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Import / Export Coordinator

Purchasing Indianapolis , Indiana , United States Permanent Full-time Bachelor's Degree More than 5 years

Job Description

The Import / Export Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day import and export trade compliance for the Safran Nacelles Services America facility, supporting the Manager of Purchasing, Inventory, and Logistics. The Import / Export Coordinator must develop, implement, and maintain policies, procedures, and work instructions to enable Safran Nacelles Services America to comply with all import and export regulations and laws as well as Safran S.A. and Safran USA Inc. guidance and policies.

The primary duties and responsibilities for this position include the following, noting others may be assigned as needed:

• Perform product reviews to accurately confirm or determine US Harmonized Tariff Schedule (HTS US) Codes, Schedule B codes, US Export Control Classification Numbers (ECCN's), and USML codes.

• Maintain database(s) and assist with various activities relating to the maintenance of HTS, Schedule B, ECCN, and USML codes as well as country of origin within the company's systems.

• Maintain logs for export licenses, license exceptions, end use / end user reviews, etc.

• Determine requirements for all export transactions in accordance with International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), and Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC).

• Monitor and work with all departments to ensure technical data transfers and services are performed in accordance with export control laws and regulations.

• Work with company I.T. to ensure proper access controls are in place to prevent access to company or customer export controlled technology by unauthorized parties.

• Prepare and submit export license applications as needed; implement measures and monitor to ensure compliance with all license conditions and parameters.

• Ensure denied party screening is performed on all parties involved in each transaction using Visual Compliance as provided by Safran S.A. or by using authorized agent. Review to resolve false hits or escalate as needed.

• Perform end use / end user reviews as needed. Investigate and escalate any red flag situation that may arise.

Complementary Description

• Prepare shipments from distribution center, including picking, packing, labeling, and coordinating transportation.

o Ensure any needed export authorization is in place and shipment is within scope of authorization.

o Prepare export invoices using proper valuation methodologies, ensure all data elements are accurate (description of goods, HTS, Value, ECCN, COO, Incoterms, Destination Control Statement, etc.)

o Prepare and submit export filings as needed, or ensure filings are correctly and timely filed by authorized agent.

o Prepare any supporting documents as needed such as air waybill, Shipper's Letter of Instruction, bill of lading, etc.

o Track all export shipments to delivery and correct export filings as needed or provide information to authorized agent for correction.

o Ensure required freight forwarder authorization is on file as needed for any customer routed transactions.

o Work with customer-designated freight forwarders for export of goods in routed transactions and follow up to track shipments and ensure all necessary export records are received and maintained.

• Ensure all import and export documentation is retained according to applicable recordkeeping laws and regulations as well as Safran policy. This will include any necessary filing, scanning, uploading, maintenance of logs, etc.

• Interface and build relationship with U.S. customs brokers, freight forwarders, carriers, and internal customers to prevent delays in the movement of

Job Requirements

Education / Experience / Skills Required:

• Bachelor's degree in business or related area preferred; knowledge of EAR, ITAR, FTR, and OFAC concepts, practices, etc. and a minimum of 5 years import and export experience including technology controls, export jurisdiction and classification, HTS / Schedule B classification, deemed export review and authorizations, AES filing and ACE portal, export documentation, incoterms, valuation methodologies for import and export, as well as import declarations and processes.

• Strong written and verbal communication skills

• Advanced level of experience with Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

• Strong ability to work with global and cross-functional teams as well as customers, suppliers, and service providers.

• Experience with SAP preferred

• Experience with picking, packing, scheduling carriers, etc. preferred

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725 S. Girls School Rd IN 46231


Indiana United States

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Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aviation (propulsion, equipment and interiors), defense and space markets. Its core purpose is to contribute to a safer, more sustainable world, where air transport is more environmentally friendly, comfortable and accessible. Safran has a global presence, with 76,800 employees and sales of 15,3 billion euros in 2021 and holds, alone or in partnership, world or regional leadership positions in its core markets. Safran undertakes research and development programs to maintain the environmental priorities of its R&T and innovation roadmap.

Safran was ranked as the world's third best employer in its sector by Forbes magazine in 2021.

Safran Nacelles is a world leader for aircraft nacelles and an active player in after-market services, with 23,000 products in service, and 145,000 daily flight hours. The company is active in all segments of the market, from regional jets and corporate aircraft to the largest airliners.

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