Manager Import Operations

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Job title: Manager Import Operations

Company: BASF

Job description: *

Objectives of the Position

  • To Manage Import Operations for for various Business Units of BASF India Ltd.
  • Support the Import and Export Operations team lead in the daily work management and review of 3 PL team member

Main Tasks

Import Operations-High Seas and In-Bond Transactions:

  • Ensure sustainable and smooth Handling of Import Operations as per service delivery agreement and with close co-ordination with Customs & Foreign Trade Operations.
  • Drive Excellence in Import operations with continuous improvement in line with local and regional defined KPIs.
  • Evaluate infrastructure at various Ports and define operational modalities for High Seas Sale / In-Bond Sales / Merchandize Through business models i.e. Prepare RACI chart, define process with Roles and responsibilities
  • Evaluate bond warehouse options at Ports / ICDs and prepare RACI / SOP and put in place operational mechanism for Business Process Variants .
  • Actively participate in the Monthly Asia Pacific calls for operations
  • Implement Regional Projects and Improvement initiatives in Import Operations.
  • Play leadership role and guiding the 3PL team
  • Ensure import documents are tracked through SAP report and are getting downloaded well in advance before vessel arrival.
  • Ensure Import Operations is managed smoothly and possible actions put in place to ensure uninterrupted business continuity.
  • Check the completeness and correctness of documents received for Imports.
  • Follow up with Supplier / Business Units for incomplete documents
  • Cost optimization and process optimization
  • Reduce detention /demurrage and other cost for import operations.
  • Improve services of Business units and maintain same as per SLAs agreed and have quarterly service dialogue with business units
  • Maintain good relations with the Custom Authorities/ Port Authorities / carriers and represent BASF as and when required.
  • Support Pre and Post Covid 19 Lockdown situation smooth operations for business units and customers

Minimum Education and qualification required for the Position:


Graduate with PG diploma in operations preferred

Working Experience:

8 10 years experience in Import /Export and Business Operations

Technical & Professional Knowledge:

  • Good Knowledge of Export & Import Operations involving various stack holders like Port /CFS / ICD /CONCOR etc.
  • Having good leadership skills managing team of 2-4 people
  • Being part of cross functional project demonstrating teamwork and collaborations for success
  • Good communication skills, team player.
  • Experience in SAP or other ERPs
  • Core Competencies:
  • Drive Innovation and Sustainable solutions
  • Develop Self and Others
  • Job-related preferred skills:
  • Collaborate for Achievement
  • Demonstrate Customer Focus
  • Market awareness about cost and Industry benchmark in Operations


Other details

Expected salary:

Location: Maharashtra

Job date: Tue, 04 Jan 2022 08:26:54 GMT

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