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International Logistics / Exporter

Company: Functional Products Inc.
Location: Macedonia
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

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Functional Products Inc. is a global supplier of specially designed lubricants for the industrial and automotive sectors. We are seeking someone to manage our exports to international customers/distributors and organize the annual updating of our USMCA, FCPA, and End User documents. Importing from a handful of raw material suppliers is a minor duty of the role.

This person will report to the Vice President of Operations on day-to-day activities and advise the President of the company on emerging changes to trade compliance and the regulatory landscape.


  • Coordinate and manage the end-to-end export process, including documentation, customs clearance, and shipping logistics.
  • Ensure compliance with international trade regulations and guidelines, staying abreast of changes and updates.
  • Collaborate with internal teams to streamline and optimize export and import processes.
  • Develop and maintain strong relationships with freight forwarders, customs brokers, and other logistics partners.
  • Conduct regular audits to ensure adherence to import and export compliance requirements.
  • Manage import activities, including customs clearance, duty payments, and documentation.
  • Stay informed about trade agreements, tariffs, and sanctions that may impact international logistics operations.
  • Provide guidance and support to internal teams on international shipping and compliance matters.
  • Investigate and resolve any issues related to shipments, customs, or logistics.
  • Management of company ACE Portal including monthly import/export reports and AES filings
  • Development and adherence to company Export and Import Compliance Program
  • Quoting international customers and distributors
  • Air, ocean and courier freight cost management
  • Management and auditing of sample requests from international customers and distributors
  • Management of regulatory letter (FCPA, End User etc.) program from international customers and distributors
  • Management of EXW routed transaction confirmation documentation

    • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, International Business, or a related field.
    • Proven experience in international logistics, export management, and trade compliance.
    • In-depth knowledge of global trade regulations including Trade Agreements, customs procedures, and import/export documentation.
    • Strong organizational and multitasking skills with attention to detail.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and external partners.
    • Familiarity with relevant software and systems used in logistics and supply chain management.
    • Certification in trade compliance or logistics (e.g. CCS/CES) is a plus.

Keywords: Functional Products Inc., Cleveland , International Logistics / Exporter, Professions , Macedonia, Ohio

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