Lockheed Martin Senior Traffic Administrator in Santa Cruz, California

Plans, schedules, and routes inbound and outbound domestic and international shipments of freight, using knowledge of US and International regulations, tariffs, and company policy via multiple shipping modes (air freight, LTL, truckload, vessel, etc.). Coordinates with carriers, audits freight bills, prepares and negotiates claims, and selects or recommends carriers to ensure efficient, timely, and low risk movement of hardware and material. Conducts research on transportation methods, rates, and routes. Create government bills of lading and air bills using government online web tools to support the shipment/movement of materials against DD1149s. Frequent use and experienced knowledge of industry practices, techniques, and standards. Develops solutions to a variety of problems of moderate scope and complexity. Refers to policies and practices for guidance.

This position will also be responsible for monitoring the inventory levels and ordering commercial and mil-spec supplies to support pack and ship operations. In addition, this position will track and monitor the dollars spent on pack and ship supplies and will provide a detailed monthly status of the non-labor budget. This position will also provide support to the primary shipping floor operational workflow and provide hazardous material classification, marking, labeling, packing instructions and shipping paper certifications as required. This position will provide activity reports on a weekly basis and process metrics on a monthly basis. At times, this position will be required to support the overall direction, organization and prioritization of pack and ship operations on the Sunnyvale campus which includes verification of the hardware/items being shipped, compliance with command media and job assignments.

Basic Qualifications Industry experience with Shipping and Traffic related practices and standards.

Ability to collaborate with commercial and government programs and develop cost effective solutions and options to meet the program’s transportation requirements.

Familiar with the hazardous material regulations for air and ground transport and possess a basic understanding of import/export regulations.

Outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability to interact with all levels of personnel and management.

Persuasive communications skills and the ability to work without supervision are skills that are required for proficiency in this position.

Willing to work outside normal business hours, including weekends and the ability to provide direction to Bargaining Unit employees as required.

Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite software including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Project.

Able to perform other related duties and assignments with the Transportation and Ground Operations Organization.

Desired skills Possess current 49 CFR and ICAO/IATA hazardous material training certifications. Possess a DOD or SCI security clearance from the United States Government. Possess inventory management skills and knowledge of a purchasing and reconciliation process. Possess the ability to develop presentations suitable for executive leadership. Knowledge of the SAP/ERP systems utilized in Space Systems Company a plus. Experience with military specification packaging supplies and modes of transportation a plus.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

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Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Job Location(s): Santa Cruz California