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Global Logistics & Compliance Manager

Company: Welsh & Associates, Inc.
Location: Grand Rapids
Posted on: June 25, 2022

Job Description:


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:


  • Oversee company-wide logistics program to ensure the accurate, timely, and efficient flow of materials and products in order to best service customers.
  • Manage carrier relationships and performance in line with stated objectives and service level commitments.
  • Control transportation expenses to operate within budget guidelines.
  • Continuously monitor and analyze logistics network and freight spend; identifying opportunities to improve service and financial performance.
  • Oversee third-party freight pay and audit program, driving improvements in accuracy and timeliness of carrier invoicing and payment. In addition, establish reporting and metric systems to facilitate detailed analytics targeted at identifying improvement opportunities.
  • Serve as the trade compliance expert, ensuring all international trade is executed safely and lawfully.
  • Utilize internal and external partners to develop cross-functional teams to achieve performance objectives.
  • Create and maintain Standard Operating Procedures for the logistics organization. Lead Continuous Improvement initiative to constantly test and evaluate procedures and optimize efficiencies.
  • Assist Leadership with the creation and implementation of strategic initiatives. Maintain and review priorities with teams on a daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual cadence.



    EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

    • Bachelors degree in Logistics, Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Operations Management or an equivalent education.
    • 5+ years of transportation and/or logistics management experience.
    • Demonstrated understanding of logistics best practices and transportation cost analysis with track record of accomplishments.
    • Experience with carrier management including contract negotiations, administration, and performance management.
    • Demonstrated excellence leading a logistics function, developing people and processes.
    • Certification in APICS or ISM a plus

Keywords: Welsh & Associates, Inc., Grand Rapids , Global Logistics & Compliance Manager, Professions , Grand Rapids, Michigan

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