Inbound Transportation Manager
Supply Chain
Full Time
Charlotte, Nc
2019-02-28

The Manager of Inbound Transportation is responsible for all aspects of inbound transportation, including management of the international transportation team and all domestic transportation.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Management of full-time and temporary employees both onsite and remote.
  • Manage Annual Inbound Transportation Budget totaling >$100M.
  • Build and maintain collaborative and supportive relationships with carrier partners.
  • Develop programs and procedures to reduce transportation costs and improve on-time delivery performance. Analyze alternate transportation solutions in an effort to provide a cost-effective transportation model.
  • Manage the logistics function for inbound shipments, coordinating with factories and forwarders to ensure the efficient movement of goods from origin to destination.
  • Act as subject matter expert on the topic of logistics for product lines to help determine landed cost analysis as well as new business feasibility.
  • Responsible for data accuracy within inbound freight system.
  • Manage day to day activities of 3PL transportation service provider.
  • Liaison with Sourcing and Order Management teams to understand forecasts and ensure correct customer invoicing.
  • Liaison with Outbound Transportation Manager to ensure connectivity to reduce costs and maintain or improve service.
  • Responsible for management reporting on delivery on-time (DOT) and premium costs.
  • Manage contracted carrier MQCs and help resolve service issues.
  • Work with Global Logistics to organize data for new contract negotiations.

Minimum Qualification

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Six Sigma or Lean Experience preferred
  • 5+ years’ experience in a supply chain or engineering function required
  • 3PL experience preferred
  • Experience managing direct reports

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

  • A passionate, high energy leader who is able to motivate the team and influence others in order to deliver results
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to manage multiple projects with both strategic and tactical responsibility
  • Superior interpersonal skills; strong verbal and written communications and presentation skills
  • Strong analytical skills, high level of accuracy and demonstrated skills at extracting data from multiple sources and consolidating into management-friendly information that can contribute to solid decision making
  • Intermediate computer skills (Excel, Access, Word, JDE, SAP)
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously