Transportation Specialist

Schaeffler, a global automotive and industrial supplier, is seeking a Transportation Specialist in Fort Mill, SC. This position is responsible for all transportation services in the manufacturing operations and/or distribution centers located in the country.


Key Responsibilities include:


  • Monitor transportation costs and provide guidance to responsible persons in plants and warehouses
  • Regularly conduct performance meetings with Logistics Service Providers, carriers and transportation related partners
  • Ensure shipping and receiving locations follow transportation complaint guideline
  • Point of contact for transportation related questions, issues, and escalations
  • Lead and implement country specific, regional and global ground, air and sea RFQs
  • Optimize transportation network related to in-transit time, costs and performance
  • Continuously evaluate to identify weaknesses, develop solutions and implement improvements
  • Coach, develop, and review performance of team
  • Ensure standardized regional processes and guidelines are applied in the respective shipping and receiving locations
  • Support global Risk Management processes

  Qualified candidates will have:

  • Bachelor degree in Business or Supply Chain
  • At least 5 years in a manufacturing / supply chain role
  • At least 3 years in domestic and international transportation
  • Leadership experience required
  • Cross-functional experience in tasks of Logisitics, Supply Chain processes and project management
  • Project management and business analyst experience
  • Strong interpersonal leadership, organizational, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Methods, IT tools (MS-Office, SAP R/3 incl. APO) and system knowledge
  • Experience with SAP a plus
  • Six Sigma Green belt certification a plus
  • Inventory management
  • Ability to travel up to 10% of the time

Schaeffler is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/Minorities/Disabled/Veterans


Job Function


Primary Location

 United States-South Carolina-Fort Mill 



Supply Chain / Transportation / Logistics

Tagged as: distribution, logistics, Supply Chain, transportation, transportation specialist