Logistics Specialist - Remote
DriveTime Needs a Logistics Specialist
Headquartered in Tempe, Arizona, DriveTime is the largest privately owned used car sales and finance company in the country. With more than 140 dealerships, 3 operations centers and 15 reconditioning centers across the nation, our 4,000+ employees are focused on getting the right customer in the right car, at the right terms. With over 25 years of industry experience, and our dedication to streamlining the purchase process, we're redefining what it means to buy and finance a used car.
As focused as we are on our customer, we take that same focus on finding the right talent for the right opportunities within our organization. Across the nation, from our Home Office and operations centers to our retail locations and reconditioning centers, we are looking for talented individuals like yourself to join our ever-growing team!
That’s Nice, But What’s the Job?
In short, Logistic Specialists are responsible for managing their assigned markets. Specifically, Specialists build and manage their own vendor network, prioritize competing objectives, arrange, and dispatch over 35,000 moves per year. Annually, each Specialist will manage inventory valued over $120 million.
In long, the Logistics Specialist is responsible for:
Manage day to day responsibilities while managing costs, time efficiencies, and delivering a high-level of customer service to both internal and external customers
Exhibit sound logic and problem-solving skills in day-to-day tasks
Dispatcher for inbound, outbound, and reverse inventory moves
Coordinate and follow up on all transportation requests to ensure service level agreements are met.
Enforce standards with DriveTime’s preferred carriers
Serve as the liaison between DriveTime’s internal partners and carriers.
Manages assigned Transport VivaDesk Tickets
Utilize a variety of software for tracking progress, maintaining records and performing research.
Research and update leadership on aged allocations (outbound inventory)
Communicate effectively in person, phone, and email
So What Kind of Folks Are We Looking for?
Excellent verbal and written communication skills. The ability to talk and write with confidence, charisma, and competence for a wide variety of audiences including management.
Agile in a fast-past environment. We move, and we move quickly. Thriving in an environment that never stops, is a must.
A mind for the details. Okay we know "detail-oriented" is on about every job description - but we really mean it!
Plays well with others. You will be working in a high-functioning team environment. We work together to win together.
Timely. We don’t believe in being "fashionably late". You’ll need to adhere to regular and predictable attendance.
Organization and time management skills in spades. You’ll be handling multiple projects and deadlines that will require you to prioritize then re-prioritize then re-prioritize again.
Passionate and goal oriented. We are looking for someone that is enthusiastic about their work and is passionate about not only meeting their goals but exceeding them.
High School Degree required. Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience preferred.
Strong communication and negotiation skills are required to build and maintain business relationships.
Strong background in business processes, decision making, and working in a result-driven environment.
Strong Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) skills.
So What About the Perks? Perks matter.
Medical, Dental and Vision. DriveTime pays a nice chunk of your premiums to keep the cost as low as possible for our employees.
11 days of PTO and 8 paid Holidays. Because who doesn’t love time off?
Benefits like 401(k), company paid life insurance, short and long-term disability.
Casual Dress. Come dressed in jeans (you’ll fit right in with the rest of us).
Game Room. Gimme a break - no, not a Kit Kat ad but we do have a ping-pong table, pool table and Virtual Reality if you ever need a break in your day.
Wellness Program and In-House Gym. We want our employees to be the best versions of themselves. That’s why we offer a Wellness Program that includes an in-house gym, B12 shots, teeth cleanings, biometric screenings and much more!
Growth opportunities. DriveTime takes a lot of pride in promoting from within. We have spent the last 14 years growing our team members and taking them on the path to owning their careers!
Competitive pay. This position pays $20.00 with quarterly bonus. Come grow with us!
And when it comes to hiring, we don't just look for the right person for the job, we seek out the right person for DriveTime. Buckle up for plenty of opportunities to grow in a professional, fun, and high-energy environment!