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Manager of Logistics

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Job Overview

The Logistic Manager will be responsible for managing all forecasting and analytical aspects associated with transportation within AUT Americas, incl. the streams between plants, to Customers, from Suppliers and to Suppliers. The Logistics Manager AUT Americas will define and enforce accountability of processes related to standard and premium freight. The target will be continuous improvement and cost savings while delivering best in class solutions for internal and external stakeholders.


Tasks Summary & Responsibilities:

    Lead, engage, and develop a team of analytical logistics professionals (goal setting, performance reviews)
    Implement and drive accountability for the premium freight control tower
    Provide support for US, Mexico, and South America freight strategy and operations
    Partner with Global Trade Services to optimize duty spend through 4-Square process and other methods that increase compliance with foreign trade agreements and/or increase utilization of Foreign Trade Zones
    Co-ordinate process improvement initiatives across regions and functions 
    Measure, manage, and improve operational performance of AUT Americas transportation flows in collaboration with Global Logistics (GLOG), carriers, Integrated Supply Chain (ISC), and Procurement.
    Drive deep-dive analytics to determine root cause and corrective action on logistics topics, with recommendations provided to leadership
    Identify, develop, and implement process improvement plans to optimize transportation processes to meet company objectives for quality, cost, responsiveness, and speed. Drive simplification and automation of processes.
    Partner with GLOG to manage and improve operational performance of transportation service providers and establish and monitor KPI’s related to carrier performance.
    Develop cost savings strategies with Operations, Procurement, GLOG, Supply Chain and Sales towards Customers, Carriers and Suppliers.
    Reduce and optimize transportation service providers base in order to achieve economies of scale and ensure cost saving targets are met.
    Lead Premium freight optimization through analytics and process adherence. 
    Liaise frequently with Customers, Suppliers, and Carriers to improve cooperation and communication.

What your background should look like:

    Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain or related
    5+ years of experience in Manufacturing/Transportation/Logistics environment
    Strong knowledge and understanding of SAP
    Knowledge of Operations, Manufacturing and Supply Chain processes
    Experience working in automotive business will be a differential
    Global Logistics experience 
    US-Mex Imports/Exports/Customs will be a differential
    Fluent in English, both written and spoken
    Strong analytical skills
    Strong communication skills
    Spanish will be a differential 


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TROY, MI, US, 48084

City:  TROY
State:  MI
Country/Region:  US
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  80646
Alternative Locations:  Winston Salem, NC
Function:  Logistics

Nearest Major Market: Troy
Nearest Secondary Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Logistics, ERP, Supply Chain Manager, Manager, Supply, Operations, Technology, Management

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