Director of Transportation and Logistics, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Created 10/18/2020
Reference 124984139
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
City Harrisburg
Zip 17112
Description:

MI Windows and Doors is one of the nation's largest suppliers of vinyl and aluminum windows and patio doors, with plants across the country. We are looking for a Director of Transportation and Logistics! This role will be responsible for directing all activities associated with the transportation and logistics function for MI Windows and Doors including a company-owned fleet as well as third party carriers.


Key Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop and implement overarching policies regarding dispatching, routing, and tracking organizational transportation vehicles.
  • Lead and direct the work of team employees and responsible for personnel actions including hiring, performance management, and termination.
  • Ensure that all traffic/transportation activities comply with local, state, and federal DOT regulations.
  • Keep abreast of all changes to applicable safety regulations and modify organizational practices as needed.
  • Direct efforts to address all transportation issues and customer complaints.
  • Establishes policies and works in concert with site supply chain teams to maintain procedures governing warehousing, inventory management, or transportation.
  • Assess departmental performance, identify weaknesses or risk, and suggest operational changes to improve efficiency or reduce costs.
  • Manage carrier and vendor relationships or work with vendors to resolve quality, service, or invoicing issues.
  • Directly oversee the management of all forklift and other power equipment agreements
  • Collaborate with other members of the executive management team to align departmental strategy or direction with the overall goals of the organization.
  • Establishes transportation and logistics policies, practices, and procedures that have a significant impact on the organization.
  • Optimize the utilization of company vehicles and determine the most cost-effective use of third-party carriers.
  • Manage programs related to company cars, service vehicles and equipment.


. Requirements:

Minimum Qualifications, Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree in Transportation/Logistics preferred and at least 15 years of experience.
  • Strong presentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to drive strategic direction within transportation and logistics throughout the company
  • Strong decision-making and leadership skills.
  • Strong judgement, problem-solving and planning skills.
  • Strong negotiation skills




PI124984139
Employer MI WINDOWS AND DOORS

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