Logistics Transportation Management Systems Program Manager



Santa Clara, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, January 23, 2024

NVIDIA is seeking a Logistics Business domain authority (SME) with business process background as well as hands-on experience building, maintaining, and continuous improvement of SAP S/4HANA Transportation Management Software. This fast-paced individual contributor role involves collaborating with internal teams, external partners, and technology vendors (both IT and business) to ensure the successful implementation, ongoing maintenance, and optimization of our TMS system, master data, and processes. This is an incredible opportunity to lead ground-breaking work within our Global Logistics Solutions Group!

What you'll be doing:

  • Logistics Program Manager will be accountable for maintaining, sustaining, and continuous improvement of NVIDIA’s global TMS software solution, including associated logistics & packaging master data and business processes

  • Proficiency and expertise in SAP TMS elements below:

    • Transportation planning - Routes & scheduling, strategy option carrier selection, freight orders, planning profiles, transportation units and proposals, load planning and consolidations, tendering

    • Transportation master data and configurations - business partners, transportation network, carrier profiles, trade lanes, default routes/route types, mode/methods of transport, transportation resources, schedules/schedule types, freight incompatibilities/constraints

    • Freight calculations, cost distribution coding, settlements/dispute management, and accruals - freight agreements, rate table and calculation sheets using various calculation methods/charge types, charge calculation customizing and assignments, inter/intra company billing/settlements

    • Strategic Freight Procurement - prepare and submit RFQ’s, evaluate responses, and optimize, select, and generate agreements

    • Event Management monitoring, automated exception resolution, and proactive alerting

  • Detailed understanding of building mixed product, layered and consolidated pallets & cartons, including building freight and package units to optimize space and costs

  • Accurate management of centralized logistics master data and documentation (rates, coding, packaging, dangerous goods, approval workflows) and integrity within systems and databases/reporting

  • Develop solutions for improved carton/pallet/container packaging configurations and ensure compliance by factories and distribution centers

  • Coordinate with internal team members and external partners to develop and document detailed business requirement documents and specifications for internal/external parties

  • Build and maintain process control documentation (functionalities and standard methodologies) to improve transportation efficiency and flow of logistics data in internal and external systems

  • Analyze and prepare transportation data/reports and presentations to provide insights and trends to optimize cycle times, costs, and processes

  • Understanding of logistics operational business processes associated with SAP TMS processes and how they align with the organization

  • Assist NV IT group in defining business needs/gaps and resolving system-related and/or master data enhancements/issues for TMS and connections with third-party logistics suppliers (e.g, API/EDI air freight, parcel and road carriers, command center, etc.), including performing and/or coordinating Business UAT testing

What we need to see:

  • 8+ years hands on experience in building and maintaining SAP S/4HANA TMS (with expertise in international air freight/parcel supplier integration and building mixed/consolidated product pallet shipping within TMS)

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

  • Participation in multiple global TMS SAP S/4HANA implementations, preferably leading projects from the business side

  • Apply formal project management skills and tools to effectively coordinate and lead efficient complex timely projects

  • Must be a meticulous collaborator with good organization and interpersonal/written communication skills.

  • Highly independent leader with regular interaction outside organizations

  • Join our dynamic work environment with ability to multi-task and prioritize projects/tasks

  • SAP GTS, EWM, and OTC knowledge a plus!

The base salary range is 112,000 USD - 184,000 USD. Your base salary will be determined based on your location, experience, and the pay of employees in similar positions.

You will also be eligible for equity and benefits. NVIDIA accepts applications on an ongoing basis.

NVIDIA is committed to fostering a diverse work environment and proud to be an equal opportunity employer. As we highly value diversity in our current and future employees, we do not discriminate (including in our hiring and promotion practices) on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status or any other characteristic protected by law.