Logistics Operations Specialist Wind Europe

  • Green Job Crawler
  • Barcelona, ESP
  • 27 Apr, 2020

Job Description

Role Summary:As a member of the Outbound Logistics Europe team you will focus on operational project logistics matters. You will manage the logistics of multiple wind energy projects in an international environment. Essential Responsibilities: + Plan and monitor all transports (sea, land) from GE or supplier facilities to construction sites in cooperation with applicable internal functions and LSPs + Advise for and operate most efficient transport strategy, incl. modes, routing, transport equipment, delivery schedule + Coordinate and track pick-ups and deliveries with LSPs and port operators on daily base, track component lead times + Request logistics service purchase orders + Manage sea transports: vessel planning (for projects, initiatives), RFQ/booking in cooperation with GE’s Ocean logistics center, document control (BL, BN, demurrage/detention etc.) + Coordinate port operations like vessel discharging, vessel loading, storage in POE / POI, communicate handling instructions + Manage product import or export processes to ensure compliance with regulatory or legal requirements; maintain transport and im-/export documentation, liaise with Import / Export functions + Work on vendor claim management and vendor recovery, e.g. send out Non-Conformity notes, liability notes etc. + Operate and communicate logistics related EHS and quality processes, incl. Non-Conformance/ Incident procedures, supplier quality audits by Sourcing Quality Engineers + Ensure operational carrier compliance with GE policies or procedures for product handling, storage, transport + Re-examine current practices considering changing business environment, new vendors and requirements + Identify and implement cost saving opportunities Qualifications/Requirements: + Relevant work experience in logistics related functions with focus on heavy haulage road and sea transports + Completed vocational training in logistics related subject (e.g. shipping agent, export merchant) or with logistics focus or university degree in logistics related subject to demonstrate applicable knowledge base + Proven knowledge of import / export matters to manage international transports + Extended skills in customs procedures - Experience in managing international business transaction and shipping documents + Proficiency in ERP operations, preferably Oracle applications and Microsoft Office applications to gather and analyze data + Clear thinking mindset to understand complex situations and act adequately + Self-confident and persistent characteristics for price negotiations and vendor claim management + High communication skills with the ability to work with and through global, cross-functional teams including internal customer, suppliers, and service providers + Demonstrated ability to multi-task and prioritize diverse tasks with a proven ability to meet hard deadlines + Fluent verbal and writing skills in English; and German or Spanish + EU Work Permit If contracted in Spain: Non-national candidates are responsible to know the minimum documentation requirements to be able to be contracted in country: NIE- Social Security Affiliation Number in Spain (NAF) and Bank Account in Spain. They must be in possession of them at the time of start hiring. GE will not sponsor this requirement. Desired Characteristics: + Experience in working at GE, knowledge of GE processes and business operations + Work experience at wind equipment manufacturer About Us:GE Renewable Energy is a $15 billion business which combines one of the broadest portfolios in the renewable energy industry to provide end-to-end solutions for our customers demanding reliable and affordable green power. Combining onshore and offshore wind, blades, hydro, storage, utility-scale solar, and grid solutions as well as hybrid renewables and digital services offerings, GE Renewable Energy has installed more than 400+ gigawatts of clean renewable energy and equipped more than 90 percent of utilities worldwide with its grid solutions. With nearly 40,000 employees present in more than 80 countries, GE Renewable Energy creates value for customers seeking to power the world with affordable, reliable and sustainable green electrons. Follow us at GE Renewable Energy. GE is committed to taking on the world’s toughest challenges. In order to fulfill that promise we rely on a culture of leadership, diversity and inclusiveness. We aim to employ the world’s brightest minds to help us create a limitless source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles…people like you! Become a fan of our Facebook page. Receive job and event notifications by becoming a member of the GE Talent Community. Stay up to date on what’s happening at GE around the globe by checking out the GE Careers Blog.Additional Locations:Spain;Barcelona;