Pratt & Whitney

East Hartford, CT, USA Remote

Full time

Trade Compliance


Nov 15

Full Job Description

Pratt & Whitney is working to once again transform the future of flight—designing, building and servicing engines unlike any the world has ever seen. And because transformation begins from within, we’re seeking the people to drive it. So, calling all curious.

Come ready to explore and you’ll find a place where your talent takes flight—beyond the borders of title, a country or your comfort zone. Bring your passion and commitment and we’ll welcome you into a tight-knit team that takes our mission personally. Channel your drive to make a difference into shaping an organization and an industry that’s evolving fast to the future.

Innovation through diversity of thought. At Pratt & Whitney, we believe diversity of thought enables creativity, innovation, and a foundation for inclusion. By fostering an inclusive culture, we accept a shared accountability and responsibility to recognize, sponsor, coach, hire and promote talent equally. We welcome our employees to be their whole - best - selves at work because trust, respect and integrity, are a part of our DNA.

At Pratt & Whitney, the difference you make is on display every day. Just look up. Are you ready to go beyond?

Department Overview

As a Global Trade (GT) Authorization Owner (AO), will be responsible for overseeing and managing US government commercial licenses and military agreements for the international manufacture of export-sensitive Pratt & Whitney engine hardware and the export of associated technical data. As an GT AO, will be the primary point-of-contact Pratt & Whitney Operations throughout activation of an Authorization, and will then have responsibility for managing the day-to-day compliance activities of the Authorization and coordinating with the Authorization Users embedded in the business.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work within a multi-discipline export compliance team setting and drive, via strong communication and leadership skills, business unit GT process to obtain desired licenses and support other pertinent matters as required to assist the export compliance team and the company.
  • Manage a portfolio of various types of export authorizations, including: Manufacturing License Agreements, Technical Assistance Agreements, DSP licenses, commerce licenses, and exceptions/exemptions under the EAR and ITAR.
  • Monitor export authorization details and business conditions to ensure PW obtains/renews export authorizations in a timely fashion and properly manages existing authorizations (including values associated with export authorizations)
  • During the authorization drafting process, work closely with technical experts in Operations and Engineering to execute strategic planning and compilation of pertinent information to accurately and effectively write commercial and military export license and agreement applications for the export of controlled hardware and/or technical data, services, and manufacturing activities.
  • Perform authorizations data validation (AMP, AO/AU) and AMP testing.
  • Conduct authorizations export clearance analyses.
  • Facilitate and support company procedures related to export compliance, edit and maintain appropriate export licensing, agreements, exemptions and exceptions standard work processes, provide one-on-one export compliance guidance to internal customers, and contribute to and conduct internal training toward matters related to export controls.
  • Manage Authorized Users, train, and act as a resource to answer questions regarding use of authorizations owned and the execution of Authorization Standard Work.
  • Reconcile quarterly ITAR agreement Hardware Manufactured Aboard (HMA) value with supplier and SAP and analyze expenditure rate and future demand to ensure sufficient authorization coverage.
  • Create and maintain monthly agreement/license export data logs.
  • Administer daily agreement/license Authorized Users and export transactions utilizing AMP, TD360, SAP/GTS, and other GT automation tools.
  • Develop and maintain GT expertise through internal and external GT training
  • Participate in the development of training material to share lessons learned and communicate updates to GT training material to the user community.
  • Conduct and support quarterly meetings with Authorized Users.

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Preferred fields include Engineering, Law, International Trade Compliance and Supply Chain.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0
  • US citizenship required due to government contracts
  • Fluent in English (verbal/written)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Detailed knowledge of the ITAR and EAR.
  • High level communication skills
  • Critical thinking skills
  • Extremely detail and process oriented
  • Ability to work with and influence people with diverse backgrounds and experience.
  • Excellent skills at problem identification and development of effective solutions.
  • Strong administrative skills: Must be able to manage multiple tasks and adhere to specific timetables
  • Strong computer skills, including MS Office applications Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Access
  • Ability to read and understand drawings
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • This position requires 12 months or less of relevant professional work experience (excluding internships).

What is my role type?

In addition to transforming the future of flight, we are also transforming how and where we work. We’ve introduced role types to help you understand how you will operate in our blended work environment. This role is:

Remote: Employees who are working in Remote roles will work primarily offsite (from home).

Candidates will learn more about role type and current site status throughout the recruiting process. For onsite and hybrid roles, commuting to and from the assigned site is the employee’s personal responsibility.

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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