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Director, International Transportation

Company: Lowe's
Location: Mooresville
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary:
The primary purpose of this role is to direct the movement of 170,000 import containers within the US from arrival at port to delivery to Lowe's Distribution Centers including the management of drayage, chassis, Coastal Holding Facilities, and 3 rd party Transload Distribution Centers. Position is accountable for $150M annual expense across transportation and distribution operations. This position will be responsible for the strategic expansion, cost efficiency, and operational performance of Lowe's Import Distribution network including the establishment of new facilities, staffing, technology, 3PL selection, and optimized flow . Key Responsibilities:
--- Direct the processing and flow of import containers through coastal holding or import warehouses and transload facilities. Either operated by Lowes or by selecting party providers who operate them on Lowe's behalf
--- Develops and executes strategies that deliver operations cost reductions while enhancing supply chain continuity and on-time delivery performance
--- Directs all areas of import distribution operations including safety, supplier performance, regulatory compliance, budget, staffing, equipment, capital projects, and customer service
--- Develops strategies and tactics to optimize logistics programs, lead time, and reduce costs associated with the handling of product and optimize operations efficiency
--- Defines policies and procedures that ensure optimal performance for transportation, shipping, receiving, and distribution systems for all US import operations
--- Makes recommendations on ways to improve efficiencies and drive continuous improvement throughout the import distribution network
--- Establishes and develops overall import inbound transportation and distribution operating KPI metrics to improve the flow of product through the supply chain and improve the overall utilization and customer service
--- Collaborates with other departments to integrate logistics with all business processes including merchandising, stores, supply chain operations and vendors
--- Leads the implementation of appropriate import Warehouse Management System(s) that optimize cost, service, visibility and operational efficiency
--- Manages 3PL providers, capacity requirements, and rate negotiations for drayage operations and 3PL facility operations. Attracts, develops, and retains talent to maximize team bench strength
-- Minimum Qualifications:
--- Bachelor's degree in Transportation, Logistics, or related field
--- 7 years' experience in international logistics with 5 years of leadership experience OR 10+ years of experience and 10+ years leadership experience
--- Experience in international logistics, dray ops and distribution About Lowe's:
Lowe's Companies, Inc. (NYSE: LOW) is a FORTUNE-- 50 home improvement company serving approximately 18 million customers a week in the United States and Canada. With fiscal year 2019 sales of $72.1 billion, Lowe's and its related businesses operate or service more than 2,200 home improvement and hardware stores and employ approximately 300,000 associates. Based in Mooresville, N.C., Lowe's supports its hometown Charlotte region and all communities it serves through programs focused on creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts. For more information, visit Lowes.com . About Lowe's in the Community:
As a FORTUNE-- 50 home improvement company, Lowe's is committed to creating safe, affordable housing and helping to develop the next generation of skilled trade experts through nonprofit partnerships. Across every community we serve, Lowe's associates donate their time and expertise through the Lowe's Heroes volunteer program. For the latest news, visit Newsroom.Lowes.com or follow @LowesMedia on Twitter. Job ID 2047550BR Line of Business Corporate Job Category Supply Chain Department LWS_USA_Supply Chain Transportation an Employment Type I Regular Employment Type II Full time Location # 1999 Location Name Mooresville, NC (SSC) Location Address 1000 Lowes Boulevard State North Carolina 28117 EEO Statement Lowe's is an equal opportunity employer and administers all personnel practices without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law.

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