience to complex issues with minimal need for external resources.
We touch millions of lives globally every day. CTS is a leading designer and manufacturer of sensors, actuators, and electronic components for original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). We have over 20 locations in 12 countries and more than 3,500 employees. Our innovative sensing, connectivity, and motion solutions offer a diverse range of products across many industries. We are at the forefront of innovating life-changing technology, focusing on quality to keep people safe, healthy, and happy.



Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
7+ years
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