The Logistics and Inventory Planner is responsible for ensuring that parts are available and in the right place at the right time across the Zoox supply chain network.  This individual will act as the interface to manufacturing and service sites to resolve supply issues relating to the part number portfolio.

Responsibilities

  • Accountable for Material Planning and Logistics master data
  • Review out-of-stock situations or shortage of supply issues in order to recommend and execute mitigating actions 
  • Execute part ordering based on build schedules and additional demand requirements. 
  • Work with part suppliers to ensure on-time deliveries of part orders and maintain production uptime.  
  • Coordinate inbound and outbound shipments, including timely preparation of all required documentation
  • Ensure cost-effective and efficient transportation, while meeting delivery timelines/requirements.
  • Ensure that the export process follows company and industry standards
  • Identify and manage potential inventory obsolescence to minimize write-offs
  • Review out-of-stock situations or shortage of supply issues in order to recommend and execute mitigating actions 
  • Conduct root cause analysis for supply chain issues/variances and perform corrective action plans to avoid reoccurrence

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Logistics or Supply Chain Management focus preferred)
  • Minimum 3-4 years of professional experience in logistics
  • Vendor/supplier negotiation experience
  • General freight forwarding knowledge

Bonus Qualifications

  • Demand Planning Experience
  • Interfacing with 3PL providers
  • Customs and brokerage
  • APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)
Vaccine Mandate

Employees working in this position will be required to have received a single dose of the J&J/Janssen COVID-19 vaccine OR have completed the two-dose Pfizer or Moderna vaccine series. In addition, employees will be required to receive a COVID-19 booster vaccine within two months of becoming eligible for the booster vaccine.

Employees will be required to show proof of vaccination status upon receipt of a conditional offer of employment. That offer of employment will be conditioned upon, among other things, an Applicant’s ability to show proof of vaccination status. Please note the Company provides reasonable accommodations in accordance with applicable state, federal, and local laws.

About Zoox

Zoox is developing the first ground-up, fully autonomous vehicle fleet and the supporting ecosystem required to bring this technology to market. Sitting at the intersection of robotics, machine learning, and design, Zoox aims to provide the next generation of mobility-as-a-service in urban environments. We’re looking for top talent that shares our passion and wants to be part of a fast-moving and highly execution-oriented team.


A Final Note:
You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. Here at Zoox, we know that diverse perspectives foster the innovation we need to be successful, and we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences, and skills.