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Director of Logistics 

Category Logistics  
Number of Openings 1  
Location Los Angeles  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Description

JOB SUMMARY:

The Director of Logistics will be responsible for developing the overall vehicle logistics strategy of finished vehicle importation and distribution. This role will lead negotiations with suppliers or internal customers to improve supply chain efficiency or sustainability. The Director will lead the vehicle logistics team in collaboration with other departments to integrate logistics with business systems or processes.

RESPONSIBILITIES & KEY ACTIVITIES:

  • Drive planning for adequate carrier capacity and storage space to keep pace with volume growth.
  • Direct the teams responsible for execution for delivery of services to the end customer.
  • Anticipate challenges and disruptions to transportation flow and design mitigation strategies.
  • Drive company compliance with logistics processes and global trade regulations.
  • Define scope and priorities of analytics team to measure all relevant aspects of outbound logistics.
  • Develop and automate KPIs reflecting department spend.
  • Drive site specific requirements at Ports, Rail yards, Hubs, etc. to support the most efficient logistics operations possible.
  • Define and develop Finished Vehicle logistics solutions that optimize speed, cost and quality.
  • Define and drive development and implementation of processes and systems.
  • Participate in carrier management processes, such as selection, qualification, and performance evaluation.
  • Implement specific customer requirements, such as internal reporting or customized transportation metrics.
  • Analyze the financial impact of proposed logistics changes, such as routing, shipping modes, product volumes or mixes, or carriers.
  • Lead Negotiations with suppliers or internal customers to improve supply chain efficiency or sustainability.
 
Position Requirements

MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

  • 10+ years relevant experience with automotive logistics, port operations, transportation, and procedures
  • 5+ years of related automotive industry experience and quality management
  • 5+ years direct leadership experience
  • Strong knowledge of multi-modal logistics pricing models (air, rail, truck, ocean, customs brokerage)
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with success in working across organizations at all levels.
  • Ability to manage and prioritize multiple projects, effective project planning in terms of resources, strategies, cost, and time with ability to meet project timelines.
  • Strong computer proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Experience with TMS software applications

Vinfast is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.

Pay Transparency

VinFast Auto is committed to fair, equitable, and transparent compensation. Final compensation will be determined by various factors such as your relevant work experience, education, certifications, skills, and geographic location. The salary range for this role is $150,000-$190,000.

 
Open Date 3/2/2023  
Req Number LOG-23-00001  
About the Organization Welcome to the Future of Mobility.

VinFast is a driving force in the global smart electric vehicle revolution. Established in 2017, VinFast owns a state-of-the-art automotive manufacturing complex with globally leading scalability in Vietnam.
VinFast currently sells three vehicles in its home country of Vietnam and will launch five new all-electric vehicles for sale in North America, Europe and the Asia-Pacific region. We are the first global, automotive company to commit to shifting to solely producing only Electric Vehicles by the end of 2022. We have an ambitious growth strategy with Direct to Consumer, retail and aftersales facilities being introduced this year.

Strongly committed to the mission for a sustainable future for everyone, VinFast constantly innovates to bring high-quality products, advanced smart services, seamless customer experiences, and pricing strategy for all to inspire global customers to jointly create a future of smart mobility and a sustainable planet. VinFast is also committed to diversity and inclusion, with women serving in the top roles of Global CEO and US CEO.

We welcome you to join the charge.
 
Starting at  
Salary Range $150,000-$190,000  
EOE Statement Vinfast is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit and business need.  

This position is currently not accepting applications.

To search for an open position, please go to http://VinFastDealerSanFrancisco1LLC.appone.com



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