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Import & Export Manager

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: San Francisco, California
  • Salary: US$100000 - US$130000 per year + 15% bonus + exciting company benefits!
  • Job reference: 219121/002_1538683090
  • Sector: Logistics, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 04/10/2018

Import & Export Manager (in fast growing $2bn+ retailer!)

  • Import & Export Manager
  • San Francisco, CA
  • $100,000 to $130,000 + bonus + competitive benefits package

A successful and fast growing Retail business is now looking to hire a new Import & Export Manager to join their world-class Logistics team and help propel the business to the next level. Together with having exciting strategic influence in the business, this role remains a hands-on position that leads and manages the company's key import and export operations, together with driving continuous improvement initiatives via root cause analysis with the company's Transportation division. If you do NOT like & thrive in fast-paced environments, this role is NOT for you. New challenges are the norm in this dynamic, exciting business!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Build, maintain & evolved strong relationships with carriers, freight forwarders and parcel couriers
  • Manage high volumes of sea and air container shipments on a daily basis
  • Act as subject matter expert source for internal cross-functional partners
  • Recommend, develop, and implement changes to existing procedures to ensure continuous improvement in areas of cycle time, cost, service & quality
  • Use shipment data and forecasts to manage company & customer expectations
  • Ensure quality shipment data from origin through end-delivery shipment visibility
  • Deliver tactical and strategic leadership to the company's international supply chain

The successful candidate will ideally have:

  • Bachelor's degree (ideally in an analytical subject)
  • 3+ years proven experience in Imports/Exports and International Transportation
  • Extensive experience in Carrier, Air, Freight Forwarding, Road Logistics
  • Clear cost saving and/or process improvement accomplishments on resume
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to simplify complicated scenarios for both internal & external stakeholders