Transportation Process Improvement

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Location
Livermore, CA
Salary
$115,000 - $130,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Dec 06, 2017
Job ID
2548496
CM Identifier: $XTRA

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Job Function
Transportation / Shipping:
•    Provide training and be the SME (subject matter expert) for international and domestic air shipping
•    Maximize opportunity for consolidation shipping
•    Organize and manage periodic process and performance review with forwarders or small pack carriers
•    Process improvement - Organize continue improvement plans with forwarders or small pack carriers
 
Supply Chain Support and Coordination:
•    Escalation point for supply chain organization to resolve transportation issue
•    Manage expedited freight control with or without Transportation Management System
 
Problem Solving:
•    PS&DMP - Identify root causes, work with CFT (cross-functional team) to drive sound and solid resolutions

Dangerous goods shipment support:
•    Executing support to the warehouses and carriers
•    Troubleshoot, re-booking and communicate to the impacted parties
 
RAM shipping support:
•    Support transportation for RAM (return shipment) shipping & receiving
•    Working with freight forwarder and small pack carrier to understand scope of work
 
Air Cargo Market Update:
•    Working with the carriers/airlines to understand market changes
•    Provide recommendation in alternative shipping/routing methods
•    Provide recommendation and solution to mitigate risks of not making shipment delivery need dates
 
Transportation Management System Support:
•    Support TMS Program Manager and control tower team to improve services

Monthly freight model review:
•    Evaluate freight execution models
•    Support to improve execution and price efficiency 
 
Bi-Annual freight benchmark: 
•    Benchmark freight rates among primary and back up carriers
•    Compare market rates obtain from freight payment company

Qualification
•    Bachelor degree or equivalent
•    8+ years working in global transportation/logistics fields
•    Global geography savvy
•    Freight forwarder experience preferred
•    Ability to form or work in a cross-functional team 
•    Experience in working with Transportation Management System
•    Experience working in / with supply chain  organization
•    SAP experience is a plus
•    Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
•    Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, vendors, and co-workers
•    Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
•    Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
•    Experience with MS Office applications, savvy with Excel and Outlook