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Director of Transportation and Logistics

Company: ABB Group
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

Director of Transportation and LogisticsTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future.At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.Director of Transportation and Logistics will own the logistics and distribution processes for the NEMA motors business including sourcing, service levels, costs, transportation, and warehouse processes. Drive and improve the logistics related elements globally, including inbound and outbound movements between suppliers, plants, distribution, and customers. Improve profitability while positively impacting quality and the customer experience. Oversee material flow processes throughout and between the factories and to customers including receiving, shipping, warehousing, packaging, kitting, material handling, and finished goods distribution.This position reports toDirector - Planning & FulfillmentYour responsibilities

  • Ensure that all activities are conducted in accordance with the company's policies and procedures and are in compliance with health and safety guidelines
  • Implement and maintain the logistics strategy at the regional Business Area and global Division level
  • Optimize the freight budget and continuous improvement agenda. Analyze freight plans from a strategic perspective to ensure full transparency of cost/ benefits relationships. Ensure budgetary requirements are met. Lead the regional transportation center of excellence and support other designated divisions as required
  • Collaboratively work with engineering and sales and marketing to standardize packaging across the division to maintain brand expectations while effectively protecting the product at expected cost levels
  • Develop and execute the strategy for finished goods warehousing and distribution, including network optimization
  • Collaboratively work with manufacturing and warehouse personnel to standardize warehousing and production parts presentation using efficient and effective processes
  • Lead coordinated efforts to optimize material stocks and flows using lean and six sigma techniques
  • Work with the Supply Chain team, LSU managers, and third party logistics providers to ensure appropriate organization, skillsets, and ownership within the organization to effectively manage the distribution and logistics processesYour background
    • Bachelor's Degree and Minimum 10+ years related experience with 5+ years at management level (8 with a masters). Master's degree preferred.
    • Logistics and distribution background required.
    • Knowledge of transportation and trade rules and regulations.
    • Demonstrated understanding of sales, inventory, and operations planning theory and processes
    • Six sigma green belt or higher certification preferred.
    • APICs or similar certification preferred.
    • Candidates must have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the USA.Benefits
      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Medical insurance
      • Wellbeing programMore about usABB's NEMA Motors Division markets, designs and manufactures the market-leading Baldor-Reliance - brand of industrial motors. As the #1 global manufacturer of NEMA motors, our quality products are designed to reliably and efficiently meet the challenges our customers face. Our business is investing in technology, tools, people and processes to ensure our general purpose and application-specific solutions perform as expected, every time.We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABBABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace.All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762.Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner. #LI-Remote

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