Job Description Responsible for all activities involved in the management of product movement within the supply chain; ensures delivery of the right product to the right place at the right time for the right price. Key logistics activities include: physical distribution, which includes the movement and storage of finished goods, supplies and spare parts from manufacturing plants to warehouses to customers (typically includes warehousing, shipping, receiving, inventory management, and localization); logistics network development/optimization, which includes network design, reverse logistics, modeling, duty elimination/reduction, order fulfillment cycle time management, cost analysis, system design; logistic services procurement, including contract management; supply chain management, postponement procurement, and order management. Designs and implements logistics strategies/ processes in the areas of transportation, trade compliance, customs, physical distribution and/ or supply chain management to support distribution of Keysight materials/products. Responsibilities may be at the site level, regional or global. May be responsible for logistics process design, support and ongoing improvement. May be responsible for program management, such as directing the work of third parties, including global vendor management, to meet contract specified deliverables, performance or business objectives, in the areas of process definition and implementation, alignment to Keysight business needs and performing audits. Global Trade: Responsible for compliance for the efficient and economical movement of goods (materials, products, equipment) across international borders, in accordance with organizational policies and relevant local, country and/or international trade laws and processes. Consults with internal and external customers, including legal counsel, order administration, customs/export control officials, and freight companies to ensure compliance with import/export governmental requirements. Communicates global and domestic import/export regulation requirements to all operating units. Provides trade compliance training. Serves as an import/export liaison for local, country and/or international customers/subsidiaries, distribution, procurement, planning, manufacturing, intercompany finance, regulatory and import/export compliance functions. Manages duty reduction programs for operating units. Manages the relationship with customs brokers to ensure compliance for importation of goods, including monthly tracking and review of key performance indicators, identifying and implementing corrective action as needed and yearly negotiations on contracts and rates for import clearance. Negotiates with and represents Keysight to external government authorities in local, country and/or international trade matters, audits and investigations. Represents facts associated with local, country and/or international trade transactions to external government agencies to protect Keysight's trade privileges. Advises the Keysight businesses and infrastructure functions on key projects and initiatives that increase the competitive landscape of Keysight products and strategies. Interprets trade regulations and defines internal compliance policies and procedures. May participate in legislative and regulatory processes affecting international trade regulations. May manage international trade license/restriction processes and documentation.
- Reduces broad concepts, business strategies into structured projects
- Leads the design/ delivery of new processes/ services/ programs; is the key technical contributor
- Solves complex, high impact design/ development problems
- Responsibilities are typically international in scope
- Bachelors or Masters Degree or University Degree or equivalent.
- Typically 8+ years relevant experience for entry to this level. Post-graduate and/or certification/ license may be required.
- Requires specialized depth and/or breadth of expertise in job.
- Not a natural progression from Advanced/Senior level.