Job Detail

Location Clare
Salary Negotiable
Posted
Role Type Permanent
Contact Helga Reeves
email helga@hero.ie

Senior Transportation Specialist

Job ID: JOB-11774

Senior Transportation Specialist

Our client located in County Clare is recruiting for a Senior Transportation Specialist. The company is investing in and developing their logistic setup. This role will have close relations with the company’s transportation partners with regular face to face meetings to try to improve delivery performance through collaboration. If there are structurally delays, expect to analyse the root cause and implement corrective actions. Benchmarking transportation, tender initiatives and rate negotiations will be regular activities to reduce transportation costs.

Internally, working daily with Customer Service to follow-up on shipments is key as the focus on your team goal of reducing costs, improving delivery performance and increasing customer satisfaction. Also to develop a very good understanding of the local markets and collaborating closely with European and High Growth Markets teams to utilize their knowledge when taking care of shipments and carriers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Close connection to EMAI Teams to understand customer requirements
  • Review, analyse, monitor, and manage transportation activity and spend for assigned lanes, shipping warehouses and carriers
  • Design and implement initiatives to save costs improves service, quality and sustainability
  • Manage tender (RFQ) processes with carriers and freight forwarders
  • Design appropriate inbound & outbound road/air networks utilizing a proper mix of Full Truck Load, Less Than Truck Load, and Parcel carriers. Work with internal stakeholders to implement underlying projects
  • Able to present results and recommendations of identified initiatives to senior management and stakeholders
  • Carrier management
  • Have regular meetings with the sites in the regions and the main carriers
  • Responsible for monitoring and assessing carrier performance
  • Rate negotiations and setting up Service Level Agreements
  • Use best transportation practices across the company globally
  • Utilize the system by applying Daily Management and Problem Solving to everyday work
  • Participate in interdepartmental continuous improvement projects
  • Perform a variety of other duties as assigned

Qualifications, Skills & Competencies

  • Bachelor’s Degree (Level 8) in relevant field
  • Strong understanding of transportation, supply chain, and business finances
  • At least 7+ years relevant transportation experience, including preparation and implementation of transportation projects
  • Knowledge and experience in transport modes: Parcel.
  • Knowledge and experience in transport modes LTL / FTL / Air / Ocean a nice too have, as well as experience from working with as many of our HGM regions as possible
  • Understanding of Transport Management Systems
  • Project management – and good collaboration skills
  • Have worked for a large, multi-modal, high volume shipper with global scope
  • Demonstrates the company’s vision, values, and principles and displays integrity and ethics in all interactions
  • Willingness to travel 20-30% and ability to understand different cultures
  • Demonstrates strong verbal and written communication and listening skills. Possesses the ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization

For more information on this Senior Logistics role in Clare, please contact Helga Reeves on 086 8168298 or helga@hero.ie

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Helga Reeves

JOB-11774

Senior Transportation Specialist

Helga Reeves

Role Type Permanent
Contact Helga Reeves
email helga@hero.ie
mobile +353 86 816 82 98
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