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APAC Logistics and Trade Compliance Manager

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Responsible for logistics and trade compliance in the region and manage performance management of all modes of transportation (road, rail, ocean & air), export/import operations and customs brokerage.

Major Responsibilities 

• Develops and executes the APAC Logistics & Trade Compliance strategy, delink from fire-fighting mode of operations.
• Responsible Lead in the management and implementation of core logistics strategies, plans and programs, including product tanks returns for Asia Pacific. 
• To identify annual productivity savings and continuous improvement opportunities in Logistics related areas. Target to reduce by 10% per year. 
• Works synergistically across all businesses/regions to develop international supply chain metrics, scorecards, OTIF and KPI targets. 
• Optimizes annual transportation spend, working with APAC sites to support sales growth with minimal incremental costs. 
• Participate and act as Subject Matter Expert to all FTA related processes and discussions for APAC, supporting the business decisions and growth. 

• Manage logistic service providers, freight forwarder, warehouse providers and related supplier relationships including development, safety audit, negotiation, performance metrics and management of contracts. 
• Leads in contract negotiations with all logistics freight and third-party warehouse providers for the offsite service providers and participate closely with site logistics negotiation together with sites. 
• Manages the quarterly import duty drawback program.
• Responsible for all freight and logistics invoices verification and approval. 
• Provide logistics market insight and knowledge to business units 
• Provide primary support to the Asia Pacific personnel, serving as a primary point of contact for Foreign Trade and Compliance issues related to ensuring compliance with import and export regulations. This includes the import and export of products, services, transfer of technical data, and all other import/export licensing and compliance matters. 
• Standardize company-wide Logistics processes for Asia Pacific. Develop, document, and revise as necessary import and export management procedures in accordance with related local regulations in Asia Pacific, the corporate policy, and industry best practices. 
• Proactively monitor regulatory changes, identifying risks/benefits/impact to the organization, and develop procedure to ensure compliance. 
• Direct routine of the compliance audits - internal and external. 
• Collaborate with the organization's affiliate companies to streamline import and export operations while maintaining regulatory compliance. 

• Collaborates with the order fulfillment organization to drive the concept of total order fulfillment vs. a traditional customer service/call center culture (end-to-end global supply chain, customer experience and relationship management). 
• Act as primary point of contact for Customer Service teams and all shipping locations for import and export assistance. 
• Partners with service providers and key customers to establish/maintain strong relationships that build trust and achieve results. Continuous Improvement 
• Leads supply chain projects to address performance issues identified through the CAPA process. 
• Manages the corrective and preventative action (CAPA) process to identify order fulfillment gaps. 
• Design and set-up proper RFP processes for the sites in APAC to implement. 


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