Argo AI was founded to tackle one of the most challenging applications in computer science, robotics and artificial intelligence with self-driving vehicles. Argo AI is developing and deploying the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, machine learning, and computer vision to help build safe and efficient self-driving vehicles that enable these transformations and more. The challenges are significant, but we are a team that believes in tackling hard, meaningful problems to improve the world.

We are building a high-performance team that is excited by complex engineering challenges and is passionate about making transportation safer, more affordable and accessible for all.

Argo AI is searching for an Export Control & Logistics Manager with a background in international shipping, Harmonized Tariff Schedule classification, Export Administration Regulations and International Traffic in Arms Regulation. This position will oversee all Logistics and Shipping & Receiving operations at all Argo facilities.  The ideal candidate will be highly disciplined and experienced with leading robust documentation in rapidly evolving business environments.

What you’ll do:

  • Review and approve all documentation related to international shipments with a focus on US Customs and Border Protection, Department of Commerce Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Treasury Office of Foreign Assets Control, EAR & ITAR compliance, and all other government agencies that impact customs and export controls
  • Comply with ECCN product classification and HTS/Schedule B determinations by working with subject matter experts from technical team as well as outside consultants
  • Create Bill of Ladings and coordinate shipments/freight pick-up  when necessary
  • Supervise Logistics team with responsibility over all Argo shipping and receiving operations
  • Oversee all non-inventoried tracked assets
  • Coordinate with Argo’s internal Legal teams, including Compliance and Risk Management, and with outside consultants on commodity jurisdiction and export classification
  • Stay current on changes to export control regulations
  • Work with Legal team to develop and refine export policies and procedures related to international shipments
  • Develop and conduct international shipping and export control training for relevant stakeholders
  • Ensure company-wide compliance to applicable export policies
  • Manage relationships, negotiate rates, and monitor shipments with freight carriers. Identify and establish new vendor relationships for improved performance and cost reduction

What we’re looking for:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Strong understanding of export compliance and all government entities that oversee international trade
  • Prefer: A minimum of 7 years of relevant experience in fast-growing organizations and experience leading teams at/across multiple locations
  • Tech savvy: Have meaningful prior experience with Quickbooks, Netsuite, Oracle or other enterprise-level ERP systems
  • Must be comfortable with G-Suite, Excel, Word & Adobe
  • Knowledge of high technology, robotics, computing or aerospace is a preferred
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Must be highly organized, detail-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks and priorities simultaneously
  • Strong emphasis on persistence to resolve open items and meet deadlines
  • Ability to follow through on the execution of assigned tasks
  • Must have excellent interpersonal skills, a pleasant demeanor and enthusiasm for the work of purchasing and negotiation

At Argo AI, we have a strong emphasis on creating a highly effective team environment. Thus, we seek candidates that can work effectively with others across a broad range of disciplines.

Argo AI is an equal opportunity employer that believes in diversity as a strength and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

We know it takes competitive benefits to fuel a team that works hard and enjoys the challenge. At Argo AI, you can expect stellar perks to support your best self:

  • High-quality individual and family health, dental, and vision insurance
  • Competitive compensation packages
  • Employer-matched 401(k) retirement plan
  • Paid parental leave
  • Unlimited vacation
  • Daily catered lunches and snacks
  • Free onsite or adjacent parking
  • Commuter reimbursement
  • Fitness reimbursement
  • Professional development reimbursement

Argo AI is a LinkedIn Top 50 Startup

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