Trade Compliance Manager

Date:  Mar 29, 2021

Irving, TX, US, 75063

Company:  NCA - NEC Corporation of America

Location: Remote (Texas) 



NEC Corporation is an Information and Communications Technology (ICT) leader that has been in operation for nearly 120 years.  NEC is committed to bringing together and integrating its technology and expertise to create the ICT-enabled society of tomorrow.  With a global team of 100,000, and 64,000+ technology patents, NEC is in the business of providing solutions that focus on safety, security, operational efficiency - enabling people to live brighter, more enriched lives. We call this orchestrating a brighter world. 


The Trade Compliance Manager will collaborate with Corporate Operations, legal, compliance and business colleagues to develop, implement, and maintain NEC’s Trade Compliance Program.

The successful candidate should possess a strong intellect, agility and sound judgement. The Trade Compliance Manager is accountable for promoting compliant import and exports processes, including adherence to all applicable U.S. and non-U.S. laws, regulations, and NEC policies.


• Responsibilities include implementing written policies and procedures, leading effective training programs, and conducting internal monitoring and auditing.  

  • Manage all aspects of daily import and export processes, documentation, recordkeeping, and due diligence.
  • Ensure compliance for import and export transactions.
  • Provide strategic leadership in the development and implementation of company-wide materials on trade/logistics policies and procedures as well as regulatory compliance.
  • Acts as internal consultant with all business units for import and export compliance matters.
  • Provides technical expertise in global customs laws and regulations such as harmonized tariff schedules, customs valuations, and customs assists.
  • Develops, implements and maintains policies and procedures to ensure all business units are compliant with all applicable international, federal, state and local laws, regulations, and standards related to global trade including EAR, ITAR, and OFAC regulations.
  • Monitors and assists with interpreting applicable regulations and implements changes to the import/export process to meet new requirements.

• Performs risk assessment and identifies potential areas of compliance vulnerability; develops/implements corrective action plans as needed.



• Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations, Logistics, International Business, or a related field.

• 5+ years of overall experience in international trade and logistics.

  • Strong working knowledge of US Customs and Border Protection (CBP) requirements, US Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Customs-Trade Partnership against Terrorism (C-TPAT), Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), and Directorate of Defense Trade Controls (DDTC).


Desired Characteristics, Competence and Capabilities:

• Ability to plan, organize and multitask while working in a cross-functional environment

• Highest Integrity

• Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills enabling interactions with people of all levels and to operate effectively within a team

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Ability to influence others without having direct authority over them

• Strong cross-functional problem solving-skills

• Strong business acumen and an ability to make critical decisions in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities




Headquartered in Irving, Texas, NEC is a leading provider of innovative IT, biometrics, network, and communications products and solutions for service carriers and Fortune 1000 and SMB businesses across multiple vertical industries, including healthcare, government, education, and hospitality. NEC delivers one of the industry's broadest portfolios of technology solutions and professional services, including unified communications, wireless, voice and data, managed services, server and storage infrastructure, optical network systems, microwave radio communications, and biometric security. NEC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC Corporation, a global technology leader with a presence in over 44 countries and more than $37.5 billion in revenue. For more information, please visit www.necam.com.


NEC Corporation of America and its subsidiaries is committed to the maximum utilization of all human resources and the goal of Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action. We provide equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, genetic characteristics, height, weight, arrest record pertaining to misdemeanors or status as a Vietnam era or special disabled veteran, or any other class protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.


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Nearest Major Market: Irving
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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