Import / Export Administrator in San Diego, CA

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc   •  

San Diego, CA 92101

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 62 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Job Summary

General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world's leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for an International Trade Compliance (ITC) Administrator to work within our ITC team, located in Torrey Pines, CA.


  • Under general supervision, interprets and administersITC policies and procedures for General Atomics & Affiliates (GA). The selected candidate will provide export and import compliance guidance to various functional departments across the GA enterprise.
  • Prepares, submits, and administers U.S. Government licenses (e.g., DSP-5/61/73, TAA/MLA, and BIS-748P) other authorizations (i.e., ITAR exemptions and EAR exceptions).
  • Files Electronic Export Information (EEI) via Automated Commercial Environment (ACE).
  • Performs export authority and compliance reviews.
  • Administers export compliance reviews of foreign national visits and employments.
  • Administers Technology Control Plans.
  • Provides Customs entry and export instructions to freight forwarders and customs brokers.
  • Assesses, strengthens and streamlines GA ITC program and procedures.
  • Maintains import /export transactional records and administers import /export procedures, manuals and database.
  • Provides import /export compliance guidance to various functional departments: Business Development, Contracts, Human Resources, Program Purchasing, Shipping & Receiving, Law, and Security.
  • Supports post-audit & assessment corrective action follow-up verification.
  • Creates management reports and metrics of im/export activities.
  • Conducts commodity jurisdictions and classifications (e.g., HTSUS, USML, and CCL).
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications

  • Typically requires a Bachelors or Masters degree in Business Administration, Engineering or related field and six or more years progressively complex experience with a Bachelors or four or more years progressively complex experience with a Masters, in import/export administration. Additional professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education.
  • U.S. Customs Broker License preferred.
  • Experience in a multinational corporation in Aerospace & Defense industry
  • Must demonstrate a complete understanding and application of import/export administration principles, theories and concepts; and leadership skills including organizing, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.
  • Must possess the ability to resolve a variety of non-routine administrative and technical logistics matters and; demonstrate strong working knowledge of International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), US Customs regulations and Harmonized Tariff Schedules (HTS).
  • Must be customer focused and possess: (1) the ability to identify issues, analyze and interpret data and develop solutions to a variety of non-routine problems; (2) good analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings; (3) good interpersonal skills to interact with employees, managers and customers; (4) the ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information; (5) the ability to plan and manage projects; (6) the ability to represent the company as a knowledgeable resource on internal and external projects ; and (7) good computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours and travel as required.
  • US Citizenship is required.

Valid Through: 2019-9-16