Director of Global Transportation - Dallas, TX  

PlayPower, a world leader in producing premier recreation equipment from commercial playgrounds to floating boat docks is seeking a

Director of Global Transportation and Logistics

 

Are you a person with a history of leading transportation and logistics?

 

We are looking to fill a Full-time Director of Global Transportation and Logistics within the Operations Department based In Dallas Texas.

 

If this is you or someone you know, let’s talk!

 

Responsibilities include:

· Oversee and manage, directly or indirectly, the shipping coordinators in Pennsylvania, Missouri, Indiana, Denver, Texas and a dotted line reporting in Poland, Scotland, and UK

· Research and analyze freight costs and classifications, delivery methods, and delivery schedules to minimize delivery costs and maximize customer satisfactions

· Negotiate logistics services contracts and pricing agreements with providers in various transportation modes, including parcel, LTL, TL, Ocean and global forwarding and customs brokerage services to meet budgetary goals along with service metrics

· Establish and monitor specific supply chain-based performance measurement systems. (KPI’s, including cost per ton per mile, reduction of additional charges including demurrage, surcharges, and standby)

· Develop and monitor key performance indicators and financial metrics, indicators and financial metrics, identify trends and analyze variances

· Maintain knowledge of freight tariffs, classifications and discounts for successful negotiations

 

Qualified applicants will have:

 

· A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in Logistics, Engineering, Manufacturing or a related field

· 15 years or more of experience working in the transportation/warehouse industry

· 5 years or more of experience in international freight forwarding or brokerage

· Lean/Six Sigma or APICS certification

· Demonstrated proficiency in managing Logistics Operations in a highly seasonal/variable volume

· Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical data

· Excellent communication skills

· Customs Brokers License preferred

 

PlayPower offers a competitive benefits package including, but not limited to, paid time off, health insurance and 401(K) for full-time positions. Qualified candidates only. Please apply through our website at www.PlayPower.com/careers.

 

Resumes will only be accepted through the deadline date. Although we appreciate all interest, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Additional company information is available at www.playworld.com. Reference checks and pre-employment drug testing will be conducted.

 

PlayPower is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or any other trait protected by law.

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