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Director, North America Truck Logistics

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Supply Chain/Logistics/Transportation
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KOCH AG & ENERGY SOLUTIONS
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059979 Requisition #
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Do you have a long-term vision for your career? Are you looking for your next career opportunity at a pioneering and entrepreneurial company? At Koch, 90% of earnings are reinvested in the company so that we can create opportunities and long-term value for our customers, employees, and society. Our culture is defined by the Market-Based Management® philosophy which guides everyday decision making and provides employees with opportunities to contribute and personally benefit from the value they create. At Koch, we offer opportunities for career growth at one of the largest, financially stable companies in the world, responsibilities and rewards based on contributions, and competitive Pay and Benefits. Koch Fertilizer, LLC is seeking a Director, North America Truck Logistics to join their team. This position will require a strong leader that can develop and implement a strategic plan that aligns with the vision of the team.

 

A Day In The Life Typically Includes:

  • Recruit, develop and lead a team of truck logistics employees to ensure the highest levels of capability and employee fulfillment

  • Understand key business strategies and direct the Transportation activities to support sales initiatives and achieve state business targets

  • Liaison between back office entities, logistics, and customers for issue and concern resolution

  • Manage day to day supply operations to facilities, internal and external

  • Provide new supply chain end to end design and competitive costing

  • Ensure pro-active tracking of shipments to meet customers required delivery dates

  • Ability to eliminate waste and identify and improve inefficiencies of internal and external procedures

  • Understanding of the logistical value chains and what sets price

  • Knowledge of customer base and what each customer values from a logistics perspective

  • Ability to build relationship across the entire spectrum of the business, i.e. trucking companies, customers and suppliers.

  • Interaction with external customer as necessary to maintain relationships and communication

A successful candidate will have the following attributes:

  • Proven experience in successively challenging managerial leadership positions

  • Demonstrated problem solving, critical thinking, and risk management skills.

  • Capable of building and maintaining effective and trusting relationships

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • High energy and self-motivated, and confident of leading change


What You Will Need (Basic Qualifications):

 

  • 4+ years of experience in scheduling for truck, rail, or barge
  • Transportation industry knowledge and understanding of fundamentals of transportation modes
  • 2+ years’ proven leadership experience (i.e. direct reports or providing mentorship)
  • Ability to travel up to 20% of the time

 


What Will Put You Ahead (Preferred Qualifications):

 

  • 2+ years’ experience in at least one of three systems (EBS, OTM or Navigator)
  • Bachelor’s degree

 


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This role is not eligible for visa sponsorship.


Salary and benefits commensurate with experience.
We are an equal opportunity employer. Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran
Except where prohibited by state law, all offers of employment are conditioned upon successfully passing a drug test.

This employer uses E-Verify. Please visit the following website for additional information: www.kochcareers.com/doc/Everify.pdf

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