Automation Specialist

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Our fast-growing Technology startup sennder Italia is in need of an outstanding talent to join our “Operations team” as Automation Specialist.

sennder Italia, with its HQ located in the heart of Milan, is changing the way people think about logistics. We revolutionize road freight logistics by making it simpler, quicker, and more cost-efficient to move Full Truck Loads across Europe. We offer the best option for moving freight even to the largest companies by providing a network of technology-connected trucking companies. Shippers get real-time GPS tracking on all shipments, and business analytics to improve their supply chain. You can learn more from us here. 

sennder Italia is a Joint Venture between sennder GmbH  and Poste Italiane. Our company matches the digital and innovative soul focus on technologies and optimisation of sennder GmbH with the expertise and know-how of the largest distribution network in Italy: Poste Italiane.

The Automation Specialist is here to create custom automation solutions, to simplify the daily work of our Operations Team. The role is based in our Milan office.

Your challenge will be:

  • Identifying processes suitable for automation in team’s daily work using Google Script;
  • Writing custom functions for Google Sheets;
  • Participating in operational assessments, process re-engineering efforts and logistics network design projects;
  • Performing  ad hoc analysis and hypothesis testing in support of ongoing projects and special requests;
  • Developing minimum viable products to increase automation and efficiency.

To get there you will need:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Industrial Engineering, related discipline or equivalent  work experience;
  • Experience with SQL and data queries in general;
  • Complete autonomy in the use of Google Script; 
  • Good knowledge of JavaScript, HTML and CSS languages;
  • Familiarity with G Suite (Google Sheets, Slides, Drive etc.);
  • Analytical, troubleshooting and development skills with excellent attention to detail; 
  • Industry experience, and knowledge in Logistics (will be a plus).

What we will be offering: 

  • Competitive Salary;
  • A part of an international company with office locations in 5 different countries;
  • Structured promotion process in order to give everyone the same chance to grow;
  • Structured regular feedback process enabling personal development;
  • Countless opportunities to connect within and outside of work with regular team events and trips, partnership events with other companies and local organizers.

At sennder Italia we evaluate commitment, team spirit, and your personal and professional development. Our mission is to offer our teams a diverse work environment by fostering a very friendly atmosphere and an energetic company culture. We enjoy to build and nourish long-lasting friendships across teams and often come together to plan fun events and activities.