Shipping Team Lead

Confidential| Date Posted: 16-Sep-2019
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Job Nature:
Permanent, Contract
Position Level:
Experienced, Manager
Diploma, Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description


  • Manage the import/export documentation & processes;

  • Coordinate incoming and outgoing shipments including identifying gaps and suggesting process improvements;

  • Design and implement necessary supply chain optimization projects;

  • Develop & implement import/export shipping standard operating procedures to streamline existing import & export processes;

  • Review and recommend alternative cost-effective shipping modes and schedules;

  • Assess vendor operations (e.g. freight) according to quality benchmarks and standards;

  • Foster strong partnerships with other business units (i.e. Procurement & Sales Teams);

  • Work with IT professionals to implement efficient systems;

  • Conduct regular review of statutory requirements/law and update changes;

  • Mentor & coach junior team members on processing shipments, statutory declarations and follow-ups;

  • Track KPIs and generate monthly reports on supply chain – Shipping team performance.

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Supply Chain with at least 5 years of hands-on experience in processing and managing import and export shipping scheduling and documentation;

  • Strong follow-up skills and in tracking shipments;

  • Prior experience in supervising a small team and is a strong team player;

  • Ability to work under stress and independent in execution;