International Trade Compliance Manager 1

    • Plymouth, MN

Legal and Regulatory


Are you interested in expanding your career through experience and exposure, all while supporting a mission that seeks to ensure the security of our nation and its allies? If so, then Northrop Grumman is the place for you. As a leading global security company, we provide innovative systems, products and solutions to our customers worldwide. We are comprised of diverse professionals that bring different perspectives and ideas, understanding that the more experiences we bring to our work the more innovative we can be. As we continue to build our workforce, we look for people that exemplify our core values, leadership characteristics, and approach to innovation.

Northrop Grumman Defense Systems is seeking a highly qualified International Trade Compliance Manager 1 to join the NGDS International Trade Compliance (ITC) team for oversight of a portfolio of programs within the Armament Systems Business Unit. This position reports to the Armament Systems Business Unit ITC Manager and will be located in Plymouth, Minnesota.


  • Develops licensing strategies, export authorizations, training, and guidance based upon knowledge of the U.S. export regulations and implementation of Northrop Grumman policies and procedures
  • Serves as the Empowered Official for transactional compliance with export regulations, license preparation and processing, and the use of exemptions and exceptions in lieu of licensing for business areas
  • Creates, reviews, and signs export and temporary import license and agreement applications in compliance with applicable U.S. government laws and regulations
  • Ensures compliance with business processes for submitting to and obtaining from the U.S. government all necessary export and import licenses, permits, and certifications
  • Executes operational processes for assuring trade compliance through gate reviews of technical data, foreign travel, foreign visits, and export and import shipments
  • Responsible for commodity jurisdiction and classification determinations
  • Maintains awareness of changing export control laws and regulations and provides analysis regarding applicability and impact to company products and technologies, as well as existing company export policies and procedures
  • Serves as a subject matter expert to support training and education on export related matters
  • As an integral member of Export Import Management team, may perform other duties on a collateral basis as assigned by their Manager, to include leading various Northrop Grumman process improvement projects
  • Supports law department in investigating and resolving compliance problems, questions, or complaints
  • Maintains applicable trade compliance records in accordance with regulatory requirements

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