SWAT Specialist, Remote

Linden, USA
Supply Chain/Logistics Operations
Last application date


The SWAT Specialist is responsible for translating business requirements into new features in the Maersk Warehouse and Distribution systems. You will ensure the operating procedures are aligned with any changes with an aim to ensure we meet customer and compliance requirements.

We offer

As a company, we promote a culture of honesty and integrity, and value the trust it allows us to build with customers and employees alike. Our focus on our people is what sets us apart and keeps our customers coming back to work with us!

If you are seeking to be a part of a family, this is the place for you!

Performance Team and Damco Distribution, now part of the Maersk global organization under a combined Warehousing & Distribution division, offer third party logistics services to over 500 customers. Encompassing almost 15 million square feet of warehousing capacity throughout the country and a large transportation segment capturing a variety of services, we have key supply chain hubs in the Los Angeles and New Jersey/New York areas, and other facilities along the Western & Eastern coasts along with multiple locations in the Midwest. Delivering significant sales and profitability growth, we will drive the Inland Logistics and Services business for the combined US business units for Maersk.

Key responsibilities

• Drive warehouse and distribution community agenda
• Own cross-dock, transload, yard management, and transportation systems and business processes
• Define and own our E2E business processes
• Drives standardization and centralization of business and system processes
• Support the development of new (digital) products
• Ensure the operational platform remains up to date based on required improvements
• Assess business and customer needs to determine system requirements
• Collaborate with operations and IT to configure systems to meet business needs and requirements
• Prioritize, plan, test, and implement new system release and developments
• Support the business during go-live events for new business and/or systems
• Provide system training and user support to all facilities in North America
• Ensure processes are properly documented, stored and shared to business unit through the creation of SOPs/IOPs
• Responsible for process governance and adherence to defined standard operating processes
• Other duties as needed to support the business
• Position is full-time and on-site

We are looking for

• Bachelor’s Degree preferred, not required
• Warehouse Distribution industry experience preferred, but not required
• Self-starter attitude
• Able to adapt quickly to changing tasks and priorities
• Minimum of 3 years Warehouse Management systems experience required; WebEC superuser preferred
• Minimum of 2 years Yard Management systems experience required; PINC and/or WhereNet superuser preferred
• Experience with Trinium Drayage management system a plus
• Experience with JIRA a plus
• Understanding of project management methodologies such as agile, a plus
• Strong conceptual abilities- able to translate complex issues into ideas and actions
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Ability to work independently as well as collaborate with a team
• Ability to perform well with time-sensitive tasks
• Proficient in Microsoft applications; Word, Excel, PowerPoint
• Must be able to travel up to 50%
You must be authorized to work for any employer in the US.

Local candidates only; no relocation assistance is provided.
We will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with all legal requirements. If you are interested in applying for employment with Damco Distribution Service, Inc. in the U.S. and need special assistance or an accommodation to use our website or to apply for a position, or if you need a reasonable accommodation to perform a job, please contact the Human Resources Department by calling 844-447-7878 or emailing WnDHRSupport@maersk.com. Determination on requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion and religious creed, age, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, physical and mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, pregnancy, military and veteran status, citizenship status, marital status, or any other basis protected by law.


Additional info

Ref. MA-322556
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A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world. For more information: https://www.maersk.com All the way.