Posted: Saturday, March 3, 2018 12:52 AM
Do you want to change the world? We do, too.
The energy market is roughly 4 trillion globally, and solar penetration is less than 1. But just one hour of sunlight, if harnessed, could power the entire world for a year. We have the opportunity to completely change the way energy is produced, distributed and consumed on a global scale, and we're looking for talented, committed people to help us drive our growth and achieve our goals.
SunPower is a global solar energy solutions company with a rich heritage of pioneering the best energy technologies in the world. Our solutions are unrivaled in terms of long:term reliability, efficiency and guaranteed performance, and our company is unmatched in terms of global reach and scale. Through design, manufacturing, installation and ongoing maintenance and monitoring, SunPower provides its proprietary, world:record efficient solar technology to residential, commercial and utility customers worldwide.
SunPower is changing the way our world is powered every day with a brilliant, passionate and driven team of more than 7,000 in North America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. In an industry that is reshaping the world's energy future, there's no better place to be than SunPower.
We believe that our employees create our brand : with each project, each communication, each task completed and each interaction. Experience is critical to SunPower in regards to not only our customers but also our employees and dealer partners. As such, we strive to hire candidates that are service focused. The experience we would expect the ideal person to deliver is:
Job Title: Transportation Program Manager : AmericasSummary
Hands on leader with proven experience in transportation and vendor management. Responsible for a multi:million dollar transportation spend encompassing all modes domestic and international for the Americas Region supporting the delivery of Photovoltaic installations for residential and commercial applications. Direct experience in vendor management encompassing transportation suppliers and support organizations, including TMS and Freight payment suppliers. Drive efficiency and manage KPIs to improved quality of services. Ability to work in a matrix management structure and operate cross functionally to address transportation needs for multiple departments. Familiarity with international air and ocean, compliance and safety procedures.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
:Supervision of direct and/or indirect staff
:Train and guide staff to provide and maintain exemplary customer service:to customers and business partners.
:Oversee daily transportation activities including planning, scheduling, tracking, reporting, claims and issue management.
:Participate in network design activities. Identify cost savings and efficiency improvement opportunities and drive to closure initiatives.
:Owns policies and procedures including documentation review, SOPs and other written material.
:Owns KPI Metrics monitoring and reporting
:Serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management
:Provide colleagues and customers with information, guidance and expertise in all transportation matters
:Responsible for cost forecasting and management
:Analyze the financial impact of changes in rates, routing, vendor, customer demand
:Act as vendor manager and assist senior management with supplier rate negotiations
:Collaborate on the selection of supply chain partners including ocean carriers, rail operators, truckers
:Evaluate performance of carriers and institute corrections or changes as necessary.
:Drive identification and implementation of continuous improvement opportunities and customer satisfaction opportunities
:Perform root cause analysis for transportation related issues
:Point of escalation for all transportation related issues
:Review and recommend improvements to automated and technological platforms
• Location: East Bay, Richmond
• Post ID: 96397902 eastbay