Skybridge Americas
  • 27-Jul-2017 to 20-Oct-2017 (CST)
  • Greenfield, MN, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Vision, Life/Disability, Flexible Spending Accounts, 401k, Tuition Reimbursement, Vacation, Floating Holidays, Paid Holidays

Skybridge Americas provides custom, multi-channel fulfillment services, including pick/pack/ship, warehousing, value added services such as kitting and assembly, and more, with a focus on quality, accuracy, and speed.  Our deep, dedicated client services team ensures that our client's account is cared for and that service levels are met day in and day out. 

The Logistics Specialist is responsible for the overall supply chain management of the business. This person will organize and monitor the storage and distribution of product for our 40+ customers.  The goal is to manage the entire order cycle so as to enhance business development and ensure sustainability and customer satisfaction.

Logistics and Shipping

  • Manages logistics, warehouse, transportation and customer services; internationally and domestically
  • Responsible for all International Customer Service functions including export regulations, export documentation, order processing, pricing, invoicing, credit processing, and returns
  • Create and implement international consolidation processes directly or through partners to create efficiencies and reduce Skybridge Americas and customer cost
  • Optimize and coordinate full order cycle to meet client requirements
  • Liaise with suppliers, manufacturers, retailers and consumers regarding international and domestic shipping protocol
  • Track the quality, quantity, stock levels, delivery times, transport costs and efficiency
  • Arrange warehouse, goods, plan routes and process shipments
  • Communicating effectively with clients and responding to their requirements.
  • Resolve any arising problems or complaints proactively and with a sense of urgency
  • In collaboration with management, coach and train assigned warehouse workforce on logistics including inbound and outbound both domestically and internationally.
  • Meet and exceed cost, productivity, accuracy and timeliness targets
  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements
  • Comply with laws, regulations and ISO requirements

Transport Management:

  • Successfully directing all transportation activities to meet customer service levels.
  • Developing transportation relationships to enhance service offerings.
  • Monitoring transport costs to ensure ongoing efficiencies are captured and improved upon.
  • In partnership with management, negotiate transportation prices with strong vendor relationships.
  • Provide optimization and root cause analysis of the effects of congestion and prioritization.
  • Confronting climate change issues by implementing transport strategies and monitoring an organization's carbon footprint.
  • Booking sub-contractors as required and ensuring they deliver within agreed terms.
  • Manage any shipment errors, credits and chargeback's with carriers as they arise

Other duties as assigned

Required Skills & Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5+ years of international and domestic shipping
  • Education: BS in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain or equivalent combination of core education and related professional experience
  • Minimum of Six Sigma Green Belt preferred
  • Proven working experience as a logistics manager and/or specialist
  • Record of successful distribution and logistics management
  • International Import and Export experience
  • Retail logistics experience
  • Proficient in standard logistics software
  • Excellent analytical, problem solving and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and handle multiple projects
  • Proven track record of taking initiative to delivering process improvement and productivity results as a leader

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to sit and talk and hear.
  • Frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and reach with hands and arms.
  • Regularly required to stand, walk, and drive or ride in a motor vehicle.
  • Regularly required to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch and/or crawl.

Skybridge Americas is committed to diversity and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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