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Manager, Supply Chain Systems (Transportation)

Company: KeHE Distributors, LLC
Location: Naperville
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Overview:

Good people, working with good people, for our common good.

Sound good?

KeHE-a natural, organic, specialty and fresh food distributor-is all about "good" and is growing, so there's never been a more exciting time to join our team. If you're enthusiastic about working in an environment with a people-first culture and an organization committed to good living, good food and good service, we'd love to talk to you!

Primary Responsibilities:

The Supply Chain Systems Manager - Transportation role predominantly supports the Inbound Transportation team within Supply Chain. The role also supports other functions within Supply Chain like Replenishment / Buying functions and cross functional involvement with Outbound Transportation, DC Operations and external vendor partners. The role provides support for on-going continuous improvement projects as well as future strategic supply chain project initiatives.

Essential Functions:
Bring best practices in relation to business processes and system capabilities for Food Distribution Industry with thorough understanding of all system capabilities regarding Transportation Management Systems
Bring best in class cutting edge technology and capabilities to reduce Transportation cost and Increase customer service.
Stay abreast and ahead of Industry curve with Transportation Capabilities.
Interpret analytical models, conduct analysis to gain insights into business opportunities, propose solutions and quantify the improvements in Supply Chain metrics.
Understand the Software Development and Implementation Lifecycle and provide guidance to System Leads and Analysts around Design of the solution, testing scenarios, engaging with the Load Planners to perform UAT, etc.
Strong Analytical ability and problem-solving skills using large data sets from Business Intelligence systems. Ability to summarize data using Visualization and interpret results to drive business insights and recommendations.
High level understanding of features like Ready to Ship, Invoice Portal, Appointment Scheduling, Yard Management capabilities.
Understanding of innovation in the Transportation and Logistics industry like RTTV (Real Time Transportation Visibility) and how they interact with Inbound planning.
Integrate Manhattan TMS with other optimization modules for Transportation like Arrowstream/Crossbow.
Partner with the Process and Training team and be able to articulate impact on processes with capability changes and assist in streamlining internal Supply Chain and cross functional processes
Continuous support to Customer Onboarding team to ensure smooth onboarding is done to provide the best customer experience. Also, support DC openings and closings to meet all business goals around Transportation.
Ongoing measurement of systems stability, data accuracy, and processes that drive efficiencies for the organization and the partners we support
Work cross functionally with Sales, Category Management, DC Ops and other functions within KeHE and drive engagement to improve Supply Chain KPIs.
Leading Enterprise Initiatives/Project Management, including the development of comprehensive project plans, definition and tracking/reporting of success criteria, managing project scope, identifying potential issues, and developing contingency plans
Lead, Mentor and Coach System Analysts and Lead System Analysts and play an effective role as an Influencer in the Organization to perform Change Management and adoption of system capabilities and processes.
Other duties and projects as assigned.
Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude:

Education and Experience:

Four (4) year college degree in Business or related field is required.
Eight (8) to Ten (10) years experience in Supply Chain Systems including but not limited to transportation, warehousing, supply-chain execution software and third-party logistics.
Manhattan TMS experience preferred. Oracle, SAP, Blue Yonder or other Transportation systems are a plus.
10-15% travel required.

Qualifications / Additional Skills / Aptitude:

Strong analytical and thinking skills.
Ability to learn new skills.
Possess a sense of urgency and attention to accuracy and detail.
Ability to manage large volumes of data.
Talent communicating effectively both orally and in writing with people at all organizational levels.
Ability to effectively manage a wide variety of tasks simultaneously and often with time conflicting pressures.
Demonstrated ability to work productively and effectively as part of a team.
Requisition ID: 2022-17405 Equal Employer Opportunity Statement: KeHE Distributors provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits all forms of discrimination and harassment on the basis of race, color, religion or faith, sex, gender, age, ancestry, national origin, mental or physical disability or medical condition, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other category protected under federal, state, or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training as well as the administration of all Human Resources and Talent Acquisition processes.%61980909%

Keywords: KeHE Distributors, LLC, Naperville , Manager, Supply Chain Systems (Transportation), Executive , Naperville, Illinois

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