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Logistics & Customs Compliance Manager

Location: 

Vernon Hills, IL, US, 60061

Req ID 44908 | Vernon Hills, United States

  

Position Summary: The Logistics and Customs Compliance Manager will 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 with ZF NAO 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 ZF NAO 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

 

Be part of our ZF team as Logistics & Customs Compliance Manager and apply now!

 

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT: 
Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are more than just words for us. They are at the core of the ZF Way that propels our team members towards their utmost success. We strive to build and nurture a culture where inclusiveness is a natural reflex. We actively seek ways to remove barriers so that every member of ZF can rise to their full potential. We aim to embed this in our legacy through how we operate and build our products as we shape next generation mobility, safety, sustainability and social justice. 

With four generations across 118 nationalities in 41 countries, ZF combines a unique variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and ideas. Together, we solve problems, drive innovation and shape next generation mobility. 

Our company is committed to the principles of Equal Employment Opportunity and to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities. If you are interested in applying for employment with us and are in need of accommodation or special assistance to navigate our website or to complete your application, please contact us. Requests for reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Our Commitment to Diversity

ZF is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


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