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Principal Logistics & Trade Comp Spec

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Company: McDermott

Location: WA

Date Posted: July 24, 2014

Source: McDermott

·        Manages the Logistics and Trade Compliance function relating to assigned projects. 

·        Servicing the logistics and trade compliance needs of the Project Management, Procurement, Subcontract and Project Client teams is an essential requirement.

·        Establishing the scope of work, procedures and service requirements of the project and delivering these services on time and under budget is an essential function of this position.

·        Supervise Project Logistics & Trade Compliance Coordinators, McDermott Quarantine Compliance Inspectors and Warehouse operations.

·        Service the logistics demand associated with marine vessel operations dependent on the location of vessels.           

·        Responsible for Client & PMT interface on logistics and trade compliance matters

·        Responsiblefor planning, leading, organizing and controlling all Logistical activities

·        Operate in Compliance with all McDermott company relevant Global Level 2 Guidelines and Procedures 

·        Develop Regional Level 3 & 4 Logistics & Trade Compliance procedures to improve business process.

·        Develop DAFF Biosecurity Cargo Import compliance program

·        Managing the entire shipment process from generation of ...

·        Manages the Logistics and Trade Compliance function relating to assigned projects. 

·        Servicing the logistics and trade compliance needs of the Project Management, Procurement, Subcontract and Project Client teams is an essential requirement.

·        Establishing the scope of work, procedures and service requirements of the project and delivering these services on time and under budget is an essential function of this position.

·        Supervise Project Logistics & Trade Compliance Coordinators, McDermott Quarantine Compliance Inspectors and Warehouse operations.

·        Service the logistics demand associated with marine vessel operations dependent on the location of vessels.           

·        Responsible for Client & PMT interface on logistics and trade compliance matters

·        Responsiblefor planning, leading, organizing and controlling all Logistical activities

·        Operate in Compliance with all McDermott company relevant Global Level 2 Guidelines and Procedures 

·        Develop Regional Level 3 & 4 Logistics & Trade Compliance procedures to improve business process.

·        Develop DAFF Biosecurity Cargo Import compliance program

·        Managing the entire shipment process from generation of the purchase order through to the final point of delivery into Singapore, Batam and Australia or to the destination as stipulated on the PO

·        Review of subcontractor’s equipments & materials for compliance and develop procedures for the management of such cargo movement to minimize delays and exposure to quarantine and compliance issues.

·        Ensure that Project export and import compliance functions relative to transportation and logistics operate in compliance with all US Federal Government and other Governments of the world export and import control regulations

·        Ensure the Standard Shipment Instructions relating to assigned projects are project specific. Purchase Orders are compatible with any unique circumstances or instructions surrounding the PO and comply with Export and Import regulations

·        Supervise export and import recordkeeping processes and maintenance of such files are in compliance with Corporate procedures and meet the requirements of US Government and Australian Government requirements

·        Provide Logistics and Trade Compliance customer service and problem solving services to the Project Team members and liaise with, Procurement, Fabrication, & Marine Departments for materials and equipment / vessel movements.

·        Ensure that all MDR shipments moving into and out of Project facilities located in Batam, Darwin, Perth and any other origin port as nominated on the PO such as dangerous goods and radioactive shipments are handled in accordance with IATA and international IMO and IATA regulations

·        Audit SED compliance as necessary

·        Liaise with internal Customers, Regulatory authorities and Service providers to facilitate a cohesive, dependable and cost efficient Logistics and Regulatory Compliant process.

·        Prepare Project Budget freight cost estimates as required

·        Monitoring and reporting of logistics and trade compliance budget to PMT.

·        Liaise with the following internal customers to facilitate a compliant, cohesive, dependable and cost efficient Logistics and Compliance process;

·        Procurement Buyers – freight costs and routing options & shipment status updates

·        Procurement Expeditors – liaison ready for delivery at origin & shipment status updates

·        Originator of Materials Requisition relative to the shipment status process – shipment status updates

·        APAC Traffic Department – imports, exports and re-export shipments

·        Ichthys Project Fabrication, Marine, Warehouse personnel

·        APAC Marine Logistics & Trade Compliance specialist and Batam Marine Port Captain – re Chartering & Vessel Hiring services

·        APAC Regional Logistics & Trade Compliance Manager, Marine Logistics & Trade Compliance Specialist – Scope on the ground LTC requirements in the new areas of operation

·        Barge Project Managers – Barge LTC requirements

·        Liaison with the Materials Coordinators located on the Barges L&C requirements

·        Design and implement LTC services to meet the one-off shipment requirements for AWS operations.

·        Liaise with APAC Steel & Equipment buyers as necessary

·        Other MDR LTC departments globally as necessary

Secondary Duties:

·        Responsible for liaison with Australian Customs & Border Protection Services

·        Responsible for liaison with DAFF Biosecurity (formerly known as Australian Quarantine Inspection Services )

·        Liaise with Offshore Construction team Barge Project Managers – Barge L&C requirements

·        Design and implement Logistics & Trade Compliance services to meet the one-off shipment requirements destined for the project management team, inclusive of over dimensional and heavy lift items

·        Liaise and cooperate with the other MDR Logistics and Trade Compliance teams globally, as required.

·        Ensure that all logistics & transportation transactions are handled safely and in compliance with all applicable regulations

·        Continually audit the export, import and domestic transportation and logistics requirements in support of the Project Management Teams, Fabrication, Marine, Diving and Welding operations relating to assigned projects.

·        Assume other responsibilities as delegated by immediate supervisor
Job Requirements:
Minimum 10 years Logistics & Trade Compliance experience , with 4 years in Senior/Management role.

Diploma in Commerce or Logistics/Supply Chain Management or equivalent years experience.

Comprehensive knowledge of contemporary logistics and trade compliance strategies, principles and procedures

Training in an international trade related discipline is desirable

Previous experience in a Logistics role associated with off-shore oil and energy projects

Superior interpersonal communication skills and a desire to operate in a team environment

Sound track record in dealing with international trade and all of the related issues

Knowledge of Australian, Singaporean and Indonesian Government export/import control regulations and procedures

Knowledge of US Export Control regulations and procedures

Proven ability to offer and provide internal customer service excellence

Proficient in all MS Software packages

Professional presentation skills

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