Manager Global Trade Services Silver Spring Networks
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The Manager of Global Trade Services is responsible for Silver Spring Network?s logistics, export compliance, and order-to-cash processes. In this role, you will manage the order management and logistics teams, actively leading and coaching the team members. You will report to the Director of Sales and Operations as part of the Manufacturing Organization.
Objectives and Responsibilities
Lead SSN?s Export Compliance process, developing and enforcing policies to ensure SSN complies with US export law and international trade legislation
Maintain and Obtain SSN's import licenses for countries where SSN conducts business
Manage the order management, local shipping facility, local stockroom, and logistics management teams, ensuring the team maintains a consistent high level of performance
Participate in the international readiness team, specifically focused on obtaining export and import certifications required to enter new countries
Develop optimal freight strategies as SSN grows shipment volume in Asia, Europe, and South America
Select logistics providers and negotiate cost to obtain the optimal balance between logistics cost and service level
Identify process and systems improvements to scale up current processes without increased headcount
Work with SSN IT teams to generate various documents required for international shipments
Act as the key contact point for the deal team to provide freight quotes for new customer quotes
Coordinate with SSN Health and Safety to ensure the shipping area meets local regulations
Develop and ensure compliance with company policies, including order bookings policy, revenue recognition, and cross regional business policies
Interface with Finance and influence the quoting and contracting processes to simplify order management booking and billing processes
Drive compliance with all SOX reporting requirements and policies
Experience managing a team of individuals
Industry expertise in managing corporate logistics spend
Knowledge of import/export compliance and logistics processes applicable to technology products.
Demonstrated ability to develop and present clear and succinct messages across multiple functional areas.
Ability to manage several initiatives simultaneously
Excellent analytical and project management skills.
Able to collaborate well with people both inside and outside the company
Demonstrated accomplishments in building new processes and systems to enhance the OM process
Successfully architect and drive cross functional process improvements
Must have the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
7+ years of experience in logistics, export compliance and/or order management
Experience in import clearance, knowledge of US Harmonized Tariff Schedule and Schedule B is preferred
Experience with Oracle R12 a plus
APICS certification a plus
Working in a SOX compliant organization
Experience working in an outsourced electronics manufacturing environment a plus
Masters or other advanced degrees a plus
Redwood City, California, United States
||575 Broadway Street |
Redwood City, CA 94063
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We are a highly innovative, committed team, collaborating to make a difference in the world. Our rapid growth, passion and high energy create a somewhat chaotic and intense environment, yet we are very focused on our customers and meeting our commitments. We are smart, creative and hard-working, and believe the work we do and the people we work with are fun. Silver Spring Networks had their IPO in March of 2013 and we are not looking back.
Investors: Foundation Capital All Jobs: at Silver Spring Networks
|Headquarters:||555 Broadway Street|
Redwood City, CA 94063
|Industry:||Cleantech / Energy|
|Company Profile:||With more than ten years of experience, Silver Spring Networks is the leader in networking technologies that modernize today's power grid. We have delivered more than 16.5 million Silver Spring-enabled devices, which our utility partners rely on, in concert with our software and services, to improve energy management and efficiency. Silver Spring securely connects consumers and utility providers through powerful and proven energy networks that can be easily expanded as needs evolve.
Our open, standards-based networking solutions enable all energy devices, from in-home energy devices to smart meters to load control devices, to connect together to deliver the highest performance possible. By connecting homes and businesses directly with their local utility, we help everyone manage and integrate renewable energy sources better, bringing greater energy efficiency to the planet and our world - brilliantly.
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