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Logistics and Customs Compliance Manager

  • Other
  • Chicago

Position Summary:

Manage all customs compliance and distribution center activities including shipping and receiving; implementing storage techniques and locations, space allocation, stock rotation, proper and safe lifting and moving methods, order preparation and shipment, and the accurate completion of the appropriate paperwork.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Manage all Logistics and Distribution Center functions for MA VHL.
  • Prepare and manage results of annual OP (operations plans or budgets) for responsible departments).
  • Provide support in vendor selection and quotes for Logistics service purchases to meet business/customer requirements for MA VHL.
  • Ensure U.S. Customs Compliance for MA VHL – this includes training of MA VHL colleagues when required.
  • Coordinate and support all U.S. Customs Compliance programs for MA VHL with NA Operations including internal auditing, participation in C-TPAT, and other Customs initiatives.
  • Participation with Regional and Global Logistics team projects and initiatives
  • Support of all Quality and Cycle Counting initiatives and policies
  • Utilizing Lean methods, continuously improve Distribution Center efficiency, inventory accuracy, and safety performance for areas of responsibility.
  • Ensure Distribution Center works within the BMS guidelines.
  • Work with Business Units to ensure all customer requirements are met. Maintain specifications and certifications dictated by the business.
  • Other tasks as assigned including ISO compliance, system integration, etc.

 Required Skills and Experience:

  • BS or BA Degree
  • 10 years of experience in Operations (preference in distribution center management)
  • Logistics vendor selection and management
  • Extensive knowledge of US Customs requirements and practices
  • Warehouse and inventory management experience
  • Strong ERP system skills (SAP preferred)
  • Excellent analytical and computer skills

Preferred Skills and Experience:

  • MBA preferred

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