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UK Export Licensing Officer

Titchfield, United Kingdom
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

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At one of our Aerospace Sites


Eaton Titchfield Are currently recruiting for a:

UK Export Licensing Officer


Your key deliverables:





The UK Export Licensing Officer will liaise with key personnel within the engineering, procurement and customer services functions who perform all aspects of preparation, submission, approval, monitoring and tracking export authorisations and licenses and agreements for the EU.  The role will also involve collaboration with the US Export Licensing Team on the management of ITAR and EAR requirements, along with follow up administrative support services.  This position, working alongside the EU GTM Export Manager, will help to establish the working parameters, team processes/procedures and goal measurements indicators for obtaining the proper approvals prior to exporting or sharing controlled goods and intangibles.  


Applying expertise in UK Export Control Organisation, DDTC and Department of Commerce submissions, review timeframes and communication with reviewing agencies the position will ensure authorisations, licenses and agreements are properly tracked and all recordkeeping requirements are being met by the UK sites.


Develop KPI’s and prepare reports to GTM and business leaders to demonstrate proper execution of the duties of the team and ensure appropriate internal controls are being followed.



Support Eaton in reaching its GTM goals and objectives specific to authorisation management, approvals and administration thus reducing overall liabilities, establishing consistency and maintaining Eaton’s compliance obligations

Essential Functions

  • Assist in the development and implementation of local Export policy and procedure.

  • Detailed review of authorisations team’s work and supporting documentation to
    ensure Eaton maintains its compliance obligations

  • Act as escalation point for team members with sites and UK government agencies.

  • Provide regular reports to sites and management (including metrics, license approval status etc.)

  • Support Risk assessment and audit activities.

  • Ensure policies and procedures are maintained as needed.

  • Provide analytical support to implement new processes for new international activity including

  • Acquisitions, divestitures, initiatives, projects and audits.

  • Work with IT teams to establish the proper working tools and security parameters.


Are you?

  • Must be adaptable and resilient to constant changes in job duties, priorities and the internal/external business and regulatory environment.

  • Must have the ability to meet deadlines and negotiate for variances in plans.

  • Must have the ability to multi-task in a high matrix organization.

  • Must have the ability to present and train large audiences and host/lead web-meetings.

  • Must have the ability to travel and support on site within the UK and possibly throughout the EMEA region.

  • Must be educated to degree level.

  • Proficiency in an additional language desireable.

  • Must have a good working knowledge of UK Export Controls and export licensing requirements, including liaison with Export Control Organisation on both tactical and strategic licencing issues, and Compliance Inspections.

Must have practical experience of managing both ITAR and EAR within a UK programme environment.


  • Must have experience and proven success in supporting, driving, executing and maintenance of policies and procedures in a decentralized/ matrixed environment.


  • Self-rate or submit rating requests for export classifications Issue import clearance instructions and maintain appropriate records.


  • Develop and maintain programme and/or product export control plans


  • Maintain export records ensuring entries are valid and compliant with ECO requirements.


  • Working knowledge of regulatory administrations governing jurisdictions relative to international trade, specifically those affecting the movement of good and services.


  • Strong analytical, negotiation and influencing capabilities.


  • Knowledge of audit, assessment procedures and evaluation of internal controls.


  • Working knowledge regarding the service capabilities, role and responsibilities of Customs Brokers, Freight Forwarders and Logistics Service providers.


  • Ability to effectively communicate orally and in written word to all levels of corporate management, functional staffs, line level employees and government officials.


  • Ability to think critically and have strong strategic planning and project/program management skills.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 056506