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Import/ Export Administrator

Location: Lincoln, NE
Job Type: Direct Hire

The Import/ Export Administrator manages and maintains a comprehensive import and export compliance program. Supports and contributes to the strategic development of business by building
and proactively managing a strong import and export compliance program per company standards

Job Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for ensuring effective import and export compliance in accordance with U.S. import and U.S. export laws and regulations and corporate import and export compliance policies and procedures.
  • Ensure and support appropriate management accountability and responsibility for import and export compliance.
  • Develop, implement, enhance and maintain trade compliance management systems, policies, and department procedures and work instructions, including ITAR and EAR classification and jurisdiction; licensing and administration; denied party, proliferation and diversion screening; technology transfers; deemed exports; anti-boycott reporting; recordkeeping; audits and training.
  • Determination of trade data such as: Schedule B, HTS, ECCN, Country of Origin, trade preference program qualification, product codes, import and export record retention requirements and valuation of products.
  • Prepare and submit license applications, technical assistance agreements and other request for licenses and approvals to the State Department and Commerce Department; administer export licensing program and ensure compliance with conditions and reporting requirements. Secure import licenses as required.
  • 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.]
  • Work with internal and external customers/vendors, freight forwarders/customs brokers, government agencies and other functional areas to ensure compliance of imports and exports
  • Act as export compliance liaison to sales representatives, distributors, customers and other third parties, as required.
  • Conduct regular import and export compliance training for senior management, engineers, scientists, purchasing, receiving, shipping, sales and marketing and other functions involved in importing and exporting hardware and/or technology.
  • Conduct periodic audits and self-audits and implement corrective action, as required.
  • Assist Corporate Legal- Trade Compliance Office with investigations of any incidences of purported non-compliance with import and export laws and regulations.
  • Keep abreast of changes in trade regulations to ensure company compliance.
  • Participates actively on the quality process including project team involvement, problem solving, corrective and/or preventive actions, and recommending solutions to enhance and improve the quality of departmental and/or company-wide business activities.
  • Performs other duties as deemed necessary by Management.


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and three to five years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years in a role involving the following: Import/Export Administration, Logistics Management, International Trade, Customs Broker
  • Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations.
  • Develops project plans; Communicates changes and progress.
  • Writes clearly and informatively; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively.
  • Develops workable implementation plans; Communicates changes effectively; Builds commitment and overcomes resistance. Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability;
  • Aligns work with strategic goals.
  • Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.
  • Follows policies and procedures; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities.

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