National Transportation Manager
Nestle Waters North America - Allentown, PA

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We are currently seeking a National Transportation Manager to be located in our Breiningsville (Allentown), PA location with our Corporate Logistics Team. Key responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

Facilitates national alignment on transportation practices and monitors transportation performance nationally.
Reviews regional and plant metrics in transportation on an ongoing basis and coaches Regional Managers for improvement
Participates in the annual budgeting process for transportation costs and monitors monthly performance against plan
Provides support to Key Sales Account Business Leaders, regarding all transport related issues/ideas, i.e. CPU
Maintains ongoing focus on carrier capacity and transport rates to optimize costs and ensure customer delivery metrics
Builds relationships with our sister companies NUSA and Purina, to take advantage of any synergies, share ideas/best practices and benchmark internal and industry issues
Leads or participates in current and future key project initiatives, including a TMS upgrade
Proactively keep NWNA personnel informed of transport industry issues, challenges & trends and facilitates strategies and responses at the National and Regional level

Key Qualifications Include:
Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or related field
10 years of progressive experience in transportation and warehousing, manufacturing experience preferred.
Prior experience leading others, working with carriers and negotiating rates
Food & beverage or consumer products industry experience preferred
Highly developed customer focus and vendor management skills
Demonstrated project management skills driving improvements on cross functional, cross location initiatives
Strong computer skills (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, SAP and TMS) needed
Ability to use data for root cause and trend analysis
Highly developed communication, interpersonal, and relationship building skills
Demonstrated ability to effectively interact with various internal and external contacts and influence others to drive change
Up to 35% domestic overnight travel for region reviews and customer & carrier visits
This is a tremendous opportunity! We offer competitive pay based on education, experience, and other qualifications. This position is eligible for bonus and relocation assistance. Nestle Waters North America offers comprehensive benefits including medical, prescription, dental, vision, flex, life, disability, EAP, 401(k) with match, profit sharing, tuition reimbursement, paid vacation, and more!

Nestle Waters North America is the nation’s leading bottled water company, offering consumers a variety of portable, calorie-free bottled waters, including Deer Park and other natural spring water brands; Nestle Pure Life, a nationally distributed purified bottled water; and international brands, S. Pellegrino, Perrier and Acqua Panna. Most recently, the company has added a refreshing line of ready-to-drink iced teas. Nestle Waters North America is committed to creating shared value for society. It does so through healthy hydration, jobs and benefits to communities where it operates, and environmental stewardship, most notably responsible water management, lightweight packaging and advancing recycling in America.

Putting safety and quality first as we deliver the right product, to the right customer, on time, every time is what we do every day in our operations. Our competitive differentiator is our people who make it happen! Our Supply Chain organization is recognized as best in class in safety, quality, production, packaging, labor, warehouse productivity, payload, and order fill rate. We also lead the way in sustainability with the smallest environmental footprint in the beverage category. As we pursue TPM, we expect to further enable our people to drive excellence in all areas.

For company news and information, please visit www.nestlewatersnorthamerica.com. You can find us on Facebook under Nestle Waters North America Careers, on LinkedIn at Nestle Waters North America and Twitter @NestleWatersJob.

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Nestle Waters North America (NWNA) is the largest bottled water company in the United States, distributing 7 of the top 10 brands in North...