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.
THIS PERSON MUST BE ABLE TO SPEAK MANDARIN
•Establish relationships with suppliers as well as internal stakeholders; •Create and monitor shipping and receiving schedules; •Update schedules as necessary; •Proactively 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 the ERP system with all relevant shipping and receiving information; •Facilitate coordination and communication between local Procurement & Logistics Department staff and CRRC Sifang Co., Ltd. in China; and •Other duties as assigned.
CRRC Sifang America is part of the family of companies of CRRC Corporation Limited (CRRC), 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.
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.