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Transportation manager m/v fulltime



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Suc6! Recruitment B.V.


This new, permanent position is for the European Distribution Center (located in Venlo) of an American Company specialized in providing innovative, high-quality and effective Medical Device products and solutions.

This is a key role supporting the European and APAC transportation function, including working with carriers on freight services, analyze and tracking freight costs, and work closely with other 3rd party transportation companies. The major focus of this job will be to coordinate and lead implementation of best practice Transportation freight audit, freight payment, and freight scorecards. This includes implementing Transportation systems and processes, customer collaboration initiatives, and transportation design modeling and implementation. The incumbent will establish relationships with internal Business Unit customers, vendors, and external customers. Total Freight spend is close to $40M

Functie omschrijving Transportation manager m/v fulltime


• Leads significant freight project management across Europe. Projects
including; but not limited to: Outsource freight payment and audit function,
transportation scorecards, network design, freight budget development and monthly tracking for both inbound and outbound
• Lead building an RFQ process that will deliver significant freight savings and improve customer service
• Represent all European warehouse to ensure carrier relationships are strong and responsive to the needs of the D.C.
• Provides functional leadership in the configuration of transportation systems and design of processes to support the supply
chain needs of different DSI locations to meet business objectives
• Gather and extracts data from a number of systems, filtering, processing and evaluating it in order to provide analysis and
reporting to support operational & strategic projects.
• Lead training programs and provides training to Dentsply divisions in the use of transportation and best practice processes
• Document freight lane movement and report significant costs variances(Air vs. Ocean)
• Proactively identify potential obstacles that will hinder progress on transportation projects. Take action to prevent them where
possible or recommend solutions to mitigate their impact.
• Participate in project teams and lead sub-teams to improve supply chain performance
• Establish strong and effective cross-functional working relationships with colleagues in a variety of locations globally
• Capable of developing solutions to freight problems and business requirements and achieving results by working closely with
colleagues and consultants in small groups
• Lead significant change projects, ie, establish a 3rd party to audit/pay freight bills.

Functie eisen Transportation manager m/v fulltime


  • Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university plus one to two years related experience
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Ability to work effectively and productively in a team environment as well as with minimal supervision
  • A high level of interpersonal skills and ability to engage, communicate, and influence internal and external stakeholders at operational levels
  • Effective negotiation skills, experience with e-sourcing tools a plus
  • Strong understanding of transportation modes (e.g., truckload, LTL, package, bulk rail, or intermodal)
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to travel as necessary between the various Divisions to facilitate collaboration and leverage opportunities


• It is a direct employment contract with our client, with the prospect of a permanent appointment.
• You can expect excellent primary and secondary employment conditions, based on knowledge and experience

In short, do you want to contribute to the growth and do you feel at your best in an international environment? Then you are the colleague we are looking for for our client!

Are you interested or do you know somebody interested in your network?

Contact for more info:
René van den Borst Business Partner Suc6! Recruitment BV tel.: 0031 – 6 18817501

Apply now, mail you resume to r.vdborst@suc6recruitment.nl

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