Opens 03/25/2019 · Closes 06/25/2019

The Company

Teledyne Microwave is your single source for microwave electronics. Teledyne Microwave Solutions (TMS) delivers the world’s most advanced microwave technologies for demanding aerospace, military, commercial and industrial applications.

The Role
Teledyne Technologies has an exciting opportunity for a Trade Compliance Import Administrator to join our Trade Compliance function. This opportunity provides exposure and visibility in the field of Import operations and its strategic impact on global growth and success. As a key focus organization in Teledyne Technologies, this opportunity has solid career growth potential as our business expands globally.

Job Description:

This position reports to the Trade Compliance Manager for the Teledyne Microwave Solutions business unit and will be located in Mountain View, CA. This position will support the location in managing imports, completing classifications, interacting with all of the various functional areas, and Teledyne’s Corporate International Trade Compliance office. The role demands a strong import and classification expertise with exceptional communication and collaboration skills.


Required Skills:

  • Fluency with Microsoft Office applications
  • Experience with US Customs Regulations and ACE
  • Excellent English business writing and speaking skills
  • Detail oriented with strong sense of urgency.
  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in import compliance capacity for a U.S. company, preferably in the area of commercial and defense aerospace;

Desired Skills:

  • Excellent knowledge of U.S. Customs regulations and ability to apply technical knowledge of regulations to business transactions;
  • Familiarity with U.S. export laws and regulations, including classification is preferred;
  • Must be highly analytical and organized, and willing to accept ownership of projects;
  • Responsive to deadlines;
  • Consistent in producing quality work;
  • Experience coordinating with other departments relating to import shipments;
  • Works well in a fast-paced environment with minimal day-to-day supervision;
  • U.S. person required.

Education (including Major):

  • A Bachelor’s degree is preferred.


Execute Teledyne’s import operational processes and procedures;

  • Work with internal and external customers/vendors and customs brokers/freight forwarders to ensure import compliance;
  • Research and supply customs brokers with additional product information including classification, value and other information necessary to complete Customs clearance;
  • Determine trade data such as: HTS, ECCN, customs value, country of origin, trade preference program/free trade agreement qualification, product codes, import documentation requirements;
  • Review customs entries and maintain customs broker metrics to measure clearance performance, and implement corrective measures;
  • Oversee order documentation and troubleshoot customs and shipping issues;
  • Maintain a customs assists log and other shipment-related logs as may be required;
  • Track RMAs;
  • Assist with development, implementation and maintenance of import compliance policies, procedures, and work instructions;
  • Conduct periodic audits and self-audits and implement corrective actions, as required;
  • Assist the Teledyne Corporate Legal Department with investigations of any incidents of purported non-compliance with laws and regulations;
  • As an integral member of Trade Compliance team, perform other duties on a collateral basis, as assigned by the Manager.

Unique Conditions

Citizenship Requirements

Due to classified work at the facility and related access restrictions, successful applicants must maintain U.S. Citizenship to allow the person to hold a U.S. Government security clearance.

How to Apply

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