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Company: Nextracker
Location: Fremont, CA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Technology, Software, IT, Electronics


Job Summary

The Sr. Manager, Strategic Logistics position will be based out of Fremont, CA. In this role you will report to the Director of Logistics. This person will partner with the operations and sales team to develop and deploy logistics strategies to meet significant and sustainable growth targets.

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Here is a glimpse of what you'll do…

  • Develop strategy for all freight related elements for the business including costs, quality, capacity, etc.
  • Lead freight contracts, cost and capacity negotiations for all logistics related services with NVOCCs and VOCCs including ocean & air freight, land transport, warehousing, transloading etc.
  • Scouting, analyzing, and qualifying carriers and new service providers to optimize capacity & cost and diversify supply chain at large.
  • Sending Requests for Proposals (RFP) and prioritize sourcing efforts to target local market needs and align with global logistics strategies.
  • Lead contract negotiations and contract review for existing and new providers.
  • Collaborate with the rest of the operations teams to devise supply strategy to optimize landed costs and meet the required delivery schedule.
  • Collaborate with Sales and Project Managers to optimize freight costs & capacity for strategic projects and customers.
  • Maintain relationships, conduct quarterly business reviews, and ensure active measurement of performance for all service providers.
  • Resolve service provider escalations and exceptions from operations team.
  • Develop and implement logistics related processes to improve overall supply chain efficiency as the need arises.
  • Keep abreast of pertinent regulations and respond accordingly to update all departments that are affected by the changes.

Here is some of what you'll need (required)…

  • 8+ years of experience in all modes of transportation with strong knowledge of multi-modal logistics pricing structure (ocean, rail, truck, air, and customs brokerage) with a focus on North American markets, preferably in a high-volume environment.
  • Must be a skilled negotiator, highly analytical, creative and an effective communicator.
  • Experience with inland freight transport.
  • High degree of autonomy and accountability for results.
  • Fluent in English.

Here are a few of our preferred experiences…

  • Experience in Solar or renewable energy field.
  • Willingness to travel (20%) within US and to Asia & EU.


Pay Range (Applicable to California)$101,400.00 USD - $139,400.00 USD Job Category Global Procurement & Supply ChainRelocation: Eligible for domestic relocation only

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