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Logistics Manager, Truckload Operations

Industry

Industrial Manufacturing

Company Location

Marietta, GA

Work Location

Hybrid

Overview

Position Overview

Logistics Manager, Truckload Operations leads a transportation team that is responsible for day-to-day management and oversight of truckload operations including truck utilization, financial performance, service level execution, on-time departure, on-time arrival performance, and route configuration and management for Leviton North America. This role will work with Leviton site operations, truckload carriers, and 3PL facilities to ensure logistics services are executed to meet customer requirements and site-specific needs while maintaining financial performance. TMS (MercuryGate, Oracle OTM, McLeod Etc.) and supervisor experience is required.

 

This role is hybrid and can be located in Marietta, GA or Melville, NY.

Responsibilities

Essential Functions

· Select truckload carriers for transportation and negotiate rates and contracts with carriers.

· Direct truckload operations to deliver financial goals while maintaining service.

· Manage a team (3) that drives on-time delivery to customer and Leviton locations via dedicated and common carrier truckloads.

· Develop plans and strategies to optimize routes and build efficiencies while maintaining cost components

· Direct transload operations and ensure available capacity; source carrier and warehouse capacity to support domestic portion of China container imports.

· Recommend and drive best-practice technical solutions for common carrier truckload, fleet, and transload operations; leverage systems to reduce non-value-added work and drive continuous improvement.

· Work on assigned projects to meet overall objectives of the Leviton North America supply chain

Qualifications

Education

· BS in supply chain, business, engineering, or related field is required

 

Experience

· 5+ years relevant experience managing domestic transportation operations

· 3 + years of supervisory or managerial experience

· Experience with truckload freight procurement

· Experience managing transportation operations or planning using a Transportation Management System (TMS). 

· Must have experience utilizing TMS (MercuryGate, Oracle OTM, McLeod, etc)

· Proven record of continuous improvement in Logistics operations

 

Skills

· Strong project and people leadership skills

· Strong verbal / presentation and written communication skills

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Travel 25%

 



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