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Transportation Specialist

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Amazon.Com, Inc. Atlanta , GA 30301

Posted 2 months ago

Amazon's Linehaul Execution team is seeking a highly skilled and motivated Transportation Specialist to assist in the tactical management and execution of Amazon's Line haul movements flowing into and out of our North American Fulfillment Centers, Sort Centers and our associated fulfillment network. This is an exciting opportunity to join a new team in a huge growth area for Amazon.

An ideal candidate has a background in transportation and excellent data driven problem resolution skills. S/he has the ability to, pull and analyze data with ease, drive process improvements, standardize our processes and eliminate the root cause of defects within the current systems. This job will require exceptional communication and interpersonal skills while having the ability to work independently in a high pressure environment and exercise sound judgment. The successful candidate will be proficient at identifying / solving or escalating logistics challenges and possess a bias to get things done and deliver results while functioning as part of a team.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Proactively monitor Line haul activity to identify, address, and prevent potential issues.

  • Develop and execute effective service recovery plans as necessary.

  • Continual, tactical communication with external customers (Carriers, Vendors/Suppliers) and internal customers (Retail, Finance, Software Support, Sort Centers, Fulfillment Centers).

  • Ability to pull data from numerous databases (using Excel, Access, TMS, SQL and/or other data management systems) and to perform ad hoc reporting and analysis as needed.

  • Develop performance metrics to assist with driving business results.

  • Identify and eliminate root causes of defects in order to drive efficiency in Amazon's Line haul operations.

  • Must be able to systematically escalate problems or variance in the operating plan to the relevant owners and teams and follow through on the resolutions to ensure they are delivered.

  • Work within various time constraints to meet critical business needs, while measuring and identifying activities performed and ensuring service requirements are met.

  • Excellent communication, both verbal and written as you will be required to convey updates on issues, operational status and business drivers during shift changes as needed throughout the activity cycle and during daily/weekly reviews.

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Transportation Specialist

Expired Job

Amazon.Com, Inc.