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Engineering Solutions Advisor

Memphis, Tennessee; East Boston, Massachusetts; Buffalo, New York; East Point, Georgia; Jamaica, New York; Elk Grove Village, Illinois; Gardena, California

Job Description

Requisition ID: RC50208-1
Company: FedEx Trade Networks
Job Title: Engineering Solutions Advisor
Job Requisition Number: RC50208
Time Type: Full Time
Job Type: Regular
Primary Job Posting Location:
6055 Primacy Parkway
Memphis, Tennessee 38119
United States

Additional Locations:
480 William F Mc Clellan Hwy
East Boston, Massachusetts 02128
United States

128 Dearborn St
Buffalo, New York 14207
United States

3700 N. Commerce Drive
East Point, Georgia 30344
United States

15022 132nd Avenue
Jamaica, New York 11434
United States

1101 Busse Road
Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007
United States

17210 S Main St
Gardena, California 90248
United States

Posting Date: 2018-03-09
Job Posting End Date: 2018-03-23

Provides innovative and replicable freight forwarding/brokerage professional services in support of FedEx Trade Networks, and will create value through enhanced FedEx core services revenue and margins. This will be accomplished through interface with management and professionals within FTN and with others in all oPCo's and with customers. It includes the development of business models, operating scenarios, plans, procedures, processes, etc. Designed to increase revenue, enhance customer service/satisfaction and reduce costs.

Consults with customers on processes and procedures, and how they interface with FTN in such vital areas as operations, new services and products, and procedures, resulting in additional revenue. Organizes and manages project teams with cross-functional expertise in order to develop innovative concepts and convert these concepts into savings for FedEx and our customer. Creates implementation plans for key FTN corporate-level projects in order to establish cross-functional workflow priorities and manage the start, finish, and duration dates of these tasks through the project stages. Develops and documents FTN brokerage/transportation processes that provide a standardized, reliable and repeatable product service offering. Additionally, analyzes process documents and develops process improvement methods and recommendations. Initiates and leads business process improvements with management and the development of best practices internal to the company. Leads the development and implementation of solution proposals for new/ existing customers that incorporate cross OpCo products and services to satisfy a new customer's business requirements, which should result in new revenue sources for FedEx Trade Networks and FedEx in general. Draws upon industry knowledge and experience to provide technical assistance to operations personnel, through workshops, ops reviews, and one-on-one sessions in such areas such as operations and contingency planning which results in enhanced customer service and performance.  Project Manager for freight forwarding and customs brokerage initiatives with varied degrees of complexity.  Responsible for scoping, planning and maintaining projects and progress.  Plan and progress from initiation through completion.

Bachelor's degree/equivalent in business/logistics/supply chain management, or related field. Seven (7) years related experience in transportation/logistics/brokerage. Must have experience with MS Office, MS Project, and Visio. Strong business process, analytical, problem solving, conceptual, project management, communication, and human relations skills. Prior experience with Air/Ocean Export, FTN Systems, and Customer Service preferred. Ability to incorporate the impact of multi-operating company requirements into workable solutions. Frequent travel required.

FedEx Trade Networks provides freight forwarding, as well as import and export services that allow companies to reach markets throughout the world. They help customers of all sizes solve the intricacies of shipping goods globally by providing comprehensive international ocean and air freight forwarding, surface transportation and distribution, customs brokerage, trade and customs advisory services, and advanced e-commerce and trade facilitation solutions. We're glad you stopped by and hope your job search experience with FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. will be rewarding. We look forward to hearing from you!

FedEx Trade Networks, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disability status.

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Import Notice to All Applicants: FedEx Trade Networks Transport and Brokerage, Inc. is engaged in an industry regulated by federal law that prohibits it from employing convicted felons. Therefore, it must determine whether applicants have been convicted of felonies before a hiring decision is made. A criminal background check will be required of all selected applicants before a hiring decision is made.

Equal Employment Opportunity: As a federal government contractor, we are committed to employ and promote qualified minorities, females, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans (including, but not limited to, disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, and other protected veterans. Our philosophy and commitment to equal employment opportunity and non-discrimination is the bedrock to job opportunities for all employees and applicants without regard to an individual's protected status (i.e. race/ethnicity, color, national origin, ancestry, sex/gender, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, pregnancy/childbirth, or related condition, religion, creed, age, disability, genetic information, veteran status, or any other protected status.) Click here and here to read more about "Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law."

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FedEx Trade Networks will not rely on the wage history of a prospective employee from any current or former employer when determining the wages for such individual at any stage in the employment process, including in the negotiation or drafting of any employment contract in accordance with Philadelphia Ordinance No. 160840.