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Logistics Manager
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Locations
Mountain View, CA, USA
Experience Level
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Desired Skills
Data Analysis
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Requirements
  • With that vision in mind, we are looking for a Logistics Manager to join our Supply Chain team. The goal of the Logistics Manager at Wisk is to develop an efficient Logistics strategy to meet the needs for our next generation aircraft in order to build the first fully autonomous all-electric aircraft that performs and operates safely in an urban air-mobility environment. In support of this goal, you will be part of the Supply Chain team that develops logistics strategy, assesses risk, and manages logistics suppliers, associated contracts and performance. Your goal is to lead strategies to optimize the supply chain logistics and related total costs and support our lean production system on tactical and daily problem solving
  • The successful candidate is respected in the aerospace logistics communities as a highly knowledgeable and experienced logistics leader who has direct hands-on experience supporting aircraft development, with a wide breadth of supply chain knowledge, including shipping all forms of freight worldwide via all modalities. In this role, the candidate must be efficient in analytics, sourcing, contract and supplier management and be a strategic thinker as well as a strong relationship builder
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent in experience and evidence of exceptional ability
  • At least five (5) years working experience in logistics strategy development and architecture
  • Excellent analytical and judgment skills. Strategic sourcing, opportunity analysis, and strong negotiation with highly effective communication skills is a must
  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and verbal at all levels of the organization, between IPT Leads, production, and suppliers
  • Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment, prioritize appropriately and handle multiple tasks and projects simultaneously with various cross functional teams
  • Experienced with specialized aspects of logistics: dangerous goods/hazardous cargo, importing/exporting, customs clearance and oversized cargo
  • You are a highly motivated, self-starting individual with a broad set of skills and never afraid of facing complex technical challenges
  • You are a solution oriented individual with a strong analytical mindset
  • You have strong communication skills and can easily tailor your communications to suit the audience
  • You can adapt quickly or propose changes needed to achieve early results in a timely fashion
  • You embrace challenges and take commitments and deliver results within reasonable expectations
  • You are a positive team player
Responsibilities
  • As part of the Supply Chain organization, you will act as a Logistics Manager for a novel type of aircraft development targeting the autonomous UAM market
  • You will be responsible for the Logistics Operations in terms of strategy development, business, team and quality management for multiple facilities
  • You will be a primary point of contact for cross functional internal customers as well as logistics suppliers to support business strategies worldwide
  • You will support multiple internal stakeholders including IPT leadership, engineering, manufacturing, quality, facilities, finance, program management, and flight test teams to ensure successful integration and support of logistics efforts, and supplier management initiatives
  • You will ensure strong process management is in place and implement, benchmark, improve and control operational performance against KPIs, including carrier performance
  • You will actively resolve client complaints and lead supplier assessments and the development of corrective and preventative actions
  • You will manage the daily logistics workflow and be responsible for issuing and maintaining appropriate levels of transport insurance policies
  • You will ensure all paperwork is filed correctly in accordance with aviation regulations, company policies, state and government regulations
  • You will create, implement, and update training aids, instructional guides and standard operating procedures to improve performance
  • You will handle logistics quotation requests for internal customers
  • You will build metrics on gained and lost business, making suggestions on rates and services in order to be competitive
  • You will resolve logistics issues that arise quickly, preventing impact to the production line as well as trade show events and demos
  • You will liaise with relevant team members in relation to implementing new logistics accounts
  • You will be responsible for logistics invoice approvals, overdues and assisting in clearing any discrepancies
  • You will travel for business when required
Desired Qualifications
  • Experienced in shipping lithium-ion batteries and other hazardous materials
  • Ability to travel when required
Wisk

201-500 employees

Urban air-mobility company
Company Overview
Wisk’s mission is to provide safe everyday flight for everyone through their aircrafts and services which are centered around the highest aviation safety standards. The company has built an industry-leading autonomy platform on proven aviation systems with autopilot, precision navigation, and data links augmented with Wisk’s proprietary and decision-making logic software.
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
Company Core Values
  • Make a difference
  • Inspire Innovation
  • Be Empowered
  • Bring People In
  • Lead with Safety