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Supply Chain Manager (Freight Conversions)

Company: KeHE Distributors
Location: Naperville
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Why Work for KeHE?--Full-timePay Range: $86,305.00/Yr. - $126,506.00/Yr.Shift Days: , Shift Time:Benefits on Day 1Health/RxDentalVisionFlexible and health spending accounts (FSA/HSA)Supplemental life insurance401(k)Paid time offPaid sick timeShort term & long term disability coverage (STD/LTD)Employee stock ownership (ESOP)Holiday pay for company designated holidaysOverviewGood 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 ResponsibilitiesThe Manager of Supply Chain will lead a team of members that converts freight and manages margin and oversees an enterprise-wide supply chain view around managing more collect freight. Additional responsibilities include strategic planning, ad hoc problem solving and managing relationships with a diverse supplier community, a growing customer base, and all relevant internal departments. As with all positions at KeHE, we expect that all actions will be consistent with KeHE's Mission, Vision, and Values.Essential Functions--Leads a team of members that will be focusing on freight conversations and margin management.Collaborates with the Director team to influence department strategy and create yearly targets (SMART goals).Ability to translate strategic goals into specific actions and team objectives.Works to maximize conversion and margin within the KeHE Inbound space.Partners with supplier community and KeHE (warehouse, operations, buyers) teams to problem solve, streamline processes and to maximize customer satisfaction.Creates and fosters an environment of trust, teamwork, continuous improvement, accountability, and innovation.Drives strategic meetings, projects, and improvements with key vendors.Provide data driven insight and actionable feedback to key account teams.Minimum Requirements, Qualifications, Additional Skills, Aptitude--Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Operations, Logistics, or related field preferred.5+ years of related supply chain experience desired.Minimum 3 years of experience directly managing people, including hiring, developing, motivating, directing work and setting priorities.Qualifications / Additional Skills / Aptitude:Outstanding analytic skills with demonstrated success organizing, analyzing, and accurately interpreting large amounts of data.Capable of influencing & educating organization on supply chain and freight conversations activities.High comfort level negotiating with suppliers and key business partners.Skilled presenter to senior management and executive level.Outstanding communication (both verbal and written) and relationship management skills.Ability to prioritize workload to have the most significant impact on customer satisfaction and performance to KPI's.Prior experience in food and/or code sensitive product environment preferred.Experience with business intelligence tools like Power BI and Transportation systems.Requisition ID2024-22615Equal Employer Opportunity StatementKeHE 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.

Keywords: KeHE Distributors, Naperville , Supply Chain Manager (Freight Conversions), Executive , Naperville, Illinois

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