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Logistics Manager, Transportation Management US in Grand Rapids at DSV

Date Posted: 5/22/2018

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Job Description

DSV - Global transport and logistics
In 1976, ten independent hauliers joined forces and founded DSV in Denmark. Since then, DSV has evolved to become the world's 5th largest supplier of global solutions within transport and logistics. Today, we add value to our customers' entire supply chain by transporting, storing, packaging, re-packaging, processing and clearing all types of goods. We work every day from our many offices in more than 80 countries to ensure a steady supply of goods to production lines, outlets, stores and consumers all over the world. Our reach is global yet our presence is local and close to our customers.  Read more at www.dsv.com 

Location: Grand Rapids, MI or Lawrenceville, GA
Job Posting Title: Supervisor, Logistics, Road US

SUMMARY

The Logistics Manager is be responsible for transportation operations for client’s plant/DC and/or group of plants. They will have operational and financial responsibility for their location(s), and will report to the Account Manager.
 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assists in developing project scope and timeline for assigned location(s).
  • Assists Account Manager & Implementation Mgr. in location startups.
  • Manages ongoing assigned projects.
  • Recruits and trains necessary on-site analysts, logistics technicians and assistants.
  • Reports on project progress and manages customer expectations.
  • Identifies and quantifies potential supply chain improvements.
  • Accepts complete accountability for financial performance, customer savings and satisfaction.
  • Develops report(s) that summarizes results, findings and recommendations and present same to management and customer.
  • Manages complex organizational issues involving customer’s various functional areas and multiple plant locations.
  • Achieves sufficient customer satisfaction to justify favorable reference and contract renewal.
  • Manages/works with a variety of supply chain sub-contractors and related relationships.
  • Presents to executive level leadership as needed.
  • Responsible for providing daily operational transportation management support to the customer while supporting the development of solutions to lower the customer’s future logistics costs.

OTHER DUTIES

  • Presentation of MBR’s, QBR’s (quarterly business reviews) to the customer.
  • Assists Account Manager in daily tasks for the account.
  • Ability and flexibility to travel as required.
  • Manages carrier relationships and expectations.
  • Performs other duties as required

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Recruits and trains on-site analyst, logistics technicians and assistants as needed
  • Manages and completes on time Personnel Assessments
  • Shares department account goals with the team and maintain assessments planning and development
  • Ability to hold oneself and others accountable.

MINIMUM REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

Education and/or Experience

  • College degree in Logistics, business or other related field or experience in lieu of education.
  • 3 years’ of experience in a Logistics Manager or related position.

SKILLS, KNOWLEDGE AND ABILITIES

Computer Skills

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • SAP experience helpful but not required.

Language Skills

  • English (reading, writing, and verbal)

Mathematical Skills

  • Intermediate

Other

  • Knowledgeable in various modes of transportation including but not limited to: LTL, truckload, flatbed, intermodal, rail, air and international

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear.  The employee uses computer and telephone equipment.  Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision.  Must be able to travel by plane and automobile.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

The physical demands and work environment characteristics described above are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

OTHER INFORMATION

May include some travel, up to 10%

DSV is an equal employment opportunity employer.  Candidates are considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, ancestry, veteran status, marital status, gender identify, sexual orientation, national origin, liability for military service, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.  If you require special assistance or accommodation while seeking employment with DSV, please contact Human Resources at hr@us.dsv.com. If you are interested in learning the status of your application, please note you will be contacted directly by the appropriate human resources contact person if you are selected for further consideration.  DSV reserves the right to defer or close a vacancy at any time. 


Nearest Major Market: Grand Rapids

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