Reporting directly to the Director, Logistics Category Management, Purchasing and Network Optimization as a Logistics Process and BI Manager you will be responsible to develop and lead the execution of the process improvements, Business and Financial intelligence, and accounts payables of the corporate logistics function. This role will also be responsible for maintaining the database of cost savings initiatives, process improvement projects, and internal metrics around productivity and inflation. This role will report to the Director of Global Logistics and have 5 direct reports. The role will support roughly 250 manufacturing plants, Greater than $400M in spend, and over 6,000 unique trade lanes.
What you’ll be doing:
Lead the implementation and adoption of logistics systems globally to include an OTM implementation project in Europe, CASS rollout, acquisition integrations, and Qlik BI development.
Aid in the development of the logistics KPI’s and Metrics in order to drive cost management, capacity management, and vendor management.
Provide leadership to the organization on logistics processes and the tools used to manage those processes.
Assist in developing the long-term strategy for the logistics department to include the logistics strategy in Europe driving a culture of collaboration, thought leadership, and personal development.
Drive the continuous improvement mindset by learning, presenting, and driving the implementation of emerging technologies such as RPA and API connectivity.
Act as the primary liaison between the Logistics Organization and the IT organization.
Partner with Transportation Operations, Logistics Sourcing, and various stakeholders across multiple business units to provide cross functional support and drive logistics process improvements.
Manage the relationships with external consultants, contractors, and vendors as appropriate.
We’d love to hear from you if:
Bachelor’s Degree in Finance/Accounting, Supply Chain/Logistics, Business Information Systems, or relevant business discipline, Master’s/MBA preferred.
Minimum of 10 years of experience with preference given to Logistics/Transportation experience.
Strong knowledge and experience using an integrated transportation management system with a preference given to OTM.
Proven ability to lead and develop personnel, both directly and indirectly.
Ability to communicate cross functionally and all levels in an organization.
Strong business acumen with a strong understanding of accounting and finance principles.
Ability to work independently on concurrent project.
Knowledgeable in the development of BI platforms and experienced in data analytics/data mining and MS applications.
Experience with transportation/logistics/supply chain analytics strongly preferred