Job Title: Manager, Logistics Operations - Canada
Position Location: Mississauga, ON
Business Unit: North America (Supply Chain)
This position is responsible for the management and execution of truck logistics operational strategies. Individual will be responsible for realizing infrastructure and process improvements, developing performance metrics while driving core cost and service related initiatives. The scope includes Canada bulk and dry van truck, intermodal, rail, Agri and LTL modes. The goal is to utilize a metrics based approach to continuously improve all aspects of transportation services with an emphasis on minimizing cost and ensuring customer satisfaction while managing relationships with plants, customer service and sales. The group managed by this position will have the primary responsibility to manage carrier performance, order and operational execution. The position will act as the primary backup to Manager Logistics, Truck.
Reports To: Manager, Truck Logistics - Operations & Strategic Sourcing
Supervision: This position is responsible for the management of 6 direct reports that are remotely located.
Knowledge, Skills, and Requirements
At least 5 years of previous related work experience as well as people/team management experience with a proven track record of managing, mentoring, coaching, and developing high performing teams
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, or Technical Degree. If technical with relevant business experience. Master’s degree in business a plus.
Demonstrated ability to analyze complex business situations and problems, coordinate many complex activities/projects simultaneously and direct successful fact-based solutions.
Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively across functions to resolve issues
Strong business and financial acumen with ability to successfully to contribute to the budget and planning processes
Thorough knowledge of truck and intermodal, technology markets.
Proven knowledge of supplier profile cost optimization, negotiation, analytical, conflict resolution, collaboration, data processing and problem solving skills.
Demonstrated experience identifying improvement opportunities and leading teams to complete projects
Prior experience with Continuous Improvement methodologies such as Lean Six Sigma desired
Prior experience with Project Management and Change Management desired
Must be able to travel up to 20%.
Grade Level: G