Willing to make suggestions and drive improvements daily
Able to improve a process and then continue looking for ways to improve it again
Execute comprehensive examination of import and export documentation including commercial invoices, international bills of lading, and related shipping documents while ensuring compliance with international and U.S. laws related to import and export activity
Maintain an excellent working relationship with all distributors, freight forwarders, third party logistics providers, customers, and work closely with manufacturing., purchasing, supply chain, and the international sales team
Manage and monitor all shipments: outgoing and inbound, domestic and international
Train and manage subordinates in all phases of international operations
Maintain database for tracking shipments and all related costs at the item level detail
Review and approve invoices for import and export shipments
Maintain knowledge of all US government import and export requirements
Assist with the preparation of the annual transportation expense budget
Maintain tracking and reporting variances of transportation budget versus actual expenses
Communicate with US customs and foreign agents for shipment coordination
Following changes in import regulations and implementing operational changes as required
Quality inspection and authorizing products to ship
Coordination of travel and logistic support for international and domestic trade shows
Perform other assignments as necessary and directed by management
High School Diploma or G.E.D. or equivalent.
Excellent problem-solving abilities and the ability to provide updates to upper management
Engaged in your own personal and professional development
Accurate and attentive to detail with excellent documentation skills
Strong negotiation skills
Must have a deep awareness and appreciation of different cultures
Minimum 2 years domestic and international shipping experience
Familiarity with industry-standard shipping solutions, services, and best practices
Mastery of Microsoft Office
IDEAL CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS
Meticulous attention to detail
Knowledge and/or experience in international ocean shipments, import and export with a solid understanding of Incoterms, harmonized tariff system, ITAR/EAR, schedule B classification, and FTA’s
3-5 years minimum experience in international transportation, compliance and commerce, or a combination of education and applicable experience equivalent to above requirements
Prior industry experience with manufacturing of safety equipment or related business
Solid understanding of Lean Manufacturing principals/5S/8 Deadly Wastes
The ability to work independently and meet goals autonomously
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit and walk and talk or hear; and use hands to handle, or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee must occasionally climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds with assistance. Vision should be correctable to accurately read small font writing.
READY TO APPLY?
Phenix Technology, Inc. is an essential service provider who demonstrates strict safety practices under the guidelines of the CDC and OSHA.
Due to COVID-19, please submit a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org. Interviews will be conducted through Zoom video conference software.