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Transportation & Logistics Specialist



6 River Systems



Waltham, MA, US


We are looking for a Transportation & Logistics Specialist to build and facilitate the supply chain operations of our company. This individual will coordinate personnel, processes, and parts to support new customer deployments and field service activity. The ideal candidate should have great attention to detail and a customer-oriented approach.


Key Responsibilities

Manage the Return Material Authorization (RMA) process and coordinate activity between deployment, field service, manufacturing, hardware, and our contract manufacturing partner

Develop and manage “hot swap” process for our robots

Support the field service team ensuring they have the right parts and spares to reduce robot downtime

Coordinate with freight services companies for on-time shipment delivery. Negotiate pricing agreements with UPS, FedEx, and LTL services

Coordinate and track supply chain operations between our contract manufacturer, third-party warehouse, and customer sites

Analyze, track and report spare parts inventory at customer sites

Supervise orders and arrange safety stock levels

Develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for logistics activities

Nice to Have


Experience developing or using logistics IT tools to optimize and streamline procedures

Able to create and track KPIs across different logistic and supply chain functions

Able to implement process improvement by conducting root-cause analysis

Experience creating manufacturing reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data

Planning experience including participation in SIOP (Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning)



BSc/BA in manufacturing, supply chain management or relevant field. 1-2 years of professional experience

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Experience in a customer facing role

Strong team player who works hard towards reaching team goals. Outstanding organizational and coordination abilities

Demonstrated strong desire to develop professionally

Computer-savvy with a working knowledge of ERP systems. Advanced use of excel

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