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  • Logistics Continuous Improvement Manager

    Job Locations US-OH-Groveport
    Posted Date 1 month ago(2/14/2019 1:36 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-2549
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Logistics
  • Overview

    The Logistics Continuous Improvement Manager will partner with internal and external stakeholders and is responsible for identifying and leading transportation & logistics continuous improvement initiatives.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Understand how the LWTA transportation/logistics function supports the requirements and satisfaction of our customers and end consumers.
    • Identify and implement best practice strategies in support of our customer and end consumer requirements.  
    • Lead improvements in the transportation/logistics function through technology implementation, process development, service enhancements, and cost reduction strategies.
    • Conduct analysis and manage projects of varying complexity.
    • Develop, implement, and track service/performance metrics.
    • Train and coach our distribution and transportation team members for performance management and improvement.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor's degree, preferably in Logistics/Supply Chain Management with a minimum of 7 years’ experience in logistics, transportation, or supply chain management.
    • Experience with order fulfillment of durable consumer goods through both trade/retail and direct-to-consumer channels.
    • Knowledge and experience with multiple transportation modes including truckload, intermodal, LTL, and small package.
    • Experience managing logistics activities across multiple geographies (US/Canada/Mexico).
    • General understanding of various supply chain technologies, processes and standards including: EDI, Web Portals, ERP, TMS/WMS, Scorecards, Vendor Compliance, GS1/GDSN, Business Intelligence, etc.
    • Experience with SAP ECC 6.0 and/or SAP HANA.  
    • Experience with Transportation Management software (MercuryGate preferred).
    • Working knowledge of MS Office suite.    Must be proficient with spreadsheets and databases.
    • Excellent communication and organizational skills.
    • Able to travel up to 25% (as required)

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