Global Logistics Manager Job in Chicago, IL at Glanbia
Location: Chicago, IL, US, 60606
Reports To: Vice President Supply Chain
Location: Chicago, IL
At Glanbia Nutritionals Inc., our portfolio centers around dairy and non-dairy nutritional ingredients. We co-innovate and deliver ingredient solutions and precision premixes for use in the mainstream food and beverage, infant and clinical, and functional nutrition markets. We are the number one provider of whey-based nutritional ingredients globally and the number one producer of American-style cheddar cheese. Our protein systems have transformed the bar and beverage categories — bringing increased levels of protein, cleaner labels and greater product functionality to market. We have a direct presence in 21 countries, with manufacturing facilities in the US, Germany and China, and international sales and technical offices around the world.
The Global Logistics Manager will be responsible for managing the Global product movements for Glanbia Nutritionals including trade compliance. The Global Logistics Manager will oversee global shipping, customs and documentation, air and ocean shipping and freight forwarding for Glanbia Nutritionals. The role supervises the Export Specialist team. Daily communications with the company’s distribution centers, customs brokers and freight forwarders. Internal communications with operations, warehouse, commercial and finance departments
Continued development and implementation of a corporate trade compliance program including:
Completion and continued maintenance of import and export compliance procedure manuals
Defining and developing procedures for trade compliance audits and ensuring corrective action processes are in place to comply with local import and export regulations globally
Actively support operational process controls through regular activity and training with Product Management, Logistics, Sales, Finance, Marketing and Distribution to keep the company compliant with trade regulations.
Classification of new products
Ensure compliance with all import/ export “special programs” (GSP, NAFTA, 9801/2 & duty drawback)
Country of origin & markings determination
Product specific compliance activities in validation of US Government procurement programs
Supports compliance requirements and recommendations with other related internal organizations globally in maintaining continuity with corporate trade compliance direction.
Reviews and reports on the state of the company’s compliance effectiveness, report areas of risk to senior team, recommend solutions, and obtain guidance and/or decision support for required improvements.
Serves as prime contact for import/ export compliance and government inquiries or notifications relating to compliance issues.
CF28, 29 and any other inquiry or action
Stays current on U.S. import/ export regulatory changes and proposed legislation as well as other global initiative and legislation
Manages external custom brokers and performs monthly post-entry audits against customs reports and customs broker electronic data, vendor and shipper invoice and import documentation.
Prepares and files all required reports as specified by government export and import compliance agencies.
All other duties as requested by manager or department head
Reports Freight Forwarder KPI’s to Category Manager – Transport/Energy to ensure compliance with service contracts and performance.
Stay current with freight practices and procedures and provide recommendations to improve based on changing market or network conditions
Oversees freight forwarder service and involvement at destinations to ensure timely customs clearance and delivery to engagements
Liaise with Category Manager of Transportation in successful management and closure of ocean freights claims
Bachelor’s degree or higher required in business, economics or equivalent
5+ years of progressively responsible experience in this field is required
Demonstrated skill set for handling international shipping documentation requirements and regulations
Specialized training in: Logistics preferred
CTCS (Certified Trade Compliance Specialist) preferred
Extensive knowledge in global shipping, customs clearance, documentation and duty drawback, air and ocean shipping and forwarding
Consumer based company experience preferred
Experience with Global Trade Management software
Experience with SAP functionality
Strong analytical skills and excel proficiency
Excellent organizational skills
Excellent communication skills (reading, writing, speaking)
Are you someone who likes to make it happen, make it better and make it fun? If so, our company offers you an excellent opportunity to do really interesting work and develop a career in a dynamic and innovative environment that is all about making you and our business successful.
Nearest Major Market: Chicago
About the Company
Company Location: Chicago, IL