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  • Job reference: RMS0223926

Customs Compliance Supervisor

  • Sector: Manufacturing, Transport & Logistics
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 11/03/2020
  • Duration: permanent
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The Role:
Duties & Responsibilities

*Lead the Import/ Export team, responsible for coaching, development and performance management,
*Functional lead for Import and Export movements of product and materials into and out of Europe, from order receipt through to final delivery or handover point (varies according to INCO terms and lane specific requirements), and including customs clearance and documentation,
*Manage of K-C's nominated customs brokers,
*Manage of the outsourced Shipping Team (Expeditors) on site in Brighton,
*Ensure compliance with agreed KC standards, procedures, CFI's and Code of Conduct,
*Ensure rigorous cost control and reporting is in place,
*Meet agreed cost, service and operational KPIs,
*Manage of departmental (G&A) costs within budget, ensuring that the correct organisational structure is in place to manage the business requirements for both service and cost,
*Ensure all necessary communications with key stakeholders are in place and that standard work exists for communication with both internal and external customers,
*Work effectively with Procurement to ensure optimal price, service and supplier relationship management is undertaken with all suppliers working with KC in Import/ Export,
*Ensure that outsourced providers (including Expeditors) deliver against agreed KPIs and commitments specified in their contract,
*Identify, learn and implement import/ export best practice across EMEA Supply Chain geographies and functions in pursuit of cost savings and service improvement,
*Identify and implement cost saving and service enhancement opportunities and projects,
*Escalation of service, process and cost issues to the appropriate teams and, when required, facilitation of their joint resolution,
*Work closely with Procurement to ensure that Ocean Freight, freight forwarding and customs brokerage requirements are met,
*Key point for Implex for multi-functional projects, including capital, material and product

Essential Skills / Qualifications:

*Degree in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management
*Extensive experience in Import/ Export,
*Proven experience in team leadership, supply chain, order management, process improvement
*Computer literacy (including good command of Microsoft Office -Excel, Word, Outlook)
*Working knowledge of ERP systems

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:

*Diploma in World Customs Compliance & Regulations of the Institute of Export

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