Senior Manager, Logistics & Trade Compliance

  • Charge Point
  • Campbell,CA/USA
  • May 22, 2020
Full Time

Job Description

Sr. Manager, Logistics & Trade Compliance

About US

With electric vehicles (EV's) expected to be 25% of new vehicle sales by 2025 and more than 50% by 2040, electric mobility is becoming a reality. ChargePoint is at the center of this revolution, powering the world’s leading EV charging network and most complete set of hardware, software and mobile solutions for every EV charging need. We bring together drivers, businesses, automakers, policymakers, utilities and other stakeholders to make e-mobility a reality globally.

Our fanatical focus on charging and 10+ years in business has made us an industry leader. Supported by $538 million from investors including American Electric Power, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Chevron Technology Ventures, Clearvision, Daimler Trucks & Buses, GIC, Quantum Energy Partners, BMW i Ventures, Braemar Energy Ventures, Linse Capital, and Siemens, ChargePoint offers a once-in-a-lifetime chance to be part of creating an all-electric future and a trillion-dollar market. Join the team that is building the EV charging industry and make your mark on how people and goods will get everywhere they need to go, in any context, for generations to come.

Reports To

Director, Supply Chain

What You Will Be Doing

ChargePoint operates the world’s largest and most open EV charging network. We also design, build, and support the technology that powers it. As our network grows, it makes driving an EV accessible to more and more people. Our mission is to get everyone behind the wheel of an EV and provide a place for them to charge wherever they go. Every day we add more drivers and businesses to our network, and driving an EV makes even more sense. And that’s what ChargePoint is all about: driving a better way™.  Electric vehicles are going mainstream, and with the world’s largest and most open EV charging network, ChargePoint is at the center of this sea change in transportation. ChargePoint is entering the European market in a big way and we’re seeking talented individuals who are not only passionate about their own role, but want their efforts to support a meaningful, tangible corporate mission.

The Sr. Manager, Logistics & Trade Compliance is responsible for the development of timely, cost-effective import and export schemes and the daily management of domestic and international shipments.  There is a very significant international focus within the job where knowledge of international commerce, and import/export laws are essential.

This position is location in Campbell, CA. This is a highly cross functional role with visibility to global teams and senior leadership. The position reports to the Director, Supply Chain.



  • Handle technical details relating to international transportation, such as customs regulations and any necessary documentation.
  • Serve as a subject matter expert on shipment preparation and transportation for international and domestic shipments.
  • Implement and develop vendor routing guides with information, best practice guidelines and requirements regarding fulfilling, preparing (i.e picking, packing, etc.) and transporting Purchase Orders to ChargePoint warehouses.
  • You will be required to efficiently evaluate the costs of transportation, and services within any budget or distribution strategy.
  • Knowledge of national and international import/export legislation and must be able to effectively troubleshoot any issues that may arise in international freight transportation.
  • Work closely with package engineers to ensure the protection of freight in transportation and provide input to minimize freight costs when possible.
  • Coordinate reverse logistics and work with customer support on providing direction to customers on how to package and return product.
  • Work cross functionally to resolve day to day issues related to lost or damaged shipments.
  • Provide Sales/Buyers with freight quotes as needed for RFP’s.
  • Coordinate international shipping consolidation to insure timely and cost-effective delivery. Air vs Sea, Full Container vs partial, etc.
  • Quarterly review of freight costs and negotiating new rates based on increased volumes.
  • Quarterly review of transportation lanes and recommendations of where we can consolidate pick-ups to reduce freight costs.
  • Maintain HTS number listing for Importer of Record


  • 15+ years of related experience, planning background a plus
  • 10+ years working knowledge of an ERP system such as NetSuite
  • Must have knowledge on customs regulations
  • Must have supply chain optimization experience
  • Strong collaborative skills
  • Should be self-directed, have the ability to work independently and be highly-motivated
  • Effective communication skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks all with an attention to fine detail.
  • Willing to Travel approximately 15%.
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Bachelor’s (Preferred)


Will sponsor Visa



501-1000 employees