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Senior Logistics Specialist

Agility Robotics

Agility Robotics

Salem, OR, USA
Posted on Saturday, April 27, 2024

Agility Robotics is a pioneer. Our robot, Digit, is the first to be sold into workplaces across the globe. Our team is differentiated by its expertise in imagining, engineering, and delivering robots with advanced mobility, dexterity, intelligence, and efficiency -- robots specifically designed to work alongside people, in spaces built for people. Every day, we break through engineering challenges and invent new solutions and capabilities that will one day make robots commonplace and approachable. This work is our passion and our responsibility: our mission is to make businesses more productive and people’s lives more fulfilling.

About the role:

The Senior Logistics Specialist is responsible for preparing outgoing shipments and receiving incoming shipments. Their duties include preparing both outgoing FGI and incoming parts for handling. Reviews incoming and outgoing shipment schedules to maintain productive operations and document damages to inventory. Prepares all required shipping documents and optimizes cost/quality/delivery through utilization of best carriers.

  • Manages the outbound and inbound of all products, materials, and supplies.
  • Remains current on logistics industry regulations and certifications, especially pertaining to lithium-ion batteries.
  • Collaborates and communicates with external parties, such as logistics providers and customer service representatives, to ensure success of shipping activities.
  • Investigates HTS codes and prepares pro-forma invoices for international shipments.
  • Tracks, traces, and updates the status of incoming and outgoing shipments.
  • Partner with commercial team members by handling shipping logistics for major projects and key customer accounts and engagements such as demos or trade shows.
  • Optimizes shipment modes for HR and IT deliveries to other sites and remote employees.
  • Support outsourced assemblers by actively engaging with buyers and production schedulers.
  • Promptly unloads trucks and deliveries, verifies goods received, records receipt for accounts payable and inventory management, and reports damages/discrepancies to appropriate parties.
  • Operates equipment such as forklifts and pallet jacks as needed.
  • Oversees a clean and organized shipping/receiving area.
  • Sets and tracks S&R annual expense budget, as well as managing inventory of shipping/receiving consumables such as labels packaging, and box cutters.
  • Supports other facilities and remote workers receiving, by handling ERP transactions and proper receipt recording for accounts payable.
  • Leads carrier and 3PL supplier selection and development for current and future operations.

Additional responsibilities:

  • Formulate and implement all processes related to shipping & receiving. This includes manuals, reference material, and operating procedures.
  • Responsible for accurate receiving data in MRP system and recognized subject matter expert on ERP processes related to S&R.
  • Provides backup support for inventory manager as needed.
  • Responsible for maintenance of critical shipping certifications and standards recognized by DOT and IATA for dangerous goods shipping.
  • Maintains forklift trainer certification.
  • Key member of site safety team and maintain first aid certification.
  • Operates on the safety committee by regularly attending meetings and engagements.
  • Develops and documents layout of future shipping & receiving areas.

About you:

  • Generally, 5 - 8 years of related experience in logistics or supply chain functions. Ideally a first level university degree or equivalent experience.
  • Strong understanding of logistics and procurement processes.
  • Knowledge of and experience with MRP systems.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and experience managing a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to share data and information via documents, spreadsheets, and other tools.
  • Ability to exercise independent judgement to solve complex issues.


  • Competitive Compensation Package
  • 100% Company Paid Disability, Life, Health, Dental & Vision Insurance (for AR employees)
  • Employer Matched Retirement Plan
  • Five Weeks of Paid Time Off Annually
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Employee Referral Bonus Program
  • Relocation Assistance (for certain roles)
  • Stock Options (for certain roles)
  • A culture that encourages flexible work schedules
  • A culture that embraces individuality and authenticity

Agility Robotics is committed to a work environment in which all individuals are treated with respect and dignity. Each individual has the right to work in a professional atmosphere that promotes equal employment opportunities and prohibits unlawful discriminatory practices, including harassment. Therefore, it is the policy of Agility Robotics to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, marital status, citizenship, national origin, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law. Agility Robotics prohibits any such discrimination or harassment.

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