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Senior Manager Global Trade Operations

Posted on 5/23/2024

Western Digital

Western Digital

10,001+ employees

Provides high-performance data storage solutions

Data & Analytics

Senior, Expert

Milpitas, CA, USA + 1 more

Quality Control & Compliance
Supply Chain Management
Transportation & Distribution
Operations & Logistics
Required Skills
Data Analysis
  • Deep technical knowledge of global customs, import and export topics
  • Approximately 10 or more years of related work experience
  • Experience with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Bureau of Industry and Security, Office of Foreign Assets Control, or similar organizations
  • Bachelor’s/Master’s degree and a US Customs broker license
  • Knowledge of Global Trade Management system
  • Minimum 8-12 years of experience in Trade Controls and Compliance
  • Outstanding leadership and influencing skills
  • Ability to discern strategic insights from data analysis
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree in International Trade/Supply Chain Management or equivalent
  • US License Customs Broker
  • Certified US Export Compliance Officer
  • Manage a team of regional trade experts
  • Lead in supporting business units and functions in managing trade compliance obligations
  • Develop strategies for international movement of products and services
  • Engage with internal stakeholders and external partners
  • Design a global customs brokerage, forwarder, and logistic partner program
  • Evaluate new government and trade compliance requirements
  • Partner with legal team to understand regulatory changes
  • Drive improvements on cost, lead time, and process efficiency
  • Build communications, training plans, and standard operating procedures
  • Monitor proposed changes in import and export control law
  • Assist with technology and product classification
  • Identify and drive automation and process improvement initiatives

Western Digital specializes in high-performance data storage solutions, offering SSDs, HDDs, USB drives, and memory cards designed to power current technology and drive future innovations.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Jose, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Paid sick leave & vacation time

Medical/dental/vision insurance

Life, accident, & disability insurance

Tax-advantaged flexible spending and health savings accounts

Employee assistance program

Tuition reimbursement

Employee stock purchase plan

Western Digital Savings 401(k) Plan