Transportation Specialist

Requisition ID:  36936
Job Location(s): 

Ames, IA, US

Job Description

 

Danfoss engineers technologies that enable the world of tomorrow to do more with less. We meet the growing need for infrastructure, food supply, energy efficiency and climate-friendly solutions. Our products and services are used in areas such as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, motor control and mobile machinery. We are also active in the field of renewable energy as well as district heating infrastructure for cities and urban communities. Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933 and today Danfoss is a world-leader, employing more than 25,000 employees and serving customers in more than 100 countries. We are still privately held by the founding family.

This position reports to the Transportation Manager within Global Services- Logistics for the North America region of Danfoss supporting four business segments in more than twenty locations in the US, Mexico and Canada. This is a leadership opportunity where you will be working with the established team to enhance the current network and manage day to day transportation operations for our Power Solutions segment.

Job Responsibilities

  • Manage inbound international freight from origin to destination
  • Create and manage operational reports
  • In depth knowledge of all modes of transportation
  • Track and trace shipments
  • Liaison for internal customer support
  • Cost analysis
  • Route inbound and outbound domestic freight
  • Ensure routing guides and incoterms are being used appropriately
  • Obtain ad hoc quotes and manage hot shot requests
  • Meet weekly with factory management to discuss issues and status of containers
  • Manage KPI reporting
  • Research freight bill issues and work with carriers to rectify
  • Maintain SOP’s for all department processes
  • Develop strong relationships with internal stakeholders and service providers
  • Provide POD’s and other forms of documentation upon request
  • Proactively research and report on trends and industry changes
  • Perform other tasks as assigned by the Transportation Manager

Background & Skills

 

  • Minimum 5 years of transportation specific experience preferably within a transportation department that purchases carrier services
  • International experience strongly preferred
  • Exceptional analytical skills
  • Superb customer service skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft products
  • Strong sense of urgency with the ability to navigate issues and find resolutions
  • Experience working with all modes of transportation
  • Out of the box thinker
  • Works well independently
  • Effective problem- solving skills
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to prioritize accordingly
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously
  • TMS/SAP/ERP experience strongly preferred
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Keen attention to detail and results driven
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

Employee Benefits

We are excited to offer you the following benefits with your employment:

  • Bonus system
  • Paid vacation
  • Opportunity to join Employee Resource Groups
  • State of the art virtual work environment
  • Employee Referral Program

 

This list does not promise or guarantee any particular benefit or specific action. They may depend on country or contract specifics and are subject to change at any time without prior notice.

Danfoss – Engineering Tomorrow

At Danfoss, we are engineering solutions that allow the world to use resources in smarter ways - driving the sustainable transformation of tomorrow. No transformation has ever been started without a group of passionate, dedicated and empowered people. We believe that innovation and great results are driven by the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds, personalities, skills, and perspectives, reflecting the world in which we do business. To make sure the mix of people works, we strive to create an inclusive work environment where people of all backgrounds are treated equally, respected, and valued for who they are. It is a strong priority within Danfoss to improve the health, working environment and safety of our employees.

Following our founder’s mindset “action speaks louder than words”, we set ourselves ambitious targets to protect the environment by embarking on a plan to become CO2 neutral latest by 2030.

Danfoss is an EO employer and VEVRAA Federal Contractor. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or other protected category.

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 

Danfoss engineers solutions that increase machine productivity, reduce emissions, lower energy consumption, and enable electrification.

Our solutions are used in such areas as refrigeration, air conditioning, heating, power conversion, motor control, industrial machinery, automotive, marine, and off- and on-highway equipment. We also provide solutions for renewable energy, such as solar and wind power, as well as district-energy infrastructure for cities.

Our innovative engineering dates back to 1933. Danfoss is family-owned, employing more than 42.000 people, serving customers in more than 100 countries through a global footprint of 95 factories.
 

 


Nearest Major Market: Ames
Nearest Secondary Market: Des Moines