Logistics Manager

About Us:
Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.
BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.
With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.
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Role Summary:
The Area Logistics Manager is the responsible party for all local logistics and logistics-related trade compliance operations on behalf of all Divisions across the relevant Area.   They supervise all local internal and external logistics, distribution and transportation activities to ensure that the tripartite goals of legal compliance, timely delivery, and price minimization are wholly satisfied.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Act as the primary contact point for all inbound or outbound logistics operations and logistics-related trade compliance in the Area.
  • Develop, implement and manage a consistent, coordinated approach for the importation and exportation of goods by all local Division operations.
  • Provide cost-effective, timely, and traceable movement of company products both inbound and outbound.  Develops, implements, and maintains policies and systems relating monitoring costs and efficiencies.  Analyzes and recommends carriers, routing, and processing consultants.
  • Develop and supervise a central document retention system (or systems for multi divisional locations) and retain ALL electronic and hard copy shipping files for all import / export movements which will also be recorded in  country specific or divisional shipment logbooks.  Also retain within the document retention system all applicable trade compliance / export control documentation.  The document retention system will require to be fully transparent and auditable.
  • Ensure full scrutiny of all customs broker, freight forwarder and other related invoices and ensure they are properly audited prior to payment and retained in the relevant shipment file.
  • Ensure compliance by all local logistics activities/persons with all local import and export customs clearance rules, locally implemented Wassenaar-based export control rules and multilateral nonproliferation regimes, the Baker Hughes Export/Re-export Controls and Economic Sanctions Manual, the Baker Hughes Anti-boycott Manual, Global Trade Compliance Playbook and the Code of Conduct.
  • Ensure that all freight forwarder, customs clearance company and logistics operations by or on behalf of Baker Hughes adhere to the Baker Hughes FCPA Guidelines and Policies.
  • Ensure that all transportation needs for all local Divisions are effectively satisfied (International and Domestic).
  • Select and supervise local freight forwarder/customs clearance company processing consultants; advise same on Baker Hughes policies and guidelines; negotiate contracts with same detailing allowed services and anticipated rates therefore; review invoices issued by same for conformance with contract and Baker Hughes policies and guidelines.
  • Supervise local logistics analysts on solid-line or dash-line basis.
  • Maintain the local non-US Customs Standard Manual, with all changes subject to review by Region Trade Director.
  • Maintain the local Simplified Shipping Procedure (SSP) and Standard Operations Procedure (SOPs), with all changes subject to review by the applicable Region Trade Director and the Global Director of Logistics and Trade Compliance, or their appointed designate.
  • Ensure that local logistics personnel follow the receiving portions of the local SSP, and the outbound portions of the relevant destination SSP for exports; monitor adherence to outbound portions of local SSP by foreign logistics personnel and provide contemporaneous feedback.
  • Supervise all items in-country that were exported to the country pursuant to an export control license to ensure that license conditions and provisos are satisfied.
  • Maintain logs of temporarily imported items to ensure timely and lawful re-export.
  • Actively seek out lawful duty reduction regimes, ensure that such are used lawfully, and establish sufficient records proving entitlement to their use.
  • Act as the primary contact with local customs authorities.
  • Involve Legal and/or the Region Trade Directors as appropriate.
  • Plan and coordinate internal audits of import and export processes and local processing consultant activity.
  • Travel as and when required to fully perform responsibilities and duties of the position.
  •  At least a degree holder
  • Twelve or more years of full-time logistics experience, with at least three of those years in the country of assignment; five years of management or supervisory experience.
  • Practical local logistics and distribution experience is a key selection criteria; a college degree is not required but is a “plus factor” in selection
  • Accreditation under local customs agent or logistics regimes, if any, is preferred
Desired Characteristics:
  • Extensive knowledge of transportation/distribution methods and procedures, and the effective means of carriage for trade lanes initiating or terminating in the local countries; familiarity with all modes of carriage.
  • Experienced working in a full Turnkey and/ or 4PL environment is preferred
  • Active, current expertise on local customs practices and procedures; detailed understanding of special local requirements for dangerous goods, radioactive sources and explosives; awareness of how to use local duty reduction regimes (such as temporary imports and exports, FTZs, bonded warehouses, etc.) and the systems required to stay completely compliant while operating under such regimes.
  • Familiarity with local freight forwarders and customs brokers, and typical fees, services, and rates
  • A familiarity with FCPA, logistics, and trade compliance policies, tools, and guidelines appearing on Interchange
  • A willingness to learn and apply advanced import regulatory requirements relating to classification, valuation, origin, the import clearance process, trade programs, and trade agreements
  • A willingness to learn and apply local (if applicable) and US export controls and economic sanctions rules
  • A willingness to learn and apply FCPA compliance guidelines as they relate to logistics operations
  • Ability to interpret and apply import and export requirements to operative facts
  • Demonstrable management skills
  • Proficient in general operation of Windows-based computers and Microsoft Office software
  • Strong oral and written English skills; local language ability for one or more countries within the region preferred
  • Must be able to legally receive US technology necessary for the position, if any.

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