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Transportation Manager

Company: Bimbo Bakeries USA
Location: Wayne
Posted on: May 6, 2021

Job Description:

Transportation Managerreq20749Employment Type: RegularLocation: WAYNE,NJHave you ever enjoyed Arnold, Brownberry or Oroweat bread? A Thomas' English muffin or bagel? Or perhaps snacked on a Sara Lee, Entenmann's or Marinela cake or donut? If the answer is yes, then you know Bimbo Bakeries USA! Bimbo Bakeries USA is part of Grupo Bimbo, the world's largest baking company with operations in 33 countries. Bimbo Bakeries USA (BBU) employs 20,000 associates across the U.S. in bakeries, sales centers, corporate offices and on sales routes to ensure our consumers have the freshest products to feed their families at every meal. But our associates come to work for much more - the chance to feed their own lives through exciting work that offers the opportunity to make a real difference in their professional and personal lives every day. Description:Transportation Manager is a member of the East Business Unit Supply Chain team and works cross functionally with East BU, BBU and GB teams to implement and maximize the East backhaul revenue program. Key Job Responsibilities:East Backhaul Revenue Program ownerLead Transportation productivity target assigned with Equipment optimization, specifically the NorthStar Basket Conversion across the East and then across the Central and West. Key focus area are the cake lanes across the country that will no longer require jersey rack returns. Partner with BBU and 3PL transportation partners to develop and implement product, ingredient and/or 3rd party backhauls for all return cake/snack runs across the East BUTractor / Trailer Asset optimization : Partner with Fleet team to deliver the East fleet productivity agenda to include strategic backhaul revenue requirements (trailers, maintenance, etc).Support East Transportation and Supply chain leads to deliver Transportation productivity agenda : this scope includes transport runs across the East bakery, co-packer and cross-dock/DC network which consists of 5,000+ runs/wk and approximately $150 million in budgeted spend.Support Transportation and East Supply chain leads with partnering with 3PL's to execute the current governance structure: Daily, weekly, monthly run right venues; Transportation Management System (TMS) to bright; Central Dispatch execution; Lead Cross-functional Transport safety team.Support On-Time Delivery point for the East and national cake network. Partner with all Distribution leaders both in BBU and 3PL partner organizations in executing on-time delivery programs Position Requirements:Bachelor's Degree in Business, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or related field.At least 7 years of related and varied experience in both managing supply chain and/or manufacturing operations, and project management.A combination of education, training and experience that results in demonstrated competency to perform the work may be substituted (under education and experience).Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization.Experience using tools and software such as MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc. Ability to travel, visit facilities/sales centers/distribution centers within the business unit.Strong analytic skills with attention to detail.Must be able to plan & accomplish goals with limited supervision. Key Behavioral Competencies:Ability to build strong business relationships and collaborate cross-functionally.Ability to lead and coach special projects while meeting specific timelines and objectives.Ability to establish objectives, ownership of work, and accountability for results.Ability to comprehend and communicate complex information effectively to gain alignment.Ability to make strategic business decisions impacting short and long term.Ability to manage and influence P&L results.Ability to cultivate talent through coaching.The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be requested to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Be a part of a company that is dedicated to protecting our planet:All of our U.S. operations have been powered with 100% renewable electrical energy since July 2019, with energy created through a Wind Farm backed by a Virtual Power Purchase Agreement with InvenergyBimbo Bakeries USA was named EPA ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year in 2018 and 2019 for superior leadership, innovation and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiencyWe have 14 ENERGY STAR Certified facilitiesOur Manufacturing operations divert greater than 95% of waste from landfill360 of our company-owned vehicles utilize alternative fuel - propane, compressed natural gas, and electricBimbo Bakeries USA has committed to 100% sustainable packaging across its portfolio by 2025. All product bags, pouches and wrappers are currently recyclable through Terracycle.Bimbo Bakeries USA is an equal opportunity employer with a policy that provides equal employment opportunity for applicants and employees regardless of race, color, religion, disability, gender, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, pregnancy, veteran status, or any other classification protected by law. This policy applies to all aspects of employment, including recruitment, hiring, promotion, compensation, reassignment, layoff, discharge, education, training and all other working conditions. To further the principle of equal employment opportunity, Bimbo Bakeries USA has developed affirmative action plans for minorities and women, qualified individuals with disabilities, and Vietnam-era and special disabled veterans and other protected veterans.

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