Transportation Consultant- (On-Site)

Requisition ID:  37158
Job Location(s): 

Eden Prairie, MN, US Ames, IA, US

Job Description

Danfoss Power Solution Segment is looking for a Transportation Consultant who will be part of a global team. We are building a strong Center of Excellence for Supply Chain Collaboration with internal and external partners. We perform strong process ownership and streamline processes through development of frameworks. We drive alignment and implementation of strategic projects across our business Divisions.  
You will have a key role driving excellence in our transportation processes and be responsible for implementation of strategic transportation projects and concepts. You act as link between our business, Forwarders, and the Global Freight Management Team. 

Job Responsibilities

Responsibilities for this position include, but are not limited to, the following. 

•    Lead strategic projects in a timely and effective manner to support our growth objectives and customer requirements. 
•    Being first point of contact for escalation from sites on carrier performance issues 
•    Create clear roles and responsibilities for processes and procedures. 
•    Drive successfully cross-functional stakeholder engagement for alignment and handshake.
•    Build strong working relationships with internal and external stakeholders across all levels of the organization.
•    Responsible for securing solid and easy to understand documentation for the organization.
•    Drive and lead continuous improvement activities to ensure processes are efficient, well implemented, and globally aligned to achieve the company's strategic objectives.
•    Lead problem resolution through fact-based root cause problem solving. 
•    Ensuring clear communication channels across business and different stakeholders 
•    Develop measurements and KPI to support the performance transparency. 
•    Secure visibility and transparency for transportation performance; drive KPI’s and performance reporting.
•    Be a super user of our Global Transportation Management System. 

Background & Skills

 

The ideal candidate possesses these skills. 

Qualifications

  • Holds a bachelor’s degree in relevant field combined with solid background within Transportation and Logistics or 5+ years of related experience
  • Strong Project Management skills and are comfortable being in front and drive progress.
  • Having exceptional analytical skills and can drive fact-based problem-solving.
  • Experienced user in TMS systems and SAP knowledge is preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English. Must be able to effectively communicate across all levels of corporation and outside of corporation.
  • An ability to successfully engage with and collaborate with diverse stakeholders – both internal and external.
  • Work structured, systematic and can prioritize tasks and meet agreed deadlines.
  • Self-driven and put a high quality in the work being done.
  • As a person you have an inbuild natural curiosity 

Employee Benefits

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

  • Bonus system
  • Paid vacation
  • Personal insurance
  • Opportunity to join Employee Resource Groups
  • 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.
 

 


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