OVERVIEW Global manufacturer and essential business creating high end packaging products for the commercial, military and consumer industries seeks a Global Logistics Manager to join their team! This is a new role due to growth and expansion. The Global Logistic Manager will be responsible for developing global strategies and executing plans for transportation, freight consolidation, freight forwarding programs and trade compliance. Expertise in global logistics, global fulfillment and reverse logistics operations, and talent development.
DAY IN A LIFE
Develop and manage the transportation systems for all products shipping globally for all inbound and outbound freight operations.
Establish and manage the Request for Proposal (RFP) process for global ocean, air, forwarding and courier contracts.
Assists in bidding out local ground/LTL/TL contracts.
Manage the performance of international carriers and logistics intermediaries.
Monitor, measure and report on global transportation and customs spend.
Develop logistics and customs compliance strategies and processes
Provides plan for strategic initiatives and actionable insights.
Works across departmental lines to leverage, motivate and set leadership direction for direct reports and non-reports.
Establish, communicate and implement long-term goals for the department in order to promote cost-effectiveness and efficiency.
Maintain company budget and streamline cost.
Provide training, coaching and mentoring to direct reports and proactively monitor performance.
WHAT YOU BRING
7 year’s experience in global transportation and global operations.
5 plus years’ experience in a leadership role in a corporate Logistics Operations organization.
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Operations, or related field.
International supply chain processes, carriers, third party logistics companies, forwarders, couriers, and transportation performance measures.
Responsible for Global Export/Import Compliance, CTPAT program preferred.
Strong negotiation, cost management and vendor management skills.