Manage Supply/Demand game plan to optimize freight while
insuring reliable delivery of product to end use blend
locations. Negotiate third party asset contracts to
insure ample coverage for game plan execution. Manage
scheduling group for proper plan execution to minimize
product outage situations.
Work with Business Development, Supply and Analytical
team to affect seamless delivery from production or
storage points to ultimate blend locations.
Meet with rail and truck carriers to discuss detail
needs for coming season. Negotiate acceptable rates for
transportation assets. Make sure all third party
providers comply with all state, federal and company
safety rules and regulations.
Present game plan to scheduling group. Work with
scheduling group to understand expectations and supply
arrangements for each unique demand geography. Monitor
daily fluctuations from plan and adjust accordingly.
Review and approve truck and rail freight, FSC,
throughput, demurrage, lease and detention charges.
Participate in internal discussions, planning sessions
and external meetings regarding truck and rail
regulations as required. Be involved with local, state
and federal officials and represent at regional and
Bachelor’s Degree in Transportation, Logistics,
Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management or a
Three to five years of transportation operations
experience of which at least two years were in a
supervisory capacity. Background with Class 1 Railroads
and Rail Car Leasing companies is desired.
Demonstrated experience in the negotiation and
administration of carrier contracts, transportation
service agreements, operating and maintenance
agreements. Customer service and effective
organizational, analytical and communications skills are
Proficiency in Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge
of Excel and other data base applications