Divisional Transportation/Trucking Director

Reference Number: sjtdivtrans
Location: Dallas, TX

Job Description:

Our client is a $6B market leading heavy equipment manufacturing company with 5 manufacturing plants in the US and Mexico. Currently, they are adding a divisional level Director of Logistics/Transportation/Trucking to join their corporate staff.

This new position will evaluate the current state site level inbound/outbound logistics/transportation/trucking functions at each of the decentralized sites and formulate and create their future state vision across the division, bringing forth industry best practices to meet the supply chain goals of the organization. Standardization of process and policy, supplier development, ERP (SAP) deployment, and employee development must be parts of the new creative solution. Leadership clearly agrees the time is right to align these site level functions under one director.

While the client prefers candidates who would relocate now or in the future to Corporate (Dallas, TX), successful candidates can live anywhere in the US. Significant overnight and international travel is needed, at times reaching 75%.

Job Requirements:

Degree required

Advanced degree helpful

International customs experience

Hoshin Kanri / lean deployment

Functional management 

Strong Trucking / Transportation experience

Regulatory understanding

Organizational design and development

Transformational leadership / Performance Management