Senior Logistics Control Tower Manager

HERO

Job Detail

Location Galway
Salary Negotiable
Posted
Role Type Permanent
Contact Laura Neary
email recruit@hero.ie

Senior Logistics Control Tower Manager

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Job ID: JOB-11975
Senior Logistics Control Tower Manager

The Role:

The Senior Logistics Manager will lead a team of analysts supporting end-to-end supply chain activities to meet cost, service, and quality objectives for assigned manufacturing sites and/or replenishment lanes. They will drive improvements in analytics and be a forward thinker with logistics strategies.

Responsibilities:

Organizational development

  • Hire and develop a team of logistics professionals
  • Align team members’ individual performance goals to organizational objectives
  • Prioritize areas of engagement across the organization

Day-to-day support

  • Ensure shipment delays and bottlenecks are being proactively addressed to ensure on-time delivery
  • Ensure compliance to preferred carrier guides
  • Ensure compliance to mode and expedited freight policies

Performance management

  • Measure and manage lead-time variability, including in-transit lead-time, and work with logistics partners to address performance gaps, ensuring accurate lead time master data in planning systems
  • Lead regular review of logistics financial results and provide input into financial forecasting process
  • Reduce freight damages through analysis and root cause identification and resolution
  • Partner with Corporate and Regional transportation teams to manage carrier performance and influence overall logistics strategy

Optimization

  • Drive education of core stakeholders on key supply chain concepts and policies to achieve broad alignment across stakeholders
  • Utilize Lean methodologies to identify and eliminate waste in the value chain
  • Provide options and recommendations to the business to balance cost, service, and inventory objectives
  • Partner across manufacturing and supply chain planning to optimize logistics operations, such as improving container / truck load utilization or driving reduced total costs through minimum order quantities
  • Lead contingency planning and risk management activities

Process development

  • Partner to drive improvements in analytical tools
  • Implement policies to drive alignment to best practices

Qualifications & Experience required:

  • Level 8 Bachelor’s degree required, with a major in Supply Chain, Finance, or Business Administration preferred
  • 7+ years in logistics / transportation management or trade operations with 5+ years global management experience
  • Knowledge of transportation industry best practices
  • Knowledge of warehouse operations
  • Prior experience in a Logistics or Planning Control Tower preferred
  • Ability to drive results and demonstrate improvements in key KPIs.

For further information on this role please contact Laura Neary on 086 773 8651/ recruit@hero.ie 

Check out all our open jobs on our HERO Recruitment website – https://www.hero.ie/ 

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Laura Neary

JOB-11975

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Senior Logistics Control Tower Manager

Laura Neary

Role Type Permanent
Contact Laura Neary
email recruit@hero.ie
mobile +353 86 773 86 51
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