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13 Feb 2018

International Transportation Manager

Job Description

Reports To: Director Global Logistics and Distribution


Position Summary: Supervises daily international transportation operations including scheduling, hiring and training of logistics personnel. Oversees day-to-day international transportations functions including project logistics, international customs agents, brokers, freight forwarders and carriers. Primary manager of corporate 3rd Party International Logistics providers.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:    

  • Key Leader for ensuring all Exterran Compliance and Safety rules are implemented and followed
  • Primary Global Planner for all Project Management Logistics Quotations
  • Oversees International Logistics Team processing of traffic and documentation for the physical movement of cargo.
  • Problem solve and create global solutions to meet customer expectations through process improvement and proactive measures.
  • Maintain an excellent working relationship with Exterran internal departments, clients, agents and carriers. Monitor the effectiveness of these relationships and develop programs/processes to improve them.
  • Manage Project Logistics costs within budgeted  expectations
  • Lead International Transportation Specialist Interface with Project Management Teams
  • Lead 3Rd Party International Logistics Providers
  • Responsible for assigned International Transportation Specialists ensuring all KPI’s are met
  • Manage the implementation/onboarding of new business with the Project team, coordinate the set-up of new clients. Gather necessary information to ensure that databases are created timely and accurately in order to optimize processing and quality output. Deliver on the commitments made in implementation plan.
  • Audit and review client SOP’s; ensure departmental workflow regulatory compliance.
  • Ensure customers complaints are handled in a timely basis and escalated as necessary.
  • Respond to or oversee requests for quotes/information.
  • With oversight by the Exterran Compliance Team. Lead daily activities of the approved international customs agents, brokers, freight forwarders and carriers
  • Develop strategy for determining best in class pricing.
  • Oversee the negotiation of or negotiate with agents and vendors to obtain best in class pricing.


Education/Experience Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in logistics, operations or finance/accounting.
  • Oracle experience / Other ERP
  • 5 – 7 years of International Logistics experience.
  • 3 – 5 years of management, P&L, training, and development
  • Strong system skills and experience improving business processes required.
  • Team-oriented leader, business partner, change agent, highly organized, self starter. Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Managing remote employee preferred.
  • Hazmat Certification preferred
  • Proficient negotiation skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize and organize work
  • Advanced working knowledge of shipment processing and government regulations
  • Understanding of fully the accounting functions related to shipment processing and profit & loss management


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