Transportation Specialist

Greenville, SC 29615

Posted: 10/01/2019 Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 172694 Pay Rate: $22-34/hr

HKA will offer a $2000 hiring bonus for this position.

This is a long term ongoing W2 contract position. There is no projected end date.

HKA will offer vacation pay, holiday pay, employee paid medical, dental and vision along with other perks for this position.

NO relocation assistance is offered for this position.


The Transportation Specialist will be working with suppliers on scheduling of shipments, tracking, monitoring KPIs.

Establish and maintain cost effective inbound and part-by-part outbound transportation for NAFTA supply base and related emergency transportation from point of pick-up to point of unload to support production volume and shift model.

Establish and maintain cost effective outbound airfreight transportation from packing operation to airports in SKD countries.

Maintains standards used to measure and improve the efficiency and productivity of the inbound NAFTA and outbound airfreight transportation and the transportation service provider(s) performance.

Coordinates development of NAFTA inbound transportation schedule with Material Planning and service provider(s).

Monitors service provider performance against the NAFTA Schedule.

Conducts scheduled review boards with the service provider(s) for JIT/JIS transportation.

Performs other duties as assigned by management.


Associate degree, preferably in Transportation, Business, Computer Science, or a technical area or equivalent of 2 years experience in a manufacturing logistics function.

Must have experience with NAFTA regulations and overseas shipping containers.

Must have ocean freight experience

Physical logistics and trucking OTR experience required.

Material planning experience within manufacturing / import, export and customs experience.

SAP experience.

Intermediate problem solving skills

Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)

Basic working knowledge of SAP (preferred)

Basic auditing knowledge/ methods (preferred)

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

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