Transportation and Logistics Manager IIEcolab - Naperville, IL
Ecolab has an opening for a Logistics Manager II
supporting Nalco’s transportation and logistics operations. Under the direction of logistics leadership, and with accuracy, efficiency, and Ecolab’s best interest a priority, the Logistics Manager is accountable for
managing our North American transportation service providers performance and cost while maintaining Ecolab’s top priority of safety.
Shipping Cost Optimization
Capture and maintain shipping optimization savings following our freight policy programs.
Maintain freight policy training materials and shipping guidelines
Engage with sales teams on opportunities to eliminate loss from sub optimal tank sizes and order qtys.
Identify transportation cost losses in our network and develop programs to enable quick wins. Identify programs necessary to convert to the ideal state.
Develop and execute savings activities by optimizing our modes and carriers for inbound and outbound
Partner with Sr. Transportation Leadership and Procurement to support RFP events and off cycle activities. Maintain and assist in negotiating service level agreements
Assist in dedicated carrier network design and performance reviews
Manage and properly size our dedicated carrier equipment programs to balance safety, service, and cost
Carrier Selection, Routing, and Performance Management:
Manage daily carrier performance to meet SIFOT and DIFOT targets.
identify root cause failures and manage implementation of carrier corrective action plans. Record and analysis data to address failure trends
Develop and maintain SAP routing tools and offline routing guides and maps. Develop and utilize controls to manage routing guide leakage
Develop and maintain carrier performance scorecards. Review performance with carriers at regular intervals based on the performance level and volume.
Review and align new volume from acquisitions to the Ecolab carrier network
Identify and develop transportation service providers to meet our future needs
Facilitate and onboard new carriers with our shipping and receiver network
Ensure that carriers chosen to provide customer deliveries are ZDD trained and utilize tools and technology with our bulk carriers to eliminate WTDs and spills. Identify systemic issues and suggest process safety improvements.
Work with Logistics Safety and supporting groups to improve BOL content
Finance and Accounting:
Track and report freight cost savings projects and other freight and shipping reporting activities
Identify freight payment issues which may impact financial forecast and reporting, supplier retention, and communicate with Accounting/Logistics Finance to resolve issues
7 years of previous work experience in logistics, transportation or operations
No immigration sponsorship available for this position
Bachelor’s degree Logistics, Supply Chain, Finance or Transportation
Previous supplier management experience
Knowledge of freight rating, tariffs, classifications, and rate formulas
Proficient with computer applications used for shipping, electronic communications, parsing and copying data
Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills
Prior experience using SAP applications
Outstanding written communication and attention to detail
Strong analytical skills
Ability to exercise independent judgment and to work in teams
2 days 17 hours ago
applyTransportation and Logistics Manager II Ecolab - Naperville, IL, United States
Ecolab is the global leader in water, hygiene and energy technologies and services. Around the world businesses in foodservice, food processing, hospitality, healthcare, industrial, and oil and gas markets choose Ecolab products and services to keep their environment clean and safe, operate efficiently and achieve sustainability goals.
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