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Freight Manager

Mishawaka, IN 46544

Employment Type: Permanent Hire Industry: Industry Job Number: 7818 Pay Rate: 75,000

Freight Manager

CT Holdings is currently searching for a Freight Manager for an area manufacturing client.  This newly created role will be paramount to the success of the supply chain and help lead efforts with the integrated logistics and supply base for multi-site entity.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Develop plans for customer base that either meet or exceed expectations with respect to freight budget across multiple sites.
  • Develop and meet annual cost-savings targets for customers by effectively managing the relationships of qualified transportation providers.
  • Managed department and personnel.  Duties includes disciplinary and performance reviews.
  • Oversee and lead all carrier and TMS provider relationships and communications.  Will issue RFQ in way of continuous improvement initiatives and cost savings.
  • Coordinate all internal returns, shipping errors and carrier errors.  Answer all corrective actions regarding freight. 
  • Provide monthly analysis and accruals/spends reviews for executive team.
  • Design and implement logistic KPIs and policy of non-compliance.
  • Will monitor execution and performance to goals on a monthly basis.

POSITION REQUIREMENTS:
  • Bachelor’ s degree
  • 8 years of applicable experience in freight and logistics. 
  • Background in the automotive and overall transportation industries highly preferred. 
  • Must have managerial/mentoring/leadership experience within a supply chain setting. 
  • Requires good working knowledge of Microsoft business application software. 
  • Experience with TPL. 
  • Background in LEAN and Six Sigma DMAIC preferred. 

Position requires some travel, up to 20% at times.

Send resume to Dan Witters at dwitters@careertransllc.com

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