Director, Compliance - Torrance, CA

Seeking a Director, Compliance to implement government compliance programs while reporting directly to the Chief Administrative Officer. Our ideal candidate will have a practical application-based understanding and knowledge of federal contracts, FARs and DFARs, ITAR and EAR, and serve as a proactive resource to our leadership as it pertains to compliance audits and training programs.


  • Implementation and oversight of a dynamic compliance program with an emphasis on efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Review of complex government programs through analysis of government contract terms and conditions to assess business risks.
  • Provides advice and guidance concerning the requirements and obligations represented in the FAR, DFAR, ITAR and EAR to the leadership of all departments.
  • Periodically interview project leaders to ensure coordination, communication and adherence to budget and completion goals.
  • Assist our Contracts department as an interface with internal technical staff.
  • Prepare reports for executive management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Business Administration, Accounting, or related discipline
  • 5+ yrs. of government compliance audits and training programs within the aerospace/ defense industry
  • Professional working knowledge and demonstrated proficient work experience with FAR, DFAR, ITAR, EAR, and US Government/ DOD Prime Contractor customer expectations
  • Have a high degree of tact and diplomacy to deal with a variety of diverse personnel and changing priorities.
  • Must have excellent organizational skills, exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and be detail-oriented.
  • Must possess demonstrated people leadership abilities
  • Must set highest ethical standards for self and others
  • Highly effective and active communicator who works well with people at all levels
  • U.S. Citizen/green card holder required.