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Regional distribution center (RDC) specialist, GHSC-PSM

Location: ** Arlington, VA
Department: PSM - HQ
Job Level: Mid-Level
Employment Type: Full time
Regular/Temporary: Regular

Description

Chemonics seeks a regional distribution center (RDC) specialist to join the USAID Global Health Supply Chain Program - Procurement and Supply Management (GHSC-PSM) project. GHSC-PSM is the primary vehicle through which USAID: 1) procures and provides health commodities; 2) provides technical assistance to improve partner countries’ management of the supply chain; and 3) collaborates with key international stakeholders to support global health initiatives.
 
The RDC specialist will serve as a member of the Deliver/Return (D/R) team on the Global Supply Chain (GSC) business unit. The fundamental work areas of this position involve warehouse/RDC services, provider on-boarding, and provider management, as well as day-to-day issue resolution and liaison to transportation and order management. We are looking for individuals who have a passion for making a difference in the lives of people around the world.
 
Responsibilities Include:
  • Manage and report issues relating to third-party logistics (3PL) service providers for the assigned customer engagement: warehouse implementation and 3PL management
  • Act as liaison between 3PL service providers, GSC managed warehouses, Deliver/Return team to ensure inbound and outbound shipments are processed on time
  • Work with Deliver/Return specialists daily to support any warehouse related issues
  • Manage 3PL integration projects to achieve stable visibility to customer orders and shipments via KN visibility platforms
  • Understand and support existing (Electronic Data Interchange) integration process and advice team accordingly to resolve or escalate issues.
  • Collect and report RDC operational performance against agreed key performance indicators (KPIs)
  • Identify and resolve reasons for difference in inventory between 3PL managed Warehouse Management Systems and ARTMIS
  • Monitor capacity utilization of warehouses on a daily and weekly basis
  • Create and track non-conformity reports (NCRs) to warehouse 3PLs if processes have not been followed
  • Collect and prepare required 3PL data for use in reports and analysis
  • Manage and track issues with 3PLs to identify areas of improvement, track root causes and define actions for prevention in the future
Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in logistics of business-related field
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in logistics or transportation industry, such as warehousing, order execution and transportation operations management
  • Ability to resolve customer issues
  • Ability to work collaboratively and in ambiguity
  • Strong analytical ability
  • Basic knowledge of warehousing, shipment and inventory management experience
  • Basic knowledge of XML
  • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
  • Must be highly organized self-starter and proficient in use of PC/MS office suite
  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management roles and responsibilities
  • Ability to link and articulate process change to multiple levels within the organization as well as customer groups
  • Able to meet objectives with minimal direction from supervision
  • Ability to understand integration of complex business applications with demonstrable project/customer focused accomplishments
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills one-on-one and in groups
  • Ability to analyze and effectively communicate technical and business impacts
  • Willingness to travel and work abroad a minimum of 4 to 8 weeks per year
  • Demonstrated leadership, versatility, and integrity
​​Application Instructions:
 
Apply through our Career Center at https://chk.tbe.taleo.net/chk05/ats/careers/jobSearch.jsp?org=CHEMONICS&cws=1 by November 19, 2018. No telephone inquiries, please. Finalists will be contacted.

Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.
 




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Chemonics is an equal opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and does not discriminate in its selection and employment practices. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, age, or other legally protected characteristics. Military veterans, AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service alumni are encouraged to apply.