Trade Compliance Specialist for Aerospace/Automotive

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OSI Engineering, Inc.
ITAR, Compliance training, Transportation industry, international logistics, logistics, Trade Compliance, Tariff, Project Management, MS Office, Export
Contract W2
Depends on Experience
Work from home available Travel required to 10%.

Job Description


This global automotive company was named for its purpose: relentless determination to challenge convention and dream big. Join this innovative team on the front line, working behind the scenes as the company helps shape the mobility ecosystem of the future. Provide support to the Supply Chain and Procurement Lead in the San Luis Obispo, CA office as the Trade Compliance Specialist for this globally known automotive company. Qualified candidates will be considered as fully remote if preferred.


*Candidates with Aerospace, Automotive and/ or Transportation industry experience are preferred however any applicable industry experience can be considered.


  • Work with the Trade Compliance Lead, Division Manager, management team and other necessary employees to develop and implement export control procedures and tools.
  • Perform Export (Commodity, Technology/Technical Data, and Software) and Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS) Classification determinations under US and non-US regulations.
  • Coordinate international logistics (import/export), developing long-term relationships with third-party service providers.
  • Draft and manage export licenses.
  • Guide functional teams regarding software, technology marking, technology transfer methods, reporting, and other administrative requirements for export and/or import compliance.
  • Provide training, mentoring, communication forums, and maintaining site metrics, ensuring implementation and effectiveness of internal controls.
  • Assists with regulatory interpretation and guidance in the following areas: Anti-boycott/Restrictive Trade Practices, Export Control Classification, Compliance training, Export Documentation, Tariff Classification, Sanctions, and Embargoes.
  • Advises internal management or business partners on the implementation or operation of complex compliance programs to ensure business objectives comply with all relevant laws and guidelines.
  • Work with IT to provide guidance with federal export control regulations that govern how technology, technical data, technical assistance, and items or materials are physically or electronically exported, shipped, transmitted, transferred, or shared from the US to foreign countries, persons, or entities.
  • Assist with audits to assess the export compliance and assist in determining and implementing corrective actions where necessary.
  • Domestic travel: 5-10% is required.

Required Skillset:

  • 5+ years of strong trade compliance experience is required. Ideal range is 6-10+ years of experience.
  • Knowledge and expertise in the area of FCPA and CFIUS.
  • Knowledge of U.S. import, export, and licensing regulations, EAR and ITAR regulations, and exemptions/exception requirements.
  • Ability to recognize and solve typical problems and select solutions from established options, while adapting quickly to changing priorities.
  • Experience working in aeronautical field highly desired.
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite.
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university, or the equivalent combination of education, formal training/certifications, or work/military experience.

Bonus Skillset:

  • Project Management experience.


Duration: 24+ months

Location: San Luis Obispo, CA or Remote (must be willing to work PST hours and travel to SLO, CA as needed.)

Travel: 5-10% domestic

Type: Contract


Submit resumes to


Yusuf Roashan

408.550.2800 x125

Company Information

OSI Engineering is a leading talent acquisition and services company, building powerful IT and Engineering development teams to meet speed-to-market demands across the US. We develop, implement and manage workforce solutions through every stage of the product lifecycle, from early application development through final production, delivering the highest-level technology professionals. Our capabilities include technical staff augmentation, managed service programs and resource planning solutions.

With over 20 years of experience, OSI’s technical expertise spans the software stack from the firmware layer up to the user interface. We deliver dynamic and diverse teams for IT Services, Networking Data Services, Cloud Infrastructure and Services, Big Data, Mobile Hardware and Applications, Internet of Things (IoT), Connected Car, Enterprise Information Security and Data Science. Our quality-focused approach to talent acquisition and services helps our clients successfully launch their concepts and products that change the world.

Dice Id : 10365912
Position Id : 7536963
Originally Posted : 2 months ago

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