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CVS Caremark.

Manager, Inbound Operations - Transportation

CVS Caremark. - Woonsocket, RI

Manager, Inbound Operations - Transportation

Job Description


Manager, Inbound Operations - Transportation

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Position Summary

The Manager, Inbound Solutions, will lead the development and execution of the analytical and strategic initiatives of the Inbound Transportation Team. Leading a highly motivated team, this position is responsible for the execution of cost-savings initiatives, metric/trend reporting and the overall carrier sourcing/relationship strategy.

Working closely with the Inbound Operations Team, this position also leads the development, maintenance, and support of systems and applications utilized by the Inbound Transportation Team, leading process improvement opportunity and execution.


Lead the development and execution of process improvement/cost-savings initiatives, which includes a total inbound freight spend of approximately $40M. Interpret and communicate key metrics to internal/external stakeholders including CVS Management and carrier partners Manage Inbound Transportation carrier strategy, including the vetting of potential partners, carrier contract negotiations, and relationship development. In addition, manage carrier scorecarding and relationship management processes. Develop and implement CVS Transportation Team transportation market strategy.

Lead the execution of Inbound Transportation RFP’s (Request for Proposals) and manage the post RFP implementation process Manage the support and maintenance of applications to support the Operations Team including TMS process changes, enhancements and upgrades Develop/manage highly motivated team of analysts Provide transportation/analytical leadership to support projects/initiatives as needed

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Sourcing Requisition




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CVS Health

Location - State/City

RI - Woonsocket

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Preferred Qualifications

-Strong working knowledge of carrier sourcing/contracting, TMS system implementation and Transportation RFP execution.

-Database experience utilizing SQL.

-Working knowledge of Corporate Mainframe and SAP.

-Experience with Tableau Proven ability to lead, influence, and drive decision-making and consensus across all levels within the organization.

-Strong strategic skills with proven ability to develop sound business plans that achieve business objectives.

-Excellent interpersonal, influencing and written communication skills to communicate effectively at all levels cross functionally.


United States

Job Type (Expected Hours Category)

Full Time

Street Address

100 Highland Dr

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Bachelor’s Degree required; concentration in Supply Chain, Business, or related field preferred



Clinical Licensure Required


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Required Qualifications

-3 years of experience in a Transportation/analytical capacity or Supply Chain with proven ability to develop and execute strategic solutions and lead a highly motivated team. Strong business acumen, Supply Chain experience and knowledge of Transportation practices.

-Strong technical expertise including significant experiences with Microsoft Office Suite (Access and Excel, is required).

Ability to develop and implement sustainable processes.

Proven ability to lead, influence, and drive decision-making. Strong time management, organization skills to effectively prioritize and manage multiple initiatives in order to maximize the business impact.

-Ability to effectively work cross functionally with multiple internal business units.

-Proven ability to lead a results driven team.

Business Overview

CVS Health, through our unmatched breadth of service offerings, is transforming the delivery of health care services in the U.S. We are an innovative, fast-growing company guided by values that focus on teamwork, integrity and respect for our colleagues and customers. What are we looking for in our colleagues? We seek fresh ideas, new perspectives, a diversity of experiences, and a dedication to service that will help us better meet the needs of the many people and businesses that rely on us each day. As the nation’s largest pharmacy health care provider, we offer a wide range of exciting and fulfilling career opportunities across our three business units - MinuteClinic, pharmacy benefit management (PBM) and retail pharmacy. Our energetic and service-oriented colleagues work hard every day to make a positive difference in the lives of our customers.

CVS Health is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate in hiring or employment against any individual on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy), national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, physical or mental disability, medical condition, age, veteran status, military status, marital status, genetic information, citizenship status, unemployment status, political affiliation, or on any other basis or characteristic prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. CVS Health will consider qualified job candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with federal, state and local laws. CVS Health will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any Colleague or applicant for employment because such Colleague or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the Colleague or applicant or another Colleague or applicant. Furthermore, we comply with the laws and regulations set forth in the following EEO is the Law Poster: EEO IS THE LAW


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Location: Woonsocket, RI

Company Profile:
CVS Caremark (NYSE: CVS), headquartered in Woonsocket, RI, is the largest pharmacy health care provider in the United States with integrated offerings across the entire spectrum of pharmacy care. Through our unique suite of assets, we are reinventing pharmacy to offer innovative solutions that help people on their path to better health. We are focused on enhancing access to care, lowering overall health care costs for plan members and payors, and improving health outcomes.