Logistics and Distribution Specialist

TOMS Shoes

Multiple Locations

0 year(s)

Job Description
Job Summary
TOMS is looking for a Logistics and Distribution Specialist whose primary function will be to gather data and manage vendor performance to support business needs both domestically and internationally.This candidate will evaluate data for accuracy, providing distribution and logistics reporting and metrics, creation of process improvement documentation, performing operational and analytical functions within the Supply Chain, as well as assisting with tracking global activities associated with inbound/outbound transportation from suppliers, vendors and to end customers. This candidate will also be asked to lead vendor sourcing activities including annual and ad-hoc RFQs for transportation services.

Our new Logistics and Distribution Specialist will be expected to gain and utilize an understanding of TOMS's overall business operations, including interrelated functions of IT and physical processes.In this role, you will be asked to lead mid-level projects managing through influence and participate in projects and meetings, including strategic initiatives and meetings with investors and C-Level management.

Essential Responsibilities

Create reports from Supply Chain platform (GTN) as well as data obtained from freight forwarders, parcel providers, etc. to create cost analysis and shipment visibility.

Develop and present performance statistics and cost reports to senior leadership team on a weekly basis.

Meet and evaluate vendors using TOMS partner criteria and business requirements. Act as a Logistics and Distribution subject matter expert by continuously evaluating and researching vendor capabilities and internal process.

Manage vendor data through quarterly business reviews and visit retail store and distribution centers to ensure seamless shipping processes as needed.

Support TOMS Business requirements by meeting and gathering requirements and matching with existing service providers or identifying new service providers as necessary.

Lead RFQ/RFP activities and corresponding bid analysis, including maintenance of supporting data structure.

Requirements & Qualifications

Advanced/Strong Microsoft Excel skills

Advanced reporting and presentation capabilities via tools like Microsoft Powerpoint, Tableau, etc

5+ years of experience working with Import/Export/Domestic Transportation

Experience working within a Lean, Six Sigma environment required; certification a major plus

Experience assessing data andproviding business recommendations based on findings required

SAP and GT Nexus experience is preferred

Education & Experience

BA/BS Degree or equivalent experience required

Supply Chain / Transportation experience required

Brokerage Experience preferred

RFQ/RFP Procurement Experience is required

EEO Statement: TOMS is an equal opportunity employer and will consider applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the ordinance.
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