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Danaher Corporation Logistics & Trade Compliance Manager, China in Suzhou, China


  • Delivery

  • Manage freight in and freight out delivery processes while ensuring compliance with legal and regulatory requirements for all imports and exports

  • Analyze distribution process and determine the most cost effective and/or efficient means of transporting goods

  • Negotiate with suppliers to improve supply chain efficiency

  • Participate in carrier management process, such as selection, qualification, performance management

  • Ensure accurate and effective administration of shipping documents

  • Establish and maintain routing guides for all deliveries

  • Anticipate need for delivery service in new locations and make appropriate preparation plan

  • Follow-up and align on incoming goods flow and timely communication with 3PL

  • Manage to annual goals set for On Time Delivery (OTD)

  • Manage to annual goals set for Outbound Freight Recovery (OBFR)

  • Warehouse

  • Manage all 3PL relationships and company owned warehouses

  • Manage inventory accuracy

  • Manage order fulfilment

  • Maintain qualified SAP user status of Cepheid required functionality

  • Establish and evaluate key performance indicators (KPI’s)

  • Manage to annual cost goals per budget

  • Ensure 5S implementation and continuous improvement

  • Trade Compliance

  • Perform import classification of products and monitor of classification changes

  • Follow-up customs clearance and maintain export documents for audit by Customs and tax authorities

  • Monitor changes on duty rate of materials from US origin and look for opportunities for duty reduction

  • Establish and implement import/export procedures/policies for China

  • Perform screening of customers against Denied Party list

  • Identify risks/violations and report to Trade Compliance Manager

  • Perform internal audits on import/export performance

  • Intervene on any customs related delays on imports and exports

  • Customer Service

  • Directly assist customers, distributors and sales team with product queries related to stock levels, logistics quotes, tracking and tracing of orders, payments, etc.

  • Support all internal customers with Logistics with logistics requirements. Internal Customers may be:

  • Purchasing and Planning

  • Order Management and Tech Services

  • Compliance and Regulatory/Quality

  • Support Finance requests

  • Weekly invoice audits for Accounts Payable and Compliance.

  • Quality Management

  • Work with global and regional teams to ensure compliance with all quality standards

  • Ensure the organization is compliant with Health and Safety and all other legal and financial requirements and transaction flows

  • Drive Continuous Business Improvements through all aspects of business

  • Strong familiarity with China and regional customs


  • Complete all assigned and required company training satisfactorily and on time


Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university, preferably in subject area of Logistics, Supply Chain or Business management or related field

  • Minimum of 7 years of experience in logistics and supply chain in a wide spectrum of Freight forwarding, Local and National warehousing, Distribution, Customs/Trade compliance, Customer service, 3PL management

Knowledge and skills:

  • Fluent in Mandarin and English – written and conversation

  • Excellent competency level in Microsoft office tools

  • May require some regional and limited international travel (up to 15% of year)


  • SAP or other ERP/WMS technical competency

  • 5 Years logistics related management experience (direct reports and/or indirect 3PL reports)

  • 5 years Trade Compliance experience focused on China

  • Critical thinking and problem solving

  • Strong communication and negotiation skills

  • Strategic management

  • Influential and effective collaborator across multiple business units

  • Influential Leader who creates strong direct and indirect teams

The statements in this description represent typical elements, criteria and general work performed. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills for this job.

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .

Operating Company: Cepheid