Job Listing Detail

Logistics Manager

Location: Charlotte, NC
Date: 9/5/2017

This is an international world class operation that is diversified and is manufacturing all over the world. They have US operations as well and are growing. They offer H/D/V as well as a 401K plan with a match. Relocation assistance will be provided.

The Logistics Manager is responsible for ensuring compliance & best practices are followed.

Responsibilities/Job Requirements:
• Transportation (Bulk, dry and liquid trucks, rail, dry vans market, railroad US, Canada & Mexico) rate negotiation, contracts, refunds, rebates, spot rates
• Ability to index comparisons, use annual network survey comparison and sales rate targets to fully understand cost structure
• Review and insure all agreed upon rates appear accurate with contract terms and conditions
• Continuously identify potential cost reduction opportunities
• Review fuel surcharge programs, railcar lease and fleet management for opportunity for efficiencies, optimization and reduction
• Identify internal controls that achieve control objectives, and evaluate effectiveness of programs and strategies
• Ensure benchmarking of best business and process practices across North American entities
• Responsible for capturing all cost increases and working with the commercial group to ensure these costs are identified, reviewed and consistent with agreements
• Ascertain key contacts within the transportation industry
• Optimization of company leased assets (trucks, railcars)
• Strong interpersonal and relationship building skills
• Good written and verbal communications
• Self-driven and ability to deliver results with limited supervision

Education Requirements:
• Bachelor Degree or higher in Logistics, Business Management or related field

Minimum Work Experience and Skills Required:
• Familiarity and experience with the railroads in the US, Canada, and Mexico and hand on experience with rail rate negotiations
• Familiarity and experience with the Bulk, dry and liquid, trucks market, its players and rate negotiations
• Familiarity and experience with Liquid Barge market, its players and rate negotiations
• Familiarity and experience with ocean liquid vessel market, its players and rate negotiations
• Familiarity and experience with dry vans market, its players and rate negotiations
• 7+ years of experience in similar role
• Experience with risk-based internal audits
• Ability to identify key business risks
• Knowledge of internal audit developments and corporate governance
• Proficiency in financial statements and commercial analysis
• Knowledge of commercial contracts/transactions
• Proficiency in computer applications and hands-on experience with SAP
• Estimated 25% travel

All Candidates must be able to provide work related references.

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.

 

Rush & Company is a full service Executive Search Firm that specializes in the Soft Goods industry. Included in this industry are the apparel, home furnishings and industrial markets. We work in the fiber, fabric and fashion industry with clients and candidates located all over the world

If you're a candidate and would like to submit your confidential resume, please use resumes@rushandcompany.com. We will contact you if your qualifications match any of our current job searches.

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