3M is seeking a Trade Compliance Counsel for the Office of General Counsel located in our global headquarters in Maplewood, Minnesota. At 3M, you can apply your talent in bold ways that matter. Here, you go.
The person hired for the position of Trade Compliance Counsel will provide subject matter expertise legal advice to 3M Company and its Global Trade Compliance organization regarding various U.S. and international trade laws, in particular export controls, sanctions, antidumping and countervailing duty cases, and antiboycott laws.
This position provides an opportunity to transition from other private, public, government or military environments to a 3M career.
Primary Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Lead project teams, as well as conduct analysis of facts and law relating to trade compliance issues with the outcome of providing advice and counsel.
Implement legal judgments and advice through written and oral communications to the 3M global Ethics and Compliance organization, legal professionals throughout the Legal Affairs global organization and business client teams. Implement policy determinations through drafting of documents, working with external counsel and as needed, government officials.
Support the strategies and activities of 3M’s Global Trade Compliance function by counseling on trade issues, policy, procedures and standards development, training, and communications.
Provide guidance to 3M’s Global Trade Compliance organization on policy and procedure updates in the export control area, and, participate in developing 3M Trade Compliance Policies and business practices.
Advise on export licensing and other authorizations, coordinating with executive leadership and program management to identify compliant solutions.
Conduct export compliance training.
Provide guidance to Trade Compliance on State and Commerce Department export license applications, Commodity Jurisdiction requests, Advisory Opinions, Commodity Classifications, and other export compliance documents.
Monitor U.S. and foreign export regulations for potential applicability to 3M.
Collaborate with the various 3M business units, global 3M Legal Affairs colleagues and corporate staff groups to assure compliance with applicable international trade regulations worldwide, while achieving strategic and operational objectives.
Partner with other 3M Legal Affairs colleagues as a subject matter expert in trade compliance.
Collaborate with the appropriate corporate functions or business units to identify compliance risks and prioritize strategies to mitigate these risks.
Collaborate with internal and external legal counsel globally to ascertain, evaluate and share relevant export and import advice to 3M businesses.
Possess a Juris Doctor degree (completed and verified prior to start) from an accredited law school
Minimum of five (5) years of combined experience in U.S. export control laws and regulations, embargoes, sanctions, denied parties and/or anti-boycott requirements in aprivate, public, government or military environment
Admitted to practice in Minnesota or eligible for admission within six months of employment.
Demonstrated ability in collaborating with various internal constituencies to effect both compliance and effective business operations.
Business acumen and a demonstrated ability to provide legal and compliance advice in the context of international trade compliance matters.
Proficiency in developing and delivering effective training on compliance topics across multiple business functions and countries.
Experience with export control laws and blocking laws in the EU and other jurisdictions.
Experience with U.S. Government contracting rules and regulations (e.g., FAR, DFARS, etc.)
Experience with international customs laws and legal support related to customs audits.
Experience working with trade compliance requirements of maquiladoras.
Experience working with the Court of International Trade and/or World Customs Organization.
Experience working with various cargo security programs such as Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism, Authorized Economic Operator, etc.
Experience working with the trade compliance implications of mergers, acquisitions, or divestitures.
Location: Maplewood, Minnesota
Travel: May include up to 15% domestic/international
Relocation: Is authorized
Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H1B status).
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Responsibilities of this position may include direct and/or indirect physical or logical access to information, systems, technologies subjected to the regulations/compliance with U.S. Export Control Laws.
U.S. Export Control laws and U.S. Government Department of Defense contracts and sub-contracts impose certain restrictions on companies and their ability to share export-controlled and other technology and services with certain "non-U.S. persons" (persons who are not U.S. citizens or nationals, lawful permanent residents of the U.S., refugees, "Temporary Residents" (granted Amnesty or Special Agricultural Worker provisions), or persons granted asylum (but excluding persons in nonimmigrant status such as H-1B, L-1, F-1, etc.) or non-U.S. citizens.
To comply with these laws, and in conjunction with the review of candidates for those positions within 3M that may present access to export controlled technical data, 3M must assess employees' U.S. person status, as well as citizenship(s).
The questions asked in this application are intended to assess this and will be used for evaluation purposes only. Failure to provide the necessary information in this regard will result in our inability to consider you further for this position. The decision whether or not to file or pursue an export license application is at 3M Company's sole election.
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