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Trade Compliance Specialist

Mirabel, Quebec Job ID 116218
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

9/80 work schedule available for most U.S. and Canada employees, effective October 24, 2022.

L3 Technologies MAS, located in Mirabel (QC) is a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies, Inc.

L3Harris MAS, a subsidiary of L3Harris Technologies, Inc., is an agile and innovative aerospace and defense technology company. Our 1000 employees provide complete military and commercial aviation modernization and upgrade solutions structural and avionics upgrades, aircraft component repair and overhaul, integrated logistics support, stripping and painting, field service support and technical publications, plus a full range of technical support services.

Our specialized aviation facilities include component repair, overhaul and machining, aircraft hangars and other upgrade facilities, structural design and analysis, full-scale fatigue testing and aircraft fatigue management, as well as other engineering services - from mechanical engineering and avionics to electronics and systems engineering.

Our customers perform on the world’s most challenging front lines. They trust us to keep them prepared for what’s next. We combine speed, innovation and flawless execution to ensure confidence and security in the world ahead.

About your next Challenge as a Trade Compliance Specialist:

Support the Trade Compliance Manager with oversight of the Trade Compliance program including, jurisdiction and classification and export / brokering license or permit process for commodities, software, technical data and related defense services under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR), Canada’s Export and Import Permits Act (EIPA) and Controlled Goods Program (CGP) / Defence Production Act (DPA).

What You Will Do:

  • Implement L3Harris policies, procedures and U.S. and Canadian regulatory requirements at MAS with a keen focus on establishing a culture of continuous improvement within Trade Compliance.
  • Work with internal / external stakeholders to obtain supporting documents, for Canadian export and brokering permits and U.S. export, re-export and re-transfer license applications.
  • Draft and submit Canadian export and brokering permit applications to Global Affairs Canada
  • Monitor Canadian export / brokering permit as well as U.S. license applications and update internal stakeholders of permit / license status
  • Support with the management of Technical Assistance Agreements (TAA), Third Party Transfers (TPT), Warehouse Distribution Agreements (WDA) and Technology Control Plans (TCP)
  • Determine Export Classification and Jurisdiction of purchased and manufactured items (i.e. ECCN, USML, ECL, BCL, CGP) with support from Engineering, Procurement and IMS Segment classification teams
  • Conduct Restricted Party Screening (RPS) for L3Harris business partners
  • Support L3Harris E3 - Continuous Improvement initiatives, such as developing and updating business process, training materials, reports, and ERP improvement projects
  • Lead the development and execution of Trade Compliance training to stakeholders to increase the organization’s awareness of Trade Compliance policies, procedures and applicable laws related to trade, exports and import compliance.
  • Assist with trade compliance investigations, risk mitigation, audits and self-assessments.
  • Knowledge of L3Harris products and export control status
  • Demonstrated ability to perform research across both technical and regulatory / legal environments.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving and negotiation skills
  • Effectively manages multiple tasks and can prioritize to meet deadlines
  • Passion for continuous improvement and education
  • A team player who is comfortable working with other professionals
  • Ability to work efficiently under pressure and tight deadlines
  • Experience in the aerospace / defense industry is an asset

Required Skills and Experiences:

  • Bachelor’s Degree and minimum 4 years of prior relevant experience in a trade compliance related role. Graduate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of prior related experience.
  • In depth knowledge of, and extensive experience with the following regulations : Canada’s Export & Import Permits Act (EIPA), Canada’s Controlled Goods Program (CGP), International Traffic and Arms Regulations (ITAR), Export Administration Regulations (EAR),


Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be eligible for registration with the Controlled Goods Program;
  • Must be eligible to obtain and maintain a government of Canada “Reliability” status and/or Level 2 (Secret) security clearance;


Keys to Your Success:

  • Well developed communication and presentation skills in French and English;
  • A team player that takes initiative, is proactive and a creative member of the team.
  • Adaptable and flexible in managing multiple priorities and an evolving, fast paced environment.


What We Offer:

  • Teleworking during COVID and possibility of long term hybrid office/home work environment depending on your role;
  • Work-life balance with flexible working hours;
  • Ability to accumulate a "flexible" 40-hour time off bank;
  • Comprehensive benefits (flexible group insurance, Defined Contribution Pension Plan (DCPP) and wellness programs;
  • Employee Recognition Program;
  • Employee Referral Bonus program;
  • Continuous Learning and development Program. Opportunities with several training opportunities at your disposal;
  • Opportunities for growth, development and career progression;
  • Other benefits: Cafeteria with outdoor terrace at our Mirabel facility, seasonal tire change, annual flu vaccination clinic, massage therapy and kinesiology on site, Employee Resource Groups (ERG), fitness and language courses, green spaces for outdoor exercises, charging stations for electric vehicles, parking available at all times and sports and social activities.

Our culture:

L3Harris MAS cultivates an inclusive and stimulating work environment that empowers employees and promotes work-life balance. Our values (integrity, respect, excellence), community dedication and commitment to excel in everything we do are the foundation of our culture.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and are committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, provincial or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.


About L3Harris:

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue, 48,000 employees and customers in more than 100 countries.


Everything we do here has a direct impact on the protection and security of human lives.


We thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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