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International Transportation Director

  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Minneapolis
  • Salary: $160000 - $185000 per annum, Benefits: 25% bonus + LTI
  • Job reference: RSWS169174
  • Sector: Logistics, Supply Chain, DSJ Global
  • Date posted: 25/05/2018
International Transportation Director for Global Leading Manufacturing Organization
  • International Transportation Director
  • Minneapolis, MN
  • $160,000 to $185,000 + 25% bonus + LTI (Long Term Incentive)
A globally successful multi-billion dollar manufacturing business is now looking for a new International Transportation Director due to the incumbent staff member moving elsewhere within the business. This role takes ownership of developing, implementing, driving and monitoring the international logistics strategy across multiple business units. Key aspects to this position include the leadership of international logistics on import & export, managing the 3rd party relationships of customers, divisions and multiple countries and act as the primary international logistics contact for affiliates and business units.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Manages a team of 5 direct reports (Manager leve)
  • Pioneer, implement and manage the international logistics strategy aligned with the overall supply chain business needs
  • Define and implement the imports & export strategy that will compliance and optimal service with best logistics cost
  • Push the import & export strategy with focus on customer experience and world class delivery
  • Liaise with multiple internal & external stakeholders including R&D, Trade Compliance, Supply Chain, Sales and IT)
  • Partner with Tech and IT to develop transportation management systems & technology within international logistics that incorporates company values
 

The successful candidate will ideally have:

 
  • Bachelor’s degree (ideally in an analytical subject)
  • 10+ years Logistics experience within an international/global business
  • Proven understanding of Imports & Exports
  • Strong knowledge of Lean principles
  • Experience working with 3PLs and negotiating contracts
  • SAP systems experience (preferred, not essential)
  • Proven cost saving accomplishments on resume
 

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