POSITION PURPOSE -
Transportation Management (60%) Utilizing carrier contracts/rates, manage the inbound and outbound
freight payment process. Directly manage relationship development with third party and transportation
suppliers to meet corporate service objectives. Manage the Hazardous Material Management Program to
ensure full compliance with CFR 49 requirements. Direct and lead carrier contract negotiations as required.
Oversee generation of monthly reports on freight expenditures and carrier delivery performance. Develop
and direct corrective action to meet corporate targets and goals. Direct staff to manage the Freight Claims
Process in accordance with all rules and requirements for filing transportation claims to minimize
cost/service impacts. Direct staff to provide daily investigation and resolution for misdirected shipments.
Identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities for optimizing delivery and cost efficiencies.
Direct staff to provide daily management for the import and export shipping process. Develop and direct
departmental personnel to perform transportation/logistics cost and transit analyses.
Direct development of new domestic and international programs to support continuous improvement and
corporate growth initiatives. Develop enhanced transportation programs to meet customer delivery
requirements. Identify opportunities for automating processes to create logistics efficiencies. Manage
corporate relationship with Home Depot's Transportation Department to identify leveraging opportunities.
Communication Represent the transportation department during communications/meetings with all internal
and external customers. Manage the special shipping processes for all internal departments as needed.
Serve as the lead contact with customers, sales, distribution operations, and carriers for all international and
domestic shipping. Provide regular performance feedback and direction to all transportation analysts to
support their growth and development. Conduct weekly department meetings to gather status updates on
current projects and provide direction/visibility to new initiatives. Communicate transportation related
process changes to all corporate and field personnel as needed. Provide recommendations for continuous
improvement in relation to current and proposed logistics'processes.
Must be eighteen years of age
Must pass the Drug Test
Must pass the Background Check
Must pass pre-employment tests if applicable
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
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).
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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