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Transportation Manager

Company: Ajilon
Location: Indianapolis
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Ajilon is seeking a Transportation Manager for a Direct Hire, Permanent Placement position with a distribution client in Indianapolis, IN. This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a diverse team that continues to grow! This organization takes a strong, team-centered approach to tackling obstacles and offers an incredible workplace environment with a strong work/life balance. In this role, you will lead a team as you work together to develop and maintain transportation and distribution plans to meet customer demands and maximize delivery efficiency. The compensation ranges between $75,000-85,000 per year and includes a bonus program, insurance coverage, 401k plan, and generous PTO and holiday offerings.
***H1B/Visa Sponsorship is not available for this position***

  • Oversee the transportation of goods between supplier sites to internal distribution centers to customer locations
  • Select appropriate delivery methods to minimize delivery costs and maximize customer satisfaction
  • Manage any and all transportation related claims and customer billing questions/disputes
  • Work to streamline and improve transportation management and billing processes to ensure invoices are accurate and timely
  • Manage transportation/traffic staff in the day-to-day performance of their jobs
  • Ensure that departmental objectives and goals are being met and that all approved budgets are properly managed
  • Lead planning meetings with department leaders to ensure on-time delivery
  • Anticipate planning based on customer prior year purchases & current stock levels
  • Analyze and resolve process-related stoppages to prevent backlogs
  • Work with approved suppliers for product availability, market conditions, and ensures contracts are in place where required
  • Manage change, inventory control, financial analysis and ensure proper distribution of inventory for any discontinued, damaged and/or obsolete inventory items
  • Communicate daily movement of materials from point A to B in all distribution areas and locations
  • Implement continuous improvement methods (Six Sigma, Lean, etc.) for distribution and for Environmental, Health, and Safety proposes
    • A Bachelor Degree is required for this position (preferably within Business, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management, or related field)
    • A minimum of 5 years of logistics, transportation, and/or traffic experience is required
    • A minimum of 3 years of experience operating/managing commercial/for-hire and/or private fleet is required
    • Previous management or supervision experience within a distribution environment is highly preferred
    • Must understand freight terms and have experience with negotiations
    • Must be willing to learn, self-motivated, and a positive leader
    • ***H1B Sponsorship is not available at this time for this position***
      If you or someone in your network fit this profile and would like to apply for this Transportation Manager job with a distribution client located in Indianapolis, Indiana, please submit your application alongside your resume using the link in this posting.
      Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/DisabledTo read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please visit Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

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