Farmington, Michigan Director of Procurement- Logistics/Transportaion

Director of Procurement- Logistics/Transportaion                                    Farmington Hills MI   Area

 

We are looking for an experienced Procurement Director- Logistics/Transportation to develop and drive the procurement for the logistics category in a manufacturing environment.   Will be responsible for all activities related to strategic purchasing of Logistics across company business units.

 

 

This position reports to the Senior Global Director of Indirect Procurement at the corporate office.

 

Responsibilities include:

 

  • Drive several hundred million dollars spend
  • Will lead, develop and manage global category managers
  • Drive cost reduction, manage and execute Logistics procurement strategies
  • Supply base development to achieve cost reduction initiatives
  • Develop and execute global Logistics procurement strategy to includes warehousing and transportation suppliers

 

Ideal candidates will have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics, Supply Chain Management or related (Required)
  • 10 plus years leadership experience in Purchasing and Logistics
  • Demonstrated history of purchasing modes of transportation at a large scale
  • History of leading leaders
  • Strong experience with procurement and distribution, warehousing, Air, Ocean, Freight, 3pl
  • Strong negotiating skills, vendor, and contract management experience
  • Metrics Driven- Analytical- Problem Solver- Strong Sense of Urgency

 

 

If you are interested in discussing this position at a well-established, profitable, professional organization, then please reach out immediately. Please submit resumes directly to email below.

 

 

Verne Shaull

Email: VShaull@thenewellgroup.com

Website: www.thenewellgroup.com

LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/verneshaull/

 

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