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Transport Specialist

Location: San Luis Potosi, San Luis Potosí, Mexico
Job ID: R0033427
Date Posted: Oct 18, 2023
Segment: Green Energy & Mobility
Business Unit: Hitachi Energy
Profession (Job Category): Customer Service & Contact Center Operations
Job Type (Experience Level): Experienced
Job Schedule: Full time
Remote: No

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Mission Statement:

The transport specialist will coordinate and execute domestic and international transportation (air, ocean & ground) for North America (including Canada, US & Mexico) ensuring the utilization of preferred logistics provider, lanes, rates and equipment. The environment is fast-paced with constantly changing demands and requires on-going attention to customer requirements, balancing of transport requests with available transport options, and real time communication of service issues with shippers and receivers.

Main Accountabilities:

  • To execute inbound, outbound and domestic shipments: planning and scheduling (air, ocean & ground), requesting booking with selected carrier or forwarder, coordinate pick up of the goods, follow up the customs clearance, coordinate last mile delivery.

  • To provide the best transportation alternative for the production / sales locations in terms of transit time, cost & service.

  • Utilizes various transportation software systems and forwarders websites to track shipments.

  • To measure Main KPIs of their assigned sites/ factories: On time pick up, On time delivery vs committed date, On time delivery vs requested date, analyse causes of delay, etc.

Your Background

  • Bachelor’s’ degree in Logistics, Foreign trade, SCM or similar specialist.

  • 5+ years of experience in transportation (managing inbound / outbound shipments).

  • Know how to work with freight forwarders.

  • Strong written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills in English

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