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Freight Forwarding Specialist

Freight Forwarding Specialist

Position Snapshot

Location: Panama City, Panama 
Company: Nestrade
Act. Rate: Full-Time 
Type of contact: Permanent contract
Genuine opportunities for career and personal development
Modern “smart office” locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces
Dynamic international working environment
 

Position Summary

We are looking for a highly competent Freight Forwarding Specialist based in Panama.  You will report directly to the Team Lead of Operation and supervise Ocean shipments processes and execution to allow smooth Buy & Sell activities of Nestrade Procurement.

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context. 

Procurement at Nestlé:

As strategic partner of the business, we help the company achieving sustainable growth and we ensure responsibly sourced supply and value creation. Located in hubs in Switzerland, Panama, Spain and Malaysia, our division provides a range of services, including the management of procurement for specific raw materials, packaging, indirect materials and other services. We also support markets with managing local spend. For you, this will be the opportunity to become a real strategic partner – delivering sustainable value and working with the business, for the business.
 

A day in the life of Freight Forwarding Specialist

•    Supervise Freight Forwarders and Carriers operations to ensure a smooth execution of shipments.
•    Be the Operational SPOC for Suppliers and Carriers to resolve booking exceptions / vessels space issues
•    Be super-user in the usage of Shipments Management Systems, helping users to track, maintain visibility and collaborate efficiently in the platform.
•    Monitor Shipments' Platforms performance based on agreed SLA, ensuring business continuity, and driving continuous improvement
•    Follow-up on carriers booking process, ensuring compliance with ocean contracts allocations defined by GLP
•    Manage process to redirect containers to new Destination (COD) when necessary
•    Support and collaborate on export traffic activities, export documentation, custom clearance if needed
•    Maintain SOPs and Standard Ways of Working (SWW), archive knowhow documents

What will make you successful


•    Master or bachelor’s degree in business, Finance or Supply Chain.
•    Significant experience (5 years) in freight forwarding industry / Shipping Lines (import / export operations).
•    Proven understanding of Logistics industry current challenges.
•    Strong analytical mind and attention to detail.
•    Ability to work in a fast pace environment in constant change, get things done attitude.
•    Extensive knowledge of SAP.
•    Experience of international exposure.
•    Languages: English (fluent), Any knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese would be a plus.
 

Position Snapshot

Location: Panama City, Panama 
Company: Nestrade
Act. Rate: Full-Time 
Type of contact: Permanent contract
Genuine opportunities for career and personal development
Modern “smart office” locations providing agile & collaborative workspaces
Dynamic international working environment
 

Position Summary

We are looking for a highly competent Freight Forwarding Specialist based in Panama.  You will report directly to the Team Lead of Operation and supervise Ocean shipments processes and execution to allow smooth Buy & Sell activities of Nestrade Procurement.

We offer a dynamic, inclusive, and international working environment with many opportunities across different companies, functions, and regions. Don’t miss the opportunity to join us and work with different teams in an agile and diverse context. 

Procurement at Nestlé:

As strategic partner of the business, we help the company achieving sustainable growth and we ensure responsibly sourced supply and value creation. Located in hubs in Switzerland, Panama, Spain and Malaysia, our division provides a range of services, including the management of procurement for specific raw materials, packaging, indirect materials and other services. We also support markets with managing local spend. For you, this will be the opportunity to become a real strategic partner – delivering sustainable value and working with the business, for the business.
 

A day in the life of Freight Forwarding Specialist

•    Supervise Freight Forwarders and Carriers operations to ensure a smooth execution of shipments.
•    Be the Operational SPOC for Suppliers and Carriers to resolve booking exceptions / vessels space issues
•    Be super-user in the usage of Shipments Management Systems, helping users to track, maintain visibility and collaborate efficiently in the platform.
•    Monitor Shipments' Platforms performance based on agreed SLA, ensuring business continuity, and driving continuous improvement
•    Follow-up on carriers booking process, ensuring compliance with ocean contracts allocations defined by GLP
•    Manage process to redirect containers to new Destination (COD) when necessary
•    Support and collaborate on export traffic activities, export documentation, custom clearance if needed
•    Maintain SOPs and Standard Ways of Working (SWW), archive knowhow documents

What will make you successful


•    Master or bachelor’s degree in business, Finance or Supply Chain.
•    Significant experience (5 years) in freight forwarding industry / Shipping Lines (import / export operations).
•    Proven understanding of Logistics industry current challenges.
•    Strong analytical mind and attention to detail.
•    Ability to work in a fast pace environment in constant change, get things done attitude.
•    Extensive knowledge of SAP.
•    Experience of international exposure.
•    Languages: English (fluent), Any knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese would be a plus.
 

Panama, PA

Panama, PA

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