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Supply Chain Representative - International Transportation Michigan

Company: Whirlpool
Location: Benton Harbor
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Requisition ID: 49454 Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit, and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees, and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World's Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and the Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home. This role in summary The individual in this role will assist in the management of the ocean carrier base with a focus on the freight payment process, damage claims, empty notify/container pool management, and other reporting responsibilities. Emphasis will be on process improvements and applying lean principles to reduce waste and provide value to the International Team and Whirlpool as a whole. This position will be reporting to the Manager of International Transportation and will be working directly with ocean carriers and internal process partners to support the International Transportation team. Your responsibilities will include --- Assist in maintaining and strengthening ocean carrier relationships and communication. --- Utilizing the CASS Freight Payment System and managing through reports and analysis in Google Sheet. --- Working with the ocean carrier representatives and internal Whirlpool process partners to investigate, dispute, or process invoice complications. --- Collect data and produce and distribute daily/weekly reports for our equipment. --- Work cross-functionally with warehouse operations and internal process partners to monitor and communicate ocean containers that are unloaded/loaded at our Whirlpool Warehouse Facilities in the United States and Canada. --- Execute container pools and free time/per diem stop-the-clock process between facilities and carriers through daily report distribution. --- Identify cost avoidance processes/improvements with relation to ocean carrier equipment utilization/notification. --- Initiating damage freight claims with the ocean carriers. --- Backup International Transportation Team Members. --- Use problem-solving skills to find new and creative ways for process improvement and cost reduction. --- Creatively identify opportunities to provide additional value to our customers, both internal and external. --- Participate in project teams as requested by the supervisor. Minimum requirements --- High School Diploma or GED --- 1+ years of experience in Transportation, Logistics, or Supply Chain Operations Preferred skills and experiences --- Bachelor's Degree --- Experience in Google Tools and Excel --- Knowledge of Access, SAP, and Business Explorer (BW). --- Analytical skills and the ability to manipulate data from multiple sources --- Detailed and process-oriented and possess the ability to multitask, balance responsibilities, and think outside of the box when handling special requests and resolving problems --- Verbal and written communication skills and the ability to problem-solve. --- Work independently and properly prioritize workloads and other assignments --- Dependable and reliable RSRWH Connect with us and learn more about Whirlpool Corporation See what it's like to work at Whirlpool by visiting Whirlpool Careers. Additional information about the company can be found on Facebook , Twitter , LinkedIn , Instagram , and YouTube . At Whirlpool Corporation, we value and celebrate diversity. Whirlpool Corporation is committed to equal employment opportunity and prohibits any discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, sex, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable law. Nearest Major Market: Niles Nearest Secondary Market: South Bend Job Segment: Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation, Supply, Warehouse, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing

Keywords: Whirlpool, South Bend , Supply Chain Representative - International Transportation Michigan, Professions , Benton Harbor, Indiana

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