Manager Supply Chain and Logistics
Lead supply chain planning and daily execution of forward and reverse logistics in a multi-channel environment. Identify, engage and manage partnerships with third party providers of logistics and transportation services to deliver value through cost-effective, focused tactical execution of supply chain activities. Act as liaison between internal stakeholders and logistics service providers to exceed service expectations. Champion transportation operational safety and ensure compliance with relevant federal and state regulations, and contractual obligations.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:
Supports VP of Operations in the development and leads implementation of a strategic vision for supply chain processes to improve operational effectiveness through superior tactical execution of supply chain, logistics and transportation initiatives
Establishes and documents Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), identifies and implements relevant Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) to monitor supply chain logistics and transportation partner performance
Continuously evaluates supply chain process and logistics network to ensure alignment with business strategy and growth objectives. Understands and represents the supply chain requirements and capabilities for the immediate (0 – 6 months), near (6 – 18 months) and long-term (3 year) horizons
Manages the forward and reverse flow of goods and optimizes levels of inventory along the supply chain and across all distribution channels (e.g., B2B, DSD, B2C) to ensure cost-effective performance and high service levels
Works cross-functionally with operations, IT and finance teams to implement procurement strategies that meet company standards and optimize logistics and transportation costs
Develops and closely manages annual logistics and transportation budget. Responsible for managing all domestic logistics and transportation partner relationships including contract and rate negotiations
Works with internal and external stakeholders, logistics and transportation partners to ensure compliance with all Hazmat regulations to ensure safety and mitigate company risk and liability
Lead relevant initiatives and performs other duties as assigned
EXPERIENCE & EXPERTISE REQUIREMENTS:
BS/BA Supply Chain or comparable quantitative field; Master’s Degree preferred. 10+ years of experience in supply chain management with an emphasis on logistics and transportation network implementation and management; CPG/food & beverage experience preferred
Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of transportation management, modeling and optimization, operating and financial accounting principles. Knowledge of end-to-end logistics operations (including but not limited to ocean, Over-The-Road Transportation, Rail, Customs and Warehousing) preferred.
Keen strategic thinking and problem solving skills, superior analytical ability. Expert use of data modeling and analysis tools
Strong organizational skills and proven business and managerial acumen with the ability to lead and develop people, manage strategic and tactical responsibilities across multiple projects and competing priorities
A commitment to continuous improvement in an ever-changing industry (must be flexible, creative and open to new ideas and ways of doing business).
Strong interpersonal skills, ability to influence & lead cross functionally and at all levels of the organization.
ERP Systems competency. Oracle experience a plus
Experience in Hazardous Materials Transportation
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.
SodaStream USA, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Female / Minority / Disability / Protected Veteran / Sexual Orientation / Gender Identity