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Vice President of Transportation

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

Job Description:

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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%

Description:

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.

Responsibilities:

- 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

Skills/Abilities:

- 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."

Keywords: iRiS Recruiting Solutions, Worcester , Vice President of Transportation, Professions , Worcester, Massachusetts

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