Senior Manager, Export Compliance

April 17, 2023
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Rivian is on a mission to keep the world adventurous forever. This goes for the emissions-free Electric Adventure Vehicles we build, and the curious, courageous souls we seek to attract.

As a company, we constantly challenge what's possible, never simply accepting what has always been done. We reframe old problems, seek new solutions and operate comfortably in areas that are unknown. Our backgrounds are diverse, but our team shares a love of the outdoors and a desire to protect it for future generations.


  • Responsible for Rivian's Export Controls Compliance Program, including determining export classifications and respective controls, drafting and maintenance of export controls policies and procedure;
  • Manage North American export and Canada import compliance operations and team;
  • Develop staff including goal setting, performance, coaching, teamwork, and projects;
  • Develop and foster relationships with internal departments, Logistics, Operations, Finance, Procurement, and other areas involved in import/export activities;
  • Responsible for drafting and submission of CCATS rulings and export licenses, on both products and foreign nationals;
  • Collaborate with Rivian core technology engineers (i.e., ADAS, Sensors, Battery/Cell development) in identifying proper ECCNs and advising on future regulatory impact to respective departments;
  • Responsible for filing annual ENC report with NSA/BIS, including appropriate use of ENC exemption on Rivian technologies and workforce;
  • Work with technical recruiters and hiring managers on any export licensing requirements, including supporting Rivian's Serbia tech center;
  • Maintain and communicate compliance operating procedures for US and Canada, to help employees understand and follow laws and regulations governing the importation and exportation of commodities;
  • Supervise ad-hoc international vehicle events, including use of appropriate temporary import licenses, exemptions, and carnets in foreign jurisdictions;
  • Conduct and help develop training with various internal departments on regulations, procedures, and trade compliance related topics to ensure compliance awareness and adherence to import/export regulations;
  • Support the Director of Trade Compliance in strategic initiatives involving company growth opportunities, trade compliance and other directives;
  • Actively monitor North American trade legislation and other developments, advising management on trends, business risks and mitigation strategies, as appropriate;
  • Support projects, research, analysis, and other special assignments as needed to minimize risk and maximize opportunities;
  • Document and maintain operating procedures as needed for US and Canada imports and exports;
  • Canadian Broker management (including broker business rules) and scorecard;
  • Supervise the internal audit of Canadian import and U.S. export transactions;
  • Responsible for Denied Party Screening.
  • Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree;
  • 10+ years relevant experience in a complex import/export environment;
  • Automotive experience strongly preferred;
  • Export Controls experience required;
  • Expert knowledge of U.S. export trade regulations, ECCNs, commodity classifications, and emerging technologies;
  • Expertise in SNAP-R;
  • Knowledge of UK and E.U. Dual-Use Regulations a plus;
  • Ability to function both as a team lead and player with the ability to shift priorities as required by the trade compliance team and business operations;
  • Highly organized; ability to prioritize multiple tasks in an ambiguous, fast-paced environment;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • GTM System, ACE Portal, and experience with Integration Point a bonus.
  • Benefits Summary

    Rivian provides robust medical/Rx, dental and vision insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Rivian covers most of the premiums.

    Equal Opportunity

    Rivian is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all applicable federal, state, and local fair employment practices laws. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information or characteristics, physical or mental disability, marital/domestic partner status, age, military/veteran status, medical condition, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Rivian is committed to ensuring that our hiring process is accessible for persons with disabilities. If you have a disability or limitation, such as those covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act, that requires accommodations to assist you in the search and application process, please email us at [email protected].

    Candidate Data Privacy

    Rivian may collect, use and disclose your personal information or personal data (within the meaning of the applicable data protection laws) when you apply for employment and/or participate in our recruitment processes (“Candidate Personal Data”). This data includes contact, demographic, communications, educational, professional, employment, social media/website, network/device, recruiting system usage/interaction, security and preference information. Rivian may use your Candidate Personal Data for the purposes of (i) tracking interactions with our recruiting system; (ii) carrying out, analyzing and improving our application and recruitment process, including assessing you and your application and conducting employment, background and reference checks; (iii) establishing an employment relationship or entering into an employment contract with you; (iv) complying with our legal, regulatory and corporate governance obligations; (v) recordkeeping; (vi) ensuring network and information security and preventing fraud; and (vii) as otherwise required or permitted by applicable law.

    Rivian may share your Candidate Personal Data with (i) internal personnel who have a need to know such information in order to perform their duties, including individuals on our People Team, Finance, Legal, and the team(s) with the position(s) for which you are applying; (ii) Rivian affiliates; and (iii) Rivian's service providers, including providers of background checks, staffing services, and cloud services.

    Rivian may transfer or store internationally your Candidate Personal Data, including to or in the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, and the European Union and in the cloud, and this data may be subject to the laws and accessible to the courts, law enforcement and national security authorities of such jurisdictions.

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