Transportation Manager

Wärtsilä is a global leader in advanced technologies and complete lifecycle solutions for the marine and energy markets. By emphasising sustainable innovation and total efficiency, Wärtsilä maximises the environmental and economic performance of the vessels and power plants of its customers. In 2016, Wärtsilä's net sales totalled EUR 4.8 billion with approximately 18,000 employees. The company has operations in over 200 locations in more than 70 countries around the world. Wärtsilä is listed on Nasdaq Helsinki.
Application deadline 2017-07-10
Position description Wärtsilä Energy Solutions is looking for a Transportation Manager to join our growing Project Management team in the Americas. This position will report to the existing Transportation Manager in the Americas region and will be based in Houston, Texas.

Responsibilities Manage and lead project transports to customer according to contract and other requirements.

Create and follow up transportation plan for the customer projects.

Select transport method and execute logistics service provider selection.

Source logistics service providers and negotiate transport agreements.

Manage logistics programs in order to optimize transport costs when applicable.

Cooperate with relevant internal and/or external stakeholders.

Support project teams with project planning and scheduling

Develop and facilitate development of delivery plans and method statements for heavy hauls

Support Sales with logistic related maters

Support project site teams with transportation and logistics matters

Book ocean freights and coordinate transport related claims

Train others stakeholders in logistics
Requirements Self directed individual able to work in an environment with multiple accountabilities with multiple stakeholders under pressure.

Knowledgeable in heavy transport, ocean freight and other areas of transportation business.

Ability to effectively prioritize tasks and manage time effectively.

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English (Spanish is a plus)

Information Management:
PC (desktops/laptops), use of MS Office applications and IM tools

Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree in engineering, business or logistics 2-3 years working experience in transportation and/or logistic fields

Project transportation experience an asset.
Contact person to give further information Successful applicant must be authorized to work in the USA without sponsorship.

We look forward to hearing from you. Qualified candidates must apply online

Wärtsilä North America values our employees. We offer a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package. Wärtsilä North America is an EOE/AA employer.

Country USA
Job area Supply Chain Management