Global Trade Operations Manager (EMEA)

At Cardinal Health, we aim to be a trusted partner, offering a broad range of innovative solutions that help our customers provide cost-efficient, more effective healthcare. Join our team of 50,000 humble partners striving each day to make healthcare more efficient, providers more effective, and patients as healthy as possible.

Global Trade is responsible for the design, implementation and execution of policies, programs and platforms to enable compliant and efficient international movement of products and technologies.

Global Trade Operations is responsible for the execution of import and export activities throughout the region by providing the most cost-effective and timely logistics and customs support with an unyielding commitment to  regulatory and international trade compliance.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Manages the day-to-day activities of the EMEA Operations team within the Global Trade Operations organization
  • The EMEA Operations team is responsible for:
    • 3PL and carrier management
    • Import/Export documentation, broker instructions and entry compliance.
    • The update of all GT-related IT systems to allow for a seamless customs clearance without additional delays and costs to the CAH organization.
  • Ensure that all tickets received through Global Trade Now are assigned and resolved in a timely manner
  • Support critical projects and other teams within the CAH organization.


  • BA, BS or equivalent experience in related field preferred
  • Advance Degree is desired
  • 8+ years of experience in Import/Export operations
  • Previous experience in a people management role preferred
  • Prior experience in medical or pharmaceutical industry preferred
  • Customs Brokers License preferred

What is expected of you and others at this level

  • Manages department operations and supervises professional employees, front line supervisors and/or business support staff
  • Participates in the development of policies and procedures to achieve specific goals
  • Ensures employees operate within guidelines
  • Decisions have a short term impact on work processes, outcomes and customers
  • Interacts with subordinates, peers, customers, and suppliers at various management levels; may interact with senior management
  • Interactions normally involve resolution of issues related to operations and/or projects 
  • Gains consensus from various parties involved

Candidates who are back-to-work, people with disabilities, without a college degree, and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

Cardinal Health supports an inclusive workplace that values diversity of thought, experience and background. We celebrate the power of our differences to create better solutions for our customers by ensuring employees can be their authentic selves each day. Cardinal Health is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, physical or mental disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, pregnancy, veteran status, marital status, creed, status with regard to public assistance, genetic status or any other status protected by federal, state or local law.