Date Posted: 2021-03-03
Job ID: EB-2106114828
Category: Consumer Products
Location: South Florida, FL
Our client, a consumer goods manufacturer on a strong growth path, is seeking a Director of Logistics who will oversee the timely and efficient movement of goods, including international inbound deliveries, drop shipments to customers, FTL/LTL shipments, and parcel contracts.
Responsibilities include: transportation management; development of strategies to leverage international trade programs; negotiate and maintain competitive costs for all elements of inbound and outbound logistics including ocean, trucking, drayage rail, and air shipments.
Ideal candidate will have:
• Bachelor’s degree and 10 years of relevant experience including 5 years in a Logistics management role
• Strong business acumen; demonstrated understanding of link between Logistics and company financial reporting and results
• Logistics subject matter expertise and relationship with a network of service providers
• Experience with contract formation and negotiations across all freight modes & logistics services
• Demonstrated track record of delivering against operational targets and agility to respond to changes in the market
• Understanding of strategic and related global procurement issues
• Experience operating in a growing, fast-paced, results-oriented environment
• Strong leadership skills
• Experience with Foreign Trade Zones is a plus
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