Job Description

Role Summary:
The Global Logistics Senior Customs Operations Leader - APAC will ensure adherence to all international export laws and regulations as it relates to the importation and exportation of goods and technology. This position will be responsible for executing daily import / export operations in the Asia Pacific region, including trouble-shooting and root cause analysis for any issues impacting the efficient movement of goods across international borders.

Essential Responsibilities:
In the role of Global Logistics Senior Customs Operations Leader - APAC, you will:

  • Resolve daily inquiries regarding export shipments and inbound import "green-light" approval. Help to prepare export & import documentation when necessary
  • Work closely with manufacturing and services locations to develop, train & deploy the origin logistics model - ensuring all export & import requirements are accurately documented before equipment ships from the seller’s dock
  • Work closely with manufacturing and service locations to assign country-of-origin designations for items so that BHGE is compliant and can take advantage of preferential trade agreements when applicable. Create any required free trade agreement Certificates of Origin for international customers
  • Support the region (internal locations & external suppliers) with establishing standard requirements for shipment documentation, both import & export. Ensure the accuracy and integrity of data with customs brokers
  • Work closely with the global product classification team as it relates to the request & receipt Harmonized Tariff Schedule codes, Schedule B codes, ECCN or other codes & schedules
  • Ensure adequate document retention within the region to support compliance with government agencies and international trade regulations. When necessary, assist legal counsel, logistics and sales
  • When necessary, file export declarations on behalf of BHGE in the required systems
  • Monitor and track critical shipments and resolve problems when necessary
  • Facilitate the acquisition of export and import licenses in close coordination with BHGE ITC regional and product company leaders
  • Resolve transactional issues relating to the clearance of shipped goods by working daily with brokers and other related logistics providers
  • Act as primary point of contact for internal stakeholders, customers and vendor queries

  • Bachelor’s Degree in international trade, international business, logistics or other related fields from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 7 years of experience working with logistics & trade compliance
  • Minimum 7 years working in a team-based global environment
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience using PC-based trade compliance systems and trade content services

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited college or university is preferred
  • Minimum 3 years of experience working in the oil & gas industry
  • Minimum 5 years of hands-on information gathering, analysis and management reporting
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with environmental regulations
  • Fluency in foreign languages
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with global supply chain functions & initiatives
  • Membership in professional organizations, trade or user groups, and a pattern of regular attendance at industry conferences to enhance knowledge of trade compliance is preferred
  • Accredited zone specialist is preferred
  • A customs broker’s license is preferred

    About Us:

    Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

    BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

    With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup - inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

    Follow Baker Hughes, a GE company on Twitter @BHGECo, or visit us at

    Locations: Singapore; Singapore

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