Director of Supply Chain Solutions and Pricing
at Agility

Date Posted: 11/18/2019

Job Description

Position: Director of Supply Chain Solutions and Pricing

Location: US

Reporting To: VP, Logistics

FLSA Classification: Exempt

SUMMARY
The  Director  of   Supply  Chain Solutions and Pricing will be responsible for warehousing and distribution models. This individual will report directly to the VP, Logistics. The Director will be responsible for delivering pricing solutions across the appropriate warehouses.



ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Responsible for developing warehouse and distribution models
  • Responsible for understanding of current and changing link between global transportation and the connection to S. distribution
  • Responsible for compliance within warehousing and distribution models
  • Exercises discretion and independent judgment on a regular basis to monitor projects and provide updates
  • Responsible for exception resolution and documentation issues between internal and external customers
  • Responsible for the continuous improvement of processes to ensure gains in quality and productivity on an ongoing basis
  • Performs other responsibilities and completes tasks and projects as directed by management

Job Requirements



QUALIFICATIONS

  • 5+ years in freight forwarding industry with an emphasis in management role required
  • Strong customer facing abilities
  • Knowledge of warehouse and distribution
  • Expert knowledge in air & ocean import/export operations and documentation
  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required
  • Experience in delivering improvements in quality and productivity

*** Qualified applicants (internal and external) must currently possess legal authorization to work in the United States



DESIRED ATTRIBUTES

  • Excellent analytical abilities
  • Desire in driving improvements in quality and productivity
  • Team player with ability to work with cross-functional teams and all levels of management
  • Ability to work under time pressures
  • Polished communication skills
  • Ability and experience in managing others
  • Ability to train and instruct others on how to perform tasks
  • Accustomed to working in a fast-paced, dynamic environment


LANGUAGE SKILLS

English is the principal language for this position. This position requires good written and verbal communication skills and the ability to communicate effectively in a diverse multicultural environment.



COMPUTER SKILLS

Proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office, Excel, PowerPoint, and other technical software is required.



PHYSICAL DEMANDS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to walk and use hand and eye coordination. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. The employee must be able to travel and drive a vehicle. Travel could be up to 50%.



WORK HOURS AND ENVIRONMENT

Normal working hours for this position are Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM to 5:30 PM, however, working beyond these hours will often be required by business needs.



STATEMENT OF NON-INCLUSIVITY:

This job description is not to be construed as a complete listing of the duties and responsibilities that may be given to any employee. The duties and responsibilities outlined in this position may be added to or changed when deemed appropriate and necessary by the person who is managerially responsible for this position.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Agility brings efficiency to supply chains in some of the globe’s most challenging environments, offering unmatched personal service, a global footprint and customized capabilities in developed and developing economies alike. Agility is one of the world’s leading providers of integrated logistics. It is a publicly traded company with more than $4.4 billion in revenue and more than 22,000 employees in over 500 offices across 100 countries.

Agility’s core commercial business, Global Integrated Logistics (GIL), provides supply chain solutions to meet traditional and complex customer needs. GIL offers air, ocean and road freight forwarding, warehousing, distribution, and specialized services in project logistics, fairs and events, and chemicals. Agility’s Infrastructure group of companies manages industrial real estate and offers logistics-related services, including e-government customs optimization and consulting, waste management and recycling, aviation and ground-handling services, support to governments and ministries of defense, remote infrastructure and life support.

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