Sr. Logistics Associate I


  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Operations
  • Post Date: 06/07/2021
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  • Company Address: 406 Broadway Avenue Suite 369, Santa Monica, CA, 90401

About Bird

Bird's mission is to make cities more livable by reducing car usage, traffic, and carbon emissions.

Job Description

At Bird, we’re on a mission to make cities more livable by reducing traffic and carbon emissions with an affordable, convenient, and eco-friendly transportation option. We planted roots in Los Angeles, California. Now, our fleet of electric scooters is available to riders in cities around the world for short trips or the “last mile” of their journey. Bird has grown very rapidly in its first few years. We’ve provided tens of millions of rides to riders in over 100 cities around the globe - and we’re only just getting started.

The Sr. Logistics Associate will be responsible for coordination and routing inbound vehicles and spare parts to US and EMEA 3PLs from contract manufacturers in Asia, and ad hoc shipments originating from contract manufacturers in Asia. This position will be responsible for selecting new carriers, negotiating rates, and held accountable for budgetary spend, as well as the transactions necessary to track shipment movements within the ERP and internal tracking systems. Additional responsibilities include the completion of the required paperwork and documents for the inbound shipments.


  • Route/coordinate inbound shipments of vehicles and spare parts to US and EMEA 3PLs using the current list of logistics vendors
  • Manage relationships with freight forwarders and logistics vendors
  • Gather shipping data and input into DASH, NetSuite, KPI Dashboards
  • Coordinate ad hoc and special shipments as needed
  • Complete additional tasks and assignments as directed by the Sr. Supply Chain Manager position’s direct or indirect impact on the company


  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent 
  • 4+ years of logistics experience

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Ability to develop and implement new processes and workflows
  • Strong critical thinking skills
  • Decision-making in a fast-paced environment
  • Ability to collaborate with others as needed

Culture At Bird

We're an ambitious, smart, and open-minded group. Our employees are passionate about our mission, and eager to complete their work at the highest level. The office itself is up tempo and supportive, because we care about each other. People first, people. 

Perks up 

We want people to succeed at Bird, so we give our teams plenty of time off to relax and recharge. We also offer generous employer-paid healthcare coverage, on-demand doctor visits, childcare support, a pre-tax commuter account for mass transit or parking, a wellness stipend, and more. 

Bird is the world 

Bird stands for a culture of inclusion. We celebrate different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives —encouraging everyone to bring their authentic selves to work. We have a diverse environment that empowers our team to feel comfortable when they voice their opinions. For these reasons and more Bird is a proud equal employment opportunity employer. We welcome everyone regardless of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or genetics, and we are dedicated to providing an inclusive, open, and diverse work environment. 

Sound like a place you’d like to work? Sweet. Let’s chat.

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