Teledyne Technologies

  • Trade Compliance Manager

    Job Locations US-CA-Thousand Oaks | US-CA-Camarillo
    Requisition ID
    Company Name
    Teledyne Scientific & Imaging
    1st Shift - Morning
    Citizenship/Visa Requirement
    US Citizen/US National/Perm Resident/ Asylee/Refugee
    Internal Code (for CareerBuilder)
  • Company Overview

    Teledyne Technologies Incorporated specializes in providing a broad range of high technology solutions and products to the marketplace. Teledyne Imaging Sensors is an integral member of the new Digital Imaging Segment of Teledyne Technologies. Imaging Sensors provides advanced imaging solutions for a variety of customers, including the DoD, NASA, prime system integrators, and commercial customers. In the civilian space arena, Teledyne sensors are the most advanced sensors on board the Hubble space telescope, and they are also found on board the majority of NASA space probes and ground based telescopes. In the DoD arena, Teledyne sensors are integrated into several major systems for persistent surveillance, chemical detection, and target identification, among others.

    Position Summary and Responsibilities

    This position requires the ongoing local development, implementation and management of the customs and export compliance functions as they relate to the corporate trade compliance policies across the organization. The role demands exceptional communication and collaboration skills, and a strong customs and export trade expertise. The Trade Compliance Manager will support the location/s in primarily managing exports, interacting with all the various functional areas, and Teledyne’s Corporate International Trade Compliance (“CITC”) office.  Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of variable factors.  Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.  Determines critical methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other personnel.  In addition, the Trade Compliance Manager will serve as backup to Regional Business Unit (RBU) Customs Lead in all import and export activities for assigned locations.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

    • Responsible for ensuring effective customs and export compliance at multiple business units falling under their assigned scope, in accordance with U.S. and international customs and export laws and regulations and Teledyne Technologies corporate customs and export compliance policies and procedures.
    • Ensure and support appropriate management accountability and responsibility for customs and export compliance.
    • Establish and maintains export compliance procedures and program documentation, including product export classification and regulatory jurisdiction; licensing and administration; denied party, proliferation and diversion screening; technology transfers; deemed exports; import and export documentation; anti-boycott reporting; trade data points including HTS classification, country of origin and FTA determination, valuation, etc.; broker and forwarder management; recordkeeping; audits and training.
    • Prepare and submit license applications, international permits, technical assistance agreements and other request for licenses and approvals to the appropriate Government Agencies; administer export licensing program and ensure compliance with conditions and reporting requirements.
    • Conduct licensing reviews for technology transfers, including marketing materials, proposals and engineering data; develop and maintain technology transfer programs in accordance with regulatory and license requirements.
    • Act as customs and export compliance liaison to sales representatives, distributors, customers and other third parties, as required.
    • Review import and export filings for accuracy and compliance with customs regulations and CITC policies and procedures.
    • Provide quarterly and yearly reporting of relevant trade compliance data to CITC.
    • Conduct regular customs and export compliance training for senior management, engineers, scientists, shipping, sales and marketing and other functions involved in importing and exporting.
    • Conduct periodic audits and self-audits and implement corrective action, as required.
    • Assist Corporate Legal- International Trade Compliance Office with investigations of any incidences of purported non-compliance with customs and export laws and regulations.
    • Attend the Corporate International Trade Compliance annual conference
    • Attend external third-party customs and export training seminars as required
    • Other trade compliance duties as assigned
    • Daily availability to include evenings and weekends when necessary to reach goals and deadlines.


    To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

    • Analytical - Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
    • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
    • Project Management - Communicates changes and progress.
    • Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.
    • Customer Service - Manages difficult or emotional customer situations; Responds promptly to customer needs; Meets commitments.
    • Interpersonal Skills - Maintains confidentiality.
    • Oral Communication - Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Participates in meetings.
    • Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively.
    • Teamwork - Gives and welcomes feedback; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
    • Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; Demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; Aligns work with strategic goals.
    • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Works with integrity and ethically.
    • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization's goals and values.
    • Judgment – Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.
    • Motivation - Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.
    • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
    • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.
    • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
    • Quantity - Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
    • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
    • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events
    • Initiative - Seeks increased responsibilities; Asks for and offers help when needed.
    • Innovation - Generates suggestions for improving work.


    To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


    Education and/or Experience                                          

    Bachelor's degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university in a related field and 8+ years of directly related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. 


    Specific Export Controls Experience

    Working experience in the International Traffic in Arms Regulations, Export Administration Regulations, Customs Regulations, and Office of Foreign Assets Control Regulations; able to apply technical knowledge of regulations to business transactions, and experience with automated denied party screening systems and U.S. Government on-line license application procedures strongly preferred. 




    U.S. Customs Broker License preferred. (U.S. locations only)


    Language Skills

    Ability to read, analyze, and interpret governmental regulations, general business periodicals, professional journals, or technical procedures.  Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.  Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


    Mathematical Skills

    Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.  Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.


    Reasoning Ability

    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


    Computer Skills

    To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of MS Outlook; MS Excel and MS Word software.


    Position may require one or more of the following (Site/RBU Specific):


    Other Qualifications:  

    • U.S. Person for access to ITAR-Controlled Technical Data

    ITAR regulations dictate that information and material pertaining to defense and military related technologies may only be shared with US Persons unless authorization from the Department of State is received or a special exemption is used.

    A "U.S. person" can be

    1. A U.S. citizen;
    2. A permanent resident who does not work for a foreign company, a foreign government, or a foreign governmental agency/organization;
    3. A political asylee;
    4. A part of the U.S. government, or
    5. A corporation, business, organization, or group that is incorporated in the United States under U.S. law.


    A foreign person is any person who is not a lawful permanent resident of the US and includes foreign governments and organizations.

    • Ability to travel (domestically) approximately 10%.



    What can Teledyne offer YOU?
    A Competitive Salary & Benefits Package
    Excellent Health, Dental, Vision
    Paid Vacation Time
    Paid Sick Time
    Life Insurance Benefits
    Paid Holidays
    401(k) Eligibility
    Employee Stock Purchase Plan
    Educational Tuition Reimbursement
    Employee Fun Events throughout the year


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