FORTUNE 500 FOOD/CPG MANUFACTURING COMPANY
LOGISTICS OPTIMIZATION DIRECTOR
$200-240K PLUS BONUS, AND LTI
FULL RELOCATION AND EXCELLENT BENEFIT
The person is responsible to lead a high performing team, responsible to develop our US Strategic Roadmap, inclusive of Continuous Improvement programs, People Capabilities & Technology.
This role is responsible for connecting with cross functional teams throughout the supply chain to ensure good E2E decisions are being made & setting up programs to control a US budget of $800MM+. The Log Ops Development team is also responsible for utilizing IL6s methods to drive operational excellence across the logistics operations, eradicating losses and drive productivity initiatives. They are internally & externally focused looking for optimal supply chain solutions to deliver service and cost controls. The team collaborates & influences across all the functions within the organization to succeed.
This team is responsible for shape the strategy of logistics operations, developing partnerships internally & externally to deliver core metrics. They are the subject matter experts in the organization around US Distribution & Transportation processes, costs & ways of working.
•Collaborates across Supply Chain, Finance & Commercial teams to ensure distribution & transportation connectivity to ensure impacts of business decisions are fully understood
•Develop, monitor and educate the organization on key Logistics KPI metrics that will drive the best performance in the integrated supply chain.
•Jointly manage key Supplier Relationships with Logistics Operations & Procurement
•Lead the NA Logistics Technology Optimization team & roadmap, including the implementation of SAP eWM & Oracle Transportation’s future state
•Builds IL6s Capabilities for the Logistics function, along with standard SOP’s to eradicate Waste
•Bachelor’s Degree in a related field(logistics, operations, supply chain) and prefer an MBA
•10+ years of experience in Logistics and/or Supply Chain within an end to end Food or CPG manufacturing company
•Strong influencing & communication skills: Ability to lead both informal teams & direct staff.
•Strong strategic planning, logistics optimization, and innovation across supply chain
•Effective People Manager with a track record of developing & building high performing teams
•DSD & Warehouse experience – 3PL management
•Transportation & Negotiation experience
* Excellent background in implementation of lean six sigma, process improvements, cost saving initiatives across supply chain functions within a large progressive company(Unilever, Nestle, P&G, etc)
* Track record of excellence and success, with focus on results and cost savings/improvements
Third Party Logistics
Process Improvements (Business)