$200K — $250K *
FIJI Water Company LLC
FIJI Water sells a portfolio of world class products such as FIJI Water, Justin Wines and Landmark Wines. FIJI Water is the #1 imported bottled water brand and the top selling premium bottled water in the United States. Justin Wines was selected as Wine Enthusiast's 2015 American Winery of the Year and is located in Paso Robles, CA. Landmark wines is located in Sonoma, CA. The company is headquartered in Los Angeles, CA.
The entire FIJI Water product portfolio has experienced double digit growth over the last three years. This has brought with it the challenge of keeping operations up with the rapid growth. In addition, we recently decided to transform the way FIJI Water delivers product to consumers. Instead of the historical delivery to distributors who then perform direct store replenishment, FIJI has recently converted to deliver directly to retailers.
A Day In the Life at FIJI Water:
The Director of Transportation will be responsible for transforming our transportation operations to meet on time, in full, damage free delivery expectations of our retailers. This will involve developing close relations with both our customers and our transportation providers.
This position reports directly to the Associate VP of Logistics and will be based in Tucson, AZ where our logistics hub resides. The Director of Transportation, the Director of Distribution and the Director of Customer Service will work in conjunction under the Associate Vice President of Logistics to re-envision how we establish close partnerships with our retailers to deliver world class products and services.
Key areas of responsibility:
Build out a world class transportation network in a retailer centric environment for both water and wine supply chains.
Exceed customer expectations by delivering product on time, in full with no damage.
Manage relationships with counterparts at our retailers and negotiate win/win synergies
Oversee customs broker, ensure timely release of containers and address any port-related issues impacting container inbounding.
Establish and Monitor carrier compliance to performance targets
Manage team to tender loads based on carrier management strategy
Work closely with the Director of Distribution to organize inbound drayage into our 3PL warehouses and outbound trucking from our 3PLs to customer warehouses.
Evaluate total cost to deliver (including lumper fees, customer appt/delivery requirements) vs pick up opportunities with customers' logistics teams
Develop strategy for LTL vs TL usage
Monitor the status of deliveries. Quickly develop contingency plans as necessary to minimize delays.
Configure Oracle TMS to provide automated delivery status and self-invoicing potential for both LTL and TL loads.
Lead the Transportation team to achieve business goals in support of expected double digit growth. Foster positive relationships and close collaborations with internal and external stakeholders.
Your contribution to FIJI Water:
BA/BS in logistics transportation and or distribution, supply chain or equivalent course of study
Must have 8-10 years of experience working in food transportation
Attention to details
Ability to meet time sensitive deadlines
Ability to collect, observe, monitor and record data
Manage and maintain functional transportation groups
Effect communication/articulation across phone, email, or in person
Ability to balance multiple tasks and deliver in a timely fashion
Ability to navigate and collaborate cross -- functionally with groups or individuals to accomplish specific goals
Complete understanding of the relative changes in the markets regionally and intonationally.
Flexibility to work long hours/after hours, nights, and or weekends
Have a working knowledge of different transportation modes to move refrigerated and fresh product around the world
Ability to travel
Having training/certification in Lean Logistics or other Continuous Improvement skills is a plus
Accounting Background is helpful
Wonderful's dedication to you:
Competitive benefits package including Medical (including 24/7 online access to a physician), Vision, Dental and 401k with match eligibility
Opportunities for development and internal mobility
Manager and leadership training, biweekly L&OD webinars, and eLearning offerings
Companywide problem solving and continuous improvement training
Wonderful Giving (com) - allowing you to donate company money to a cause of your choice
Company focus on wellness and health including virtual yoga and mindful meditation classes
Valid through: 7/6/2021