Foreign Purchase Expert
International trade specialist responsible for coordinating credit and financial activities and obtaining payments for import/export operations.
Responsible and following all foreign purchase process: email communications in English with foreign suppliers, receiving PI and PL, registering PI and PL in NTSW system, arranging bank forms and documents, arranging air / ocean transportation and booking, inspection arrangement (in departure or destination based on standard and bank requirements) ,arranging suppliers payments in NIMA system or through other ways, receiving documents from suppliers, keeping eyes on custom clearance process and ability to track, other related duties
Requirements and responsibilities
- Acts as an adviser on matters of tariffs, markets, and federal and foreign regulations.
- Ability to Handle all insurance, insurance contracts, inspection and etc.
- Being an international trade specialist ensures that all filings, documents and regulatory reporting are completed accurately in a timely manner and according to trade laws.
- Keeps informed of international events and changes to laws and requirements that may impact operations.
- Additionally, international trade specialist may negotiate letters of credit or handle issues with international banks.
- May require to a manager or head of a unit /department
- The international trade specialist gains exposure to some of the complex tasks within the function
Occasionally directed in several aspects of the work.
To be an international trade Specialist typically requires 2 to 4 years of related experience.
Comprehensive knowledge of commercial procedures, regulations, sourcing and correspondences Familiar with processes and rules of obtaining permits/licenses from organizations
Familiar with principles of International Trade and costumes clearance and logistics
Fluency in English in all skills and Proficiency in English is required.
Highly cultivated self-confidence excellent communication skills
Teamwork spirit and responsibility and Strong organizational and time management skills
Ability to make decisions in crucial situations
Ability to work independently and as an integral part of a team
Having a strong "can-do" attitude
Bachelor's degree in commerce or other related fields
Minimum of 2 years related working experience as a commercial expert Minimum of 2 years related working experience as a commercial expert
Relationship building skills with cross-functional colleagues, customers and suppliers
Plan, coordinate and control all commercial activities such as Sourcing, Negotiating, Ordering, and Shipping & Banking
Providing needed reports and checking foreign currency fluctuations considering providing reports
Sourcing reliable suppliers
Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time and resolve problems related to undelivered goods
Understand the background to, the objectives and the detail of the commercial strategy and plan
Prepare reports, presentations, letters and other document
Set up, maintain and develop filing systems, databases and processes, action logs (and chase non-compliance where necessary)
Maintain and update the commercial database, and create reports
Excellent knowledge of NTSW, NIMA system
Good knowledge of EPL
Familiar to automotive industry standards and quality management system (ISO/TS & IATF)
IT skills including Word, Excel, Photoshop or Paint
Good oral and written communication skills in English
Responsible for getting all the needed governmental and non-governmental approvals and licenses
Prepare and handle all the documents such as proforma invoice, shipping documents and commercial registration procedures
Controlling all the shipping documents and archiving
handle the daily commercial activities of the business
Handle all the shipment process
Handle all bank procedures
Providing needed reports
Provide project management services, including inventory control, local and regional price listings and appropriate supply chain management.