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Export Compliance Specialist

Company: Kaman Corporation
Location: Bloomfield
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:


Under the direction of the Kaman Specialty Bearings & Engineered Products (KSB) Senior Manager of Contracts and Compliance perform export controls and contract activities to meet company objectives, policies, and requirements. Ensure that all activities comply with applicable State, Federal and International regulations.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Advise senior management on activities regarding the export and trade compliance program.
  • Ensure implementation of export and trade compliance into business practices; manage and audit day-to-day military and civil export and trade compliance program.
  • Update and manage KSB Export and Trade Compliance Manual and organizational directives, processes and work instructions.
  • Translate complex regulatory requirements into actionable language and provide export guidance for various departments regarding prospective export and trade requirements.
  • Support the development of contract terms and conditions as they pertain to compliance with United States and International trade regulations. Provide expertise and support for military and commercial contract negotiation efforts.
  • Primary liaison with all international agents, distributors and other third party representatives to KSB, including formation and maintenance of agreements.
  • Point of contact with export-related U.S. government agencies including the U.S. Department of State, U.S. Department of Commerce, U.S. Customs and Border Protection and U.S. Department of Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control. Primary point of contact with designated Import Broker regarding all KSB imports.
  • Liaison with Kaman Corporate Legal department on KSB export and trade compliance and contract negotiations matters, as directed by management.
  • Prepare, submit, and maintain U.S. Department of Commerce and U.S. State Department export license applications and agreements to support international programs. Prepare and submit steel and aluminum import licenses, as required.
  • Manage Letters of Credit process, including negotiation and documentation. Coordinate collections activities with Finance Department and Kaman Corp. Treasury, as required.
  • Review Federal Register to identify and analyze proposed rulemaking notices and requirements that could affect KSB businesses.
  • Perform contract administration responsibilities as assigned by management.
  • Key member of Customer Response Management (CRM) implementation team with responsibilities including developing processes and reports.



BS degree in Accounting, Business Management, Engineering, Paralegal or other applicable discipline.


3 years of export control / trade compliance experience.

Requires experience in policy, regulatory, licensing, and corporate compliance responsibilities.

Aerospace industry environment is preferred.


Keywords: Kaman Corporation, New England , Export Compliance Specialist, Other , Bloomfield, Northeast

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