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Manager of Outbound Transportation
Title:Manager of Outbound Transportation
Location:Kansas City, MO (LSNA Corporate Headquarters)
Company Description
Lindt and Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is a shared services organization that supports the operating companies of the Lindt & Sprüngli family of brands headquartered in the United States.  Our company was created to help leverage the combined size, power and reach of the operating companies.  Our support includes Warehousing & Transportation services through administration of a national network of warehouses and transportation management, a large Field Sales & Merchandising force providing retail merchandising support for all US brands, an Information Technology team to support the operating companies during system upgrades and platform conversions, Procurement expertise in supply & materials sourcing, in-house Legal Counsel resources and support from the Finance team for US tax filings.

Position Summary:
The Manager of Outbound Transportation is responsible for the execution and administration for all outbound factory movement and operations for LSNA transportation.  This position will monitor and improve total cost while balancing required service levels.  Candidate will communicate with all locations on outbound volume and utilize fleet and outside carriers effectively.

Essential Functions:
  • Oversees transportation for 7+ distribution sites, outbound deliveries, and transfers
  • Reporting of daily on-time delivery exception reports
  • Ensures DC's and carriers have updated information in TMS
  • Manages refrigerated carriers in day-to-day pick up and deliveries
  • Manages professional staff for all routings from plants and DC locations
  • Works with counterparts to optimize loads between both inbound and outbound
  • Effectively communicates with manufacturing management, suppliers, and customers
  • Performs special projects and duties as assigned by management
  • Creates a drop trailer program at plants and DC's to best utilize Fleet and carrier capacity
Job Requirements: Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree and 5 years of supply chain experience or combination of experience and education
  • Past management experience with direct reports
  • Experience in consumer-packaged goods
  • Strong Excel skills
Job Requirements: Preferred Qualifications
  • Transportation/Logistics management experience
  • MBA
  • Working knowledge of Transportation Management System (TMS)
  • Experience in refrigerated transportation
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Ability to prioritize and organize assignments

Benefits Information:
Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. offers a competitive compensation package, bonus program, generous health and welfare benefits including medical, dental, vision, and other ancillary offerings.   In addition, we have a retirement savings 401K plan, 10 paid holidays, paid personal time off, and generous discounts on our delicious products! 

Employment by Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is contingent upon I-9 Employment Eligibility Verification, passing the urinalysis drug screen, education verification, and satisfactory reference and background checks.

Lindt & Sprüngli (North America) Inc. is an EOE/MINORITY/FEMALE/VET/DISABLED employer. Principals only please.

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