Logistics Manager - Atlanta, GA
Oldcastle

Atlanta, Georgia

Posted in Building and Construction


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Job Info


Job ID: 478959

Leviat, a CRH company, is a global leader in lifting, insulating and connecting technology for the construction industry. The company employs nearly 3,000 diverse, talented employees at 60 locations globally. Leviat's engineered products and innovative construction solutions are used in a variety of market segments from residential, non-residential and infrastructure, enabling users to build better, stronger, safer, and faster. We stand together to REINVENT THE WAY OUR WORLD IS BUILT.

Job Summary

The Logistics Manager is responsible for leading the transportation and logistics functions for Leviat North America. In this role, you will be responsible and accountable for shipment distribution domestically and globally across various modes of transportation including TL, LTL, and inbound/outbound Ocean and Air Freight. This role manages all freight activities by determining and validating the most advantageous and economical methods of logistics shipping to meet customer expectations and achieve business goals. As a key member of the Supply Chain team, the incumbent will collaborate with internal manufacturing and planning groups, DC operations, customer service team, and key carrier and 3PL partners. Prior experience required managing carrier/3PL/forwarder relationships and driving KPIs to implement and support business strategies which result in year over year improvements in the cost and service of our logistics network. This role will report to the Director of Supply Chain.

Job Responsibilities

  • Lead all logistics and transportation activities supporting the North America business
  • Directly responsible for reducing transportation costs across the network
  • Define and implement standardized logistics and transportation processes
  • Drive continuous improvement by implementing/managing key performance indicators
  • Responsible for the improving customer service experience and managing service level metrics
  • Negotiate, contract, and manage carrier agreements for inbound and outbound shipments
  • Research and review new and existing transportation vendors; implement programs to reduce, replace and improve upon transportation costs
  • Develops, audits, and manages the budget to ensure efficient operations
  • Company representative for insurance claims when the claims involve company drivers or trucks leased by the company
  • Hold carriers and partners accountable for performance standards, work with plant and DC leaders to address service issues, carry out root cause investigations and determine corrective actions
  • Upgrade our communication approach, frequency, skills, and impact. Interact directly with business leaders to frequently communicate the status of key issues and initiatives

Education/Experience

  • Associates/Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in business, supply chain, logistics or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years direct experience in a transportation/logistics arena; including experience utilizing transportation management software systems and network design
  • Experience establishing business processes and managing performance

Knowledge/Skill Requirements

  • Proven record of logistics cost management across the supply chain
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to maintain a wide range of multi-site relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to effectively define, drive, and manage change
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, comfortable and competent managing conflict
  • Demonstrated ability to get positive results through influence, persuasion, leadership, presentations, training, and group facilitation skills
  • TMS and ERP systems experience
  • Strong negotiating skills and familiarity with logistics contracts
  • Strong problem-solving ability supported by analytical skills
  • Ability to plan and achieve long-term goals
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Ability to travel up to 25%

What CRH Offers You

  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs
  • A diverse and inclusive culture that values opportunity for growth, development, and internal promotion

About CRH

CRH has a long and proud heritage. We are a collection of hundreds of family businesses, regional companies and large enterprises that together form the CRH family. CRH operates in a decentralized, diversified structure that allows you to work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of large international organization.

If you're up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our official employment application. Please complete your online profile and it will be sent to the hiring manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest!

Leviat, a CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

EOE/Vet/Disability--If you want to know more, please click on this link.

Date: Jun 6, 2023

Nearest Major Market: Atlanta
Job Segment: Logistics, Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Construction, Manager, Operations, Engineering, Management


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