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Transportation Manager

  • GE Aviation
  • Experienced
  • Posted 11/20/2017 4:51:47 AM
  • 2866001
  • Job Function: Logistics
  • Business Segment: Aviation AvioAero
Location(s): Italy; Rivalta di Torino


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Role Summary:
He/she is responsible for air, ground and ocean transportations, and superintends the inbound and the outbound traffic, the domestic shuttles and the distribution center. He drives technical negotiations and support commercial negotiations with forwarders. By working with the Sourcing and the GE Aviation Traffic he/she implements transportation policies and strategies, demonstrates leadership in driving the forwarders to execute the business needs and the sites thru transportation compliance.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Makes sure the Avio Aero shops have defined transportation services for all the individuated needs
  • Monitor the forwarders performance
  • Monitor transportation costs and contribute to the Logistics cost cutting action
  • Provide analysis on the better transportation routing and mode
  • Manage the distribution center
  • Manage the shuttles system
  • Write transportation specs for bidding and tender purposes
  • Manage for Avio Aero Logistics the global GE tenders
  • Drive the Site Logistics by providing operating instructions on transportation
  • Drive the forwarders in implementing the Avio Aero needs
  • By working with the Sourcing and the GE Aviation Traffic team, identify, propose and implement new technical solutions providing the company with the better opportunities on the market
  • Identify and reduce transportation process variation by applying Six Sigma tools and tactics
  • Define a proper set of KPI for the area
  • Drive the sites thru the transportation compliance
  • Manage transportation insurance aspects in conjunction with GE Aviation
  • Define the transportation budget and analyze the causes for the differences between forecasted and realized

    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • Expertise in transportation – air mode
    • Experience in Logistics
    • Knowledge of couriers
    • Negotiation experience with Suppliers and/or Customers
    • Fluent English and Italian.
    • IT literate with expertise in Excel, Power Point
    • Degree from an accredited university or college
    • EU work permit.

      Desired Characteristics:
      • Expertise in transportation – ocean mode
      • Customs understanding
      • Military Licensing understanding
      • Strong oral and written communication skills.
      • Proven analytical and problem solving skills, with sound judgment and a diplomatic attitude.
      • Team working attitude.
      • SAP knowledge.
      • Access/Database

        Locations: Italy; Rivalta di Torino

        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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