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Global Freight and Logistics - Business Operations

Company: KLA
Location: Milpitas
Posted on: July 26, 2022

Job Description:

Company OverviewKLA is a global leader in diversified electronics for the semiconductor manufacturing ecosystem. Virtually every electronic device in the world is produced using our technologies. No laptop, smartphone, wearable device, voice-controlled gadget, flexible screen, VR device or smart car would have made it into your hands without us. KLA invents systems and solutions for the manufacturing of wafers and reticles, integrated circuits, packaging, printed circuit boards and flat panel displays. The innovative ideas and devices that are advancing humanity all begin with inspiration, research and development. KLA focuses more than average on innovation and in 2019 we invested 15% of sales back into R&D. Our expert teams of physicists, engineers, data scientists and problem-solvers work together with the world's leading technology providers to accelerate the delivery of tomorrow's electronic devices. Life here is exciting and our teams thrive on tackling really hard problems. There is never a dull moment with us.Job DescriptionKLA's Global Logistics group is expanding their team to add a Business Operations role supporting Global Freight and Logistics. We are searching for a candidate who is willing to ask questions to ensure the best possible outcome on projects and initiatives, support the global logistics network, drive innovations and strategies, streamline processes by analyzing data and process variances, and facilitate, track and manage key projects to drive global operational efficiencies. This individual will be collaborating with KLA leadership, regional offices, internal business units and identify key stakeholders to ensure success and alignment.In this role, you will drive the execution and performance of our freight logistics providers and also lead initiatives for evaluating our service network and distribution routing models, developing standard operating procedures and analysis to devise a transport network & strategy to optimize on time delivery and minimize cost. Fully understanding the efficiency and cost drivers that enable us to maximize customer satisfaction and value.This individual must possess hands on global transport/logistics operational knowledge as well as analytical and excellent data management skills. Must be resourceful and a self-starter. Comfortable with utilizing technology know-how and network savvy needed to work successfully in high-pressure, time sensitive situations where customer satisfaction and efficient performance is the ultimate goal.Essential Functions:

  • Utilizing data and insights to make informed and impactful decisions and you have the acumen to translate complex data into actions and improvements.
  • Optimize global transport and logistics solutions for our customers (internal and external) at KLA Corporation.
  • Pro-actively manage Third Party Suppliers/Forwarders in both operational and contract management as well as performance review, scorecards and improvement plans.
  • Develop best practices to drive consistency, standardization, and value to the business.
  • Develop, monitor, and manage appropriate logistics operational and business metrics to meet or exceed performance service level requirements.
  • Support planning and forecasting models for Operations by shipment volumes (MFG and Spares), return and repair shipments, finished goods delivery based on service level modes, small package and volume tier pricing impacts.
  • Support the processing of shipments which includes compliance and monitoring against the global routing guide.
  • Responsible for departmental monthly spend reconciliation - support fiscal month end analysis and reporting activity as required.
  • Participate in 3rd party logistics and Freight RFP/RFQ's by indicating best operational practices that drives efficiencies.
  • Development and implementation of SOW (Scope of Work) and/or BRD (Business Requirements Document) with freight forwarder or 3rd party carrier.
  • Support, plan and validate for global logistics business continuity. Represent global logistics in business continuity plan (BCP) drills and plan reviews.
  • Knowledge of small package processes and operations, international and domestic KPIs.Hybrid Work:This position allows flexibility and requires 3 days in the office.Minimum Qualifications
    • Minimum Qualifications
    • A minimum of 5-10 years of strong operational experience in global logistics, transportation, freight forwarding (international airfreight, small package, ocean and US Domestic).
    • Understanding of inbound, outbound, returns of the semi-conductor supply chain, knowledge of customs brokerage and local compliance as well as experience in managing freight forwarders, small package providers and third-party suppliers.
    • A Bachelor of Arts or Sciences Degree, or equivalent experience in global logistics environment.
    • Complex data analysis at high accuracy level in Excel and Power Business Intelligence.
    • Content presentation skills to various levels of audiences including executives.
    • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects.
    • Knowledge of logistics related business systems or ERP such as SAP
    • Experience in global companies and multi-cultural environmentsCOVID-19 Vaccination Requirement: Proof of full COVID-19 vaccination is required where permitted by law. KLA will consider reasonable accommodation as provided by applicable law. Please note that accommodation may not be possible where vaccination is required for an essential function of the position, including for international travel or customer site access.The company offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits package including but not limited to the following: medical, dental, vision, life, and other voluntary benefits, 401(K) including company matching, employee stock purchase program (ESPP), student debt assistance, tuition reimbursement program, financial planning benefits, employee assistance program (EAP), paid time off and paid company holidays, family care and bonding leave.KLA is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other status protected by applicable law. We will ensure that qualified individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Keywords: KLA, Milpitas , Global Freight and Logistics - Business Operations, Professions , Milpitas, California

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