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Supply Chain Specialist
MOODY AL 35004
Category: Transportation
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Job code: lhw-e0-88376402

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  Job posted:   Mon Apr 16, 2018
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Supply Chain Specialist
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**Job Title:** Supply Chain Specialist

**Job Location:** Alabama


**DHL Global Forwarding (DGF)** manages the flow of goods and information across a customer's global supply chain utilizing air/ocean/ground transportation, customs brokerage services, and dedicated warehousing/distribution centers. We are part of Deutsche Post DHL, the world's leading logistics provider with operations in over 220 countries. Visit our career site on the web at -en/home/careers.html


This position will be based at one of our customer's locations and will be responsible for the overall customer transformation at local level across our customer's different business units. Additionally, the ideal candidate will report potential synergies to management and then drive it between the different business entities of the customer with the focus on business process outsourcing, management and optimization of customer logistics. The Supply Chain Specialist is one of the interfaces between the customer and Control Tower.


Key responsibilities:


·Support day to day business on transaction level


·Driving local development, operations, synergies, savings and improvements, in close cooperation with management


·Answering to pricing requests and spot quotations from customer


·Leading continuous optimization for the assigned area


·Managing carrier performance jointly with Carrier Manager


·Attending to regular scheduled performance and business review meetings with stakeholders


·Ensuring operational quality and consistency engaging in regular performance and business reviews


·Managing local savings and improvement projects


·Supporting tender and RFQ initiatives


·Working in international project teams


·Manage local/operational relationship with the customer and other stakeholders (LLP SP)


·Ensuring operational practices meet with carrier performance targets for completeness, timeliness and quality requirements. Escalate any gaps to management


·Ensure consistent communication between customer logistics department, LLP SP and CT


·Geographical scope of operations: Country support for US business


·Travel extent: Up to 25% of work time (mainly domestic)


Skills / Requirements:


·Logistics, operations, quality and performance management


·Process design and optimization


·Bachelor's Degree


·5-6 years' experience in operations for the logistics/transportation industry


·Customer oriented & Quality oriented


·Able to work in an independent environment with remote teams and reporting, good self-motivator


·Based on customer site


·Change and project management - _desired_


·Commitment to MS Office tools - _in particular Excel_


·Building and managing relationships, good communicator


·Taking responsibility and ownership


**_Our Vision_** **_: The Logistics Company for the World_**

**_Our Mission_** **_: Excellence. Simply Delivered._**

**_Our Purpose_** **_: We connect people, improving their lives._**

**_Our Values_** **_: Respect & Results_**

**_Our Goals_** **_: Employer, Provider, and Investment of Choice, Living Responsibility_**


DHL Global Forwarding is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.


**WHY JOIN our DHL team** **?**


At DHL, you will be part of a strong team that respects its employees, society and environment. You will interact with people from all over the world and get the chance to experience the unique international spirit of DHL. We offer benefits and programs to help you manage your time at and away at work to achieve a healthy work/life balance. DHL offers highly competitive compensation, incentive, and bonus plans.


In addition, DHL offers the following:


·Paid time off: Holiday, Float Holiday, Vacation, and Sick


·Medical, Prescription, Dental, and Vision plans


·401K plan with a match


·Employee Discount plan


·Tuition Assistance Plan


As the world's leading logistics company, DHL offers a wide range of interesting job challenges and opportunities in our different divisions around the globe. Our performance management system supports us in recognizing your potential, evaluating your performance, and continuously planning the development of your career with DHL. We will always enable you to take on responsibility and encourage your growth, personally and professionally.


**Work Authorization** **:**


DHL Global Forwarding will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which visa sponsorship will be provided. Individuals who need sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, are not eligible for hire for this role.

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