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At Novolex, we take pride in supporting our families across the globe. Our team is rich in diversity and our entrepreneurial culture encourages continuous personal growth and teamwork. Our careers include manufacturing, engineering, procurement, supply chain, finance, HR, product development, sales, marketing and an ever-expanding array of others to support our continuing rapid growth.



Job Title:

Import/Export Logistics Specialist


Position Summary:

As a member of the Novolex supply management team supporting import/export logistics in the Charlotte office, this position is responsible for overall day-to-day tactical logistics operations support for import/export freight activity which involves interaction and coordination between multiple functional groups working to support international logistics/transportation operations.

This position reports to the Director of Logistics Operations (based in Charlotte) and will ensure Novolex is providing operational excellence, delivering superior customer service and focusing on continuous improvement for our import/export transportation activities.

Essential Functions & Key Responsibilities:

  • Work with Novolex plants as needed to support tactical activities for international transportation & logistics needs
  • Activities will include staying involved from container booking through delivery
  • Provide updates on containers and communicate as needed to internal customers
  • Work closely with ocean freight providers to ensure timely movement of import/export shipments
  • Coordinate as needed with Trade Compliance team to ensure shipments are ultimately cleared
  • Work with internal customers to support ocean data needs
  • Support the annual ocean freight bid / capacity management (6000 containers annually)


Candidate Requirements:

  • At least 5 years' experience in international (import/export) logistics
  • Understanding of the supply chain process with the ability to understand impacts to ocean transportation and align activities accordingly
  • Ability to interact with people across multiple functional areas and across various levels within an organization
  • Strong ability to solve problems while also building relationships and strengthening our message of “TEAM”.
  • Solid communication skills with the ability to determine when & how to best communicate across the teams – both verbal and written skills are critical
  • Process improvement type of thinker
  • Action-oriented with the ability to be flexible as needs of the business shift
  • Able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Effective in planning and managing project timelines


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Novolex™ is committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices, including but not limited to, selection, hiring, promotion, transfer, and compensation to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to age, race, color, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, handicap or disability, genetics, citizenship status, service member or veteran status, or any other category protected by federal, state, or local law. Any individual, who because of his or her disability, needs an accommodation in connection with an aspect of the Company’s application process should contact Jamie Wells at hrcompliance@novolex.com.


City:  Charlotte
State:  NC

Nearest Major Market: Charlotte