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Description

Today companies increasingly internationalise their business's activities in order to expand their markets, resulting in an increased demand for foreign trade engineers. These professionals typically work in departments of marketing, logistics, information technology, human resources, business management, etc. They may also work in the management of a company's overseas branches and subsidiaries.
The main function of these professionals is to carry out purchasing and sales operations and manage logistics, warehousing and distribution operations and/or ensure the reliability of a company's international operations.

Tasks

The main duties of a foreign trade engineer are as follows:
  • Carry out purchase and sales operations of any type worldwide. To do so, they engage in negotiations in accordance with the cyclical and structural characteristics of the country with which they are doing business and see to it that business transactions are carried out pursuant to prevailing regulations.
  • Manage logistics, warehousing and international goods distribution operations and ensure that these operations are carried out in a way which ensures the integrity of merchandise and makes rational use of available resources and space.
  • Ensure the reliability of economic, legal and contractual aspects of international operations by using different financial schemes for carrying out foreign trade operations and performing related administrative duties.
  • Plan the financing of international merchandise transactions, analyse different methods and possible financial risks of these operations and manage the complete process in a secure way for the company and its customers.
  • Negotiate with customers, suppliers and other parties the most suitable collection or payment method for their company and obtain the most beneficial financing schemes.

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