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Transportation Team Leader

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/24/2017 10:53:09 AM
  • 3011581
  • Job Function: Manufacturing
  • Business Segment: Power Industrial Solutions
Location(s): Hungary; Gyal

About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

GE Energy Connections designs and deploys industry-leading technologies that turn the world on. We transport, convert, automate and optimize energy to ensure we provide safe, efficient and reliable electrical power. Uniting all the resources and scale of the world’s first digital industrial company, we connect brilliant machines, grids, and systems to power utility, oil & gas, marine, mining and renewables customers, that keep our world running.

Joining us, you will be working in the new warehouse building in Gyál (near Budapest) in a prominent office building. Our office provides possibilities to park your car, enjoy coffee with your colleagues, have fun in breaktime by playing table soccer, or have leisure meetings in the bean-bag meeting room.

Role Summary:
This is an exciting role where you will have to lead a team of transportation planner specialists and continuously collaborate in projects reducing costs and developing logistics processes. You can join a diverse team with constant challenges, opportunities to expand responsibilities, capabilities to succeed.

Essential Responsibilities:

Responsibilities regarding Transportation Activities:
  • Responsibility for coordinating ITC (InterCompany Network
  • Road transportation between EU factories and warehouses), Road (EU market customers – road transport), Export (NON-EU customers – sea and air transport) and Premium (EU&NON-EU organizing premium transportation according to WF), and the RAW collection (materials and resale sourcing related transportation according to WF) areas.
  • Facilitating the reduction of the costs and the effective work of the transportation planner specialists working in the related areas.
  • Working on plans and projects related to different kinds of transportation systems. This includes parcels, FTL (full truck load), pick up and collection from suppliers, FCL (full container load) and LCL ( less than container load).
  • Looking at ways to improve transportation systems or how new systems can be implemented in certain areas.
  • Keeping accurate records, reports both weekly and monthly on performed activities.
  • Communication with internal customers and informing status of shipments, providing tracking numbers and order related information.
  • Establishment and maintaining ISO approved procedures for all operations.
  • Working together with different organizations, giving input to their work and feedback to their requests.
  • Participation in x-functional projects, representing the transportation function.
  • Responsibility for customer complaint escalation.

Responsibilities as a People Leader:

  • Continuous review of the team performance and giving recommendations to management about the required modifications or organization changes.
  • Identifying training needs of the team, providing individual coaching as appropriate.
  • Providing recommendation to management to provide recognition for high performing employees.
  • Initiating team meetings.


  • Bachelors or college degree.
  • Experience in manufacturing and/or logistics area.
  • User level knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (word, Excel, Power Point), SAP knowledge is advantage.
  • Fluent, confident use of English (both written and spoken).

Successful applicant will be legally eligible to enter into an employment
relationship under the laws of Hungary.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proven execution skills, with the ability to meet firm deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to identify problems and plan effective improvement actions.
  • Excellent people motivation & leadership skills.

Locations: Hungary; Gyal

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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