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Sourcing Manager – Logistics

Sourcing Manager – Logistics

Direct Hire
   |   
Houston, TX
   |   November 11 2017

Description

We have an immediate direct hire opportunity with a global company. Your responsibilities will include:

-Developing and implementing strategies and tactics to effectively manage the sourcing of logistics services in order to maximize supplier performance (cost, quality, lead time)
-Managing a team of Sourcing and Supplier Management personnel
-Managing local transport programs, including transport network, customs and regulatory compliance, supplier development and performance programs
-Managing logistics costs and overall performance through identification of freight consolidation opportunities and root causes analysis of deviations, process improvement reviews, negotiation and administration of third party logistics contracts
-Implementing programs resulting in continuous improvement of service levels to the field organization
-Interfacing with internal and external customers, freight forwarders, Customs Clearing Agents, and customs representatives to ensure efficient, effective and repeatable service delivery
-Maintaining a close working relationship with business segments and distribution teams to ensure service delivery and support
-Building and maintaining an effective and lean logistics team, aiming at continuous growth of individual and team performance through training, support and motivation
-Identifying and work on total cost reduction initiatives
-Developing and managing processes for domestic distribution and Import/Export
-Developing and implementing shipping guidelines / process flows for all shipping lanes and on all modes of transportations
-Ensuring safe operations and technical integrity

Required Experience
Bachelor or Master Degree in Supply Chain
Minimum of 5 years’ experience in sourcing, preferred experience in Logistics
Leadership and management skills