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Vice President of Transportation

Company: iRiS Recruiting Solutions
Location: Worcester
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:


Position: Vice President of Transportation

Location: Worcester, MA

Salary: $300-330k all in compensation

Ideally located in MA or open to relocation to this area; Will consider candidates who work remotely

Travel: 50-75%


Our client is an industry leading U.S. F&B supply chain organization who is looking for a high level VP of Transportation to oversee company-wide transportation functions. This will oversee areas such as inbound and outbound transportation, backhauls, transfers, reverse logistics, vendor contract negotiations, fleet maintenance, private and dedicated fleets, system implementations and more.


- Support and advance a multi-year, transformative transportation strategy
- Oversee the entire organizations private fleet and dedicated carrier relationships
- Oversee all inbound and outbound transportation activities, backhaul operations, training and development of the driver force, safety, cost-cutting initiatives, full expense management and customer service
- Constantly assessing the team to ensure they have the needed structure to support the business; ensure successful succession planning
- Successfully support the roll out and utilization of the nationwide transportation management solutions and systems

MUST Haves:

- 10+ years progressive responsibility in transportation; preferably in the F&B industry
- B.S. in logistics, distribution, engineering, industrial management or finance
- Must currently be at a Senior Director or VP level in the transportation industry
- Experience with complex transportation start-up operations
- Highly analytical and great with developing and executing on company-wide budgets
- Has private fleet and 3rd party transportation experience
- Union and non-union experience a plus


- Strong communication skills with all different levels of leadership
- Excellent analytical and budgetary skills
- Can perform in a fast-paced and complex work environment "As a Supply Chain Recruiter with iRiS Recruiting Solutions, I help my clients fill critical openings with just the right high quality candidates to meet their needs."

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