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Global Export Control Officer (GECO)

Job ID: 80962       Published since 15.12.2017       Linz

Primetals Technologies, Limited, headquartered in London, is a worldwide leading engineering, plant-building and lifecycle partner for the metals industry. The company offers a complete technology, product and service portfolio that includes the integrated electrics, automation and environmental solutions. This covers every step of the iron and steel production chain that extends from the raw materials to the finished product – in addition to the latest rolling solutions for the nonferrous metals sector. Primetals Technologies is a joint venture of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) and Siemens. Mitsubishi-Hitachi Metals Machinery (MHMM) - an MHI consolidated group company with equity participation by Hitachi, Ltd. and IHI Corporation - holds a 51% stake and Siemens a 49% stake in the company. The company employs around 7,000 employees worldwide.
What are my responsibilities?
  • setting up and monitoring the global and central Export Control (EC) related Compliance System in whole PT group
  • establishing and monitoring the company-wide and globalEC rules of whole PT group
  • organizing and managing global EC organization within whole PT group
  • giving approval for high risk EC transactions, reviewing EC procedures to ensure compliance with legal regulations and internal corporate guidelines
  • giving advices or instructions to the business segments, related departments or legal entities for EC topics
  • ability to communicate at all levels and provide appropriate stakeholder specific status reporting
  • being able to provide training to the employees on general EC requirements
  • conducting regular or ad-hoc checks on the proper implementation of the internal EC process
  • reporting of global EC topics and actions to senior management level
What do I need to qualify for this job?
  • university degree in Legal, Business Administration, Economics, Engineering or comparable education in own field of expertise
  • working knowledge within “Export Control”, “Compliance”, “Legal”, “Project Business”, “Quality Management”, “Supply Chain” or “Internal Audit” related Department or Organization
  • strong leadership organizing and managing global EC organization
  • strong communication skills
  • experiences and willingness of leading global virtual teams
  • guiding skills of local colleagues on EC questions and open topics
  • readiness for business trips (20%)
  • cooperative leadership style
  • fluent in English

On a personal level you convince us with high self-initiative, analytical thinking, a good understanding of business processes, great team player, good patience and a pleasure in dealing with different cultures.
Additionally with proactive involvement in new export control regulations and legal aspects of our business. Please send your application in English language.
What else do I need to know?
Gross annual compensation in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement and in fulfillment with all requirements for this function is at least EUR 34.820,-. Education and experience can lead to overpay.
How do I apply?
If you are interested in a challenging position in an international company, we are looking forward to your online application!

Apply now
Primetals Technologies Austria GmbH
A joint venture of Siemens,
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries and Partners

Turmstraße 44
4031 Linz

Tel.: +43 (732) 6592-0

Legal form:
Limited liability company,
Registered Office:

Registration No. FN 422684 w
at the Provincial Court Linz DVR-No. 4012748
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