Specialist, Transportation Operations

October 07, 2023
Offerd Salary:$37,100 - $103,350
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Contract Type:Other
Working Time:Full time
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About Fisker Inc.

California-based Fisker Inc. is revolutionizing the automotive industry by developing the most emotionally desirable and eco-friendly electric vehicles on Earth. Passionately driven by a vision of a clean future for all, the company is on a mission to become the No. 1 e-mobility service provider with the world's most sustainable vehicles. To learn more, visit www. FiskerInc.com – and enjoy exclusive content across Fisker's social media channels: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and LinkedIn. Download the revolutionary new Fisker mobile app from the App Store or Google Play store.

General Role Overview:

The Specialist, Transportation Operations will be responsible for managing the North American transportation of vehicles via open and enclosed haulaway truck carriers from North American ports to destinations throughout the US, Canada, and Mexico. This position requires interfacing with the Global Logistics Operations team, Planning Team, and Sales and Marketing as well as several external stakeholders and reports to Senior Manager of Global Port Operations.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Manage multiple haulaway carriers as primary point of contact to ensure timely vehicle delivery upon arrival at ports in North America

  • Decision maker on $8 million in transportation spend

  • Candidate will be responsible for:

  • Forecasting required capacity for multiple predetermined origins and destinations.

  • Execute any requests for non-contracted special services (spot buys).
  • Maintaining a successful relationship with the carrier base to ensure Fisker delivery requirements are met.

  • Plan and manage the day-to-day operations based on vessel arrivals and deadlines for delivery to downstream Fisker locations.

  • Monitor and manage Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for all carriers to ensure compliance with Fisker transportation standards.

  • Identify and negotiate with new carriers for contract or back-up work.

  • Identify poor performing carriers/lanes and develop improvement action plans.

  • Provide all support function activity to key stakeholders within the Fisker organization.

  • Minimum Qualifications:

  • 5 Years of Experience

  • Education – Bachelor's Degree

  • Experience with the haulaway industry strongly preferred

  • Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, Competencies:

  • Knowledge of transporting finished vehicles by truck and ocean modes

  • Familiarity with the automotive industry

  • Experience with finished vehicle logistics preferred

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail, advanced analytical and problem-solving skills as well as a proactive mindset

  • Teamwork and collaboration

  • The following will be considered:

  • Vocational / special training, licenses

  • Analytical / interpersonal skills

  • Physical or mental abilities

  • Demonstrated competencies

  • Advanced skills of MS Office applications, specifically, Excel

  • Problem solving

  • Working in a high intensity environment

  • Trend analysis and continuous improvement

  • Negotiation

  • Management of supplier KPIs

  • Maintenance of the KPI data

  • Communication with the carriers on a regular basis

  • Maintain a database of carrier scorecard/performance data

  • Working Conditions (if any):

  • Working conditions would mainly be a home remote office with potential visits to field locations

  • Adverse conditions (i.e., temperature extremes)

  • Unpleasant environment (i.e., strong, or unpleasant odors)

  • Travel to port or truck terminals or other industrial sites

  • Describe working conditions in the following terms: Level / intensity

  • Weather conditions could vary greatly based on time of year and location
  • Some examples:

  • Required to lift up to 25 lbs weight

  • Requires standing for long hours

  • Wear safety attire often, such as goggles or other protective clothing.

  • Additional Requirements (if any):

  • Must be willing to travel both domestically, as well as internationally, as required
  • Disclaimer Statement (if any):

  • May perform other duties as assigned.
  • Expected Salary Range: $37,100 - $103,350 a year.

    Additional compensation: Salary is one part of total compensation which includes bonuses, equity awards as applicable, and benefits. An employee is eligible to participate in Fisker's equity program, subject to the rules governing such programs.

    Benefits: Fisker provides comprehensive medical, prescription, dental, vision, and disability insurance packages for full-time employees, their spouse or domestic partner, and children up to age 26. Coverage is effective on the first day of employment, and Fisker covers most of the premiums for employees.

    The salary offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors including market location, job-related knowledge, education/training, certifications, key skills, experience, internal peer equity as well as business considerations. Fisker reasonably and in good faith expects to pay for the position within the salary range listed, taking into account the wide variety of factors listed above.

    Fisker Group Inc. (“Fisker”) is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment at Fisker is governed by merit, qualifications, and professional competence. Fisker does not discriminate against any employee or applicant because of race, creed, national origin/ethnicity, color, religion, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, veteran status, disability status, genetic information, pregnancy or related conditions, or any other basis protected by law.

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