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Logistics Services Manager

Company: O-I
Location: Perrysburg
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:

Company DescriptionRemember the last time you opened a bottle of champagne, a cold beer after a hard day's work or a bottle of sparkling mineral water to quench the thirst, well it was probably made by us, we are O-I and we love that we make more glass containers than anyone in the world.O-I has more than a century of experience crafting pure, sustainable, brand-building glass packaging for many of the world's best-known food and beverage brands. We are proud to provide high quality glass packaging for beer, wine, spirits, food, non-alcoholic beverages, cosmetics and pharmaceuticals.Job DescriptionPRINCIPAL ACCOUNTABILITIES

  • Manage and oversee the daily shipment optimization and carrier tenders executed by the Logistics Team through the use of O-I's transportation management system (TMS) in order to ensure that the best combination of cost and service is achieved at the operational level.
  • Support the regional Business Unit Logistics Specialist in securing carrier capacity and in adhering to routing guide conformance for assigned shipments.
  • Manage the relationship with the Customer Service Organization in order to ensure that on-time pick-up and delivery requirements can be met for planned shipments within the defined service parameters.
  • Support logistics strategies, process control, budget and reconciliation activities and special projects that will ensure positive EBIT contributions (cost reduction/control) while meeting unique service needs of the customers.
  • Conduct initial and continuous training sessions for the Logistics Specialist positions and maintain a department resource schedule so that daily operational activities are adequately covered and supported.
  • Provide support to the compliance and import/export team in order by ensuring that customs brokerage and freight forwarding services employed by O-I meet the legal and regulatory requirements while providing a value add for cross-border shipments.
  • Partner with the Business Units and assigned DRP resource in the continuous review of the network, demand patterns, storage locations, etc. so that logistics services and providers match the capabilities required.
  • Support supplier development programs by partnering with core carriers and other logistics providers by establishing business network reviews and score-carding techniques with the purpose of improving operational efficiencies and cost optimization, closely collaborating with Procurement team
  • Closely collaborate with the Procurement group in the strategic methodology of major bid/sourcing events in order to ensure that appropriate techniques and spend authorities adhere to Corporate Procurement guidelines.
  • Take the lead on solving complex supplier quality and service issues and improve existing business processes and strategies for continued sustainability.
  • Mentor the Logistics Operations Team members by exposing them to and involving them in key cost reduction and process improvement projects/initiatives that help facilitate career growth. SCOPE AND IMPACTResponsible to help control and minimize assigned portion of $195M annual outbound transportation spend. Guide, mentor and lead team of logistics specialists. Responsible for motivating team members as well as inspiring positive communication with them so that they can work together toward achieving goals.QualificationsEDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
    • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Logistics/Supply Chain, Operations or a related field.
    • Minimum of 10 years' experience in Logistics Procurement and Operations, Warehousing Experience.
    • Minimum 3 years of Supervisory Experience.
    • Excellent negotiating and contract management skills.
    • Experience with all transportation modes, warehousing services, and international trade compliance.
    • Working knowledge of ERP systems; TMS, WMS, Bid software, etc.
    • Excellent analytical, written and communication skills.
    • Experience in a manufacturing environment.
    • Experience with SAP and Lean Six Sigma.REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS This position reports to the Director of Logistics. Other direct reports to the Director of Logistics are the Logistics Operations and Compliance Manager, and the Regional Warehouse Operations Manager.Reporting to this position will be - 4 resources: 3 Logistics Specialist and 1 DRP resource.Travel RequirementsThis position will require up to 20% travel and/or as situations arise between U.S., Canada, and Mexico.Must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodations.Additional InformationAll your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.O-I is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact O-I at and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.

Keywords: O-I, Toledo , Logistics Services Manager, Professions , Perrysburg, Ohio

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