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Logistics Specialist

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/23/2017 11:21:37 AM
  • 2811998
  • Job Function: Logistics
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Surface
Location(s): United States ; Oklahoma; Oklahoma City


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 Oil & Gas fuels the future. We push the boundaries of technology to bring energy to the world. We are inventing the next industrial era in the oil and gas sector. In our labs and factories, and in the field, we constantly push the boundaries of technology to solve today’s toughest operational & commercial challenges. We have the skills, knowledge and technical expertise to bring together the physical and digital worlds to fuel the future. GE Oil & Gas is a “fullstream” company, working from exploration and production to downstream. A $19 billion leader designed for a world of complex resources. The deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or environmentally sensitive the challenge – the more GE Oil & Gas can help.

Through project management expertise and technology innovation, we work to help lower costs, make things faster, simpler and more productive for our customers.

In today’s era of complex resources, the deeper, the hotter, the more remote, the more logistically difficult or environmentally sensitive the challenge – the more we can help. The GE scale helps us bring new solutions to market quicker to help our customers adapt to the industry’s changing environment.

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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.

Role Summary:
The Logistics Specialist is responsible for interfacing with internal and external customers, freight forwarders, freight carriers and any other parties regarding transportation in the supply chain. Develop cost reduction, and improved shipment strategies by analyzing supply chains and trade routes.
The Logistics Specialist is responsible for defined work or projects with moderate complexity.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role you will follow an individual work plan, meet day-to-day short-term objectives, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

In the role of Logistics Specialist you will:

  • Negotiate contractual terms, pricing structures, and fixed demurrage rates
  • Interact with business leaders regarding freight forwarder / GE approved carrier usage and performance to increases visibility regarding over dimensional or urgent high priority shipments
  • Interact with other GE businesses to initiate the same type of usage and performance qualities in order to perform logistics operations more efficiently and to ensure GE’s exposure to liability is controlled by the use of qualified transportation providers during all phases of logistic operations
  • Drive information sharing regarding international transportation providers
  • Lead efforts to reduce transportation costs for businesses and assist in driving costs out
  • Track shipments from global suppliers and drive on time deliveries via use of daily tracking process with SharePoint, Shipping Lines, and Freight Forwarders
  • Ensure timely submission of customs document submission to facilitate fast and accurate deliveries
  • Facilitate use of required planning and forecasting tools to simplify overall Logistics process
  • Develop optimum Logistics model to drive the most efficient flow of materials and products
  • Pursue logistics functional excellence in all areas
  • Gathering, analyzing and maintaining a set of relevant KPIs
  • Ensuring adherence to any government container regulations (World Customs Organization mandates)
  • Filing and follow-up of freight claims

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited college or university (OR High School Diploma / GED and a minimum 4 years of experience in a logistics or operations role)
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a logistics or operations role
  • Minimum 2 years of experience working directly with customers in a customer service focused position

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Experience Managing Third Party Logistics interactions
  • Experience creating and analyzing KPIs
  • Experience in interfacing with international freight handlers
  • Experience in filing and follow-up of relevant documentation for all areas of international freight
  • Lean / Six Sigma process improvement methodologies
  • Understanding of International supply chains
  • Inco terms
  • Demonstrated understanding of International shipping regulations
  • Experience working with US Import and Export regulations
  • HAZMAT and DOT Material transportation logistics
  • Skilled in fostering transportation supplier relationships
  • Ability to analyze, evaluate, improve and document processes and procedures
  • Ability to maintain focus in an environment subject to constant change and tight deadlines
  • Proficient with MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint
  • Strong Oral and written communications
  • Demonstrated Analytical skills and ability to solve problems with creative ideas
  • Negotiation skills
  • Process management
  • Organizational skills

    GE looks for innovation everywhere. For 130 years, GE has been at the forefront of innovation, but finding solutions to the world's biggest problems has never been more important than right now. Join us today and become an essential part of the solution! Not just imagining. Doing. GE works.
    Start your career on the right path. Join our results-oriented team at GE Oil & Gas today!

    Locations: United States ; Oklahoma; Oklahoma City

    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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