Transportation Manager

Location: Westlake, OH, United States
SUMMARY:
This position is responsible for managing the planning and administration of integrated logistics strategies and processes. Ensures that customer support requirements and objectives are achieved within budgets and schedules to meet marketing and financial objectives. Ensures superior execution and continuous improvement of standard logistics processes. Builds relationships with strategic customers through logistic initiatives. 
  • 60-70K base salary plus bonus
  • 1st & 2nd shift available
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Manage the planning of logistics strategies, and establish standard logistics processes and tools.
  • Manage all contract logistics activities for compliance with standard processes.
  • Manage the coordination of logistics activities for selected projects, including logistics planning, training, supply chain activities from point of manufacturing through support, deployment, freight, warehousing, customer freight, order management, customer warehousing, customer store shipment, and customer placement.
  • Identify logistics issues and provide leadership in developing solutions such as re-allocation of resources or modifying manufacturing or supply chain processes.
  • Act as the primary contact for logistics activities and lead progress planning and review sessions to discuss costs, schedule, and technical performance.
  • Manage the development and implementation of annual and long-term technical, schedule, quality, business, and financial objectives for logistic activities and participate in the development of overall unit/Division/Group annual and long-term objectives.
  • Contribute to contract negotiations and contract modifications.
  • Contribute to the preparation of proposals, business plans, proposal work statements and specifications, operating budgets and financial terms/conditions of contract(s).
  • Responsible for ensuring all laws, regulations and other applicable obligations are observed wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company. Responsible for ensuring work is accomplished in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
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