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Weyerhaeuser
Hot Sprngs, AR, United States
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Weyerhaeuser
Hot Sprngs, Arkansas, United States
30+ days ago

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The Wood Products Supply Chain organization is seeking a motivated, proven leader to join our team. This valued and strategic role contributes to our team success by daily collaboration across Supply Chain and leading our Logistic team in Hot Springs, AR.

This role supports all Weyerhaeuser Wood Products operations, with primary responsibility for locations in the Eastern US. This position reports to the Director of Supply Chain.  The logistics leader is instrumental in building relationships with transportation suppliers, having proactive communication, effectively negotiating rates, and managing contracts. Success includes developing and executing strategic and tactical initiatives for the organization by collaborating with sales and manufacturing teams to ensure solutions are in place to effectively meet aligned business objectives, support business growth, drive profitability, and elevate the customer experience.

Our ideal candidate is self-driven, motivated, dependable, and innovative, in looking for opportunities to excel within a Supply Chain organization.

Weyerhaeuser prides itself on employee development. In fact, it’s one of our core values, along with a focus on excellence, a devotion to sustainability, the development of products that improve lives, and a commitment to tangible values. We’re honored to have been named one of the World’s Top Ethical Companies® for 10 years, among other accolades. We also invest in company culture and hold regular events to enhance teamwork and give back to communities, both large and small, of which we form part of the fabric.

Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for transportation performance to meet the needs of the business
  • Accountable for team performance – leading and coaching team through clear goal setting and feedback
  • Build effective relationships with business leaders and transportation colleagues
  • Proven expertise in logistics industry to proactively educate and communicate issues and market conditions to key stakeholders, identifying gaps and implementing solutions to resolve and support operations savings and efficiencies
  • Responsible for supporting the development and implementation of truck, rail, warehouse, and analysis/optimization strategies to reduce costs and safely provide competitive advantage to the business
  • Routinely uses and provides business metrics, data insights, benchmarking, and market trends to inform business decisions
  • Lead carrier development and negotiations, cost analysis, providing cost information to sales and finance, and troubleshooting logistics issues as necessary
  • Responsible to manage transportation activities for the business to ensure that transportation processes and procedures are understood and followed
  • Management of the logistics team which includes activities such as hiring, supervising, people development and evaluating job performance
  • Assess and ensure logistics KPIs are maintained to facilitate continuous improvement in the areas of transportation including routing, scheduling, on time metrics, and freight cost management
  • Responsible for identifying and implementing initiatives and technology that support operational savings and improvements


Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Minimum eight years Transportation and Logistics Experience
  • Transportation industry knowledge by mode; including safety requirements, laws, and regulations
  • Experience with a large enterprise resource planning system
  • Experience with rate and contract negotiations

About Wood Products
We've been delivering quality building products and solutions to our customers for more than 100 years. From builders and dealers to specifiers and homeowners, we offer exceptional product performance and unparalleled support.
For more than a century, we’ve been building our reputation as a leader in sustainable wood products.

About Weyerhaeuser
We sustainably manage forests and manufacture products that make the world a better place. We’re serious about safety, driven to achieve excellence, and proud of what we do. With multiple business lines in locations across North America, we offer a range of exciting career opportunities for smart, talented people who are passionate about making a difference. 
We know you have a choice in your career. We want you to choose us. 
 
Weyerhaeuser is an equal opportunity employer. Inclusion is one of our five core values and we strive to maintain a culture where all our people feel a sense of belonging, opportunity and shared purpose. We are committed to recruiting a diverse workforce and supporting an equitable and inclusive environment that inspires people of all backgrounds to join, stay and thrive with our team. 

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62587602
  • Location:
    Hot Sprngs, Arkansas, United States
  • Position Title: Director of Logistics
  • Company Name For Job: Weyerhaeuser
  • Industry: Distribution/Warehouse
  • Job Function: Supply Chain Executive
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: BA/BS/Undergraduate
  • Min Experience: 7-10 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%
  • Salary: $110,000.00 - $130,000.00 (Yearly Salary)
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