News Field Operations Manager, Transportation & Logistics

Posted: 3/21/2019

Location: Long Island City, New York
Function: Production
Specialty: Television & Film, Video
Level: Manager (Supervisor)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Responsibilities Include:
  • Management and online reconciliation of all fleet related charges and expenses including EZ Pass, DMV Transactions, NYC Fees and Fines, Maintenance, Fuel, and Repairs.
  • Use online tools to manage all fleet vehicles including adding new vehicles, drivers, updated registrations, fleet cards, and process reports.
  • Partner with our Commercial Transportation provider to maintain compliance and manage our truck, fuel tax/IFTA reporting, and IRB registrations, as well as all vehicle license plates and insurance cards.
  • Establish and maintain a high level of general Customs compliance.
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable U.S. export regulations, including, but not limited to, International Traffic in Arms Regulations, Harmonized Tariff Schedule, and Export Administration Regulations.
  • Maintain effective communication with NBC’s brokers, forwarders and U.S Customs.
  • Act as primary point of contact for US Customs matters.
  • Support global Customs compliance activities for NBC News.
  • Oversee completion of all shipping manifests and freight traffic from NBC’s global warehouse in New York to ensure proper customs clearance.
  • Complete government required shipping documents including Carnets, TMP notifications, Lithium battery forms, etc.
  • Work with all major airlines to develop good relationships to facilitate large “hand carry” shipments by our personnel.
  • Interface with Customs authorities to resolve formal inquiries and random shipment inspections.
  • Review and authorize payment on all shipping related invoices.

  • Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Five years experience in the fleet management or logistics industry.
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office programs and web based tools.
    • Bachelors' degree required.

    • Superior project management skills and follow-through.
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
    • Flexibility to assume a variety of responsibilities as may be required.
    • Must be a highly motivated self-starter with a strong sense of urgency and attention to detail.
    • Able to manage multiple high priority, short deadline projects simultaneously.
    • Ability to work nights, weekends, and holidays, keeping in mind that the news business can often be unpredictable.

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