Director of Solution Design : 3rd Party Logistics - Company Description:
Xpedient Management Group is a 3rd party logistics company specializing in warehousing, transportation and innovative supply chain solutions.
Director of Solutions Design : 3rd Party Logistics
About the Job
Our Solutions Design team provides innovative solutions for our customers complex logistics needs in facility design, transportation, network design and supply chain management.
A passion for problem solving, a strong ambition and a personal drive for professional excellence help our design team maintain their commitment to continuous improvement.
Xpedient offers a variety of logistics engineering roles in a dynamic environment. Ideally, candidates should have a college degree in industrial engineering or other quantitative degree. Job seekers with experience using advanced transportation and warehouse model tools may also be qualified for this senior role.
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Leads and directs the engineering of transportation, logistics and supply chain solutions to support sales and operational requirements. Partners with Operations, Product and Sales to build account stability and customer satisfaction by focusing managers and associates on continuous improvement opportunities. Develops positive relationships and regularly communicates with both internal and external customers. Works with business partners to define the vision for future state capabilities (processes/technology/organization) ensuring engineering capabilities meet current and future transportation customer requirements. Partners with other management to develop business plans, budgets, and align engineering plans with corporate strategies.
Project Scope : Directs and manages warehouse and transportation design processes to drive solution value and quality and process quality and efficiency; ensures engineering work is error:free.
: Directs and works with the operations team to structure solution design work for RFP's and other sales opportunities and operational analyses.
: Develops and continually grows a deep understanding of customers' business and solution needs and proactively aligns resources to develop a solution.
: Partners with Operations and Sales to ensure we are meeting or exceeding the customers' expectations.
Leadership and Talent Management : Directs recruiting activities to ensure that the design group is staffed with skilled, motivated associates.
: Sets performance standards to inspire people to higher levels of performance than they would realize on their own.
: Identifies strong performers and determines correct career development opportunities and provides them specific training and development plans.
Finance : Leads and directs the process for identifying, specifying, developing or buying and integration of design and engineering methodologies and software tools.
: 12+ years of logistics/supply chain experience as a consultant or with a third party logistics organization or other comparable experience, including transportation modeling experience.
: Knowledge of transportation equipment, DOT Regulations, transportation staffing and pricing required.
: Operations experience preferred.
: Prior supervisory/management experience required.
: Excellent analytical/problem solving capabilities and presentation skills required.
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