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Job Posting Title: DIR GLOBAL TRADE COMPLIANCE Job Code: 30003972 Segment: 0 Business Unit: GLOBAL LEGAL (10003025) Building: TYCO ELECTRONICS DC Office (HQ9) Band/Level: 3   Hiring Manager: Julia Court Ryan   Recruiter: Seth Taylor   Relocation: No   Travel: 10% to 25%   Employee Referral Amount:   Education Experience: Bachelors Degree (High School +4 years)   Employment Experience: 7-10 years   At TE, you will unleash your potential working with people from diverse backgrounds and industries to create a safer, sustainable and more connected world.

The Role


We are building a world class Global Trade Services (GTS) organization and the Industrial Solutions Segment Lead is a new position that will play a critical role in supporting trade operations and compliance within the Segment and the associated Business Units (BUs). 

The Industrial Solutions Segment lead serves as the trade lead and advisor to TE’s Operational Compliance teams within the segment, as well as the primary point of contact to the Segment and BU leadership teams. The purpose is to ensure TE’s compliance, at the Segment 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 reports into TE Connectivity’s Associate General Counsel, Global Trade Services, and is a key member of the Global Trade Services Leadership Team. As part of the GTS team, the Industrial Solutions Segment 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.  

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

The Position


Trade Transformation

  • Promote and execute the TE Trade Transformation project actions for the Segment and corresponding Business Units, while maintaining the current GTS regional structure & responsibilities during the transition.

Lead Trade Compliance Activities in the Segment

  • Lead trade operations and provide compliance oversight for the assigned Segment and respective BUs 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 Segment and BUs
  • Act as the point of contact for Segment leadership, as well as BU General Managers and other BU leadership, on trade-related matters.
  • Engage Segment management and counsel to understand business changes and develop trade-related solutions/strategies and controls to ensure compliance
  • Maintain Segment and 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 business, 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
  • Create and manage financial and staffing plans and budgets



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
  • 5+ years’ experience in functional leadership or senior management in a multinational environment
  • 3+ years’ experience in supporting trade functions within an industrial or manufacturing industry
  • 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


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

Washington, DC, US, 20005

City:  Washington
State:  DC
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  10% to 25%
Requisition ID:  88734
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Legal

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

Job Segment: Compliance, Supply Chain, Procurement, Supply, Law, Legal, Operations

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