Offers “Basf France”

Expires soon Basf France

(Senior) Officer, Import & Export Operations(004388)

  • Zhanjiang (Zhanjiang Shi)

Job description

BASF has been a committed partner to Greater China since 1885, with large production sites in Shanghai, Nanjing, and Chongqing. Currently with an investment of up to US$10 billion, the new integrated site in Guangdong will be BASF’s largest investment and ultimately BASF’s third-largest site worldwide, operated under sole responsibility of BASF. BASF will install a steam cracker with a planned capacity of 1 million metric tons/year of ethylene and more than 40 process plants, which produce innovative and consumer-oriented downstream products. Providing supply chain service is vital for the success of the new Verbund site.
Strong import export and customs operations is important for the success of the new Verbund site. Based on customer, OD and Verbund site requirements, import export and customs operation services will be performed in an effective and efficient way for raw materials. A high standard for in-time delivery, seamless operations, compliance, and safety are key objectives of this position. Especially EHS policies have to be strictly followed.

Import Export and Customs Operation:
1. Proactively collecting/compiling import shipment documents before shipment arrival.
2. Handling import customs declaration, arranging on-carriage transportation, managing tariff payment and tax refunds.
3. Creating export shipment timely and following up on all relevant shipping documents.
4. Coordinating loading / vessel booking schedule, and arranging pre-leg transportation.
5. Customs declaration, certificate application and customs inspection arrangement in time.
6. Monitoring import and export shipments, and proactively intervene in case of deviations in transportation or clearance activities to bring shipment back on track.
7. Archiving shipping documents according to the requirements.
8. Proactive feedback to business units on status of open request as well as providing shipment details (include delay/change).
9. Verifying freight cost according to contract and ensuring logistics freight are settled in a timely and compliant way.
10. Response to customs inquiry timely and providing information according to requirement.

LSP management and continuous improvement:
1. Logistics Service Provider (LSP) performance (KPI) management, incl. non-conformity handling and analyzing.
2. Identify and analyze drawbacks / risks based on daily operation experience and KPI reports, and report to the leader.
3. Supporting the leader to optimize & customize services of import and customs operation.
4. Taking corrective and preventative actions as agreed upon with logistics management.

Quality management:
1. Participating internal and external audit and taking necessary actions to keep company AEO certificate.
2. Being aware of changes of import export and customs related regulations and ensuring timely reflection to working procedure and instructions.
3. Ensuring import export and customs operation is fully adhered to government regulations, ISO procedures / processes / working instructions and TDS requirements.

Team work:
1. Support the leader to handle import export and customs operational problems/difficulties.
2. Support the leader to develop import export and customs operation related process and project.
3. Support the leader to prepare reports related to import export and customs operations.
4. Share and implement best practices and processes with other teams.

EHSQ responsibility:
1. Responsible for safe behavior in accordance with company and unit specific EHSQ objectives, policy, procedures and work instructions.
2. Actively participate in company EHS training plan
3. Support and monitor TDS requirement conformance by suppliers (transport and distribution management task related colleagues)

 College degree or above in international trade, logistics, supply chain or chemical
 About 3 years working experience in logistics or supply chain; Working experience in chemical industry is preferred
 A clear knowledge of import, export, customs and foreign trade is must
 Excellent capability in written and verbal English and Mandarin
 Excellent communication skills on an international level
 Skillful in software of excel, word and PowerPoint
 Experience in SAP operation is must
 Good knowledge of Power APPs is preferred


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