Senior Logistics Specialist

Nufarm Americas

Location: Supply Chain

Job Type: Full time


Grow a Better Tomorrow with Nufarm

We know that growing is about more than just crops and cultivation. It’s about sunshine and rain, early mornings and hard work. It can be frustratingly unpredictable but also wonderfully uplifting. More than anything, it’s about people. Nufarm is the dependable partner behind thousands of agricultural success stories. Every day, growers around the world turn to our products and our people to help with the challenges of fighting disease, weeds and pests, and to increase crop yields.

Do you have at least 5+ years’ experience as a Senior Logistics Specialist developing and executing Global Trade Compliance related processes, or an impressive track record in all aspects of trade compliance, including regional trade regulation, development and implementation of business processes, import and export compliance gained at a senior level? Would you like to be part of a thriving global business where you can explore new ideas, get creative, be heard and have some fun along the way? Then unearth the possibilities at our Alsip, IL facility at Nufarm and see how far your career could take you.

How can you unearth the possibilities with Nufarm?

The dependable partner behind thousands of agricultural success stories, at Nufarm we’ve been finding better ways to fight weeds and disease and increase our customers crop yields for over 100 years. Indeed, it’s their ever-changing needs that inspires us to stay agile and create an energetic work environment where, together, we can all make a difference. Join us, and you’ll feel empowered to be who you are and unlock your potential, in a place where we trust and respect one another and celebrate our differences.

What’s possible ?

Your challenge will be to lead the overall Global Trade Compliance curriculum for Nufarm North Americas with a strong emphasis on import/export operations. Indeed, we’ll rely on you to have close collaboration with Regulatory, Commercial and Supply Chain teams to deliver excellence in customer service at the lowest landed cost while acting as the NA interface to Nufarm regional functions and external logistics service providers. In order to achieve that, you’ll need split between day-to-day operational oversight and driving the NA strategic vision. As well as primarily focusing on compliance program oversight, leadership on strategic projects and solution-oriented problem solving. And, when it comes driving departmental efficiencies and enabling company growth; again, we'll count on you.

Other key responsibilities will include:

Day-to-day operations

  • Oversee the Global Trade Compliance function within the region
  • Deliver budget expectations for GTC function
  • Evaluate all import transportation and assist in clearance of all invoices for payment
  • Oversee the development of provider scorecards (KPI’s) and lead monthly/quarterly business reviews
  • Partner with Supply Chain and Commercial teams to ensure the business priorities are delivered
  • Ensure all Logistics operations are in full compliance to relevant Nufarm and country legal standards regarding health, safety, environmental, dangerous goods management, and DOT regulations.
  • Represent and respond to inquiries from Customs and other government agencies w/ Regulatory
  • Help ensure that the importation and exportation of goods complies with applicable government laws and regulations.
  • Administer delivery of all cargo and process all custom releases and monitor all receivables and ensure work within required timeframe
  • Evaluate and process import documents for various accounts for ACE portal system and obtain all custom releases and invoices for all import accounts
  • Establish total landed cost related to new business opportunities

What you’ll need to bring

As well as relevant tertiary qualifications and awareness of all facets of trade compliance, you’ll need a proven track record that ideally incudes management level experience. You’ll also need the ability to quickly gain an excellent understanding of the business requirements and safety deliverables required by the division/region.

You’ll also need:

  • Understanding of US Customs and Import Laws and Regulations (CFR 19)
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills with external carriers/suppliers
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build business partnerships
  • Experience with regulatory agencies/programs (EPA, FDA, CBP, DOT, CTPAT)

That’s just what we think, we’d love to hear from you what you think is possible. #unearththepossibilities #comeasyouare #ownyourgrowth # staycurious #nufarm

If you want to be a part of a thriving, supportive environment and are inspired by the prospect of being a part of something bigger, we’d love to hear from you.

We are an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity. All employment decisions are decided based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We are committed to building an inclusive environment for all Nufarm employees.


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