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Senior Manager International Logistics and Compliance 102 views

El Segundo, CA

At Beyond Meat, we started with simple questions. Why do you need an animal to create meat? Why can’t you build meat directly from plants? Thus, we make plant-based meats that allow families to eat more, not less, of the traditional dishes they love while feeling great about the health, sustainability, and animal welfare benefits of plant protein. Our goal is to bring exciting change to the plate—and Beyond.
At Beyond Meat, we are focused on raising the bar on talent. We are dedicated to shaping an inclusive culture that drives excellence, innovation, and results by enabling talent acceleration and development, engagement, and the employee experience. 
The Supply Chain team is seeking an outstanding leader to join Beyond Meat on the Operations leadership team. The candidate will be a resident expert for driving talent development and effect innovative technologies, while working cross functionally with teams and operators. This position comprises the primary responsibilities of developing a team of international logistics professionals, developing, and implementing company wide international logistics and compliance processes, and leading special projects with global strategic internal and external partners. The ideal candidate has excellent international logistics, trade compliance, analytical, strategic, project management and leadership skills to build the International Logistics and Compliance team and an excellent record of impactful contributions.


  • This person is recognized as a leader and an expert in International Logistics and Compliance and has demonstrated significant accomplishments and contributions to meet business initiatives.
  • Develop fully and guide the implementation of Beyond Meat’s Global International Freight Department, including headcount requirements and setting of the departmental goals.
  • Design, implement and standardize all Global International Logistics and Compliance Processes.
  • Ensuring Beyond Meat is compliant with all governmental and regulatory requirements as pertaining to importation and exportation of goods.
  • Design, implement and standardize all Global International Logistics and Compliance documentation: Creation, usage, review, retention, etc. (Labeling, CI’s, SLI’s, BOL’s, etc.)
  • Ensure all compliance codes (HS) assigned to Beyond Meat Products, globally, are reviewed and accurate on an ongoing basis.
  • Establish cadence and process for all weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual compliance reviews.
  • Provide direction and leadership regarding the growth and scaling needs within the International Freight Department.
  • Establish and develop Beyond Meat’s relationships with international freight forwarders, SSL’s, etc.
  • Fully accountable for all Global International Logistics and Compliance KPI’s.
  • Drives the rigorous adoption and use of the International Logistics and Compliance Processes to assure that customer commitments are well defined and met.
  • Must develop and maintain cross functional relationships with all stakeholders across the organization.
  • This position will manage all International Logistics and Compliance projects, globally. 
  • Displays excellent Customer Advocacy skills while achieving desired results. 
  • Execute project initiatives to ensure that all projects are completed to meet compliance needs.
  • Responsible to ensure that all international logistics planning, deliverables, reporting, and spending forecasts are managed accurately and that all shipments are delivered within cost, schedule, and performance success criteria.
  • Provides for the timely assessment, planning, and execution of strategic project plans.
  • Manages program risks and issues at all levels and ensures developing and meeting effective contingency and action planning.
  • Consistently identifies, implements, and socializes the most effective processes, tools, and systems to keep the department current with world-class best practices.
  • Actively contributes to the development of the Beyond Meat culture and standards of quality.
  • Supervisory Duties (if applicable)
  • Manage a team of International Logistics and Compliance Professionals

  • 12+ years of International Logistics and Compliance experience.
  • 7+ years of leading International Logistics organizations.
  • The candidate must possess excellent leadership, organizational, communication, problem-solving, and conflict management skills.
  • Proven track record of logistics and compliance process development and deployment in large scale organizations.
  • Deep understanding of international compliance laws, import/export regulations, documentation, and stays educated on real-time change requirements.
  • Expert knowledge of international logistics tools and strong ability to source, implement, and leverage enterprise level shipment tracking and reporting solutions.
  • Ability to collaborate daily with a cross functional team in a healthy, robust matrixed environment.
  • Experience in lean manufacturing and six sigma is a plus.
  • Competence with MS Office, specifically MS Project, Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • ERP systems knowledge required, NetSuite and Manhattan a plus.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills, team building, change management and team leadership experience and able to work with minimum direct supervision.
  • Outstanding organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong understanding of international logistics processes and technologies.
  • Proven capability to analyze data and develop metrics and data visualization; convey message to team and program leadership.
  • Demonstrates initiative, persistence and creativity in problem solving.
  • Bachelor Degree Required, MBA a plus.
  • Ability to travel (up to 25%).

  • On-site and travel
  • Beyond Meat is an equal employment opportunity employer. Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration. Beyond Meat reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time.
    Please note that Beyond Meat has adopted a COVID-19 vaccination policy to safeguard the health and well-being of our employees. All U.S. employees who (a) physically enter a Beyond Meat facility in the United States, (b) represent Beyond Meat at work-related events, including but not limited to trade shows and product demonstrations, or (c) physically enter customer or potential customer sites in connection with their work for Beyond Meat must take all necessary steps to be Fully Vaccinated as a condition of employment, unless a reasonable accommodation is approved.

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