Our client has retained Major, Lindsey & Africa on an exclusive basis to conduct a search for a Corporate Counsel, Trade Compliance to be based in its California location.
Organization: Our client is one of the world’s leading distributors and providers of comprehensive supply chain management services to the global aerospace industry, based on annual sales. Its services range from traditional distribution to the management of supplier relationships, quality assurance, kitting, just-in-time delivery, chemical management services, third-party logistics or fourth-party logistics and point-of-use inventory management. Our client offers one of the world’s broadest portfolios of aerospace products, including C-class hardware, chemical and electrical and comprised of more than 565,000 active stock-keeping units. Our client has more than 2,900 employees across 58 locations globally with net sales of $1.4 billion in 2017.
Position Overview: The Corporate Counsel, Trade Compliance is responsible for the overall design, implementation and management of the global trade compliance department to ensure that the company is in compliance with federal, state and local regulatory requirements. is responsible for the overall design, implementation and management of the global trade compliance department to ensure that the company is in compliance with federal, state and local regulatory requirements.
Compensation: Competitive base and bonus and equity. Generous benefits commensurate with experience.
Experience: The candidate must have at least 4 years of relevant export and import compliance experience, including DDTC, ITAR, BIS, EAR, OFAC, customs, shipping, and tariff harmonization.
Location: Suburb in Los Angeles, California
Relocation: Local candidates are preferred.
Travel: Domestic and international travel required up to 20% of the time.
Bar Admission: Membership in good standing in at least one state bar, and eligible to render legal advice in California as Registered In-House Counsel.
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