Masonite

  • Logistics Manager

    Job Location USA-NC-Charlotte
    Posted Date 3 months ago(3/21/2019 10:45 AM)
    ID
    2019-17000
  • Summary

    Our vision is to be the best provider of building products in the eyes of our customers, employees, shareholders, suppliers and communities.

     

    At Masonite, we understand that people are key. We are a composite of diverse people who come together by showing support and respect to one another.

     

    We hire people that demonstrate integrity under pressure. Integrity is at the foundation of everything we do. It is in each door we make, in our commitment delivery and in our honest and sincere communication.

     

    Our employees are flexible, versatile and resilient. Our ability to weather any storm, to bend without breaking, is what allows us to hear the knock and open the door with confidence, no matter what's on the other side.

     

    At Masonite, we hold the door open for each other and for new ideas. We want everyone to freely contribute ideas and add value, so we are positive and encouraging. This collaborative environment is what makes Masonite a transparent, fair company- one that doesn't hide behind closed doors.

     

    We continuously strive to improve both our products and our customers' experiences. This drive leads us to revolutionize the door industry and help people walk through walls.

    #VIZI#

    Responsibilities

    Primary accountability for managing strategic projects (across multiple modes) related to improving logistics services and reducing cost. This position works cross-functionally to determine ways to optimize service levels, improve supply chain efficiency and minimize costs. This position is responsible for supporting North American Logistics Procurement activities, including synthesizing and reporting findings from freight data, carrier contracted rates and carrier performance, which will play a critical role in creating an optimized logistics strategy.

    • Develop, propose and execute changes associated with existing third-party services vs. in house or other potential opportunities; TMS implementation experience preferred.
    • Must have experience with all modes of transport with a focus on truckload, LTL and ocean (highly preferred).
    • Plans, organizes and executes Logistics projects while ensuring assigned target dates are met.
    • Independently execute savings projects.
    • Accountable for transportation cost analysis, identifying trends, and contributing to logistics and transportation-related results.
    • Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as required
    • Clear understanding of freight annual operating budget process and ability to improve reconciliation.
    • Contract negotiation - negotiate contracts with support from legal; negotiate scope, contract terms and commercial terms with vendors resulting from projects or processes in discussion with Logistics leadership.
    • Strong participation in team activities, establishing task priorities, scheduling and tracking project assignments, while providing the appropriate guidance to cross-functional team members.       
    • Demonstrate and foster an environment of continuous improvement.
    • Work with manufacturing facilities to support operations strategy.
    • Create an environment that fosters team work, collaboration, flexibility and change acceptance that supports quality, standardization and cost savings.

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s Degree (Master’s preferred)   
    • Strong knowledge of truckload, intermodal, ocean and LTL             
    • Must demonstrate significant experience in project management and show successes in deployment of systems/processes.
    • Demonstrated competence in cost reduction and process improvement
    • Strong analytical and strategic problem solving capabilities
    • Ability to lead cross-functional teams
    • Ability to work independently
    • ERP experience preferred
    • Proficient computer skills to include Microsoft Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint
    • Experience, knowledge or trained in Lean and or Six Sigma Methodologies highly desired. 

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