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Distribution Specialist

Product Management, Product

At Uber, we ignite opportunity by setting the world in motion. We take on big problems to help drivers, riders, delivery partners, and eaters get moving in more than 600 cities around the world.


We welcome people from all backgrounds who seek the opportunity to help build a future where everyone and everything can move independently. If you have the curiosity, passion, and collaborative spirit, work with us, and let’s move the world forward, together.

About the Role


The Distribution Specialist is responsible for all day to day vendor coordination at the local Distribution Hub(s) in their region of responsibility. This role will work closely with several Uber teams including, but not limited to IT-ENG, Uber Eats, Uber Rides and NeMo. 


The role requires an understanding of distribution management and warehouse operations. The successful candidate will be a well-rounded distribution specialist with distribution and inventory management knowledge, world-class communication skills and ability to resolve ambiguity. 

What You’ll Do


  • Coordinate daily activities daily activities of local distribution channels for multiple business units at Uber
  • Engage 3PL vendors to manage their order prioritization, resource allocation, and inventory management 
  • Internally engage with Uber teams, to support their distribution and inventory management needs
  • Review vendor quality control measures and report discrepancies to Global Distribution Manager
  • Monitor performance metrics requirements
  • Execute contingency plans to provide services in emergency and “out of scope” situations
  • Monitor vendor compliance and notify Global Distribution Manager of potential violations


What You’ll Need


  • Undergraduate degree 
  • 2+ years working in distribution and/or contract logistics 
  • Demonstrated experience working in distribution 
  • Strong attention to detail and diligence to ensure that all action items receive appropriate follow-up
  • Willingness and ability to try new things and innovate and improve existing processes and projects
  • Extremely effective communication skills covering both written and verbal communication with a wide variety of audiences


Bonus Points If/For


  • Contract Logistics Experience
  • Oracle ERP experience
  • Multi-language capability


About the Team


Logistics team is focused on supporting the extended Uber teams and supporting them as they transform business ideas into agile, global solutions. The team is made up of a diverse team of experts in logistics, warehousing, and distribution located across the globe.

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