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Logistics Lead (NGDV)

Company: Oshkosh Corporation, Inc.
Location: Spartanburg
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

About Oshkosh Defense, an Oshkosh companyOshkosh Defense stands behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. -As an industry-leading tactical vehicle manufacturer, every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. -We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.ABOUT USFounded in 1917, Oshkosh Corporation is a Fortune 500, multi-billion-dollar company employing over 14,000 people worldwide. Oshkosh Corporation leads the way in manufacturing and marketing the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment and is proud to work shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them. Oshkosh products can be found in more than 150 countries under the brands of JLG -, Pierce -, Oshkosh - Defense, McNeilus -, IMT -, Jerr-Dan -, Frontline---, Oshkosh - Airport Products, London--- and Pratt Miller. We are proud to have been recognized as one of the World's Most Ethical Companies (2016-2021) and World's Best Employer of 2020 by Forbes, and a Military Friendly Employer (Victory Media, 2017-2021).At Oshkosh Defense, we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. Oshkosh Defense is proud to be developing the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle for the United States Postal Service (USPS). We are dedicated to meeting or exceeding our customers' ever-changing delivery vehicle needs with next generation technologies and advanced systems. Oshkosh operates with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.We're on a mission to find strong, caring, and passionate team members to join our Oshkosh family. Connect with the team that has made a difference in people's lives for the last 100 years and will continue to for decades to come. Become a part of our environment where people are empowered, involved, developed, and connected; to support our mission critical customers and communities where we live and work. - Let's build something meaningful together!ABOUT THE ROLEWe are looking for a dynamic Logistics Lead to develop and execute a national product deployment. As the Logistics Lead, reporting to the Materials Operations Manager, you will establish transportation networks to deploy our vehicles nationwide, while also supporting inbound and outbound logistics for materials. The Logistics Lead will be responsible for the design, development and maintenance of the Oshkosh logistics system. Lead for logistics routing, consolidating freight and providing system metrics are main responsibilities of this role to support Oshkosh Corporation's requirements. The Logistics Lead will review carrier base, assess current business needs and capabilities, and lead initiatives to find and support capacity requirements.

  • Assess compliance and conformance by service providers, lead discussions with providers on action plans and overall performance.
  • Assess market for key capacity partners; develop relationships by educating potential new partners on Oshkosh value as a customer.
  • Lead Long-Term Agreements negotiations with carrier partners.
  • Lead development of requirements, bid strategy, process improvements, quote packages, data gathering, evaluation and analysis of complex, large scale bid packages.
  • Integral knowledge of the Oshkosh Logistics freight system and how it works.
  • Deep understanding of logistics for all modes and high-level understanding of global transportation market.
  • On an occasional basis support shipment execution of both inbound or outbound (including expedites).
  • Coach and mentor other logistics team members and share logistics and industries expertise.
  • Champion continuous improvements events and lead implementation of changes.ABOUT YOU:
    • Bachelor's degree with six (6) or more years of experience in Supply Chain, Logistics, or a relative area.
    • OR equivalent combination of education and experience.WHAT MAKES YOU EXCEL:
      • Bachelor's degree.
      • Purchasing experience within the manufacturing industry.
      • Ability to effectively communicate.
      • Ability to work in a team environment.
      • Strong organizational skills with exceptional follow through and attention to detail.
      • Strong time-management and prioritization skills, able to multi-task and prioritize competing requirements and meet deadlines.
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment where requirements are constantly changing.
      • Experience with various web-based software applications including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint, etc.
      • Occasional travel required; typically, less than 25%.Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Keywords: Oshkosh Corporation, Inc., Spartanburg , Logistics Lead (NGDV), Professions , Spartanburg, South Carolina

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