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Date Posted May. 17, 2024 Job ID 5990930003
Job Description

Sr. Compliance Specialist, Export and Import

Fremont, CA


Rise above. Are you ready to take human possibility to a new dimension with us?

Supernal is an Advanced Air Mobility (AAM) company that’s developing an electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle and the ground-to-air ecosystem to support the emerging industry. By creating a sustainable, integrated, and human-centered ecosystem, we are committed to taking a thoughtful and responsible approach to entering the AAM market with a product that meets the high level of safety and reliability in today’s air transportation system.

The future of mobility starts with people. We believe in creative thinking and collaboration to help build a better mobility experience for everyone, improving people’s ability to move – whether for work or play. Join our dynamic team as we strive to be a part of something greater where potential powers tomorrow!

Supernal provides an inviting open-space workplace designed to foster collaboration, which aligns with one of our core values. This position is required to work on-site 5 days a week.

What we do:

The Sr. Compliance Specialist, Export and Import works in the International Trade Compliance Department (“ITCD”) to provide comprehensive and proactive export controls and import support to the growing Supernal business – particularly to the engineering departments. While we provide a checklist of preferred and ideal lists of technical/subject matter skills and/or experience, above all, true ideal candidates are those with demonstrated proactive, collaborative, diligent, and solutions-oriented mindset who can exercise good judgement and have a transparent communication style in support of the business mission.

What you can do:

  • Routinely review and classify technologies subject to the EAR
  • Coordinate with engineers regarding said classification; advise engineers and other partners on various export controls matters
  • Routinely update the Head of the ITCD on current and potential export controls matters/issues
  • Flag issues and raise to the rest of the ITCD
  • Review purchase requisitions and purchase orders to identify potential export and/or import risks, coordinate and collect supplier export classification information, and pro-actively find solutions to potential issues
  • Review EEI checklists; develop and submit EEIs
  • Assist as needed with general export compliance training, briefings, and required processes
  • Assist in the development and continuous improvement of guidance documents, export controls manual, technology control plans, and other policy and/or process documents
  • Perform first review and coordination to complete end user certificates, classification requests, IT access requests for non-US persons, and other export controls analysis
  • Maintain auditable records of all documents pertaining to import and export
  • Be responsible for export license compliance, ensuring Supernal entities follow the regulatory and license conditions placed on approved licenses
  • Other export compliance related duties, where aligned with prior experience
  • May require up to 10% of domestic and international travel
  • Other duties as assigned

What you can contribute:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field required
  • Engineering or technical background a plus but not required
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in various aspects of export controls work
  • Experience working with aerospace and commercial technologies an advantage

You may also be able to contribute:

  • Experience with SAP and other data sharing platforms
  • Some familiarity with EU export controls
  • Some familiarity with export controls of the Republic of Korea
  • Import experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Proactive delivery of communication and follow up
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to independently prioritize and accomplish work within time constraints
  • Self-motivated and forward-thinking
  • Proficiency with MS Office Suite
Base pay offered may vary depending on skills, experience, job-related knowledge and location. This position is also eligible for a bonus as part of total compensation.
The pay range for this position is:
$147,680$227,656 USD

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Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background check. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other category or class protected under applicable federal, state or local law. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation at:

This position may include access to certain technology and/or software source code subject to U.S. export controls laws and regulations. If an export authorization from an applicable US regulatory agency is required in connection with your employment, your employment is contingent upon Supernal’s receipt of such regulatory authorization(s) and your continued compliance with all conditions and limitations pursuant to such authorization(s).