Mgr., Corp Transportation - Domestic in Holbrook, NY at The Nature's Bounty Co.

Date Posted: 5/26/2020

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Holbrook, NY
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  • Experience:
    At least 8 year(s)
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Job Description

Company Description

Since time began, the earth’s been a generous contributor to people’s well-being. We haven’t been around quite that long, but The Nature’s Bounty Co. has been enriching lives of consumers around the world for more than 70 years. And before we even got started, the world was developing our motivation: Nature’s bountiful effects on people’s health.

Through our years, we’ve been a leader in health and wellness with our innovative products and solutions. We put science and the highest quality standards at the heart of our business—that’s why The Nature’s Bounty Co. brands are some of the most trusted in the world. We’re a leading global manufacturer, marketer, distributor and retailer of vitamins, nutritional supplements, sports & active nutrition, and ethical beauty products.

We’re also a great place to work, with excellent benefits, competitive compensation and a progressive, healthy company culture. If you’ve ever spent your workdays watching the clock, you know how important a positive work environment is for a person’s well-being. The Nature’s Bounty Co. is committed to supporting wellness in all its forms. And when it comes to wellness, nature is a pretty good place to start.

Job Description

The Domestic Corporate Transportation Manager will focus on building highly effective and collaborative working relationships at all levels of the organization, including Warehouse & Distribution, Procurement, Manufacturing, Sales, and Marketing, to create a timely and cost-effective domestic transportation logistical flow.  Responsible for transportation cost and service (on-time delivery) for outbound, intracompany, and inbound transportation movements hauled by LTL, truckload and intermodal carriers.

Additional responsibilities include:

  • Primary leader of transportation activity supporting the movement of product and materials between Distribution Centers, Warehouses, 3PLs, and outside vendors. 
  • Plan, direct, optimize and lead overall improvement of on-time shipment and transportation OTIF score performance for outbound shipments. 
  • Drive continuous improvement practices ensuring alignment with corporate and division/department master plan goals.
  • Guide relationships with transportation service providers and brokers to maintain and grow a comprehensive and efficient transportation network. 
  • Recommend carrier base and negotiate rates for LTL, Truckload and Intermodal rates for dry and reefer carriage through RFP's, spot market pricing, and direct negotiation. 
  • Manage TMS configuration activities and transportation related data integrity such as carrier set up, route maintenance, rate structures, transit times, etc. in the Oracle Transportation Management system. 
  • Manages and maintains the routing guide, while ensuring vendor and supplier compliance to carrier selections.
  • Manage financial analysis and reporting for 'cost to serve',  transportation budget, forecast & expenses, and accruals.
  • Manage all freight claims with carriers in a timely manner to ensure maximum recovery.
  • Manage KPI reporting, e.g. OTIF, cost per lb., fuel trend, DAT FTL.
  • Lead, manage and develop staff associates.

Job Requirements

    • 8+ years of experience managing domestic transportation within the CPG/Food industry.
    • Bachelor's degree in Management, International Business or related field strongly preferred.
    • Hazardous materials training in 49 CFR Transportation regulations preferred.
    • 1+ years of transportation management system experience, Oracle TMS preferred.
    • Management, analytical thinking, decision making and negotiating skills required.
    • Continuous efficiency improvement mindset that promotes high quality service delivery required.
    • Capable of leveraging strategic alliances across functions and with critical stakeholders.
    • Results oriented; compares measured results to standards and takes action to close gaps.

    The Nature's Bounty Co. is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

    The Nature's Bounty Co. offers a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, which includes health and dental plans, voluntary short-term and long-term disability, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, 401(k), tuition reimbursement, generous associate discounts and more! 

    Please contact Human Resources at 631-244-2120 if you should need a reasonable accommodation to submit your information for our online job postings.

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