Flexport helps more than 10,000 clients and suppliers lead all aspects of their supply chain operations. Started in 2013, we've raised over $300M from investors that include the Founders Fund, Google Ventures, First Round Capital, Bloomberg Beta, Y Combinator, & Wells Fargo.
With offices on three continents, our team is as global as our client base and we’re excited to continue building a product and service they love. Wherever you are, whichever role you play, you’re guaranteed to share your day with committed, encouraging, and resourceful team members. Help us solve real-world problems while streamlining the inefficient industry of global trade.
As a result of our global expansion, we're looking for an LCL Consolidations Manager to work within our Supply Team in our Yantian warehouse managing operations & performance.
What you’ll do:
Manage consolidation teams in Shenzhen, CN
Standardize & digitize operations procedures
Design workflows to work closely with local bonded warehouse service providers
Design process flows to communicate efficiently with our bonded warehouse & Drayage partners
Interact with Flexport customer service team leads in Asia to provide visibility of consolidation plans
Implement performance improvements to further improve service levels and reduce operational “cost-to-serve”
Negotiate & benchmark vendor rates
Review feedback from operations teams on performance
What you’ll need:
BA/BS degree and 5+ year of experience with a bonded warehousing company, freight consolidator or a freight forwarding company is preferred
Experience developing warehouse processes and leading cross functional teams is required
Solid understanding of warehouse workflows and a general curiosity about innovation in the warehouse workflow space is an advantage
Experience deploying RFID technology is a plus
Excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills
An insatiable obsession with simplifying processes
Strategic vision and ground floor execution;
Courage to challenge the status quo when logic and reason require it. See something broken? Fix it.
Where you'll work:
We are based in Yantian GLP at the heart of where all freight forwarders have consolidation warehouses. We manage our own warehouse — basically, we have an amazing opportunity to improve and streamline processes at origin. We eat great food, host tons of fun events and create a safe learning environment.
Investing your time with Flexport means having an immediate impact, all over the world. You’re empowered to do what’s best for everyone and trusted to make the right decisions when and where you need them. Join our collective of entrepreneurs and improve the world’s experience in global trade.