Supply Chain
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Position Function:

This position oversees and gives support to the inbound, outbound and inter-plant transportation management operations for all manufacturing & distribution locations in North America.  


Position Responsibilities: 

  • Has overall responsibility of transportation for four business units within a shared services organization.
  • Directly responsible for development of transportation plan and financial performance to plan.
  • Manages direct and indirect reports across the network of plants.
  • Responsible for continuous improvement to how the company ships product to our customers.
  • Responsible to improve delivered quality to our customers.
  • Develops and manages cost reductions for each business unit annually.
  • Ability to communicate effectively to executive level in all matters relating to transportation.
  • Develop, monitor, and report KPI’s to measure performance of carriers, shipping, and financials.
  • Establishes process & procedure for satisfying customer requirements for effective delivery of finished product
  • Establishes process & procedure for the timely and efficient flow of inbound raw materials for manufacturing and distribution locations.
  • Selects mode & specific routings within each mode for each of the above described operations to accommodate the unique requirements of each.
  • Negotiates with all carriers as to rate levels, to ensure adequate transportation capacity and to establish and enforce service levels for each phase of transportation.
  • Supervises and coaches the transportation managers at each location and assists in solving problems which must be escalated above the local level.
  • Recommends and assists in the implementation of new practices and procedures to reduce cost and/or improve service at all locations.
  • Coordinates the efforts of all locations to achieve the maximum effective use of available transportation assets.
  • Sets policy for and monitors the performance of the several Dedicated Contract Carriers engaged in essential transportation services.
  • Gathers data and processes information to evaluate the cost of dedicated contract services and to fairly allocate those costs among the locations receiving the benefit of the service.
  • Coordinates the payment of all freight invoices with 3rd party audit & payment firms.
  • Assists all locations in documenting, filing, and recovering freight loss and damage claims.
  • Monitors freight payments for proper application of general ledger accounts.
  • Maintains knowledge of transportation and logistics industry trends, product innovations, and new product and services to provide better service to the customer while reducing cost to the organization. 
  • Is knowledgeable with all Federal laws and regulations governing shipper/carrier contracts and ensures that the organization is protected from any negative implications.
  • Understands the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations and develops policies and procedures to insure compliance with those regulations in all corporate locations.

Position Qualifications:

  • Proficient in MS Office applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Experience in managing dedicated fleets
  • Knowledge of DOT regulations
  • Strong supply chain and logistics knowledge and familiarity with general manufacturing, warehousing, and distribution flow and operation 
  • Ability to develop new vendor relationships 
  • Strong business acumen and analytical skills 
  • Ability to influence members of cross functional teams, strong negotiation skills 
  • Self-motivated and results oriented 
  • Experience in industry trends and best practices for carrier and 3PL environments. Must have experience in procuring (purchasing) freight, and leading / driving freight bids across national accounts, as well as execution of warehouse 3PL sourcing and governance. 
  • Oracle and OTM experience a plus.
  • This role may require up to 25% travel.


  • BS or BA in operations or other transportation related field

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