Manager, Import/Export Operations
Company: Boehringer Ingelheim
Location: Saint Joseph
Posted on: June 7, 2021
Responsible for oversight of all importing and
exporting operations and trade compliance functions for BI AH USA
in accordance with 15CFR and 19CFR of the Federal
Regulations. Manages Global Supply's Specialists that
directly report into this position, as well as, vendors that
support Global Supply operations, such as\: Freight
Forwarding Service Providers and US Customs Brokers. Manages
operation's activities and global distribution that support global
affiliates, third party manufacturing and non-commercial imports
and exports. Additionally, assigns import and export
classifications, monitors, tracks, and reconciles Customs entries,
administration of trade programs, such as\: C-TPAT(Customs-Trade
Partnership against Terrorism) and Free Trade Agreements, conducts
ACE data analysis, manages export licenses, assists with HAZMAT/DG,
manages record retention, provides support for logistics incidents
and CAPAs and maintains department SOPs and OJTs.
As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will
actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of
our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence
provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate
internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly
contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength
and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our
employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working
environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility,
networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and
benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our
- Responsible for managing the activities of the
Global Supply department related to processing of all BI AH USA
export and import transactions.
- Establishes strategic and tactical working
relationships with selected freight forwarders and US Customs
brokers in support of all BI AH USA import and export requirements.
This includes analyzing transportation mode options, identifying
opportunities to reduce costs, and providing compliant government
information to respective agencies. Manages documentation and
inventory transactions associated with Customs entries, Import for
Export (IFE) and Temporary Importation under Bond (TIB)
- Responsible for investigating and assigning HTSC
(Harmonized Tariff Schedule Classifications), FDA Product Codes and
ECCNs (Export Control Classification Number) and maintaining
information in a database. Additionally, verifies value of
shipments by interfacing with Strategic Purchasing, R&D and the
International Logistics Dept. in Ingelheim. Manages all aspects of
the C-TPAT (Customs Trade Partnership Against Terrorism)
- Responsible for coordinating, scheduling and
assisting with internal audits of all import and export entries and
shipments based upon established SOP's.
- Acts as primary liaison between Global Supply
Department and Operations Planning, Inventory Control, Master Data
Management, Order Management, Site Warehousing and Distribution
warehouse personnel and R&D to communicate Global Supply
requirements to meet commercial and miscellaneous shipment order
- Responsible for tracking and reporting Global
Supply KPI dashboards with regards to PSL, cold chain performance,
commercial and miscellaneous export order management, and
- Responsible for maintaining adequate knowledge of
all international and US logistics requirements and ensuring direct
reports are adequately cross-trained on compliance and
- Position is responsible to Manage and Coordinate
all commercial, third-party, and miscellaneous export orders
accounting for ~$100 Million in gross sales to the BI AH
- Additionally, required to continuously
investigate operational improvement opportunities related to "Cold
Chain Management", and "Global Transportation
- BS from an accredited institution in
International Business, Operations Management, Business
Administration or related field.
- US Customs brokerage license and/or import
professional certification, preferred.
- Export professional certification and/or
experience with US Export Administration Regulations and export
- Minimum of five (5) years of experience in
import/export operations and/or trade compliance within a
manufacturing environment including international shipping, terms
of payment, import / export documentation, Customs entry process
and special programs knowledge.
- Experience must be inclusive of a minimum four
(4) years of experience in leading people and/or projects and
working in cGMP and highly government regulated
- Experience working with international clientele
while recognizing diversity and an ability to be flexible working
with a variety of cultures to obtain solutions.
- Domestic and international hazardous materials
shipping regulations including U.S. DOT (49 CFR), International
Maritime Dangerous Goods (IMDG), and International Air Transport
Association (IATA). Cold chain logistics, GDP, and cGMP
- Strong understanding of ERP systems, related
applications and databases.
- Highly proficient using Microsoft Office and
online collaboration tools.
- Excellent supervisory, verbal and written
communication, coaching and teamwork
- Demonstrated leadership ability and aptitude to
train and utilize workers in a multi-faceted fast paced
- Excellent organizational skills and attention to
- Must be legally authorized to work in the United
States without restriction.
- Must be willing to take a drug test and
post-offer physical (if required).
- Must be 18 years of age or
Who We Are\:
At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through
innovation with one clear goal\: to improve the lives of patients.
We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare
solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and
animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term
performance. We are powered by 50.000 employees globally who
nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive
culture. Learning and development for all employees is key
because your growth is our growth.
Want to learn more? Visit boehringer-ingelheim.com
and join us in our effort to make more health.
Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity
global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and
inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive
for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees,
patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive
consideration for employment without regard to a person’s actual or
perceived race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age;
ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender
identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or
intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or
related medical condition; genetic information (including the
refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or
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