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Freight Manager

BlackHawk Industrial Broken Arrow, OK
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical, vision
Job Description

 

SUMMARY: The Freight Manager is responsible for identifying and implementing strategies for optimizing freight expense across the entire organization.   They manage the daily freight operations, act as primary point of contact for freight issues, and own relationships with key freight providers.  They also act as the driving force for implementing process modifications or changes related to freight expense allocation and freight expense recovery.  

 

ESSENTIAL COMPETENCIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Personally exhibits, recruits and coaches associates consistent with Core Behaviors
  • Responsible for promoting culture of safety
  • Reduce freight as a percent of sales through optimization projects across corporate, branch, and warehouse operations
  • Manage transportation supplier portfolio for BlackHawk Industrial
  • Develop and build relationships with freight carriers, and third-party services
  • Escalate issues and drive solutions with various stakeholders 
  • Manage quarterly business reviews with top carriers and service providers base to drive continuous improvement in terms of quality and cost
  • Understand and enforce service levels with suppliers to match customer expectations and contribute to the quality of customer service defined by company strategy 
  • Ensure freight expense is properly allocated across branches
     Perform other duties as assigned
  • Perform all work in accordance to ISO processes and procedures

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical Skills
  • Demonstrated ability to define objectives and necessary steps to achieve them 
  • Capacity to adapt and implement new solutions when environment or business priorities change 
  • Team player with strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Natural curiosity, willing to dig beyond the obvious 
  • Drive to work through and solve challenges 

 

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience required 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in logistics, purchasing, or other analytics heavy position 
  • Cost Management and Project Management experience required 
  • Prior experience with parcel and heavy freight is a plus

 

BENEFITS:

  • 401K Plan and Company Match Medical
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Company paid Long Term and Short Term Disability
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Time Off

 

 

*BlackHawk Industrial is an Equal Opportunity Employer

Company Description
BlackHawk Industrial provides you the highest quality industrial products and equipment, offering manufacturing services while creating innovative engineered supply solutions. We truly believe in the importance of the local relationships with the customers we service. Our employees have fun every day exceeding the expectations of our customers, suppliers, and shareholders.

With locations across North America, you have access to thousands of manufacturers supplying a wide range of standard and custom products. Our streamlined distribution program allows you to dramatically reduce your total costs.

We are BIG ENOUGH TO SERVE, and SMALL ENOUGH TO CARE.

Founded in 2010, BlackHawk Industrial implemented a highly aggressive buy-and-build strategy in the fragmented $400 billion industrial distribution market. Today, BlackHawk operates a national network of nine major industrial distribution and supply chain management solutions providers. Our ability to serve a dedicated, growing customer base with resources that go far beyond our typical competitors has earned us a reputation for innovation and leadership in the marketplace.

BlackHawk Industrial

Why Work Here?

Awesome CEO, great benefits, unique culture, and lots of room for growth!

BlackHawk Industrial provides you the highest quality industrial products and equipment, offering manufacturing services while creating innovative engineered supply solutions. We truly believe in the importance of the local relationships with the customers we service. Our employees have fun every day exceeding the expectations of our customers, suppliers, and shareholders. With locations across North America, you have access to thousands of manufacturers supplying a wide range of standard and custom products. Our streamlined distribution program allows you to dramatically reduce your total costs. We are BIG ENOUGH TO SERVE, and SMALL ENOUGH TO CARE. Founded in 2010, BlackHawk Industrial implemented a highly aggressive buy-and-build strategy in the fragmented $400 billion industrial distribution market. Today, BlackHawk operates a national network of nine major industrial distribution and supply chain management solutions providers. Our ability to serve a dedicated, growing customer base with resources that go far beyond our typical competitors has earned us a reputation for innovation and leadership in the marketplace.

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Broken Arrow
Broken Arrow, OK
USA

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