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The heavy lift transportation specialist is managing day to day heavy lift transportation activities for our four factories and one service units located in Istanbul, Turkey. The responsible covers everything from the booking of the transportation to the final delivery at site, which requires tight cooperation with project management, marketing and sales, engineering and operations. An ideal candidate demonstrates strong understanding of project management, the specifics of transporting heavy and "out-of-gauge" equipment in multimodal complex transportation and international logistics. You will be accountable for project risk management and that the projects are successful delivered in time, on budget and with the sufficient quality. You will be part of the APMEA Supply Chain Management Team which consists of diverse highly skilled senior professionals with multinational backgrounds and high integrity.
Secure safe operation for heavy lift transportation. Ensure safety of the teams and the equipment's by respecting health and safety regulations, in co-ordination with health and safety function and insurance company. Place orders for transportation and collect order acknowledgements. Tracking shipments from dispatch to delivery at site. Keep regular communication with freight forwarders, transportation companies, and the internal operation teams. Propose and support implementation of cost savings initiatives and risk mitigation projects. Address and escalate appropriately project activities that are not compliant with processes and procedures, and/or are not meeting budget. Act as first level escalation for forwarder issue resolution including claim management. Coordinate trade activities for heavy lift projects, including tracking and communication to all in-ternal and external stakeholders involved. Work closely with other factory function to generate projects and bring value on quality, cash, lead time, material availability and costs. When necessary, travel to the site or loading site to supervise loading/unloading activities and/or road surveys with suppliers. Provide feedback after execution of each project to sourcing team to monitor transport supplier performance. Review that all the heavy lift projects have a clear and accurate transport project budget. Ensure that all costs are aligned with the tariffs and agreements with forwarders. Forecasting of spend of heavy lift transportation. Perform analysis of main cost slippages in the transportation projects to implement lesson learnt for future projects. Provide input to "project risk reviews" and "forwarder proposal review".
Minimum of five years of experience in the field of project logistics, project management of heavy lift transportations. Experience in power transformer business is a plus. Capable of managing and prioritizing multiple time-sensitive tasks in a dynamic environment. Hands-on, hard working with good understanding of manufacturing operations. Familiarity with heavy lift transportation cost structures, terms and conditions within the transport industry (such as Incoterms(R), surcharges, weight and volume conversion factors etc.) Knowledge of international supply chain and logistics. Diplomatic communicator who are able to establish good relationships between forwarders and internal stakeholders. Team player, results-oriented with the ability to learn quickly. Ability to work under pressure, prioritize assignments to complete work in a timely manner with a sense of urgency. Customer oriented approach and ready to engage with users. Willingness to travel is necessary. Fluent high-level English and Turkish is a must.
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