Sr. Mgr. GTS Jurisdiction & Classification Service Center Execution Lead - Remote

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


TE Connectivity's Trade Compliance Teams interpret laws, rules, and regulations regarding shipping and prepare applications for import/export control certifications and licenses.


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 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 consistent process control for the entire Service Center while delivering timely and accurate determinations of items' jurisdiction and classification for export (U.S. Commerce Control List, U.S. Munitions List, etc.) and import (including Harmonized Tariff System, etc.) to support TE's operations in America’s region. 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.


Job Title: Sr. Mgr. GTS Jurisdiction & Classification Service Center Execution Lead - Remote
Location: Remote
Relocation Assistance: No
Travel: Less than 10%   
Salary: $127,900 - $191,900



  • Promote and execute all aspects of the Trade Jurisdiction & Classification OSC.
  • Maintain TE operations and compliance activities in accordance with applicable export and import laws and regulations relevant to the Americas region, TE policies, procedures, and controls, in collaboration with GTS Governance Team.
  • Provide high level of operational services to enable TE to conduct trade compliantly and efficiently while limiting risks. 
  • 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


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 conclusions


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


  • 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
  • Highly developed decision-making skills in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven ability to execute and provide results despite challenges and setbacks.
  • Excellent organizational habits, priority management, multi-tasking, and delegation skills 
  • Customer-focused with a commitment to quality
  • Some travel may be necessary for fulfillment of responsibilities


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

•    Competitive base salary commensurate with experience: $127,900 – $191,900 (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


#, PA, US, 19312

City:  #
State:  PA
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  103742
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Legal

Nearest Major Market: Philadelphia

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