Bi-Lingual Logistics Director

Reference Number: 3Rcug1
Location: Dallas, Texas, US

Company Profile:
My client is a an international third-party logistics firm (3PL) looking for a Director of Logistics with experience in trans-border shipments and managing operations in Mexico. The successful candidate MUST be fluent in Spanish and English

Job Description:
The Director of Logistics is primarily responsible for operations management, safety, financial and customer relations for one or more customers with multiple warehouse locations. This individual is responsible for ensuring LEAN and Continuous Improvement deployment for assigned accounts and expanding business with current customers to support business changes and introduce new services. This position participates in business development activities with new customers and will typically manage $10M to $30M in operating revenue for multiple logistics/warehouse operations, as well as the complexity level of the business. Depending on the customer requirements, additional areas of responsibility may include transportation, packaging and/or reverse logistics. 

This position is responsible for leading, guiding, training and directing location managers. 

Candidate must be Bi-Lingual in Spanish. 

 

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, logistics, supply chain or related field or eight (8) years of related experience.  A master's degree is preferred.
  • A minimum of ten (10) years Logistics/Supply Chain experience in a multi plant/warehouse environment required
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and implementing complete logistics solutions and project management skills required
  • A minimum of five (5) years of P&L experience, including forecasting & managing financial targets required
  • A minimum of six (6) years of supervisory experience required
  • Experience implementing a LEAN work environment preferred
  • Excellent problem solving and oral & written communication skills with demonstrated leadership capabilities
  • Ability to created and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (work groups, peers, customers, etc.)
  • Ability to created and develop an inclusive and engaged work environment
  • Ability to effectively oversee management of profit & loss statements using data sets
  • Ability to inspire and develop others
  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of integrated warehouse operations/solutions, distribution, transportation and carrier management, at a strategic level preferred

Responsibilities:

  • Forecast, plan, manage and ensure accounts meet defined financial targets.  Develop and implement mitigation plans as necessary.
  • Build and maintain relationships with customers at a regional or corporate level based on operational execution and value creation.  Represent company in customer meetings and presentations including Quarterly Business Reviews
  • Oversee the deployment of Lean Guiding Principles and foster a culture of continuous improvement
  • Manage operations to meet or exceed internal and external KPIs.  Implement mitigation plans if necessary.  Lead accounts during peak seasons, special projects and implementations.
  • Identify expansion opportunities with current customers.  May participate in business development and start up activities for new customers.
  • Monitor and hold operations accountable for maintaining a safety culture that meets or exceeds annual safety targets.
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