Logistics Services Manager

Verizon Communications   •  

Irving, TX

Industry: Government & Non-Profit


5 - 7 years

Posted 36 days ago

This job is no longer available.

What you'll be doing...
This position be responsible for all transportation activities related to Wireless Network. This includes transportation from our campuses to our transportation hubs and direct to job sites. Additionally, you will be responsible for the management of multiple carriers across multiple modes of transport as well as our transportation management provider. This includes the transport of material via small parcel, LTL, TL and Same Day delivery. You will have responsibilities to hit budget targets as well as hold the vendors accountable to meet SLA targets.
The position will evaluate the current transportation model and identify and implement strategies that that will decrease costs while meeting service level commitments. You will lead a team responsible for the analysis and implementation of cost containment initiatives and process improvements across our transportation network while considering the impact on inventory planning, warehouse operations, inbound receiving and end customers. You will need to lead cross functional matrix teams while implementing new projects. Additionally you will need to work closely with warehouse operations teams to ensure tight collaboration between the groups. Lastly, carrier and 3PL management is an integral part of the role which includes hosting quarterly on site reviews at each 3PL's site.
Responsibilities include:

  • Liaise with internal and external parties, as it relates to Transportation
  • Monitor, analyze and report on Key Performance Indicators
  • Establish and maintain reporting accuracy, consistency, and creation/distribution of scorecards, dashboards, and reports, as appropriate.
  • Produce and deliver reports to senior management to track productivity, quality and efficiency of carriers.
  • Lead and execute upon strategic initiatives for VZ Supply Chain.
  • Evaluate current transportation model and identify and implement strategies that that will decrease costs while meeting service level commitments.
  • Manage cross-functional working teams to effectively execute upon project plans.

What we're looking for...
You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor's degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience managing transportation operations.
  • Technical experience with Excel and PowerPoint.

Even better if you have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, or Business.
  • Ability to work independently and make business decisions.
  • Well organized, detail-oriented and able to manage multiple tasks.
  • Ability to prioritize projects, establish realistic timelines/milestones and achieve results.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including the ability to interact professionally and effectively with all levels of management including senior leaders.
  • Strong relationship management including peers, executives, internal/external customers, third party vendors, and various stakeholders.
  • Ability to produce accurate and timely information in a highly dynamic work environment with strong Customer Focus.
  • Analytical skills and ability to identify trends in data.
  • Job # 512982

When you join Verizon...
You'll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America's fastest and most reliable network, we're leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we're about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.
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