Global Trade Specialist

25 Aug, 2022


Global Trade Specialist

Creve Coeur, MO


The primary responsibilities of this role, Global Trade Specialist are to:

Perform Import/Export activities in compliance with Government rules and regulations, organizational policies, procedures, goals and objectives with minimal supervision;
Expedite the import/export process by liaising with regional coordinators, Warehousing/Distribution, and Plant & Production planning;
Coordinate logistics for import/export shipments (ocean, air, land, rail) working closely with freight forwarders, brokers, Transportation Contract managers and internal stakeholders;
Ensure all work is completed in a timely and compliant manner, adhering to all internal policies and government regulations;
Ensure all documentation is accurate and compliant with US and foreign customers;
Oversee auditing team members files to ensure files are maintained in audit ready status;
Prepare to participate in an internal or external (USCBP/EPA) audit;
Ensure accurate, timely and compliant processing of all orders for assigned countries and/or product portfolio;
Remain current on all applicable import/export regulations through formal training and self guided initiatives;
Develop, maintain, and train team members and stakeholders on Standard Operating Procedures associated with assigned portfolio’s;
Collaborate cross functionally, across divisions and internationally to identify and implement best practices and maintain a culture of continuous improvement;
Uphold relationships and key contacts for foreign partners / customers;
Conduct import/export operations process training as required;
Handle complex global trade accounts/trade lanes;
Work with knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to APHIS, Customs and Border Protection, USDA and other government agency laws and regulations;
Develop Subject Matter Expertise for assigned business units;
Understand Bayer’s product portfolio and production processes;
Perform miscellaneous duties and participate in projects as needed;



Your success will be driven by your demonstration of our LIFE (Leadership Integrity Flexibility Effiecency) values. More specifically related to this position, Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


Required Qualifications:

BA/BS Degree required and at least three years’ of experience OR at least seven years’ of equivalent work experience;
Preference for degree in Business Administration, Logistics, Manufacturing, International Commerce in Import or Export;
Ability to read and write with strong verbal and written communication skills;
Experience working in SAP or Global Trade system;
Flexibility to work overtime when necessary;
Strong project management and excellent analytical skills;
Preference for experience with agricultural and/or chemical products;


Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer.
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

IMPORTANT NOTE for POTENTIAL US CANDIDATES: Bayer expects its employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Bayer active employees are also expected to disclose their vaccination status and if fully vaccinated, provide proof of vaccination status to Occupational Medicine. Bayer defines fully vaccinated in alignment with CDC which is two weeks after completing the two-dose vaccine regimen or two weeks after completing the one-dose regimen. Additionally, Bayer employees are also required to comply with state, local and customer requirements.

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Job posted: 2022-08-25