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Logistics Specialist 1 - Import and Export

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 4:10:28 PM
  • 2819541
  • Job Function: Logistics
  • Business Segment: Aviation Supply Chain
Location(s): United Kingdom ; Cheltenham

About Us:
GE is the world's Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

At GE Aviation, we are imagination at work. Whether we’re manufacturing components for our GEnx engines or driving innovation in fuel and noise reduction, the GE Aviation teams are dedicated to turning imaginative ideas into advances in aviation that solve some of the world’s toughest problems. Join us and you’ll find yourself in a dynamic environment where our ongoing, substantial investment in research and development keeps us moving forward and looking ahead. At GE, developing people is embedded in our culture and integral to our growth. Here you’ll work collaboratively and across functions with the highest calibre talent, utilizing cutting-edge technology and processes. Whether it’s the next generation of ecomagination products or the future of aircraft engines, we’ve got the state-of-the-art resources to make those innovations a reality. If you’re passionate about aviation and looking for a career rich with challenges and unlimited opportunities for growth and advancement, then join GE in reengineering the sky through aviation innovations that will impact the globe for generations to come.

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Role Summary:
The logistics department covers a range of activities: Import of goods into the company, processing of new build export/shipping, export of repaired units from our aftermarket division and return items to vendors (both domestically and internationally. This role is an addition to this critical team and the successful candidate will be expected to be flexible across multiple areas.

Essential Responsibilities:
• Responsible for the import / export country compliance processes
• Responsible for carrying out processes consistent with local regulations, and will be responsible, operationally, for driving adherence to each process
• Responsible for integrating the compliance processes into the process, working closely with portfolio specialists to operationally compliance
• Develop and own operational metrics to assure compliance to all import / export country compliance processes
• Initiate and follow up on all international purchases / sales
• Prepare / maintain reporting of current status and progress of all import / export activity to operational and finance teams
• Provide guidance and support in the selection of vendors related to imports/exports such as transportation, insurance, storage, customs agents, etc and follow up and control of all activities with those parties
• Prepare and verify shipping documentation and arrange and monitor transportation
• Responsible for administrative duties and customer service as needed
• Work closely with finance and operations teams to develop processes to assure compliance with all country requirements


• Qualifications or equivalent knowledge and experience or equivalent experience in import/exports and logistics

We always welcome part-time or job share applications.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EU/EEA candidates may not be appointed to a post if a suitably qualified, experienced and skilled EU/EEA candidate is available to take up the post, as the employing body is unlikely, in these circumstances, to satisfy the Resident Labour Market Test. For further information please visit the UK Border Agency website

Baseline Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) clearance is required and must be maintained for this role. Please note that in the event that BPSS clearance cannot be obtained, you may not be eligible for the role and/or any offer of employment may be withdrawn on grounds of national security. Please see the link below for further details regarding the requirements for BPSS clearance

Desired Characteristics:
• Ability to work in a team environment with strong project management skills
• Strong oral and written communication skills
• Knowledge of Oracle R12
• Strong interpersonal and leadership skills

Locations: United Kingdom ; Cheltenham

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.
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