Import/Export Specialist - Remote

Nestlé Health Science

Holbrook, NY, USA Remote

Full time

Jan 6

Full Job Description

As a leader in the science of nutrition, Nestlé Health Science believes in empowering healthier lives for patients and consumers through a rich product portfolio featuring top brands such as Garden of Life®, Nature’s Bounty®, Vital Proteins®, Nuun®, Persona Nutrition®, BOOST®, Carnation Breakfast Essentials®, Peptamen®, Compleat Organic Blends®, and more, as well as through Aimmune Therapeutics, a biopharmaceutical company developing therapies to prevent, manage and treat food, GI and metabolic-related diseases.

Our team members are challenged to make a genuine impact and play an integral role in driving the business forward. We embrace a dynamic culture that always puts the consumer first, and where ownership, accountability and agility are celebrated at every level. To help our people thrive, we offer expansive career growth potential, the opportunity to work alongside and learn from talented colleagues with diverse backgrounds and skill sets, and a range of best-in-class benefits.

We have more than 11,000 employees around the world, and products available in over 140 countries.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

As the Import/Export Specialist you are responsible for the handling of international shipments to our subsidiaries, customers, and vendors. In this role, you will build working relationships with many stakeholders including overseas agents to facilitate deliveries; to obtain information to ensure correct measures are in place. You will instruct the sales department on costs and shipment methodologies, work with warehouse personnel to ensure shipment readiness, issue correct documentation as instructed, maintain all export files ensuring they are in accordance with procedures and manage special projects by performing the following duties.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Schedule customer shipments/orders.
  • Book transportation utilizing most efficient methods to satisfy the company and customers’ needs.
  • Arrange government agency (NOAA) cargo inspections and be a liaison with inspectors.
  • Prepare all forms of documentation; BOL’s, Invoices, packing lists, certificates, etc. as necessary.
  • Maintain data in the operations system, or other locations.
  • Maintain shipment files.
  • Arrange sample or small parcel shipments via courier services for other departments.
  • Perform general office administration, ie order shipping supplies, office supplies, etc.


  • 3+ years of experience with Air and Ocean export transportation
  • High School or GED required
  • Experience with booking LCL, FCL and Airfreight shipments
  • Experience with domestic shipping methods
  • Experience and knowledge in producing export transportation and commercial documentation
  • Knowledge of US Customs Regulations and AES
  • Knowledge of Incoterms 2010
  • Familiarity with foreign country import processes and regulations
  • Familiarity with NOAA and USDA health certificates, or other Government agencies
  • Ability to work under pressure while prioritizing tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications, Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Excellent problem solving skills
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Strong communication skills
  • Fast learner willing to take on new challenges
  • Ability to become the subject matter expert for international transportation

Requisition ID - 218497

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role. In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities. Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

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