Director of Transportation (Role based in GER, NL or IT)

Zürich Permanent
  • New created position in a multinational organization
  • Can be based in GER, NL or IT - not in CH

About Our Client

Our client is a global growing automotive supplier operating in 20+ European Countries.

Job Description

  • Identifying potential optimization in transport flows and incoterms, including globally sourced products
  • Defining, categorizing and managing transportation spend
  • Assessing and implementing capable and cost competitive supply base
  • Managing supply base performance for Quality, Delivery, and Cost
  • Translating business and operational strategy into a European transportation strategy and network
  • Identifying and disseminating guidelines and best practices for transportation improvements
  • Coordinating the execution of European transport optimizations
  • Supporting the sustainability agenda
  • Initiating cross border transport initiatives which reduce overall transport costs and improve service
  • Actively develop, coach and mentor the transport design team and ensure interaction and alignment with regional/area transport teams
  • Managing the long-term transportation capacity planning in close alignment with Supply Chain Planning
  • Analysing inbound flows, incoterms and potential model changes (e.g. consolidation hub) to drive structural and continuous transport improvements
  • Identifying and drive structural optimizations in import & export logistics, components logistics and reverse logistics (e.g. cross-country backhaul)

The Successful Applicant

  • 10 years' experience in managing transport spend above 100Mill Euros incl. inhouse and outsourced scopes; business proximity; management of service providers
  • Team leadership and management experience in an international context
  • Strong organizational skills at all levels and proven analytical capabilities
  • Excellent stakeholder management and communication skills
  • Fluency in English

What's on Offer

Responsiblity of the transportation operations and optimization of the newly created European organization

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