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Global Forward Logistics Manager

Company: Wing Inflatables, Inc.
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 21, 2023

Job Description:

About Wing: - Wing offers drone delivery as a safe, fast, and sustainable solution for last mile logistics. Consumer appetites for on-demand services are increasing, but current delivery methods are inefficient, costly, and contribute to road accidents and air pollution. Wing's fleet of autonomous delivery drones can transport small packages directly from businesses to homes on-demand, in minutes. We design, build, and operate our aircraft, and offer drone delivery services on three continents. Our technology is designed to be easy to integrate into existing delivery and logistics networks, offering a scalable drone delivery solution for a broad range of businesses. Wing is a part of Google's parent company, Alphabet, and our mission is to create the preferred means of delivery for the planet. To do this, we must build a workforce that's representative of the global communities that we serve. If you're ready to do the greatest work of your life, come join us. About Wing: -Wing is reshaping the future of delivery. We are an on-demand drone delivery service that can deliver food, medicine or other items within minutes. We've also developed an unmanned traffic management platform to safely route drones through the sky. Our service is faster, safer and produces far less pollution than traditional delivery. Originally created in 2012 within X, the Moonshot Factory, Wing is now an Alphabet company.About the Role: -Wing is looking for a Global Forward Logistics Manager to join our Operations team based in Palo Alto, CA. The ideal candidate has a passion for all things logistics, demonstrated knowledge of industry best practices, customs and regulatory compliance, leveraging current systems, and the ability to deliver results as part of a dynamic, cross-functional team.What You'll Do: -

  • Manage global inventory within our Global Logistics and Service network to include inventory held and controlled by designated 3PSP partners within the Wing network including inventory movements from contract manufacturers, service providers and Wing nest locations.
  • Accountable for Wing inventory throughout the GLS network and direct management of shipping execution, storage and optimization of all goods through the network.
  • Oversee and optimize all shipping, storage, logistics and regulatory compliance for all shipments on behalf of Wing in collaboration with Alphabet transportation and logistics organizations.
  • Works closely with internal stakeholders to ensure timely and accurate logistics and transportation support is provided globally.
  • Cross-functional partnership with internal teams from Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations and Service.
  • Responsible for all logistics in support of Site setup and ensuring the on time delivery of all inventory throughout the GLS network.
  • Strong written communication and organizational skills with demonstrated cross functional collaboration.
  • Strong leader with demonstrated people management skills and cross regional management. What You'll Need: -
    • BS in Business Administration, Logistics or Supply Chain
    • 7+ years of experience as a Logistics Manager with a record of successful distribution and logistics management
    • 3+ years of experience as a people manager
    • Demonstrable ability to lead and manage remote staff and 3PSP partners.
    • Proficiency in inventory management technologies and requirements to successfully manage a multi-layered inventory model.
    • Excellent analytical, problem solving, communication and organizational skills
    • Knowledge of international customs and regulatory compliance requirementsBonus: -
      • Passion or interest in aviation At Wing, we don't just accept difference - we celebrate it, we support it, and we thrive on it for the benefit of our employees, our products and our community. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. Apply now Resume/CV* Upload file .pdf, .doc, or .docx only. Attachments must not exceed 10MB. Upload file .pdf, .doc, or .docx only. Attachments must not exceed 10MB. Are you a current or former Alphabet employee, temporary worker, contractor, or vendor (including Google, Wing, and all other Alphabet subsidiaries)?*

Keywords: Wing Inflatables, Inc., Palo Alto , Global Forward Logistics Manager, Executive , Palo Alto, California

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