• Logistics Service Provider Management Specialist

    BoschFarmington, MI 48332

    Job #1700670430

  • Company Description

    Why Bosch?

    Our strategic objective is to create connected solutions, improving the quality of life worldwide.

    What's important to us?

    • Make Your Mark: Give your job a meaning, with solutions "Invented for Life"

    • Shape Tomorrow's World: The future offers many opportunities. Be the first to take advantage of them.

    • Find Your Place: You know how you can work best. We offer the conditions you need.

    • Balance Your Life: Make your job match your lifestyle. We provide you with individual support.

    • Walk The Talk: Where you are - our team spirit is with you.

    • Discover New Directions: You way might change - we will stay by your side.

    • Be Yourself: Your diversity makes us special. Enrich us with your own unique personality.

    • Pay It Forward: We love our business and our environment. Let's save them both for future generations.

    Welcome to a place where your ideas lead to something big.

    Welcome to Bosch.

    Job Description

    • Ensures smooth & efficient cooperation between Plants, LSPs & Suppliers.

    • Main point of contact for all Supplier/LSP related actions, issues, training, etc.

    • Ensure LSPs & Suppliers understand & accept Bosch guidelines & requirements for all logistics operations.

    • Maintain ownership of Browz SureCarrier Program & Platform to drive LSP compliance with Bosch guidelines & requirements.

    • Drive Supplier compliance by communicating & obtaining signoff of Bosch guidelines & requirements

    • Monitor LSP & Supplier performance & deviation from requirements/SLA's to identify corrective actions as required, to support development & increase LSP & Supplier lean maturity.

    • Collaborate with internal TMC partners (Engineering, Execution, Planning Team, ...) to understand strategic & operational needs, define steps required, & achieve targets.

    • Collaborate with Purchasing on LSP performance to support contract renegotiations

    • Planning, implementation and tracking of KPI's

    • Analyze KPIs & update LSP & Supplier Score Cards/dashboards to provide insights for improvements (such as OTT, OTD, ...)

    • Claim Management

    • Support in projects to enable new suppliers to help get them setup in the region

    • Develop process & training materials

    • Managing escalations, active LSP Management

    • Support Tenders with Purchasing department

    • Participate in requirements & design workshops

    • Assist in prep of project deliverables, milestones, & required tasks

    • Completes assigned tasks within project to ensure project will be delivered within appropriate schedule

    • Support Implementation Manager on development of Supplier Enabling Processes (supplier integration, deviations of qty/volumes, late releases, etc.)

    • Support Implementation Manager & Purchasing in development of LSP Development Processes (performance scorecard, KPIs & bonus/malus system)

    • Alignment of global standards and processes for NA region


    • Bachelor's Degree (preferably in Engineering, Finance, Business, or Logistics/Supply Chain), with a minimum of 3+ years of experience in transportation operations.

    • Ability to effectively lead meetings - face to face, conference calls, & web based.

    • Must have Passport and be able to travel in & out of US, as necessary.

    • Must have a minimum of 3+ years of experience working with MS Office Suite (Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SharePoint)

    • Highly skilled on data analytics and use of technical tools

    • Must be self-motivated and willing to be flexible in work schedule and hours. Sometimes the job requires staying later or taking calls during off hours or weekends to assist with customer issues.

    • Good customer relations skills and ability to communicate professionally and effectively with all management levels

    • Ability to grasp new concepts and quickly adapt to changing circumstances/environment

    • Good time management skills and strong ability to manage several projects and tasks at once and excellent ability to prioritize time and efforts

    • Ability to analyze problems and opportunities and systematically approach them to make improvements both short term and long term.

    Preferred Skills:

    • 3 years of logistics, procurement, and/or supply chain experience

    • Experience with SAP and Tableau

    • Experience with Automation Technology like Alteryx, Automation Now, Power Bi

    • Experience working with Continuous Improvement Process & Lean Six Sigma Problem Solving tools (5 Whys, 5S, A3, ANOVA, PDCA, SIPOC, VSM)

    • Spanish language knowledge a plus

    • Experience with Transportation Management Systems (TMS)

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