Finished Goods Logistics Project Manager

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Location
Livermore, CA
Salary
$115,000 - $130,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Date
Dec 06, 2017
Job ID
2548497
GR Identifier: $TCOM, $Logs


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The primary role of this position is to support Finished Goods Operations in Logistics, Supply Chain, Strategic Planning and Warehousing requirements in the US and abroad, ensure internal KPI, goals, and projects are accomplished and aligned with business objectives and AOP.
 
Manage, coordinate and develop integrated project plans, including an implementation schedule, end-user coordination and all necessary information requirements of a project and/or Finished Goods related initiatives.   Directs, coordinates and facilitates multiple logistics business processes.  Will re-engineer activities to enhance systems, processes, and methodologies while maintaining appropriate logistics spend. The role is expected to be driven by corporate goals with minimal supervision.

Key responsibilities
  • Responsible for both strategic and tactical management of Finished Goods Logistics related initiatives and projects and ensuring that projects are delivered to scope, on time and on budget
  • SAP workflow modeling and report management
  • Design models for use in evaluating logistics and business processes
  • Develop project plans: scope, requirements, schedules, communication plans, risk logs, and any other project documents
  • Develop standard operating procedures and ensure stakeholders are informed and trained.  Include sustaining processes
  • Efficiently facilitate project meetings to manage action items and ensure the project stays on schedule
  • Effectively collaborate with stakeholders across regions and corporate for Finished Goods Logistics initiatives and programs
  • Assist with response to request for Logistics RFQs and subcontractor services
  • Produce technical documentation including work instructions where applicable
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Position based in Livermore, CA
Education
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field or equivalent experience
Requirements
  • SAP knowledge required
  • Minimum 8 years’ experience in air freight, supply chain, planning, logistics operations or other logistics related functions.
  • Project freight experience a significant plus
  • Excellent knowledge of logistics program management including previous experience working with supply chain and a thorough understanding of best practices.
  • Highly competent communicator who can successfully interact with cross-functional teams, sponsors, management and business partners
  • Proven ability to identify project objectives and project approach to achieve business needs.
  • Effective negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong analytic and problem-solving skills.
  • Solid understanding of supply chain operation
  • High level of accuracy and strong attention to detail
  • Ability to prioritize tasks based on business requirement
  • Experience with MS Office applications, including Excel, Access, Visio, and PowerPoint.
  • Some travel will be required