Overview

Alpha Food Service LLC is looking for an experienced, motivated and initiative professional to take up the position of Import and Logistics Specialist.

Responsibilities:

- Plan, manage and coordinate logistics, warehouse and transportation; organize the import of the required products to Armenia;
- Responsible for intensive negotiation and correspondence with the suppliers and transportation companies over the supplied goods and shipping dates, prices and other conditions;
- Analyze all aspects of corporate logistics to determine the most cost-effective or efficient means of transporting products/ supplies and give recommendations to the upper management;
- Make inquiries to forwarding companies in order to get the best quotes for transportation, collaborate with them and organize goods' transportation;
- Check the documentation received from the supplier, make necessary documentation packages for organizing the process of orders' shipping, customs clearance (contracts, invoices, shipping documents, applications, necessary packages for customs clearance, etc.);
- Control and ensure that all the shipments are carried out in compliance with the customs rules and regulations, collaborate with customs service, supervise the customs clearance of received cargoes;
- Active participation in the whole process of import and logistics, input appropriate information into computer program;
- Responsible for cooperation with other departments of the Company for the purpose of effective supply chain management;
- Regularly report to the management on status of purchase orders, goods in transit, payment schedules, expected sales volume and marketing plans.

Required Qualifications:

- BA in Logistics, Business Administration, Economics, Mathematics or a related field;
- Work experience in a relevant field;
- Thorough knowledge of transportation, logistics, customs clearance procedures and import regulation (knowledge of warehousing and logistics procedures and standards, international shipping, customs and tax requirements, etc.);
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills, business correspondence and decision making skills;
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and PCs in general; knowledge of 1C is preferable;
- Fluency in Armenian, Russian and English languages, both written and spoken;
- Knowledge of any other European language is a plus;
- Analytical and tactical thinking;
- Ability to work under pressure, concentrate quickly, act accordingly and proactively;
- Commitment, stress resistance, sense of responsibility and punctuality.