Location: Milwaukee - Wisconsin
Job DescriptionThe North America Transportation Manager is an integral member of the Rockwell Logistics Teams and is responsible for directing the day-to-day execution of transportation functions for the company. This role will also have responsibility for ensuring the monthly financial performance is met and variances identified and addressed. In addition, the selected individual will lead compliance to all existing processes, continuous improvement opportunities, and alignment with Manufacturing, Sourcing, and Materials to ensure transportation needs are met and improved on.Key Responsibilities:Lead and develop a high-performing team of Planners and/or Analysts.Lead, manage, and develop team consistent with Rockwell Guidelines and recommendationsDevelop and manage US Domestic trade lanes. Ensure lanes are predictable, cost competitive and compliant with regulations.Oversee relationship with Domestic Service Providers and develop standard QBR and performance monitoring.Champion improvement initiatives with providers and business partners by collaborating and aligning with external and internal stakeholders.Responsible to lead the day-to-day execution of all tactical and transactional functions for the Rockwell Transportation team. This will include, but is not limited to:Routing Guide AdherenceScheduling of Inbound and Outbound ShipmentsTransit Time Reporting and AdjustmentsCost Performance and Casual ReportingTransition the team from reactive to proactive communication regarding shipment performanceServe as escalation point for day-to-day operational issues and drive resolutionIdentify operational inefficiencies with existing carrier solution and recommend improvements delivering cost savings and/or service improvementsEnsure all day-to-day functions are Operating with Excellence, implement process improvements as necessary, and monitor daily performanceRepresent Transportation on cross-functional projects or work-streams in which changes, improvements, or upgrades are needed to the daily processes to support new business requirements. Manager will also be responsible for implementing these changes.#LI-GK1 Basic QualificationsBachelor's degreeLegal authorization to work in the US is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening.Preferred QualificationsMBA preferredSeven years' experience in the Transportation Industry with progressively increasing responsibility. Minimum three yearsSupervisory experience and two years International Transportation exposure.Understanding of Warehouse, Demand Planning, Customer Service, Sourcing and other Supply Chain FunctionsDemonstrated and a proven track record to drive consistent year-over-year cost saving initiatives and projects.Proven experience implementing new processes to elevate the overall Supply Chain performance.World class logistics background and experience in leading edge supply chain techniquesAbility to staff and develop the right capabilities for the organization.Proven leadership skills including: Team building, collaborating, accountability, strategic and innovative thinking; a self-starter with a high energy level.Strong communication and presentation skills in a distributed organization.Strong service orientation and results driven.Industry Expertise in terms of people, organizations, and functions to build best in class performing Transportation Team
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