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Sr. Import/Export Specialist

Sr. Import/Export Specialist

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 


This position works collaboratively with internal partners such as global transportation, demand/supply planning, warehousing and with external partners such as 3rd party logistics, ocean carriers, drayage carriers to control all processes related to the consistent flow of Nestle controlled ocean, air, and surface traffic to/from foreign destinations

 

  • Daily monitoring, inquiry, resolution, and communication with internal/external parties to facilitate timely movement of international shipments imported/exported to and from the US. 
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to limit costs and risks in the supply chain while also driving process improvements 
  • Manage ongoing relationships with import/export vendors, including ocean and dray carriers and conduct periodic (quarterly or bi-annual) vendor reviews with agreed upon metrics and targets.   
  • Assist in leading RFP’s related to International Logistics/Drayage vendors  
  • Work with Nestle Global Transportation to determine annual container forecast, select preferred carriers and manage allocations with steamship lines.  
  • Manage claims related to damages occurring during international shipping 
  • Serve as the internal subject matter expert for international logistics related processes, industry trends, etc.  
  • Attend seminars, conferences, and presentations on International Logistics to keep abreast of current events 
  • Lead and manage projects utilizing decision making authority to change functional processes to improve end-to-end execution 
  • Independently resolve problems and provide solutions with understanding of business and customer impact 
  • Collaborate with cross functional team to determine best routing options/solutions to avoid delays and mitigate costs 
  • Analyze port costs and implement best practices to mitigate port delays/charges 
  • Develop methods and procedures to execute various logistics operations and activities, functionally and efficiently 

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL: 

 
Undergraduate degree in Business or related field, or equivalent experience is required.    

Proficient in MS Office including Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word 

 
EXPERIENCE: 

Minimum 5 years experience working in international logistics with port terminals, dray carriers, and steam ship lines is required.   

Proven experience in relationship building, facilitation, implementation skills and influence. 
 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 


This position works collaboratively with internal partners such as global transportation, demand/supply planning, warehousing and with external partners such as 3rd party logistics, ocean carriers, drayage carriers to control all processes related to the consistent flow of Nestle controlled ocean, air, and surface traffic to/from foreign destinations

 

  • Daily monitoring, inquiry, resolution, and communication with internal/external parties to facilitate timely movement of international shipments imported/exported to and from the US. 
  • Collaborate with internal and external partners to limit costs and risks in the supply chain while also driving process improvements 
  • Manage ongoing relationships with import/export vendors, including ocean and dray carriers and conduct periodic (quarterly or bi-annual) vendor reviews with agreed upon metrics and targets.   
  • Assist in leading RFP’s related to International Logistics/Drayage vendors  
  • Work with Nestle Global Transportation to determine annual container forecast, select preferred carriers and manage allocations with steamship lines.  
  • Manage claims related to damages occurring during international shipping 
  • Serve as the internal subject matter expert for international logistics related processes, industry trends, etc.  
  • Attend seminars, conferences, and presentations on International Logistics to keep abreast of current events 
  • Lead and manage projects utilizing decision making authority to change functional processes to improve end-to-end execution 
  • Independently resolve problems and provide solutions with understanding of business and customer impact 
  • Collaborate with cross functional team to determine best routing options/solutions to avoid delays and mitigate costs 
  • Analyze port costs and implement best practices to mitigate port delays/charges 
  • Develop methods and procedures to execute various logistics operations and activities, functionally and efficiently 

 

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL: 

 
Undergraduate degree in Business or related field, or equivalent experience is required.    

Proficient in MS Office including Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Word 

 
EXPERIENCE: 

Minimum 5 years experience working in international logistics with port terminals, dray carriers, and steam ship lines is required.   

Proven experience in relationship building, facilitation, implementation skills and influence. 
 

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Solon, OH, US, 44139

Solon, OH, US, 44139


Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

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