Atlanta Main, US

Title:  Manager, Import Export Operations, NA

Location:  Atlanta, GA   


Kemira is a global leader in sustainable chemical solutions for water intensive industries.  We provide best suited products and expertise to improve our customers’ product quality, process and resource efficiency.  We offer you the right mix of opportunities and challenges in a global and diverse working environment.  Our result-oriented and collaborative culture empowers you to solve the challenges of tomorrow in an inspiring company, so that together we can have a major impact on the future.  If you have the right mix of curiosity, drive for excellence and an innovative mindset, we want to talk to you. 


We are currently seeking someone, who will be based from our Atlanta, GA office, to build upon our logistics framework and support our global trade operations in our North America region. The role would require an expert in the field of import and export operations and someone who has relevant past experience with managing delivery flows across the global continents.  This person would also manage local customs brokers operationally together with our Global Maritime Sourcing Managers.  With the current market situation, the right fit would be a person that could work to improve lane optimizations and transit performance in this complex market.  


Your responsibilities will include:

  • Manage local customs broker in accordance with Global broker agreement
  • Ensure customs broker compliance and performance to Kemira standard KPIs
  • Work collaboratively with Global Maritime Sourcing on contract bids and lane optimizations
  • Manage local team of import and export coordinators
  • Work collaboratively with PSRA, regulatory compliance, while supporting requirements for documentation on their behalf through the local team
  • Create standard operating procedures and guidelines for intercontinental and border crossing supply models
  • Lead and participate in process development or required regulatory changes
  • Work collaboratively with Kemira business to design and reengineer supply lanes and models using expertise and knowledge of NA ports and transportation infrastructures


What we offer: 

  • Great opportunities for personal and professional growth
  • Increasing your abilities and skills in various area
  • Employment in a stable company with an established position in the market
  • Attractive benefits package
  • Great, multicultural and positive working environment
  • Hybrid working model from home and office


What you need: 

  • High school diploma or equivalent; four year Bachelor degree beneficial
  • Minimum of 5 years proven foreign trade experience
  • Industry certifications a plus
  • Solid computer skills, including MS Office Suite; SAP a plus
  • Problem solving, analytical, strong judgment and decision making skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to effectively collaborate across Kemira business segments and functions


Find the right mix of experiences and opportunities at Kemira

Please apply with CV, cover letter and salary expectation  via kemira.com/careers.


Equal Opportunity Employer