Area Transport Manager
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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 11/1/2016
Linde North America, Inc
JOB DESCRIPTIONJOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead safety activities related to the driving staff and customer installations within the region. Leading by example and application of Behavioral Safety tenants will be important factors for success.
Champion all regional SHEQ Activity Safety Meetings, Safety Talks, IMS and IMSS.
Lead implementation of global/national/regional SHEQ programs and initiatives
Ensure consistent application of tools, processes, standards, policies and procedures across the region and between regions as a member of the Transport Managers Peer Team.
Ensure consistency in application of driver pay policies.
Maintain a regional staffing strategy and plan to ensure required driver and equipment resources are available to support the regional supply strategy and on-going supply plans.
Establish a driver hiring and retention program for the region. Support the Zone Distribution Managers in hiring and retaining drivers.
Support the Head of Supply Regions in attracting, hiring, and providing professional development for Zone Distribution Managers in the region.
Provide labor relations and unit bargaining support for the region, ensuring consistency in approach within the region and across regions.
Implement, maintain and improve Central Dispatch Management in the region. Achieve customer fulfilment and efficiency metrics through application of Central Transport Management strategies.
Coordinate with the Supply Chain Excellence Teams to provide timely information, feedback and data regarding planned and unplanned network shifts.
Collaborate with the Supply Chain Excellence Teams, the Head of Supply, and Zone Distribution Managers to provide leadership and ensure successful execution of planned and unplanned network shifts
Provide input into the annual budgeting process for capital investment planning, and regional operational inputs required to develop the annual plan.
Develop location and regional budgets on an annual basis. Monitor costs at a local and regional level to maintain a cost effective transportation operation. Organize and lead annual wage reviews.
Develop and implement Productivity Improvement Projects to further improve key productivity indicators
Lead cross functional collaboration to resolve all Non Conforming Customer Site providing safe work environment for all employees
Accountable to ensure engaged and appreciated driver workforce responsible for and resulting in safe handling and delivery of our products to our customers.
Bachelor Degree in logistics, business or supply chain
Minimum of 10 years experience in a supervisory role with five or more years involving transportation processes
Strong computer system aptitude and ability to use data to drive decisions
Strong communication skills, supervisory experience in union environments highly desired
Knowledge of DOT, OSHA and Hazmat regulations
Certified Six Sigma Black Belt or green belt a plus.
Negotiation skills [including negotiation and management of union contracts]
Six Sigma facilitation skills use of data driven decision making and the ability to support and champion six sigma projects
People management experience managing personnel responsible for delivering Linde Group products to customers and demonstrated ability to encourage personnel to provide superior customer service in a team environment.
Management through influence working cross-functionally to achieve results in a lean environment
Possesses strong communications skills at all levels
Demonstrated ability to work cohesively in a team environment
Possesses the ability to think strategically
Demonstrated ability to challenge the status quo and improve existing processes/programs
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