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Manager of Transportation Management Systems

Company: Generac Power System, Inc
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Manager of Transportation Management Systems

Company Generac Power Systems

Name Manager of Transportation Management Systems

Req # 56021

Location Waukesha CORP

Employment Type Full Time

Shift 1st

Do you want to be part of something bigger? For more than five decades, Generac has designed and manufactured diesel, natural gas, and bi-fuel generatorsbut we did not stop there! As we continue to grow both in size and in technological advances, we are pushing past the norm and pathing a way for the future. We are not simply satisfied with what is working now; instead, we challenge ourselves and continue to be a leader in our industry.

The Manager Global TMS (Transportation Management System) will be responsible for managing the business strategy for highly effective transportation planning and execution. This position is the high-level primary contact for transportation operations liaising with Sales, Distribution, Operations, Customer Service, Logistics, and other business functions as needed. This role is responsible to ensure transportation execution following the best practices, rates, and services as outlined by the Global Logistics team. Additionally, the identification of continuous improvement opportunities along with identification and resolution of systems gaps will be performed. The Global TMS Manager will also create and maintain published standards and work instructions. This individual will also have the responsibility to ensure customer logistical requirements are identified, setup and maintained within the TMS system along with providing analytics onto the accuracy and performance of the team. Management, training, and development of a team will also be required.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Review, Audit, Maintain and Setup routing guides, routing procedures and customer logistics requirements within TMS. Ensure timely transportation of orders when available for shipment. Analyze, review and present transportation operations KPIs and financial impact to organization. Work with Sales and Distribution to optimize throughput and customer delivery expectations.
  • Identify and optimize Transportation Systems enabling higher automation. Collaborate with ERP teams to expand integration allowing for greater functionality across multiple systems. Ensure policies and procedures are being followed by all shipping points globally. Pursue TMS integration into customer portals as required
  • Designs and directs the work of the team. Selects, coaches, and develops staff. Sets clear expectations to inspire and motivate the team. Manages performance-- recognizing achievement, providing feedback, and administering progressive discipline when necessary.
  • Collaborate with Logistics team to identify optimal transportation practices increasing productivity for transportation teams and distribution operations while reducing internal and external costs
  • Provide dashboard and metrics on carrier performance around TMS such as tender acceptance rate, on time pickup, response time and other indicators as identified
  • Other duties as identified but not limited to Preparing and giving presentations to leadership, Participation in Logistics business reviews with providers, Project manage initiatives related to transportation and systems integrations, and Integration of new systems and functionality

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of transportation execution experience
  • 5 years' experience with systems integrations, systems design, or systems support
  • 3 years' experience leading/mentoring teams or leading large-scale projects

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in SAP ECC Order to Cash or Pick, Pack Ship procedures
  • Experience with TMS Systems, preferably BlueYonder or JDA
  • Experience with Parcel Manifesting Systems, preferably Logistyx
  • Experience leading Technical projects and EDI or similar

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Experience using Word, Excel, Power Point, and multiple business applications.
  • Knowledge of transportation and logistics costs, operations, and systems
  • Ability to identify and resolve high complexity process/system problems
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing, with a wide variety of internal and external customers.
  • Knowledge of transportation practices
  • Ability to investigate and troubleshoot flow /process issues.
  • Demonstrated process improvement and systematic process improvement skills

"We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law."

Keywords: Generac Power System, Inc, Waukesha , Manager of Transportation Management Systems, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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