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Associate Specialist Logistics Export Ops Job - United States  

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Posted on : 15 May 2017

Project Description

Associate Specialist Logistics Export Ops-IMP000185


Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company – one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.

Our ability to excel depends on the integrity, knowledge, imagination, skill, diversity and teamwork of an individual like you. To this end, we strive to create an environment of mutual respect, encouragement and teamwork. As part of our global team, you’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with talented and dedicated colleagues while developing and expanding your career.

The Associate Specialist will be responsible for export of raw materials and finished goods. Position will work closely with freight forwarders, QA departments, USDA and other regulatory officers. Provide data to the Finance department so they can assign transfer prices and process letters of credit as required. Work with and handle all of the countries that MAH supports. Responsible to use the most efficient freight forwarder based on cost and service to maximize our return. Work with the manufacturing plants to provide better cost efficient methods of shipping products. Develop export country shipping metrics. Ability to handle the export of research samples. Associate Specialist will ensure that all documentation for the department has been completed accurately and validated. Associate Specialist will look at existing processes and recommend process improvements to reduce cost and/or to improve efficiency in the department.

80% Export Order Processing

Communicate with MAH/MSD International Affiliates and Third Party Customers to schedule shipments and handle any export concerns. Work with the markets to insure they have all of the documentation necessary to clear customs. Work with the plants to insure the due dates of the markets are met and/or work out other arrangements to service the customers. Validate Letters of Credit and insure we are shipping in compliance with our credit department. Report out the export shipping metrics. Update the reports for products/customers and products in transit.

10% Export Process Improvement

Analyze data to improve current practices and processes. Analyze exports to insure we are using the most efficient mode to transfer international products.

10% Miscellaneous export tasks.

These could include transfer pricing, research samples, Supplier show free goods, facilitate transfers between countries.
Maintain order status, customer, product specifics and compliance databases. Enter data, monitor order status for adequate supply of product to fill orders as scheduled. Maintain compliance on export shipments as required with MAH/MSD, US Government, international laws and destination country regulation



- B.S. in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain, International or related field


- Strong working knowledge of Access, Excel and Word

- Proficient in systems including SAP


- A minimum of three (3) years experience in Global Transportation, Intl customer service, inventory management, warehousing

- Experience in international logistics preferred

- Ability to prioritize and strong organizational skills

- Excellent analytical skills

Our employees are the key to our company’s success. We demonstrate our commitment to our employees by offering a competitive and valuable rewards program. Our Company’s benefits are designed to support the wide range of goals, needs and lifestyles of our employees, and many of the people that matter the most in their lives. If you need an accommodation for the application process please email us at

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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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Job: Import/Export

Job Title:Assoc. Spclst, Logistics

Primary Location: NA-US-NE-Omaha

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: No

Number of Openings: 1

Shift (if applicable): 1st

Company Trade Name:Merck

Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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