Import Logistics Specialist/Manager

Apply Job ID 16997450128 Date posted 12/28/2021

  • Oversees transportation and distribution system and procedures to ensure the efficient and economical delivery of the organizations products import from oversea.
  • Reviews proposals and makes recommendations for modifications in rates and transportation regulations. Ensures regulatory compliance.
  • Develops and implements effective monitoring, evaluation and improvement actions for performance of all freight forwarders, carriers (overseas, rail, and truck) and ancillary services to ensure shipment integrity, on-time delivery, and effective claims resolution to support industry leading service performance.
  • Engages third party services when necessary.
  • Manages individual contributors, heavily involved in day to day work, sets objectives on a department wide basis. Specific hands on knowledge in international container pricing and fees.
  • Maintain good records for specified time as per Customs/TSA Requirements.
  • Overall knowledge of import logistic functions to include operations, KPIs, overall supply chain and transporting.
  • Interfaces with internal and external customers, foreign order administration, freight forwarders, customs officers and other functional areas to ensure coordination and logistics of shipment.
  • Participate in continual improvement process related to Compliance Program and manage document revisions of internal controls and procedures.

  • Requires BS plus minimum 5 years related experience, or Master degree plus minimum 3 years related experience to be proficient in role.
  • Preferred 3-5 years management experience if for manager role.
  • Preferred candidate will be fluent in Chinese.

Position can be located in either Lexington, Kentucky/ Los Angeles, California area.
Some travel required.
Position qualifies for LEDVANCE employee referral bonus program.

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