Dal-Tile Corporation International Transportation Analyst Lead in Dallas, Texas
Join the largest manufacturer of tile and natural stone in the United States and watch your career stand out with Dal-Tile, a subsidiary of Mohawk Industries.
Our close-knit team of dedicated professionals has made us the success we are today. In exchange for their hard work, we support our people with a family-friendly work environment, a commitment to promoting from within, unique benefits that go beyond just medical and dental, and a belief that every employee deserves a productive life outside of work. If this sounds outstanding to you, take the first step forward and explore a career with Dal-Tile.
Internaltional Transportation Operations Lead is responsible for providing analytical insights to overall International Transportation function. Analytic includes, but not limit to, cost trends, competitive market pricing comparison, minimizing unnecessary costs such as detention and demurrage, and cost savings opportunities. This role is the key point of contact for the yearly ocean carriers RFP process, while understanding service level agreements and key performance indicators. This role would guide the team on issue resolution and potential opportunities.
Major Function and Scope
Provide detailed information to support cost estimates for future improvements and assessment.
Evaluate transportation processes and systems to identify inefficiencies or opportunities for improvement.
Establish relationships and interact with team members, internal/external shipping locations, forwarders, ocean shipping lines, OTR providers, and transload facilities to ensure goods and materials are delivered at an optimized cost.
Support and collaborate with internal customers and stakeholders such as Customs team, Supply Chain Planning, Procurement, Manufacturing, R&D, and Engineering for cross-department collaborations.
Provide support to monitor ocean shipping line contracts and freight forwarder rates, while continuously ensuring that the ocean capacity reflects the needs of the business.
Research freight charges to provide routing options and carrier spot rates for capacity as needed.
Provide freight quotes and ad hoc logistics scenario planning upon request.
Conduct logistical studies and data analysis evaluations to utilize in recommending strategies and tactics for continuous improvement and cost savings.
Analyze international transportation performance and spend data and complete root cause analysis to identify anomalies/exceptions and lead corrective actions and improvement opportunities within the team.
Support data research and projection needs for annual ocean carrier RFP process.
Assist in managing team issue resolutions.
Strong project management skills.
Experience negotiating with vendors, carriers, and contractors.
Must be able to communicate effectively with a variety of people.
Performs other related duties as required.
Experience and Knowledge Required
High school diploma or equivalent required. Some college or degree strongly preferred.
Previous supervisory experience desired.
5+ years’ experience in International Transportation required.
Five (5) or more years transportation/distribution experience.
Proficiency in Microsoft office applications and have aptitude to learn technical applications quickly.
Practical knowledge of SAP strongly desired
Demonstrated ability to lead, influence and drive for results within operation.
Ability to work under pressure with high sense of urgency and manage multiple priorities with confidence.
Strong analytical capability and excellent written and oral communication skills.
Ability to formulate and implement action plans.
Must have a positive attitude and be eager to work and learn.
Other Pertinent Job Information
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands and reach with hands and arms. The employee is required to walk, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl. The employee may sit, climb, balance, talk or hear. Specific vision abilities required by this position includes close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities.
We offer competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, career opportunities, and an environment of creativity and growth. Examples include: Company Match on 401k, Employee Purchase Discount, and Tuition Reimbursement.
Dal-Tile is a proud supporter of our U.S. military, veterans and their families - Thank You for Your Service!
Active military, transitioning service members and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply.
Mohawk Industries, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer including disability/veteran committed to an inclusive workplace and a proud Drugs Don’t Work participant.
ReqID : 50039
Business Unit : Dal-Tile
Department : Distribution and Logistics (DISTLOG)
Job Type : Professional Opportunities