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Export and Trade Compliance Manager - Portland, Oregon

Company/Organization: Erickson

Position: Management

Job Type: Permanent

Posted: 1/27/2022 9:27:26 PM


We are a multi-site company in Oregon seeking candidates to join us onsite at our Portland, Medford or Central Point offices or remotely with regular visit to our facilities.

Position Purpose

This is a functional management position reporting to Ericksons Director of Legal (Attorney). Emphasis in managing Ericksons Export Compliance Program to include development of Training Modules for Erickson employees world-wide and enhancing Ericksons Audit Program. Manage and oversee all export authorizations to include the application, approval, and post approval processes. Provide accurate interpretation of applicable U.S. Export Regulations (EAR, ITAR, OFAC) as well as laws of receiving countries as it relates to Ericksons business. Also provide accurate interpretation of applicable U.S. Import Regulations (CBP, FDA, BATFE), Canada Import regulations, and regulations of other countries as necessary to support business development. Responsible for management of Ericksons Sr. Trade Specialist and related day to day activities.

Duties Responsibilities

  • Develop, maintain, and ensure compliance with export and import related work instructions and procedures.
  • Maintain Ericksons ERP Trade Compliance Module which includes developing written procedures.
  • Partner with Engineering to provide regulatory guidance in the export classification of new product developments.
  • Communicate with business stakeholders including Business Development, Maintenance, Flight Operations, and Sales on potential export licensing requirements depending on global business opportunities.
  • Partner with Ericksons Department of People in the managing of foreign employees and foreign visitor access controls required by U.S. Export Regulations.
  • Engage Ericksons IT Department to ensure the security of Ericksons export-controlled information in accordance with U.S. Export Regulations.
  • Fulfill as back up to Sr. Trade Specialist and be able to complete the day to day activities.


Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum of 7 ' 10 years export compliance experience where depth of responsibilities expands across all levels of export and import compliance.
  • Experience in accurately determining ECCN, USML, Schedule B, and HTSUS classifications, including commodity jurisdiction requests and advisory opinions utilizing internal and external resources available
  • As an Empowered Official, be proficient in the preparation, submission, and facilitation of the outcome of all U.S. Government agency applications, approvals, classification requests, disclosures, or any other regulatory communications submitted on behalf of Erickson.
  • Proficient in ACE, DECCS, SNAP-R, and with all MS Office products.


Safety and Work Environment ' Identifies hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and takes appropriate action to maintain a safe and productive work environment for self and others. Follows Guiding Principle 'Be Safe'.

Effective Communication - Actively listens to others. Communicates with others clearly, openly, and respectfully. Uses all forms of communication effectively and appropriately (includes email, text, IM).

Teamwork - Works with and supports others to achieve organizational goals. Meets individual and team deadlines and responsibilities. Assumes additional responsibilities when needed. Responds constructively to instructions and procedures. Listens to others and values opinions and is respectful of team members and other Erickson employees. Works effectively with team leader or manager and promotes a positive team environment.

Accountable to Achieving Commitments - Achieves commitments to both internal and external customers. Produces high quality work by being attentive to detail and maintaining accuracy. Works in a conscientious, consistent, and thorough manner to meet all schedules and timelines. Anticipates potential problems. Finds the root cause of problems and takes appropriate action. Makes continuous improvement to processes and results.

Adaptability to Change - Understands, accepts, and supports the need for business change and helping others with transitions. Adapts and adjusts to change within own area of responsibility as well as accepting the need for change more broadly. Actively identifies and leads change within area of responsibility.

'We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, inquiry or discussion about compensation, or any other characteristic protected by law.'

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