Division Trade Compliance Manager - PCC Metals Group

Warrensville Heights, OH, US
Job ID: 21507
Req ID: PCC-US.223558
Job Type: Full-time
Date Posted: 2019-04-25 13:14:47

PCC Metals Group

Titanium Metals Corporation (TIMET) is one of the world’s largest fully integrated titanium producers and the only North American sponge producer.

Since 1950, TIMET has been leading the industry in mill and melted products, supplying nearly one-fifth of the world’s titanium. We convert rutile ore into sponge; melt and refine ingot and slab; and manufacture mill products.

TIMET has a global network of service centers supported by its seven primary melting or mill facilities in Henderson, Nevada; Toronto, Ohio; Morgantown, Pennsylvania; Vallejo, California; Witton, England; Waunarlwydd, Wales; and Ugine, France.

With products ranging from sophisticated high temperature alloys used in jet engines, to advanced corrosion resistant alloys used in the chemical industry, TIMET’s reach spans the breadth of the titanium applications, and has the technical depth to support developments across a wide range of applications.

TIMET’s fully integrated supply chain, dedicated research facilities, and decades of experience make us the partner of choice for titanium.

Special Metals
Special Metals Corporation is the world leader in the invention, production and supply of high-nickel alloys for critical applications. Special Metals has over a century of expertise creating high-performance alloy products engineered for the most brutal, mission-critical services in the industry.

With its focus on research and technology, Special Metals has invented and developed a large majority of the commercial nickel-based superalloys offered in the market today and is the one of the largest volume suppliers of nickel superalloys. Special Metals’s time-tested nickel alloys are highly engineered to offer a superior combination of heat resistance, high temperature and corrosion resistance, toughness and strength for the most demanding applications.

Special Metals does more than just invent, develop and make high-performance alloys. Special Metals provides comprehensive metallurgical solutions in the toughest environments and helps customers manage, maintain and optimize the use of premium metals through a range of mission-critical, value-added services.

Position Summary

Reporting to the PCC Metals Group (Special Metals and TIMET Divisions) Vice President of Finance, the Division Trade Compliance Manager will manage import/export compliance at multiple facilities located across North America.  This compliance program is driven by the requirements established by the US Department of Commerce (Bureau of Industry and Security and Census Bureau), the Department of State (Directorate of Defense Trade Controls), Customs and Border Protection, and Office of Foreign Assets Control, and other relevant international trade regulations. The Trade Compliance Manager will provide support and resources to facility-level compliance owners and manage strategy initiatives affecting the movement of goods and information. He or she will also conduct an audit of each operation’s import/export compliance programs to ensure that all operations have the tools in place to effectively and efficiently comply with export and import controls and regulations.  The Trade Compliance Manager will also assist the operation with obtaining necessary import and export licenses from the relevant US government agencies. 

Essential Functions

  • Direct and supervise the metals group companies’ import/export compliance programs at the division level and support multiple facilities with their execution and ongoing implementation of that program.
  • Develop, implement, and manage internally created tools and resources to ensure compliance with export and import regulations as dictated by US Department of Commerce and Department of State, CBP, and OFAC and other relevant international trade regulations.
  • Provide top-to-bottom training of all relevant division and site  personnel on regulations and requirements related to export controls, import requirements, and anti-corruption rules, and enable site-level compliance owners to provide additional job- and function- area specific compliance training, as appropriate.
  • Ensure all facilities have appropriately implemented an internally-created compliance manual for export and import activities, as appropriate, and have developed the necessary procedures and controls Manage and facilitate all export/import licensing requirements and audit programs annually
  • Attend import/export training courses annually to stay current with regulatory changes.
  • Work closely with Compliance Counsel for compliance program discussions, revisions, special licensing requirements, disclosures, investigations, projects, general updates and consultations.
  • Train, guide and support each metals facility’s Facility Compliance Officer.
  • Interface with Government Officials as needed.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Accepts responsibility for actions, results, and risks. Gets the job done. 
  • Takes appropriate action to meet challenging goals, schedules, or needs. 
  • Willingly takes action and assumes accountability. 
  • Ensures accuracy and completeness of work. 
  • Accepts responsibility for accomplishments, successes, failures, and mistakes. 
  • Demonstrates ability and willingness to follow through on projects. 
  • Actively and continuously learns. 
  • Listens effectively, transmits information accurately and understandably.
  • Provides timely, accurate, and candid information on critical issues (planning/progress/results) to colleagues and team members. 
  • Presents information or data in a format that is efficient and understandable. 
  • Takes into account how different audiences and cultures are likely to respond and endeavors to choose the best method of communicating the message to each audience or culture. 
  • Writes clearly, logically, and concisely. 
  • Looks for opportunities to use and expand knowledge, skills, and experience. 


Education and Experience

  • At least a BS/BA degree
  • Strong problem-solving, organization and communication skills and the ability to self-direct work
  • Customs Brokers license preferred
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Documented ability to manage projects from beginning to end, working through roadblocks and obstacles
  • At least five years’ experience working in multi-operation manufacturing environments At least 12-15 years of trade compliance management and auditing experience or equivalent operational experience in the metals industry

Special Skills


  • Sets and models high performance standards characterized by integrity. Earns trust and respect of others by coaching, inspiring, and empowering teams of people to achieve strategic objectives. 
  • Envisions future trends and establishes appropriate goals to support changes in priorities or direction. 
  • Communicates performance feedback in a timely and direct manner. 
  • Takes, supports, and encourages reasonable risks to meet commitments and strategic objectives. 
  • Fosters an environment based on integrity and high ethical standards. 
  • Provides appropriate resources and support to help eliminate obstacles and meet or exceed goals. 
  • Encourages others to make good decisions and take ownership in decision making and problem solving, by providing appropriate direction and assistance when necessary. 
  • Develops mutually acceptable solutions. 
  • Creates and takes advantage of opportunities for professional growth and development to enhance performance and multifunctional skills. 

Expertise and Technical Knowledge

  • Demonstrates broad, in-depth, and up-to-date knowledge of export/import compliance and awareness of current technology. 
  • Builds on experience to adapt to changes in technology. 
  • Transfers information from manuals and training sessions into the work place. 
  • Embraces new technology and implements practical applications. 
  • Acts as a resource to others; freely and willingly shares new technology with others. 
  • Keeps up-to-date with new practices, trends, and standards in the field by reading journals, attending professional meetings and conferences, holding discussions with experts, etc. 
  • Looks for opportunities to use and expand knowledge, skills, and experience. 

Communication Skills

  • Listens effectively, transmits information accurately and understandably, and actively seeks constructive feedback. 
  • Provides timely, accurate, and candid information on critical issues (planning/progress/results) to colleagues and team members. 
  • Identifies the critical issues to be communicated in complex situations. 
  • Presents information or data in a format that is efficient and understandable. 
  • Takes into account how different audiences and cultures are likely to respond and endeavors to choose the best method of communicating the message to each audience or culture. 
  • Uses simple examples, illustrations, or analogies to explain concepts. 
  • Writes clearly, logically, and concisely. 
  • Demonstrates small and large group communication skills to enhance and encourage open dialogue. 

Cultural Fit – PCC Values

  • Drive For Results
  • Self-Directed/Autonomous
  • Strategic/Tactical
  • Metrics Driven
  • Responsible
  • Competencies
  • Relationship Management, Leadership, Discretion, Writing, Listening, Strategic Thinking, Technical Knowledge, Analytical Thinking, People Management, Financial Awareness.


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