Our client has an immediate need for a Transportation Specialist for a long term contract position at their manufacturing plant in the Greenville/Spartanburg, SC area. Responsibilities include establishing and maintaining cost effective inbound and ?part-by-part? outbound transportation for NAFTA supply base and related emergency transportation from point of pick-up to point of unload to support production volume and shift model, stablish and maintain cost effective outbound airfreight transportation from packing operation to airports in SKD countries. Maintain standards used to measure and improve the efficiency and productivity of the inbound NAFTA and outbound airfreight transportation and the transportation service provider(s) performance. Overtime is possible for this position.
Coordinate the development of the NAFTA inbound transportation schedule with Material Planning and service provider(s).
Monitor service provider performance against the NAFTA Schedule.
Channel any requirements related to contracts to the Transportation Purchasing Department.
Investigate the feasibility of proposals by the process partners for optimizing the NAFTA schedules.
Conduct scheduled review boards with the service provider(s) for JIT/JIS transportation.
Accountability of invoice verification and sign-off
Calculates and reports on Inbound SKD transportation budget.
Perform audits (internal/external) regarding service provider performance to company standards.
Leads and participates in projects associated with assigned area of responsibility.
ExpBill back of non-standard transportation costs to parties at fault.
Collect and report data for monthly, quarterly, and annual evaluations of the contracted service provider(s).
Ensure the contracted service provider(s) objectives support the direction of the company
Provide point of contact for packing plant-relevant inquiries regarding outbound sea freight
AS degree, preferably in Transportation, Business, Computer Science, or a technical area
2+ years of experience in a logistics function or materials management.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Basic working knowledge of SAP (preferred)
Basic auditing knowledge/ methods (preferred)