Compliance Specialist I

General Atomics

San Diego, CA

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Job Summary
General Atomics (GA), and its affiliated companies, is one of the world’s leading resources for high-technology systems development ranging from the nuclear fuel cycle to remotely piloted aircraft, airborne sensors, and advanced electric, electronic, wireless and laser technologies.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Business Operations Compliance Support Specialist at our Torrey Pines, San Diego, CA location. The Support Specialist will work closely with Compliance Management to support both contracts and procurement activities.

  • Analyzes data and situations and recommends solutions; contributes on actions to be taken.
  • Compiles and analyzes data to identify trends and recommend areas for process improvement; participates in and recommends appropriate electronic and hard copy reports and records.
  • May participate in the development, implementation and audit of policies, procedures and associated documentation; ensures compliance with appropriate statutes, regulations and Company practices.
  • May interacts with internal and external customers and audit agencies.
  • Maintains the strict confidentiality of sensitive information.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
  • Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.  Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
Job Qualifications
  • Typically requires a bachelors degree in a related discipline and one or more years of professional contracting and/or procurement compliance experience. Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of education. 
  • Must have a general knowledge of FAR, DFAR, DEAR, CAS, ITAR and/or EAR regulations as well as some understanding of one or more of the following; supplier administration, supply chain, purchasing, material management, price/cost analysis and/or production control principles, theories, concepts and techniques. 
  • Must have some experience organizing, planning, scheduling, conducting, and coordinating work assignments to meet project milestones or established completion dates.
  • Must possess the ability to understand new concepts and apply them in an evolving environment while participating in the development of new processes.
  • Must be customer focused and possess:
    • The ability to identify issues, analyze data and develop solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity.
    • Good analytical, verbal and written communication skills to accurately document, report, and present findings.
    • Good interpersonal skills enabling an effective interface with other professionals.
    • Good computer skills.
  • Ability to work independently or in a team environment is essential as is the ability to work extended hours as required.