$200K — $250K *
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The Sr. Director of Transportation & Logistics Planning will provide on-going analysis of processes, procedures, financial and cost data, and operational elements related to the company’s domestic supply chain. In addition, make strategic and tactical recommendations, based on the analyses, to enhance the flow of merchandise and information as well as identify cost saving opportunities. The position will also be responsible for preparing feasibility studies and assisting with the development and implementation of strategic initiatives and/or special projects.
This position will review and recommend initiatives designed to improve the domestic supply chain processes comprising of carriers, consolidators, pool distributors, domestic logistic operations, including cross dock service providers, and small package carriers.
Primary Logistics Planning contact person for domestic logistics operations (JCSC/Cross Dock Facilities)
Responsible for the planning and execution of product flows within the U.S. Supply Chain.
Partner with key business leaders to develop daily/weekly unloading plans for all U.S. facilities.
Develop strong partnerships with Logistics and Distribution Center Senior Management to develop and implement best practices to maximize efficiencies throughout the supply chain.
Negotiate and develop transportation resources on behalf of company.
Prepare feasibility studies and assist in the development and implementation of strategic initiatives, particularly as they pertain to domestic transportation.
Establish and maintain regular communications with internal customers to identify business requirements.
Communicate with existing and potential service providers to establish and maintain corporate level relationships
Investigate and develop system resources to improve productivity and information flow, optimize freight movement, and reduce transportation costs.
Use benchmarking (best practice) techniques with industry peers to identify best practice opportunities.
Review carrier contracts, policies and procedures, adjusting as necessary, to support changing requirements
Develop and present training material as needed to foster better cross-functional cooperation and understanding.
Visit current and potential service providers to review performance and investigate opportunities to enhance services and/or reduce costs.
Develop, council and coach all associates within the department.
Experience with companies recognized for their Transportation & Supply Chain leadership
Undergraduate degree required in Supply Chain, Logistics, Transportation or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
At least 10 years total Transportation/Supply Chain experience.
Strong knowledge of Supply Chain, Logistics and Distribution Center operations, technologies and systems.
CLM or similar logistics affiliation preferred.
Expert knowledge in a Microsoft Windows environment, proficiency in Microsoft Office suite, Supply Chain, Logistics and Distribution Center Operations and systems.
Financial and Business Acumen: Must possess strong financial acumen with strong knowledge of financial measurements and how to impact them. Ability to evaluate financial and business indicators and translate data into actionable information to drive results.
Problem Solving & Decision Quality: Able to use rigorous logic and methods to solve problems with effective solutions.
Relationship Management: Able to build constructive and effective relationships with a broad and diverse group of business partners.
Presentation Skills: Effective in a variety of presentation settings including one-on-one, small and large groups, and with peers and leadership.
Influencing and Negotiation: Can present ideas and directions that lead others to action. Utilize strong interpersonal skills to influence and gain commitment from key stakeholders within the Company.
Planning and Priority Setting: Demonstrate an ability to set objectives and goals and organize work appropriately to meet and exceed goals.
Process Management: Can identify and articulate the processes necessary to get things done efficiently and align resources effectively complete activities.
Change Management: Effectively and successfully lead and deliver change management and organizational adoption.
Organization: Possess strong organizational and time management skills and effectively lead others to timely planned goals and deliverables.
Communication: Demonstrate strong listening, written and oral communication skills. Maintain an open and constant dialogue to ensure merchandising strategies are aligned and that customer’s needs are met.
Valid through: 6/24/2021