Komatsu, established in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is a global leader in the manufacture and sales of construction, forestry and mining equipment. Among their products are excavators, dumptrucks, loaders and dozers. Komatsu has multiple manufacturing plants in Europe and has 144 subsidiaries around the world. The company employs around 40,000 people and has a turnover of over €12 billion.
Komatsu is currently looking for a young, charismatic lawyer to be their EU Export Control Manager, based at their EMEA headquarters in Vilvoorde.
Would you like to be at the epicenter of operations of a global giant, advising the highest levels of management and international subsidiaries on complex, contentious issues and solving compliance and legislative problems?
Komatsu’s business stretches globally, with a complex value chain of machinery, parts, IP and people. Reporting to the Head of Legal, you will assist the Head of EU Export Control in developing EU Compliance Policies and Procedures, Trainings, Audits and End-User Checks. You will be the first point of contact for all business units and will support communication to EU Management and JPN Export Control Team.
Topics will include sanctioned countries and contentious jurisdictions, IP (technical drawings, advisory services etc) and controlled goods. You will interact with the EMEA leadership team, Export Control colleagues globally, EU governments and Komatsu’s commercial and operational entities around the region. Your work and counsel will have significant and increasing impact on all aspects of Komatsu’s business.
And the future? You will be trained to manage the department in the short to medium term.