PURPOSE Effectively and efficiently manage 3rd party road transportation carriers capacity and safety. Ensure that our carriers meet the LafargeHolcim established requirements. Ensure carrier capacity requirements are met and deliveries are made as scheduled and exception free. This position can sit in Dundee, MI; Chicago, IL; Ste. Genevieve (Bloomsdale, MO); or other LafargeHolcim locations in the midwest.
KEY RESPONSIBILITIES Support the OH&S mission with the order desk team, carriers and customers across the regional area to influence the daily actions and behaviors of all Ensure that the LafargeHolcim 5 rules of safety become a standard for the carriers Committed to safety in their daily activities Work with service providers to ensure rates are competitive and capacity is available. Coordinate continuous communication between sales, plant/terminal operations, carriers, and corporate logistics for region. Manage service providers performance to LafargeHolcim standards Carrier development and capacity management Facilitate communication amongst all groups involved in freight prepaid business both internally and externally Conduct requests for rate quotes Provide support for regional day to day dispatching operations of freight prepaid customers Other duties as assigned. RELATIONSHIPS WITH OTHER JOBS This role will have relationships across a large scope of our company and external company. Daily interaction with carriers and customers to ensure adequate supply. Lead trucking person responsible for answering Sales GM daily questions regarding trucking and meeting their trucking needs. Interact with order desk to ensure that capacity meets orders. Work with Manager of Road Transportation to ensure that trucking strategy, safety requirement and capacity needs are met.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES Required Education: Bachelor's/Undergraduate Degree Additional Education Preferred: Master's/Graduate Degree Field of Study Preferred: Logistics, Business Administration Required Work Experience: 5 years of logistics experience Travel Requirements: 25 to 30%