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Manager of Outbound Transportation
Title:Manager of Outbound Transportation
Location:Kansas City, MO (LSNA Corporate Headquarters)
Company Description

The Lindt Chocolate family of brands - Lindt, Ghirardelli, and Russell Stover, combine to be the 3rd largest chocolate company in the industry. Each brand has carved a unique niche in the hearts of consumers.  Our products can be found in major mass, drug, and grocery chains in all 50 states and in company-owned and independent retail locations. With a strong retail presence domestically and abroad, we are poised to meet the needs of our customers for life’s everyday moments, seasonal celebrations, and special occasions.

Position Summary:

The Manager - 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 Transporation 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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