Transportation Import-Export Manager

Position:Transportation Import-Export Manager

Job Description:

The Transportation Import/Export Manager will partner with distribution facilities across North America and collaborate with internal organizations to facilitate regional import/export processes and programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the movement of products in and out of the United States in accordance with company policy and procedure, and to comply with applicable laws and regulations.
  • Manage the activities of carriers and brokers with regards to import/export processes and execution.
  • Analyze and recommend import/export process and cost improvements as well as appropriate brokers and carriers to be used. Assist with negotiating carrier and broker programs.
  • Ensure the effective use of systems and tools to support import/export processes including ERPs and warehouse and transportation management systems; ensure outputs produce adherence to regulations and company processes.
  • Initiate system recommendations and support documentation to promote import/export process enhancements.
  • Manage the necessary documentation and online forms for the efficient, cost-effective and lawful execution of all import/export activities, including record keeping.
  • Manage export filing processes, systemic and manual.
  • Manage import visibility, classification, valuation and duty/tax payment.
  • Manage training programs with distribution facilities to ensure process adherence and compliance to established procedures.
  • Partner with other departments in order to establish and maintain effective and relevant import/export activities and processes.
  • Monitor, record, analyze and report on activities, trends, results and recommendations related to import/export activities.
  • Investigate, plan and implement strategically effective and relevant transport methods, which meet the needs of the organization.
  • Resolve Import/Export issues and customs problems on an as needed basis.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in related area or equivalent work experience
  • 5 to 7 years related experience
  • Experience working with small parcel, ocean, air freight, LTL shipments and carriers
  • Experience working with Freight Forwarders
  • Ability to retrieve, manipulate and present data
  • Strong project management and multitasking skills with adherence to deadlines
  • Ability to recognize opportunities and communicate to direct leadership
  • Ability to work well both independently and in a cross functional team environment
  • Strong MS Access, PowerPoint, and Excel skills
  • Experience working with a TMS, WMS and other Supply Chain systems
  • Experience in import and export rules and regulations
  • Customs Broker license preferred, or willing to obtain within 6 months

Location:Denver (Centennial)

Time Type:Full time


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