Transportation And Logistics Manager

Wheels West Hollywood , CA 90069

Posted 3 weeks ago

Transportation and Logistics Manager

Ride in style with Wheels, a last-mile, shared electric vehicle platform, that is changing the current landscape in dockless mobility. Our innovative products are a low-cost, fun, and comfortable way to see your city and get you where you need to go safely.

While we're headquartered in West Hollywood, California, we're quickly expanding across the world and coming to a city near you. We hope you're ready for the ride of your life.

We are looking for an ambitious and self-driven Transportation & Logistics Manager to join our team. In this role you will be responsible for planning, implementing and managing our shipping and distribution strategy. Your main duty will be to ensure secure, accurate, timely and productive supply chain process, shipping, and distribution.

What You'll Do:

  • Manage import, export and domestic distribution

  • Comply with import, export international trade and Hazmat regulations

  • Coordination and directing 3PL and secondary operation providers

  • Direct, optimize and manage order to delivery cycle

  • Manage and negotiate with service providers

  • Maintain metrics and analyze data to assess performance and implement improvements

  • Perform logistics analysis & data manipulation

  • Work cross functionally for budgeting, blanket PO, accrual and reconciliation

  • Support timely and accurate freight invoice validation

  • Work cross functionally to develop and maintain key metrics and executive dashboard on freight, cost and efficiency

  • Identify & implement efficiency through automation and streamlining of processes

  • Manage, lead and develop staff members to achieve departmental goals

  • Utilize continuous improvement to achieve operational efficiency

  • Optimize and maximize resources to achieve department goals and objectives

  • Control and protect company assets with proper handling and storage procedures

  • Track and analyze KPIs and metrics to drive process improvement

  • Lead compliance with EHS and dangerous goods

  • Travel periodically to suppliers manufacturing sites

  • DISCLAIMER: This is not meant to be an all-inclusive statement of every duty and responsibility which will ever be required of an employee in this position. However, the employee will be held responsible for all duties assigned.

What You'll Need:

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, operations, logistics, business administration, transportation, or engineering

  • 5+ years of experience working in logistics, warehouse, or transportation operations supporting consumer products

  • Firm grasp of supply chain, inventory, distribution, business, and management principles

  • Strong team player

  • Exceptional organizational and analytical skills

  • Working knowledge of logistics and inventory software

  • SPSM, CPSM, or CTPE Certification is a plus

  • Experience with product lifecycle beginning with NPI

  • Comfort with legal frameworks and contract negotiation (development, supply, licensing, and service agreements) is a plus

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