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International Logistics Manager

Houston, TX

Posted: 05/24/2019 Job Number: 12243670
Currently seeking a Logistics Manager with International experience.

Major responsibilities include:
  • Evaluates and creates an effective balance on service levels and cost to serve in international transportation logistics – ensuring margin and desired service levels are maintained
  • Creates visibility & accountability on all projects; facilitate the development of line-of-sight metrics to link international transportation logistics activities to solids business units strategic initiative around cost reductions
  • Utilizes specific knowledge of the international transportation logistics market, trends and capabilities to identify areas for cost reductions and saving opportunities
  • Manage international transportation of material sites in US to overseas customers and/or overseas affiliates / warehouses including plant to port activities.
  • Accountable for planning, monitoring, reporting, & controlling the efficient movements of North America materials globally from material availability at affiliates to the arrival at destinations, taking in consideration cost optimization in terms of ocean fright & affiliates land transportation considering of capacity constraints, customer satisfaction and meeting our short/long terms objectives.
  • Responsibilities include communication of international transportation capacity plans for the S&OP meeting and overseeing the calculation of logistics capacity units; comparing planned capacity with contracted capacity; ensuring availability of logistics capacity as contracted and actively participating in the international transportation contract; optimizing asset utilization; confirming orders to be shipped; and tracking shipments until delivery.
  • Influences business margin by optimizing the use of relevant logistics resources, leveraging procurement opportunities, and improve product delivery to the satisfaction of customers within the Petrochem business unit  and other business units  by agreement with the overall objective of shipping to customers while meeting on time delivery, preserving product quality while handling &  optimizing cost and monitors actual supply chain/logistics performance
  • Communication & Oversee with Sourcing & Contracting department regarding Ocean Transportation capacity requirements. Monitor performance & Qualifying service Providers. Maintain supplier relationships.  Identify sourcing opportunities.
  • Facilitate overall objectives.
  • Creates plans and ensures EHS procedures and protocol are followed by 3rd party transportation logistics individuals through evaluation of monthly KPI measurements
  • Responsible for the service and EHS performance, for international transportation logistics
  • Accountable for international transportation delivery reliability
  • Ensures accurate transaction execution in SAP
  • Ensure Preparation and updating the approved procedures and guidelines.
  • Monitor operations and identify deviations
Additional Responsibilities will include:
  • Import/Export Compliance
  • Projects
  • Data Quality
  • International Transportation Strategy
    • ¿ Develop the America' s region plan for transportation logistics strategy in accordance to the companies 10 year plan.  
  • Supply Chain/ Transportation Finance: 
    • ¿ This role has a direct budget ownership for $35 million in international transportation including development of a plan.
Candidate Qualifications (MUST HAVES)
  • Experience as a supervisor or manager: (Must have experience developing a team [ex: performance management (appraisals), engagement, support job rotation, competence development, coaching]) 
  • Must have experience developing and creating impact rotation assignments for leadership program members.
  • Must oversee relationship with transportation 3rd party transportation logistics service providers.
  • 10 + years progressive experience in international transportation, logistics or supply chain management.
  • BA/BS degree
  • High process orientation and analytical approach to problem solving
  • Experience in SAP, specifically LE, WM, Handling Units, Push Deployment, International Transportation and Ocean Shipping
  • Ability to effectively communicate and influence at all levels of the organization
  • Strong Leadership skills
  • Strong financial acumen (Must have a strong comfort level developing budgets and identifying variance drivers with ability to correct  logistics cost management & working capital)
  • Demonstrated strategic thinking and ability to execute

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