Senior Logistics Manager
Our client a leading MNC located in Galway is recruiting for a Senior Logistics Manager to join their team. This role is commutable from Mayo and Clare too. In this role, you will lead the global logistics operations and execution for warehousing and transportation modes driving cross-business unit synergies and cross-division synergies to optimize customer service and rates. Additionally, the role will lead the development and delivery of savings driven by efficiencies and other value creation opportunities.
Responsible for Logistics strategy and execution with primary emphasis on global transportation
Responsible for meeting and exceeding customer expectations as measured by KPIs.
Immediate opportunity to lead development and execution for global covid test portfolio customer fulfilment
Post COVID-19 cross BU logistics strategy development with a focus on synergy development
Leads strategic sourcing process including quantitative data-driven analysis, marketplace benchmarking, developing comprehensive feedback to influence and drive desired outcome resulting in division value.
Builds contingency plans to accommodate logistics delays
Builds and develops strategic supplier relationships in order to influence and deliver results for key division initiatives and operational outcomes especially during times of urgent customer demands
Proactively identifies and leads efficiency opportunities from initiation through execution including positively influencing key stakeholders for alignment and support. Opportunities result in organizational value including improved customer service, additional provider services and/or cost savings.
Ability to independently problem-solve leveraging data analytics, present recommendation to key stakeholders and align on path forward
Delivers annual logistics savings goal aligned with BUs through identification, development and execution of savings, efficiency opportunities, cost avoidance etc. Leads contingency plan development in the event a gap to goal is identified.
Executes and contributes to identification and development of strategic logistics opportunities and operational efficiencies to create "win-win" for the company and strategic providers.
Supports the commitment of company funds for logistics services
Lead for specific global, regional and local providers and responsible for leading partnership development
Lead for division supply chain operations leaders collaborating to resolve operational issues with providers
Develops comprehensive logistics category knowledge. Strong working knowledge of operations.
Builds and maintains a multi-functional network of stakeholders (upstream, downstream, and peer) in order to ensure that any strategy supports the needs of the business, and to facilitate initial buy-in, ongoing engagement, and support for execution of the global strategy at all levels.Requirements
Bachelor's Degree preferably in Supply Chain or Business
Minimum 8 - 10 years' experience in logistics or other related supply chain field.
Emphasis in transportation freight forwarding and over-the-road transportation modes
Strategic sourcing experience including negotiation leadership to drive efficiency, value and savings
Strong data analytics skills and the ability to leverage data to support recommendation for key initiatives
Experience and creativity to assess a situation and find solutions that are aligned with leadership direction and expected outcomes.
Mastery of excel including proficiency in excel macros. Complex excel analysis required.
Proficient communication skills; verbal and written for recommendations and presentations
Strong project management skills
Strong initiative, work ethic and problem-solving skills
Experience and ability to network through matrixed organization across multiple management levels
Ability to get things done in a complex environment, using good judgement to make well-reasoned decisions, even with less than perfect information. Acts with a sense of urgency, and willingly takes on tactical roles as necessary to achieve objectives.
Ability to identify a problem, work with the extended team to frame it, determine root cause, drive to potential solutions, build and present a business case, and communicate effectively to leadership to garner support
Experience with Lean and/or Six Sigma manufacturing concepts a plus.
Drive and deliver results
Cross BU, cross-functional and provider teamwork and collaboration
Initiative, responsiveness and proactivity to meet and exceed customer expectations For more information on this Senior Logistics Manager role in Galway please contact Helga Reeves on (phone number removed)
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