Sourcing and Logistics/Freight Manager

Posted on Oct 11, 2019 by Tri-S Recruiters, Inc.

Lake In The Hills, IL 60156
Manufacturing
Immediate Start
$85k - $95k Annual
Full-Time

Exceptional opportunity with an outstanding, growing, global concern.

Responsible for helping to lead sourcing, supply chain, and strategic logistics activities across the organization. You will need to partner significantly with the various operations teams and others across the business to influence and drive critical outcomes on procurement projects.

Areas of focus will be:

Leading and driving bottom line impact through savings and margin improvement projects;

Managing cross-business unit Freight and Logistics strategy and projects to create additional value, efficiency, and savings;

Creating and maintaining analytics for cost improvement visibility and high levels of communication;

Working with the supply chain team to establish metrics and scorecards to show achievement. This position will report to the Director of Supply Chain.

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree

5+ years of progressive experience in global sourcing, procurement, or supply chain management.

Strong background in global freight and logistics solutions.

Heavy experience in ERP systems, as well as with the extraction, analysis, and presentation of system data.

Microsoft Office tools (Outlook, Excel, Word, Powerpoint) and Adobe Illustrator.

Ability and experience in working directly with factories and contract suppliers.

Knowledge of lean manufacturing concepts and methodologies.

Superior root cause problem solving skills.

Ability to travel up to 25%, including overseas

Experience in a regulated environment ++

Reference: 771546795

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