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Corporate Supply Chain Manager

The Corporate Supply Chain Manager Position will be partnering with the Director of Global Logistics and the 3PL Warehouse Manager. This position will collaborate with Operations, Sales, Finance and IT in supporting all aspects of the Supply Chain. Primary responsibilities will be mainly strategic in scope. Identify process and cost improvement opportunities along with a good understanding of the day to day tactical operational activities. In addition, this individual will be involved with logistical analysis, project management, freight payment, carrier negotiations, routing and transportation management systems, Logistics KPIs, dedicated fleets, managed transportation services and IT Logistics related activities.

  • Establish strong working knowledge of our transportation management system, manifesting system and any other logistics related software

  • Develop new logistics strategies to streamline processes and reduce cost

  • Provide assistance and expertise to Purchasing, Sales and Operations on logistics projects

  • Analyze Shorr dedicated fleet KPIs to optimize fleet productivity and cost

  • Develop intimate knowledge of our transportation carriers and 3PL warehouse network to recommend areas of improvement and cost saving opportunities

  • Monitor and interpret logistics market trends to strategize carrier rate and capacity negotiations

  • Lead and conduct transportation RFPs to obtain best in class logistical service and cost

  • Analyze shipment data to provide guidance to division leadership on any items that will impact the businesss freight spend

  • Identify Logistics areas for process improvement and cost saving opportunities

  • Partner and communicate with internal and external customers, such as our Shorr DCs and supply chain partners

  • Analyze freight financials to provide senior leadership with an understanding as to what is driving any variance in freight spend as a percentage to total sales

  • Provide guidance to Corporate Transportation team on routing, rating and low-cost carrier selection process

  • Involvement in logistics projects and analysis in addition to metrics for cost, quality and service measurements

  • Analyze shipping data focusing on key spend drivers to provide a logistics optimization plan to lower overall freight expense

  • Plan and lead meetings as needed

  • Provide support and assist in the daily transactions for the Corporate Transportation team during peak season

Education & Experience

  • Bachelors degree in Logistics, Supply Chain, Transportation or similar field

  • 7+ years supply chain, 3PL warehouse or transportation experience

  • Strong organizational skills, project management and people management experience

  • Distribution operations experience a plus

  • Multi-site logistical management experience a plus

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Position requires strong analytical, interpersonal and project management skills

  • Ability to lead a team and work as a team member with a variety of people at all levels within the organization

  • Strong MS Office skills with an emphasis on advanced Excel skills, report analysis, statistical analysis and ability to develop Logistics metrics

  • Ability to work independently and to prioritize tasks to ensure objectives and timelines are met

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity

  • Ensure that quality, quantity, customer satisfaction, and financial commitments are met

  • Perform metrics reporting and data analysis tasks to identify issues and opportunities for process improvement

  • Must demonstrate excellent communication skills, both written and verbal in addition to analytical and problem-solving capabilities

  • Must be adaptable and flexible in their thought process

  • Must be well organized, capable of handling a variety of issues and assignments

  • Ability to multi-task and handle priorities in a fast pace environment

  • Firm grasp of supply chain, inventory, distribution, transportation, business and management principles

Shorr Packaging has experienced significant growth and unparalleled customer service year after year. The company has provided business solutions through quality packaging systems, products, and technical service for more than 100 years. As an employee owned company since 1984, every member of the Shorr Packaging team is committed to the company's success. Today, Shorr has employee owners in nine branch locations across the U.S. and represent premier manufacturers like 3M, Sealed Air, and Lantech.

The solution to our success is people our customers, our suppliers, and our employee owners.

Shorr Packaging Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer that provides employee owners with excellent compensation, 401K, employee stock (ESOP), medical, dental, life, and more.

ID: 2022-2077

External Company Name: Shorr Packaging Corporation

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Street: 4000 Ferry Road

Salary Range
$76,000.00 - $114,000.00
per Year
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Aurora, IL, 60505, US