Trade specialist Job at Bayer, Oxnard, CA

  • Bayer
  • Oxnard, CA

Job Description

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At Bayer we’re visionaries, driven to solve the world’s toughest challenges and striving for a world where 'Health for all Hunger for none’ is no longer a dream, but a real possibility. We’re doing it with energy, curiosity and sheer dedication, always learning from unique perspectives of those around us, expanding our thinking, growing our capabilities and redefining ‘impossible’. There are so many reasons to join us. If you’re hungry to build a varied and meaningful career in a community of brilliant and diverse minds to make a real difference, there’s only one choice.

Global Trade Specialist



Manage the day-to-day interaction and coordination of the import/export of seed and non-seed (chemical, specialized, research) items entering/exiting the US. This role is critical to delivering the business through ensuring Import and Export Operations meet compliance and customs requirements, are accurate and efficient, meeting customer and production demands. Import of materials directly impacts production sites and Exports support foreign manufacturing sites as well as sales to end customers. The position is on site M-F 8am-5pm.


  • With minimal supervision, perform Import/Export activities in compliance with Government rules and regulations, organizational policies, procedures, goals and objectives;
  • Responsible for expediting the import/export process by liaising with regional Import/Export coordinators, Warehousing/Distribution, and Plant & Production planning;
  • Responsible for coordinating logistics for import/export shipments (ocean, air, land, rail) working closely with freight forwarders, brokers, Transportation Contract managers and internal stakeholders;
  • Responsible for ensuring all work is completed in a timely and compliant manner, adhering to all internal policies and government regulations;
  • Responsible for ensuring all documentation is accurate and compliant with US and foreign customer;
  • Responsible for auditing team members files to ensure files are maintained in audit-ready status;
  • Be prepared to participate in an internal or external (USCBP/EPA) audits;
  • Responsible and accountable for accurate, timely and compliant processing of all orders for assigned countries and/or product portfolio;
  • Employee must remain current on all applicable import/export regulations through formal training and self-guided initiatives;
  • Develop, maintain and train team members and stakeholders on Standard Operating Procedures associated with assigned portfolio;
  • Collaborate cross-functionally, across divisions and internationally to identify and implement best practices and maintain a culture of continuous improvement;
  • Responsible for being the key contact for foreign partners / customers;
  • Conduct import/export operations process training as required.
  • Responsible for handling complex global trade accounts/trade lanes;
  • Working knowledge of applicable laws, regulations, and standards related to APHIS, Customs and Border Protection, USDA and other government agency laws and regulations;
  • Become Subject Matter Expert for assigned business units;
  • Good understanding of Bayer’s product portfolio and production processes;
  • Perform other duties and participate in projects as needed.


Bayer seeks an incumbent who possesses the following:


  • BA/BS Degree;
  • Prio work experience in Business Administration, Logistics, Manufacturing, International Commerece in Import or Export;
  • Ability to read and write English with strong verbal and written communication skills;
  • Must have the flexibility to work overtime when necessary.


  • BA/BS Degree and 3+ years' experience OR equivalent work experience (7+ years) in Business Administration, Logistics, Manufacturing, International Commerce in Import or Export;
  • Experience working in SAP or Global Trade system;
  • Strong project management and excellent analytical skills;
  • Experience with agricultural and / or chemical products.

Employees can expect to be paid a salary between $62,500.00 to $93,750.00. Additional compensation may include a bonus or commission (if relevant). Additional benefits include health care, vision, dental, retirement, PTO, sick leave, etc..

This salary range is merely an estimate and may vary based on an applicant’s location, market data/ranges, an applicant’s skills and prior relevant experience, certain degrees and certifications, and other relevant factors.

This posting will be available for application until at least 6-25-24.


Bayer offers a wide variety of competitive compensation and benefits programs. If you meet the requirements of this unique opportunity, and want to impact our mission Science for a better life, we encourage you to apply now. Be part of something bigger. Be you. Be Bayer.
To all recruitment agencies: Bayer does not accept unsolicited third party resumes.

Bayer is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans

Bayer is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodations in its application process for individuals with disabilities and encourages applicants with disabilities to request any needed accommodation(s) using the contact information below.

In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification form upon hire.

Bayer is an E-Verify Employer.


United States : California : Oxnard


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