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Director of Logistics

Company: West Shore Home
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

We are on a mission to do something that has never been done before to build the first nationwide home remodeling brand. That requires a high level of imagination, commitment, and determination from people who take extreme ownership of their circumstances. We are proud that our commitment to culture has earned us the 2023 Top Workplaces USA award as one of the nations top employers, as well as distinct recognition in the following categories: Leadership, Purpose & Values, and Compensation & Benefits.As our nationwide growth accelerates, our Supply Chain team plays a key role in driving forward our mission of Bringing Happiness to Every Home by overseeing the execution of end-to-end logistics strategies, including freight negotiations; contract across all modes, including inbound and outbound.As the Director of Logistics at West Shore Home, you will contribute to this mission by developing the Supply Chain Strategy and building the logistics organization. This position manages all aspects of the U.S. based logistics processes and organization. The Director of Logistics reports to the Vice President of Supply Chain and oversees the Logistics Manager. This position works closely with Inside Operations, Customer Service and Sales.What Youll ContributeIn this role, you can expect to: Oversee the execution of end-to-end logistics strategies, including freight negotiations; contract across all modes, including inbound and outbound. Lead Truckload, LTL, Parcel, including establishing potential dedicated fleets, potential ocean imports from Asia & Latin America, intermodal. Experience managing and evaluating 3PL programs. Lead, manage and optimize existing fleet (leasing, fleet optimization, fuel card programs, maintenance cost analysis, safety, and accident management programs). Utilize KPI metrics and relevant logistics industry trend indicators to track, monitor and adjust strategic and tactical objectives to balance, enhance service levels, quality and reduce cost. Negotiate annual contracts with all carriers and partners. Lead savings initiatives and routinely report savings to management. Analyze current payload at the distribution centers and devise strategies for improvement. Manage the TMS implementation experience. Ability to and have experience in the development of freight AOP and freight walks to measure performance. Develop a culture of continuous improvement, professional growth, cross functional collaboration and goal planning and execution. Travel when necessary to manage team, carriers, and strategic programs. Expected to travel up to 20% per year. Maintain regular, punctual in person attendance consistent with the ADAAA, FMLA and other federal, state, and local standards.What It Takes to SucceedAt West Shore Home, we are Default Aggressive towards our goals and take Extreme Ownership of our results. Well provide you with the training and tools to set you up for success, and we hope that youll bring: Bachelors degree in business or equivalent education and experience; Logistics major preferred. 10+ years experience in logistics, preferably with all mode freight negotiations, multi-modal freight management in US, with 3 years of experience in a director/leadership or above role. Experience with implementing/leveraging best in class logistics/transportation management software and tools, including TMS and routing systems, to drive network efficiencies. Experience with implementation and execution of a global multi-modal Transportation Management Systems highly desirable. Understanding of Truckload, LTL, Parcel, including dedicated fleets, ocean imports. Prior experience of tracking technologies within multiple logistics modes. Distribution experience is going to be a plus. TMS knowledge including interfaces with ERP systems. Strong contract administration skills. Excellent verbal, written, negotiation and organizational skills. Proven high-performing senior-level leadership experience. Strong PC skills including Excel & Power BI. Must have a valid smart phone or smart device to log in to Company required systems using two-factor authentication.We Invest in YOUWe believe that when employees know they are valued and safe, theyll bring their best efforts every day. That is why we go above and beyond to ensure that our teammates know just how much they mean to us, and we are proud to have earned Top Workplaces USA for Compensation & Benefits recognition.Weve got you covered with: Multiple health insurance options (medical, dental, vision, accident, life, critical illness, and short- and long-term disability) 401K retirement plan with company match Paid holidays and paid time off (PTO) Continued training & leadership development opportunities Unlimited professional and personal growth potentialMore to Know Schedule: Exempt role with standard hours 8:00AM to 5:00PM Travel: Up to 25% of the year Location: Mechanicsburg, PA (On-Site) Seniority Level: DirectorOur Growth StoryWhat started as a local window & door replacement company in a small Pennsylvania suburb has grown into a technology-enabled home improvement powerhouse with over 2,500 employees across 16+ states. With continued national expansion plans, we have committed ourselves to staying true to our roots with a customer-first mindset and an employee-centric culture. While we come from different backgrounds and experiences, we are aligned by our values and are driven by a common goal becoming Americas Most Admired Home Remodeling Brand.We operate at our best when every employee works to achieve their individual potential. To facilitate this, West Shore Home actively invests in our people by providing the structure and support to challenge you as you grow professionally and offering tools to achieve personal satisfaction. If you are looking to unlock your potential and find out what you are truly capable of, there is no better place to do so.#CORPRMIt is the policy of West Shore Home to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. All employees are subject to a pre-employment screening process including a background check and drug screen. In addition, we will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing the application, interviewing, completing any pre-employment testing, or otherwise participating in the employee selection process, please direct your inquiries to your recruiter.by Jobble

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