China Import & Export Shared Service Centre Specia,

China, Shanghai, Shanghai

Business unit: Global Business Services

About AkzoNobel

AkzoNobel is a leading global paints and coatings company and a major producer of specialty chemicals, with leading market positions and brands in countries around the world. We operate in a number of important market segments ranging from buildings and infrastructure to transport, industrial and consumer goods. We’re also the sector leader in sustainability and are number one in the renowned Dow Jones Sustainability Index. In practical terms, that means our sustainable solutions are in your lives, and those of your friends and family, every day. We’re the people that make it possible for you to do what you need to do.


Focus on pro-actively handling the Import and export orders within China across all BUs and functions in close cooperation with the internal stakeholders while staying well-aligned with the corporate requirements.
this includes (but is not limited to): all import and export process related activities, such as custom clearance, shipment arrangement, forwarder management, import and export costs management, etc.
Other: the job holder is responsible to support operation centre leader to keep improvement on import and export operation process to better service BUs & sites in China, drives operational excellence, service level improvement, suppliers management, cost savings and process innovation. Secures and uninterrupted and timely support to all BUs within specifications.

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Job characteristics

Closing date

December 31, 2099

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Business unit

Global Business Services

Sub business unit


Job family

Logistics finished goods

Hierarchy level


Full time/part time


Contract type


Job requirements/Candidate profile

- Collage i n International Trade, Logistics , Business Administration, or other relevant discipline preferred
- Minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience including in a n international logistics role
Management/ General Skills
- Good communication and interpersonal skills, strong result orientation and drive, problem solving,  team working
- Ability to drive and manage business in a cross BU level
- Be able to handle conflicting business interests, understand and be able to establish common ground in organizational (including cross BU) barriers.
- Ability to perform, understand and communicate detailed information analysis and evaluation
Functional Skills:
- Experienced Import and export professionalism with broad understanding of import and export knowledge in chemicals industry  
- Operational excellence knowledge and experience of working on project
- Knowledge of Logistics in general and import and export  specifically
- Knowledge of customs regulations and any regulation changes
- Ability to assess underlying business impact of a specific course of action and business / process change
- Understanding of business processes and business in general
- Customer focused
- Fluent written and reading English is required
- logic thinking
- Experience related to SAP knowledge