Mgr Logistics - Supply Chain Development
Home Depot - Atlanta, GA

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Position Purpose

Develops, implements, and monitors all logistics management activities required for the timely and efficient transportation and distribution of products.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Develops solutions that leverage the Company' s volumes, systems and partnerships while providing consistently high levels of customer service in a cost-effective manner.
  • Identifies and prioritizes logistics needs and communicates recommendations to upper management in order to achieve efficient product distribution.
  • Provides data and recommendations on product tracking, route analysis, rerouting, costing and usage alternatives.
  • Advises IS and system users in the development and implementation of logistics systems improvements and changes.
  • Responds to Requests for Information (RFI) from potential software vendors.
  • Tests vendor software packages to identify potential shortcomings; ascertains vendors' ability to customize products to Home Depot specifications.

    Nature and Scope

  • Reports to Sr. Manager, Director Sr. Director or VP
  • Typically requires interpersonal skills for dealing with sensitive or controversial situations.
  • Typically faces situations that are unstructured and require original approaches.
  • Typically considers new courses of action within broad policies and medium-term goals when solving problems.
  • Typically, once given general assignments, determines priorities and defines what should be done and how to do it.

    Environmental Job Requirements

    Under regular pressure to meet deadlines, quotas and/or must frequently deal with difficult issues related to people or situations.

    ESSENTIAL SKILLS

    Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be eighteen years of age
  • Must pass the Drug Test
  • Must pass the Background Check
  • Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable

    Education Required

    The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a bachelor's degree program or equivalent degree in a field of study related to the job.

    Years of Relevant Work Experience - 5

    Certificates/Licenses

    Physical Job Requirements

    Frequent periods are spent standing or sitting in the same location with some opportunity to move about; occasionally there may be a need to stoop or lift light objects (typically less than 8 pounds).

    Additional Qualifications

    Preferred Qualifications

    Excellent project management skills. Demonstrated abilty to perform financial analysis. Ability to ascertain and solve problems. Strong computer skills.
    Strong communication skills.

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