Senior Manager, Global Trade Investigations

Collins Aerospace

Des Moines, IA, USA Remote

Full time

Aug 5

Full Job Description

The Senior Manager, Global Trade Investigations will investigate and disclose violations of global trade laws and regulations, and violations of internal global trade policies and procedures. This individual will also support other areas of Global Trade including various export and import functional areas. The Senior Manager will serve as a liaison and provide GT guidance to others within the enterprise and must possess the ability to establish close working relationships with the business unit representatives in the US and internationally.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Extensive knowledge and ability to apply specialized area of trade compliance including the EAR and ITAR.
  • Evaluating, via interviews and document review, allegations of potential violations of global trade compliance laws and regulations, and allegations of potential violations of internal global trade policies and procedures
  • Managing an active caseload, consistent with internal and US Government deadlines, using RTX’s matter-management tool
  • Working collaboratively with members of the larger GT team and business to identify root causes of regulatory violations and internal policy and procedure violations, and to implement robust corrective actions
  • Briefing Collins Aerospace leadership on status of ongoing GT investigations
  • Documenting the closure of matters that do not give rise to a reasonable suspicion of regulatory violation
  • Lead sites in completing self-assessments and the development of processes to address gaps
  • Complete required transactional testing in various functional areas (e.g., AES/Post Entry) and implement corrective actions to improve accuracy and quality
  • Assist other export and import GT Professionals on the team as needed
  • Other responsibilities as assigned by direct or indirect manager

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of prior relevant experience OR
  • Advanced Degree in a related field and minimum 7 years’ experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 14 years of relevant experience is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • EAR, ITAR regulation knowledge
  • US export compliance knowledge
  • Export classifications / authorization experience

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

At Collins Aerospace, our Interiors team is focused on innovation, safety and cost efficiency. But we don’t just get people from point A to point B. We’re committed to making air travel more comfortable, connected and secure. As a leader in aviation interior products and services, we’re helping airlines and original equipment manufacturers create a positive experience for their customers. With offices and manufacturing facilities in more than 12 states across the U.S. and more than 10 countries around the globe, we’re changing the game of aircraft interiors. Are you ready to join our team?

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other - propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

  • Please consider the following role type definitions as you apply for this role.

Onsite: Employees who are working in Onsite roles will work primarily onsite. This includes all production and maintenance employees, as they are essential to the development of our products.

Hybrid: Employees who are working in Hybrid roles will work regularly both onsite and offsite. Ratio of time working onsite will be determined in partnership with your leader.

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home). An employee may be expected to travel to the site location as needed.

Regardless of your role type, collaboration and innovation are critical to our business and all employees will have access to digital tools so they can work with colleagues around the world – and access to Collins sites when their work requires in-person meetings.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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