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Sr. Licensing Analyst

Company: Eaton
Location: Kansas
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

Eaton Research Labs (ERL) is currently seeking a Sr. Licensing Analyst to join our team. This position is based at any US Eaton facility. Remote work available.

Position Overview:

Eaton is a power management company made up of over 92,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. Our supply chain management team creates bottom-line impact by driving cost management and operational benefits. Within our supply chain, Eaton has an opening for a Sr. Licensing Analyst within its Global Trade Management ("GTM") group. The primary function of this position is to provide expertise on U.S. export authorizations associated with meeting business objectives. The position of Sr. Licensing Analyst is primarily responsible for day-to-day processing of export authorizations and activities, maintaining various trade reporting systems, administering export authorizations and ensuring proper recordkeeping and reporting requirements are met as mandated by respective US government agencies.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours.

In this role you will:

  • Develop and deploy throughout Eaton U.S. all applicable export authorization compliance processes and procedures and licensing standards in conjunction with other various functions within Eaton and external resources
  • Prepare, obtain, manage and monitor all applicable export licenses, agreements and authorizations in compliance with U.S. Government regulations and Company policies
  • Ensure timely submittal of export authorizations to support strategic business initiatives
  • Review and approve use of all proposed license exceptions/exemptions
  • Maintain records of current and expired export authorization files and issues/reports for pending and approved authorizations in accordance with U.S. regulations and Company policy
  • Monitor export shipments to ensure proper export authorizations are in place and no gaps in coverage occur due to expired export authorizations or changes in U.S. export regulatory requirements
  • Develop and deploy training related to export authorization requirements to businesses to ensure understanding of all requirements, provisos and restrictions
  • Support management and GTM in investigating and resolving trade compliance matters including possible authorizations-related violations of international trade compliance regulations, policies or procedures; coordinate with GTM managers and Legal department on communications with government agencies for requests for information, including assisting with export audits and/or filing voluntary disclosures
  • Serve as Company interface on interpretation of authorizations-related regulatory requirements and/or Company export policies/procedures
  • Perform duties as an Empowered Official ("EO") as defined by the International Traffic in Arms Regulations ("ITAR")
  • Work with Eaton international sites to train and ensure compliance with various government regulations including but not limited to the ITAR, Export Administration Regulations ("EAR"), Office of Foreign Assets Control ("OFAC"), Customer and Border Protection ("CBP"), Foreign Trade Regulations ("FTR")
  • Support GTM self-assessments, internal/external audits, review of foreign national employment and site visitor requests, developing and managing Technology Control Plan, maintaining export recordkeeping, managing license and authorization processes and monitoring export documentation and declarations
  • Engage with senior leaders on GTM licensing strategies and initiatives and provide regular reports on the status of current initiatives and outstanding GTM licensing matters
  • Coordinate and develop global trade policies with input from key policy stakeholders across Tax, Legal, Finance, Supply Chain and operational disciplines as they relate to international activities

    When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.

    Required (Basic) Qualifications:
    • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.
    • 2-4 years direct experience in U.S. export licensing activity with Directorate of Defense Trade Controls ("DDTC") and Bureau of Industry and Security ("BIS")
    • Must be legally eligible to work in the United States on an on-going basis without Company sponsorship
    • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.
    • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written word to all levels within the company for management, including VP-GM and President level, functional staffs, line level employees and government officials
    • Strong analytical, negotiation, and influencing capabilities
    • Ability to think critically and strong problem-solving skills

      Preferred Qualifications
      • Experience in drafting formal correspondence with government agencies
      • 2-3 years' experience in drafting, submitting, and managing ITAR and EAR export authorizations and providing guidance in ITAR/EAR regulations associated with controlled commodities, technologies and services
      • 2-3 years' experience as an Empowered Official
      • Familiar with U.S. government systems such as ACE, DECCS a plus
      • Experience in drafting formal correspondence with government agencies

        Position Criteria
        • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written word to all levels within the company for management, including VP-GM and President level, functional staffs, line level employees and government officials
        • Strong analytical, negotiation, and influencing capabilities
        • Ability to think critically and strong problem-solving skills
        • Strong understanding of U.S. export laws and regulations (e.g ACE and DTRADE)
        • Excellent communication and influencing skills - including the leadership presence and interpersonal savvy to influence senior operating and functional leaders. Passionate change leader with high energy and the ability to work effectively across a complex, global organization
        • Possess ability to resolve issues on all levels. Must proactively recognize and solve complex cross-functional issues
        • Must be able to handle multiple priorities and work well under pressure

          We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

          We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
          • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
          • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
          • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
          • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
          • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
          • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)

            Eaton also considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com.


            Supply Chain / Logistics


            North America - US/Puerto Rico

            Primary Location

            United States-Ohio-Beachwood

            Other Locations

            United States-Mississippi, United States-Idaho, United States-Texas, United States-California, United States-Kansas, United States-New Mexico, United States-Oklahoma, United States-Massachusetts, United States-North Dakota, United States-Pennsylvania, United States-Alabama, United States-Indiana, United States-Minnesota, United States-Arkansas, United States, United States-Missouri, United States-Georgia, United States-Illinois, United States-North Carolina, United States-South Carolina, United States-Alaska, United States-Kentucky, United States-Washington, United States-Connecticut, United States-Louisiana, United States-New York, United States-Utah, United States-Arizona, United States-Ohio, United States-Wisconsin, United States-Michigan, United States-Nevada, United States-Virginia, United States-Rhode Island, United States-Florida, United States-Nebraska, United States-Tennessee, United States-West Virginia, United States-Maine, United States-New Jersey, United States-Iowa, United States-Colorado, United States-Maryland, United States-Oregon, United States-Hawaii

            Work Locations

            Beachwood OH Loc


            Corporate Sector

            Job Level

            Individual Contributor



            Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?


            Does this position offer relocation?



            Yes, 10 % of the Time

            Requisition ID :110153

Keywords: Eaton, Springdale , Sr. Licensing Analyst, Professions , Kansas, Arkansas

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