Full-Time

Logistics Specialist

Updated on 5/17/2024

Wisk

Wisk

501-1,000 employees

Develops autonomous electric air taxis

AI & Machine Learning
Hardware

Senior

Mountain View, CA, USA

Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in experience
  • At least five (5) years working experience in logistics operations
  • Experienced with all aspects of logistics: dangerous goods/hazardous cargo, importing/exporting, customs clearance, and oversized cargo
  • Excellent analytical and judgment skills
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, prioritize appropriately, and handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously with various cross-functional teams
Responsibilities
  • Act as a Logistics Specialist for aircraft development targeting the autonomous UAM market
  • Handle daily aircraft parts logistics to and from worldwide suppliers
  • Be a primary point of contact for cross-functional internal customers and logistics suppliers
  • Support multiple internal stakeholders to ensure successful integration and support of logistics efforts
  • Cross-train to support the warehouse team with shipping, receiving, kitting, and stocking
  • Ensure strong process management is in place and implement, benchmark, improve, and control operational performance against KPIs
  • Resolve client complaints and lead supplier assessments and the development of corrective and preventative actions
  • Manage daily logistics workflow and issue and maintain appropriate levels of transport insurance policies
  • Ensure all paperwork is filed correctly in accordance with aviation regulations, company policies, state, and government regulations
  • Create, implement, and update training aids, instructional guides, and standard operating procedures to improve team performance
  • Handle logistics quotation requests for internal customers
  • Build metrics on gained and lost business, make suggestions on rates and services to be competitive
  • Resolve logistics issues quickly to prevent impact to production, trade show events, and demos
  • Liaise with relevant team members in relation to aircraft parts shipping needs and implementing new logistics accounts
  • Responsible for logistics invoice approvals, overdues, and assisting in clearing any discrepancies
  • Travel for business when required

Wisk is an Advanced Air Mobility company that has developed the world's first autonomous, electric vertical takeoff and landing air taxi. Their technology includes an industry-leading autonomy platform built upon proven aviation systems and proprietary decision-making logic software.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

$450M

Headquarters

Mountain View, California

Founded

2019

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

10%

1 year growth

28%

2 year growth

90%

Benefits

100% paid employee medical, dental, & vision benefits, plus generous cost-sharing for spouse/dependent coverage

401(k) plan with 50% employer matching

9/80 alternative work schedule with every other Friday off

Commuter benefits & Flexible Spending Account (FSA)

Flexible time off to maintain a healthy work-life balance, plus 10 paid holidays per year

Quarterly wellness stipend to help maintain a healthy lifestyle

Annual company match for charitable giving

Communications allowance

Education assistance and flight lesson subsidy

Free electric vehicle charge stations at HQ

Daily catered lunch in Wisk facilities