International Freight Specialist
KushCo Holdings is a publicly traded company that has successfully positioned themselves as a “one stop shop” for the cannabis market through a combination of organic growth and strategic acquisitions.
Our brands include Kush Supply Co., a dynamic sales and distribution platform that has become the nation’s largest and most respected distributor of vaporizer products, packaging, supplies, and accessories. Kush Energy, a provider of ultra-pure hydrocarbon gases and solvents to the cannabis sector. The Hybrid Creative, a premier creative design agency for cannabis and non-cannabis brands and Koleto Innovations, our research and development arm driving intellectual property development and acquisitions.
About the Role:
We are seeking an energetic, self-motivated International Freight Specialist to join our team in Garden Grove, CA that will be willing to take on the responsibility of International Freight Specialist. This individual would be responsible for pro-actively seeking/ensuring freights are managed with the most competitive rates and working closely with the Director of Supply Chain.
What you will do:
Success: To development, implement and manage Kush Supply Co to have world-class International Freight and Planning Strategy, in order to provide visibility of goods in transit and guarantee that products are available in all warehouses and delivered on time.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
Project and time management: Plan tasks and deliverables accurately, prioritize tasks and adapt as need
Responsible for the planning and execution of international shipments
Work with Headquarters, Freight Forwarders, and Custom’s Brokers to ensure proper customs documentation is processed
Maintain and update knowledge on all Custom’s clearance processes
Knowledge of regulatory compliance for Imports
Actively work on cost down opportunities for overall freight costs
Tracking, tracing, and updating the status of shipments daily
Freight Spend Analysis
Measure International Freight KPI’s
Obtain rate quotes from forwarders
Serve as a liaison between the specialized departments within and outside the Supply Chain organization, working cross-functionally and cross-regionally to develop strategic
Who you are:
Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university or equivalent work experience
Excellent written and oral communication skills with ability to effectively communicate well with all levels of the organization English and Chinese/Mandarin
3+ years of relevant work experience in international freight
Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
Proven ability to drive cohesion and collaboration among many different people & functions
Confidence, presence, and credibility to command the respect of colleagues and senior stakeholders, especially within Supply Chain Management, Project Management, and Finance
Ability to document, plan, market, and execute programs
Receives Direction From:
Planning and International Freight Manager
Provides Direction to:
No supervisory responsibilities
This position requires frequent sitting, standing, reaching, walking, and operating a computer workstation
Ability to push/pull/lift up to 20 pounds
Reasonable accommodations will be considered which would allow the employee to perform the essential functions of this job
Travel: Ability to travel up to 5-10% of the time
KushCo Holdings is an equal opportunity employer striving to create a diverse workforce and will make reasonable accommodations as necessary for qualified applicants.
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