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Imports Executive

Imports Executive

Position Snapshot

Location: Tuas, Singapore

Company: Wyeth Nutritionals Singapore

Type of contract: Permanent

 

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage Company in the world. At our very core, we are a human environment – passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. A Nestle career empowers you to make an impact locally and globally, as you are provided with the opportunity to make a mark and stand out, as long as you seek it. With Nestle, you are enabled and encouraged to grow not only as professionals, but also as people.

 

A day in the life of an Imports Executive…

  • Manage and ensure end-to-end Import / re-import activities of Finished goods/Semi-Finished goods, Raw Materials, Packaging Materials, Spare parts & Machinery, Product samples as well as premium importing to the Factories (Sea carriers, Road and Air freight coordination) in order to support the committed Customer Service level,  on-time Customs Clearing & Delivery and maximize benefits on tariff & duty privileges at the optimum cost.
  • Provide related information on import requirements, tariff & import duty and all related import procedures for good business decision making.
  • Act as a contact window for Nestle Affiliates, 3rd party Suppliers, Logistics service providers, Customs office and related Government bodies for all Import activities including Claim/Complaints, Return and Refusals.
  • Ensure compliance on import operations
  • Ensures the effectiveness (adherence and review) of the SMR/GSI (Specific market requirement/General shipping instructions), ensuring that these documents are up to date.
  • Develops and maintains relations with service providers such as clearing agents, shipping lines, transporters, etc.
  • Ensure the availability of accurate and complete documentation within the required deadlines
  • Accountable for overall performance of Import entry and government documents/certificates/WTO quota to meet Import Customs, GST and legal requirement and to ensure smooth Import clearing process
  • Manage all Import critical issues which are related to SG Custom regulations, Foreign Trade Department, Department Livestock Development and WTO regulations, such as Customs tariff  & duty disputes and all regulation concerns in order to avoid business risk and protect best benefit for Nestle Group
  • Ensure customs clearance performance
  • Ensure accurate and complete documentation is shared with clearing agents on time for delivery
  • Report on the performance of clearing agents
  • Ensure efficient management of import orders
  • Organize meetings with clearing agents and other service providers
  • Guarantee a level of supply on time and at an optimal cost
  • Coordinate the delivery of containers to the respective sites (Factories, Distribution Centers, Warehouses)
  • Follow up on additional costs
  • Follow up and report on our operations with our internal stakeholders
  • Follow up and report on ongoing claims in case of damages or losses
  • Initiate and participate cost reduction projects
  • Monitoring and work closely with Tariff Code SME of Import Duty Tariff Code by processing protest/appeal for any uncertain issues in order to attain the most correctness and avoid business risk.
  • Manage the best import solution to utilize container freetime to optimize total operation cost and avoid additional storage charge, demurrage/detention charges at arrival port/airport and improve IMS Customer Service efficiency

 

What will make you successful

  • Bachelor Degree in International Business, Marketing, Supply Chain or related fields.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in Supply Chain and Customer Service in any industry.
  • Experience in Export & Import or shipping industry is an added advantage.
  • Customs law & regulations related to Import business.

Position Snapshot

Location: Tuas, Singapore

Company: Wyeth Nutritionals Singapore

Type of contract: Permanent

 

Position Summary

Joining Nestlé means you are joining the largest Food and Beverage Company in the world. At our very core, we are a human environment – passionate people driven by the purpose of enhancing the quality of life and contributing to a healthier future. A Nestle career empowers you to make an impact locally and globally, as you are provided with the opportunity to make a mark and stand out, as long as you seek it. With Nestle, you are enabled and encouraged to grow not only as professionals, but also as people.

 

A day in the life of an Imports Executive…

  • Manage and ensure end-to-end Import / re-import activities of Finished goods/Semi-Finished goods, Raw Materials, Packaging Materials, Spare parts & Machinery, Product samples as well as premium importing to the Factories (Sea carriers, Road and Air freight coordination) in order to support the committed Customer Service level,  on-time Customs Clearing & Delivery and maximize benefits on tariff & duty privileges at the optimum cost.
  • Provide related information on import requirements, tariff & import duty and all related import procedures for good business decision making.
  • Act as a contact window for Nestle Affiliates, 3rd party Suppliers, Logistics service providers, Customs office and related Government bodies for all Import activities including Claim/Complaints, Return and Refusals.
  • Ensure compliance on import operations
  • Ensures the effectiveness (adherence and review) of the SMR/GSI (Specific market requirement/General shipping instructions), ensuring that these documents are up to date.
  • Develops and maintains relations with service providers such as clearing agents, shipping lines, transporters, etc.
  • Ensure the availability of accurate and complete documentation within the required deadlines
  • Accountable for overall performance of Import entry and government documents/certificates/WTO quota to meet Import Customs, GST and legal requirement and to ensure smooth Import clearing process
  • Manage all Import critical issues which are related to SG Custom regulations, Foreign Trade Department, Department Livestock Development and WTO regulations, such as Customs tariff  & duty disputes and all regulation concerns in order to avoid business risk and protect best benefit for Nestle Group
  • Ensure customs clearance performance
  • Ensure accurate and complete documentation is shared with clearing agents on time for delivery
  • Report on the performance of clearing agents
  • Ensure efficient management of import orders
  • Organize meetings with clearing agents and other service providers
  • Guarantee a level of supply on time and at an optimal cost
  • Coordinate the delivery of containers to the respective sites (Factories, Distribution Centers, Warehouses)
  • Follow up on additional costs
  • Follow up and report on our operations with our internal stakeholders
  • Follow up and report on ongoing claims in case of damages or losses
  • Initiate and participate cost reduction projects
  • Monitoring and work closely with Tariff Code SME of Import Duty Tariff Code by processing protest/appeal for any uncertain issues in order to attain the most correctness and avoid business risk.
  • Manage the best import solution to utilize container freetime to optimize total operation cost and avoid additional storage charge, demurrage/detention charges at arrival port/airport and improve IMS Customer Service efficiency

 

What will make you successful

  • Bachelor Degree in International Business, Marketing, Supply Chain or related fields.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in Supply Chain and Customer Service in any industry.
  • Experience in Export & Import or shipping industry is an added advantage.
  • Customs law & regulations related to Import business.

TUAS, SG, 637609

TUAS, SG, 637609

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