• Expeditor, Supply Management

    Job Locations US-IL-Chicago
    Posted Date 6 days ago(8/12/2019 4:38 PM)
    Job ID
    2019-1118
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Procurement & Logistics
  • Overview

    CRRC Sifang America, Inc. is a subsidiary of CRRC Sifang, Company, Ltd. a world leader in the designing, engineering, and manufacturing of advanced passenger rail vehicles and high-speed trains. CRRC has produced rail cars operating in some of the world’s most populous and rapidly evolving cities and countries, including Beijing and Singapore.

     

    We manufacture railway high-grade passenger coaches and high-speed EMUs (manufactured by the joint venture BST); Assembling of rail transit equipment, such as various types of passenger coaches, rapid transit vehicles, and so on; Manufacturing of accessories for railway passenger coaches; Technical service for rolling stock.

     

    The company has five major industrial structures and manufacturing bases, covering manufacturing of railway high-grade passenger coaches, manufacturing of spare parts for rolling stock. Our Parent Company, CRRC Sifang Company, Ltd. has been in existence for 117 years.

     

    In 2016, CRRC Sifang America was awarded a contract, for up to $1.3 billion, by the CTA to supply more than 840 new railcars. CRRC Sifang America believes Chicago’s new railcars should be built locally and will hire and train local residents for more than 160 good-paying, head-of-household jobs.

    Responsibilities

    Summary

     

    This position is responsible for ensuring the on-time delivery of goods to job sites, freight forwarders, other companies, and clients.  The position requires coordination with both internal and external stakeholders.  The person hired for this position will be required to maintain regular contact with both internal staff as well as suppliers, and will regularly report progress, potential risks, and resolutions to internal management.  Travel to meet with suppliers may be occasionally required.

     

    Essential duties and responsibilities

    • Establish relationships with suppliers as well as internal stakeholders.
    • Creae and monitor shipping and receiving schedules.
    • Update schedules as necessary.
    • Pro-actively coordinate with suppliers to ensure on-time shipments and deliveries based on the established schedules.
    • Produce and maintain weekly shipping and receiving schedule reports.
    • Identify shipments at risk of being late.
    • Identify late shipments.
    • Work with suppliers and internal stakeholders to create plans to remedy at-risk  shipments or late shipments.
    • Track and monitor compliance with remediation plans.
    • Coordinate with freight forwarders to ship and receive materials.
    • Manage all import and export customs clearance issues.
    • Update thee ERP system with all relevant shipping and receiving information.
    • Facilitate coordination and communication between local Procurement & Logistics Department and staff and CRRC Sifang Co., Ltd. in China.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Education and Work Experience

    • Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university or a combination of relevant work experience and education.
    • Three years of relevant work experience.
    • MS Office experience.
    • ERP experience.

    AA/EEO Statement

     

    CRRC is an equal opportunity employer.  It is the policy of CRRC that all qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientaion, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.

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